Dallas Cowboys’ coach Jason Garrett still has faith in Tony Romo.
Despite untimely interceptions against the Green Bay Packers this weekend and his team’s total, devastating, collapse against Green Bay in a game both teams needed; Garrett thinks Romo is going to be okay.
Here are the coach’s thoughts, according to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com:
“I think he’s going to bounce back well,” Garrett said Monday after Romo’s two fourth-quarter interceptions led to the Cowboys’ loss to the Green Bay Packers.
Garrett went on to discuss his atrocious second half play-calling, per Archer:
“I think it’s as simple as saying, ‘When I’ve been successful in these situations what have I done? What have we done?’” Garrett said. “And when things haven’t gone well, ‘What have I done and what have we done?’ I think it’s as simple as that and do the things that you do when you win the game and don’t do the things you do when you lose the game.”
The Cowboys led Green Bay 26-3 heading into halftime in their own house, yet somehow, they allowed a Matt Flynn-led Packers team to come all the way back to a 37-36 win. If Aaron Rodgers was at the helm that would be one thing, but Flynn?
It was an epic meltdown, to say the least, and while Romo contributed to the loss with two horrendous interceptions late in the game, Garrett’s play-calling was suspect as well. The Cowboys threw the ball far too often, and in the end, that allowed the Packers enough time and enough opportunity to get back into the game.
Garrett may believe in Romo, but perhaps he needs to figure out how much he really believes in himself as well.