Romo's Legacy Is in the Bank

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OXNARD, Calif. —  Of all the midweek banalities and the vapid postgame rejoinders, and of all the exhaustively reported Stuff That Tony Says each week, the one that drives me up the wall is when quarterback Romo assures us that the Cowboys will “get back to work tomorrow” and “get better.”


We hear this often because, it seems, an 8-8 NFL team is frequently looking to turn the page to tomorrow.


Tomorrow is filled with hope. Today, as the Dallas Cowboys have been reminding us on Sundays for the past 17 seasons, tends to be trip-wired with accountability. And where’s the glamour in that?


At age 33, Romo’s yesterdays are beginning to outnumber his football tomorrows. This training camp is his 11th since the Cowboys signed...

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