It didn’t take a Bob Dylan ballad to tell us that the Cowboys’ all-time leading passer was a little sad about how the times are a-changin’ without really changin’. The last-minute twist by the Cowboys to keep trying to trade him vs. a straight-up release to let him truly pick his team as a Peyton Manning-like free agent was another painful jab to his surgically repaired back. “When Romo was in Jerry’s World . . . let my Romo go . . .”
The NFL confirmed Jay Glazer’s report that league security, working NFL Cheap Jerseys Nike in tandem with the FBI and other law enforcement agencies, had recovered Brady’s missing jerseys.
Eli Manning needed not only two different Giants’ pass-rushing fronts to frustrate NBA Jerseys Wholesale Brady, but also two crazy catches to get his two rings. Being such a good, likeable guy in the New York market and having the good fortune of being Peyton’s brother inflates Eli’s case for the Hall. There’s some of that working, to a degree, with Roethlisberger, but the otherwise-high level of Big Ben’s play is the biggest reason for his more definite status.
That comes into play with Romo a little when comparing him those contemporaries, but it’s also important to look back and to see how he stacks up vs. Staubach and Aikman.
When Staubach was in his prime championship window from 1971 to ’79, it was timed with not one, but two “Doomsday Defenses” in Dallas. In those years, the Cowboys never finished below No. 12 in scoring defense, and consistently ranked as a top-five total defense.
Unlike Staubach, Romo benefited from only one top-10 scoring defense from 2006-14. Over his final five seasons with the Cowboys, they finished no higher than No. 14 in total defense.
Newsletter favorite Michael Ezeike, a former Nigerian soccer player, has picked up offers from UCLA, Colorado, Vanderbilt, Oregon, and Boston College since we profiled him. His offer list has nearly doubled. He followed up Thursday, saying that Tennessee, Nebraska, TCU, and Cal are also close. His updated measurements are 6’5.5 and 220 pounds.