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PB: For Louisville one win may mean so much

PB: For Louisville one win may mean so much
jigza2121
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Someone just hit Michigan pretty big......moving the line from -3.5 -115 to -3 -105 on bookmaker.

jigza2121
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now down to 2.5 on 5dimes

eurambaba
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With the Cowboys announcing the release of Tony Romo, I find it appropriate to say some words since I truly believe no man, woman or child is as big of a fan of his as I am.

From a personal standpoint, Tony's career overlapped a period in my life when I peaked as a fan.

When I close my eyes and think of the seven wonderful years I spent in Hoboken, NJ, I always see me wearing that Romo jersey that probably should've been replaced more times than it was (just once).

To me, Tony's career was those blissful, carefree Sunday Funday's when nothing mattered as much as the Cowboys winning a game.

His career was those hazy Monday's when my entire week would either be great or terrible, entirely based on how he performed that previous day.

It was those painful weeks (months?) starting in early to mid January when I would go through every single game, hell, every moment from the previous season and start asking "what if."

Tony's Cowboy career was exceptional in so many ways, but tragic in so many others.

He was the reason I would jump around my favorite bar on a Sunday night like a 4 year old, but also the reason I would occasionally get kicked out for throwing a tantrum like a 2 year old.

There is no doubt in my mind that #9 is the best Cowboys QB of my lifetime. But that recognition is simply impossible to bestow on him since he never even reached a championship game.

When the Cowboys made their great run this past season, I had many people ask me why I wasn't more excited. While I could never articulate it in the moment, the reality is that I knew I was watching the previous decade worth of tears, anger, ridicule and joy all ripped away long before I was ready.

When I think about that decade, I can picture the individual plays that could've changed the whole narrative. What if Dak doesn't bring them back against Pittsburgh and Tony gets the start the next week? What if the Dez catch was called a catch? What if Miles Austin doesn't lose the ball in the lights? What if Parcells comes back for the 07 season?

I wish Tony the best of luck on his future team... may he get that shot at lifting the Lombardi trophy he deserves.

As for me, I will obviously continue being a big fan of the Cowboys. But I'll never care quite as much as I did during the Tony Romo era.

That in itself makes that era pretty special.

Well said.  Always been neutral on the Cowboys, but somehow these words made me like Romo a bit more.

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