Finding Neverland With The Dallas Cowboys

Sometimes I think Tony Romo wishes he could fly on Sundays. Wouldn’t that be something? Right tackle Doug Free could just stand there and wave to his mom.

Say what you will about the starting quarterback, but we can’t deny is his ability to elude defenses with his shiftiness. But Tony Romo, who turns 33 in April, can’t escape time.

Neither can Owner and General Manager Jerry Jones. It doesn’t matter how large his bank account gets; he can’t pay for time. It’s expiring. He knows it.

July 30, 2012; Oxnard, CA, USA; Dallas Cowboys players go through some stretching during opening day of training camp. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

We all know it. We are closer to the end than the beginning.

The era for this group of Cowboys is coming to a close. They are in the final stages of their professional careers.

Why so sad about it?

I’ll tell you why: You are sad about it because it’s very possible that this story ends without a proper ending. So far it hasn’t. When you have Hall of Fame players (Witten, Ware) playing on your team with other talented players, you get results.

Something special is suppose to happen.

But it hasn’t. The story ends the same way every year. Promises are made for change. (For The Dallas Cowboys, the more things change, the more it stays the same.)

The truth is The Cowboys aren’t dipping their hands in the fountain of youth. Time is passing! Wake up! Somebody! Please! Because if we don’t realize the recycle of this narrative, we are doomed to repeat ourselves like a terrible nightmare spread over several sleepless nights.

Tony Romo doesn’t need to fly on Sundays. He doesn’t need to dip his hand in the fountain of youth. This team can be fixed. It’s not too late to pen a new narrative.

Tony Romo and The Dallas Cowboys may never find Neverland. The next best story is for the quarterback to win the Super Bowl and go to Disney World.

Topics: Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones, Thelandryhat, Tony Romo

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  • californy

    There is little Tony can do but to make his team mate better. I never been a fan of Tony Romo but I never been his critic either . If there something Tony lacks at Football it something you can learn in school or take a class for. What Tony lack is the ability to make those around him better. All Good player have this ability, the ability to truly lead. Tony Romo must be this leader on the football field as he is in the locker room. He need to call out his team mates and challenge them to put in a better effort forward. I have seen Romo in the game and it rare he is looking at film, blow up picture or even in conference with his OL, WR and RB. I seen other QB do what I have yet see Tony Romo not do. When Tony and Dez are not on the right page I don’t see Tony sitting down with Dez and explain what he need from him to get the pattern right. I don’t see this with Tony and his OL either, or even with his RB in passing or blocking formation. If Tony is going to get better he need to communicate better what he want from his team mates, which may even improve Red Zone efficiency.

    • Michael Vu

      I am going to completely disagree. Look, I’ve hit the brakes on Tony Romo too. There is a lot to question with him.

      To flat out and say he hasn’t been a good leader on this team? Nope. Not buying that. The progression and success (what we did have) of this offense revolved around number 9. Look at 88′s progression. Overall, I can’t knock Romo’s leadership and passion.

      He can’t throw and catch the ball. Receivers had issues with patterns. OL, well you know already.

      Did you see all the comebacks The Cowboys had this season? Accident? Or leadership?

  • GuessWho?YeahMe!

    Why are you giving up on Inter-Romo-ception? There is no better option for 2013. Time to get over your de-Romo-pression. Time to rebuild guys. Start with your GM.

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