Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones has made it clear that he thinks the team has the quarterback it needs. "Tony is so much on the page with us," Jones said on the NFL Network recently. "I really would hate to be sitting here talking about getting better, and starting fresh at quarterback and not having Romo. He gets criticized and I always say, 'Good, now tell me who you want me to have there at quarterback? Go pick that guy for me for the next game." Well, Cowboys Nation, here's your chance. In the 12th part of a SportsDayDFW.com series, we're going to let you have your say. Would you rather have Tony Romo or … ? We realize, of course, that most of these scenarios wouldn't – and in many cases – couldn't happen, but it's the off-season. The draft is a couple of months away. This is just for fun. So, Cowboys fans … would you rather have Tony Romo as your quarterback or Tampa Bay's Josh Freeman? Romo's 2012 stats: 16 games played; 425 completions in 648 attempts; 65.6 completion percentage; 4,903 passing yards; 28 touchdowns; 19 interceptions; 90.5 quarterback rating. Freeman's 2012 stats: 16 games played; 350 completions in 544 attempts; 64.3 completion percentage; 4,088 passing yards; 22 touchdowns; 12 interceptions; 90.7 quarterback rating. The case for Romo: Romo's stats were better in almost every category. And if you made your decision based on Dallas' 16-10 win over Tampa Bay in 2012, it's a hands-down victory for Tony. While Romo didn't exactly light up the scoreboard, Freeman completed only 10 of 28 passes for 110 yards. The case for Freeman: Freeman seems to have fallen off in the past couple of seasons. In 2010, he had a quarterback rating of 95.9 with 25 touchdown passes and only six interceptions. Still, he's a big (6-6, 240), strong, young quarterback and should get better. Having a target like Vincent Jackson and a running back like Doug Martin can only help. So, Romo or Freeman? Who do you like?
Cowboys fans … would you rather have Tony Romo or Josh Freeman as your team's QB?
Dallas Morning News | Feb 4