From Los Angeles Times
By Peter Yoon
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The next time Tony Romo wants to invite the superstar singer he's dating to Texas Stadium for a game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles, he should reconsider.
On Sunday, current flame Jessica Simpson was in a luxury suite wearing a Pink Cowboys jersey with Romo's No. 9 on it, and the Cowboys lost, 10-6. Under the "Jessica Jinx," Romo completed 13 of 36 passes for 214 yards with no touchdowns and three interceptions for a 22.2 rating -- the lowest single-game rating of his career.
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We love the Samson myth as much as anyone, but come on. Can Jessica Simpson really be blamed for an abysmal effort by Tony Romo? Was she around for his five-interception effort against the Bills earlier this year? Sure the Cowboys won that game, but what about their loss to the Patriots? Tony Romo is a professional athlete. He’s not a kid from a broken home who freezes up at every Little League game that his dad comes to. The Eagles have an aggressive scheme and talented defensive backs. Whatever. No one would blame a crummy performance in a Broadway version of The Dukes Of Hazzard on Tony Romo. They would say that it was a terrible idea for a musical, and that she was in over her head. Man is Romo ever lucky that his last name isn’t Rich or Hurley. We wouldn’t want any of his teammates making up a derogatory rhyming nickname.