Tony Romo

Is Tony Romo Better Than Hall of Famer Troy Aikman?

Who's the better Dallas Cowboys quarterback?
Admit it. You knew it was coming. Everybody in Dallas did. Everybody everywhere did. As the score got higher, the game got wilder, and more people started flipping their TV over to the game, everyone had the same thought going through their head: When is Tony Romo going to blow it?
 
He was brilliant against the high-flying Denver Broncos on Sunday, at least as good as Peyton Manning who right now is the best there is. He completed 25 of 36 passes for a ridiculous 506 yards and threw five touchdown passes.

9 Amazing Stats from the NFL's Week 5

Everyone needs to take a deep breath after the fifth weekend of NFL action. Denver and Dallas posted one of the highest scoring games in NFL history. A couple of embattled quarterbacks tossed critical interceptions. An ageless wonder continued to amaze — even if no one saw it. A historic record came to an end. And the Lions' ineptitude in The Badger State knows no bounds.

With that in mind, here are the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the NFL through Week 5:

NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 1

A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday night in Week 1.
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday night in Week 1.

Locks of the Week
These are as good as gold — the San Francisco 1849 kind, not the two-tone Jacksonville helmet shade.

49ers (-4.5) vs. Packers
Remember Colin Kaepernick’s last game against the Packers D? He passed for 263 yards, rushed for 181 yards and accounted for four TDs in a 14-point victory.

Chiefs (-4) at Jaguars
Bet against J-Ville every week until the Jags prove they are not the worst team in the league — which they clearly are.

75 Funny Fantasy Football Team Names

These 75 funny fantasy football team names will make your league laugh.
These 75 funny fantasy football team names will make your league laugh.

The NFL season is right around the corner, which means it’s almost time for everyone’s real favorite sport — fantasy football. It takes a strong draft, savvy free-agent eye and a little luck to win your league. But it just takes an off-color Aaron Hernandez murder trial reference or some other well-crafted joke to take the title belt for best fantasy football team name. Here’s our list of suggestions for 2013:

12 NFL Quarterbacks on the Hot Seat in 2013

Matt Schaub needs to step up for Houston to be a legitimate Super Bowl contender
12 NFL Quarterbacks on the Hot Seat in 2013

While the term "hot seat" is typically associated with head coaches and their job security, they are not the only ones who feel the heat during an NFL season. Along those lines, the official "start" to the 2013 season is less than a month away, as training camps will open and the battle for roster spots begins anew among the players.

Top 25 Undrafted Free Agents in the NFL over the last 25 Years

Some NFL stars were not drafted highly, or even at all.
<p> Top 25 Undrafted Free Agents in the NFL over the last 25 Years</p>

Even though 254 players were taken in the 2013 NFL Draft, they aren't the only ones who will get a chance to make an NFL roster this fall. Every team signs numerous undrafted free agents following the festivities in New York. As history has shown, more than a fair share of these UDFAs not only play in the NFL, but enjoy long and productive careers. In fact, a select few have already been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame with the possibility of more to come.

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys Preview and Prediction

Two of the NFL’s most successful franchises face off with playoff hopes directly on the line
<p> Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys Preview and Prediction</p>

The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys will each be looking to stay above .500 and in the thick of the playoff hunt when they face off this afternoon at 4:25 p.m. ET on CBS. The Steelers (7-6) are currently holding onto the final wild-card spot in the AFC, while the Cowboys (7-6) need to keep winning to have any hopes of securing a postseason berth in the NFC bracket.

Injury Updates Week 10: Ahmad Bradshaw, Andre Brown, Tony Romo, Darren Sproles

Who's healthy enough to start for your fantasy football team
<p> Injury Updates Week 10: Ahmad Bradshaw, Andre Brown, Tony Romo, Darren Sproles &nbsp;</p>

The fantasy season is nearing its postseason. The weeks are winding down; the injuries are piling up. You need to stay ahead of everything in order to make that playoff push. Here’s some information on those that are on the Week 10 injury report or those stepping in for the injured.

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