Year after year, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has been one the most highly criticized players in the NFL. Each season, the veteran quarterback has produced incredible stats and a plethora of highlight-reel footage, but he has never led the Cowboys to victory in the “big game.”
Since taking over the quarterback position in 2006, Romo has compiled a dismal 1-3 career record in the playoffs. Although, he may not be entirely at fault for the Cowboys’ disastrous playoff history during his tenure, he is the leader of America’s Team and will always be under the microscope.
But does Romo’s lack of playoff success equate to being just an above-average career quarterback?
Here are five reasons why Tony Romo should be labeled an elite quarterback in the NFL.