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Jerry Jones Watched Tony Romo’s Performance Sunday Wearing Bizarro Goggles

At least that is the only reasonable explanation I can arrive at after reading the comments Jones made on Tuesday to the Dallas Cowboys flagship station, KRLD-FM, regarding what he saw as he watched yet another epic meltdown by his franchise quarterback during Sunday night’s loss to the New York Jets.

Harsh criticism regarding Tony Romo’s putrid performance and its frequent, prevalent role when the Cowboys come up short (as they have repeatedly done ever since Romo’s arrival) has been nearly universal — if you don’t believe me, have a look-see around the interwebs — but that’s not the way Jerry Jones saw it, presumably wearing the goggles he had on loan from Bizzaro Superman (via Sports Radio Interviews):

I thought this may draw a little criticism. I thought Tony played one of the best games I have ever seen him play. You can make a big case that the way he played for three quarters was how we got there at the end and looked like we were for sure going to get the win. He played outstanding, the game has really slowed down for him which is a very good thing, he’s seeing where the ball out to go, all those things bode well for us”

(attempts to look up alternate definition of the word “outstanding,” head asplodes)

But wait. There’s more.

He’s a winner and we are going to rise and fall based on what Tony Romo is about the next several years and I’m excited about that. We’ve got somebody here where if we can get some other things together we can have a team that gets us in a position to take a shot.”

(attempts to look up alternate definition of the word “winner,” head asplodes, again)

Hey, Jerry, can I borrow those Bizarro Goggles when you’re done with them? I just received my retirement account statements in the mail and I’d like to take a gander at them. Apparently, those goggles you have in your possession work pretty darn well in making horrible things look great.

Jerry Jones on Tony Romo’s Game Sunday: “I thought Tony played one of the best games I have ever seen him play” [Sports Radio Interviews]