Dallas Cowboys fans may sit in front of their televisions on Sunday wondering why the New York Giants are in the Super Bowl while the Cowboys missed out on the playoffs. Cowboys fans may feel some bitterness towards the rival Giants as they go for their second Super Bowl title in five years.
Some Cowboys fans may look at Giants quarterback Eli Manning wondering why he has it so good. Cowboys fans may wonder why Manning has pushed his team back to the Super Bowl while Tony Romo couldn't push the Cowboys over the hump.
There's something to be said for where Manning and Romo are at. This isn't about Manning being a better quarterback than Romo. Also, it has nothing to do with Manning coming from a quarterback family or a big-time college conference.
This discussion goes beyond the stats posted by Manning and Romo.
What Manning has on Romo largely happens outside of his control and is, to some degree, intangible.
Read along to see a few things Manning has on Romo.