(NEW YORK) — Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach believes in Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.
Romo has received much criticism for not being able to win the big game during his career, but Staubach says Cowboy fans should cut Romo some slack.
“If there’s a bigger Romo fan in town, I don’t know who it is,” said Staubach. “I want to argue with all my negative Romo fans and let them know and tell them how great this guy is.”
Staubach won two Super Bowl titles during his career with the Cowboys and believes Romo needs some help on offense.
“Last year, if you looked at the Super Bowl, those guys had running backs over 1,000 yards,” Staubach said. “[Romo] doesn’t complain. He doesn’t blame it on anybody, but he needs some help up front at times. The running game has got to be better than [31st] in the league, but Tony just does his job. He makes plays. He’s got a strong arm, and he just does a lot of good things out there [that] only a few quarterbacks in the league can do.”
The Cowboys finished 8-8 last season and failed to make the playoffs, but the Hall of Famer still thinks this is a talented team.
“We can be 11-5 in a second with a little luck and keeping people healthy, maybe 12-4. And I think we’d take 10-6 right now, wouldn’t we? You just want to get in the playoffs,” Staubach said.
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