While the legendary rapper knows his football, it may be his bias towards the Cowboys or just him buying into the Romo hype machine that Jerry Jones has created that has clouded his judgment.
The Detroit native loves his Lions, but after years and years of the team being godawful, the gangsta just couldn’t stomach it anymore. I wonder if that makes Barry Sanders sad.
As good as Detroit is now, Eminem still loves the Cowboys and even has a spot in his hardened heart for sweet Tony Romo.
Eminem told GQ Magazine about his thoughts on the debate about whether or not Romo can win the Dallas Cowboys a Super Bowl:
Yes, they can. I hate to sound f*****g cliché, but I truly believe that Romo gives them the best chance to win. It's very frustrating to watch them week in, and week out. They blew all those fourth quarter leads this year. Man, it's hard to be a football fan. You get invested in your teams and it literally can ruin your entire f*****g week. And just for the record—I am a Lions fan first and foremost. But growing up as a kid, the Lions were so bad for so long, that I picked up another team in the Cowboys.
First and foremost, I’m glad to see that Eminem is still alive and kicking. Congratulations, sir.
As far as his knowledge of the NFL goes, any of its credibility goes right out the window when he decides to hop on the Romo bandwagon just like he jumped on the Cowboys bandwagon when his hometown Lions were playing terrible.
How fake can you be?
Eminem is going to sit there and say Romo is the real deal when he has no idea what being real is all about. C'mon man!
What’s real is that Romo will never win a Super Bowl for the Cowboys or any other team that depends on him to be anything more than what Alex Smith has become in San Francisco.
All Romo can do is facilitate.
Romo will win a Super Bowl when the Cowboys develop a top-five defense and have a top-five running back. With Romo throwing 15 to 20 times a game, they can limit how much he will hurt the team with the inevitable interceptions.
Two things are obvious: Eminem is crushing on Romo and Romo still can’t win a Super Bowl.
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