Romo questions NFL’s Top 100 players ranking

IRVING, Texas – It doesn’t appear like Tony Romo will lose any sleep if he doesn’t make the NFL Network’s Top 100 players list.

When the Dallas Cowboys quarterback was asked about the poll on Tuesday, he questioned the validity of the ranking that is determined by NFL players.

Romo, who was ranked No. 91 on the list last year and No. 72 in 2011, says he hasn’t been paying attention to this year’s installment, one that recently revealed Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant at No. 35.

“Until I see one person who’s a Dallas Cowboy who votes on that stuff, I would figure at some point they’d ask me, Jason Witten or DeMarcus Ware to vote,” Romo said Tuesday. “I think then maybe it’s a vote by the players. But the four people who vote, I just don’t think it matters too much. I know this, I would have a hard time telling you who was great in the AFC last year. You just go by what’s written about and talked about.

“Once again, like I said, that stuff is fun to talk about, I enjoy taking a peek, seeing what’s happening. Then it’s just, OK cool, then it goes right on to the next day.”

With only the top 30 players left to be made public, it’s highly unlikely that Romo will make the cut.

Here are the quarterbacks that have already made the list: No. 43 Eli Manning, No. 46 Cam Newton, No. 51 Russell Wilson, No. 61 Ben Roethlisberger, No. 76 Matthew Stafford and No. 81 Colin Kaepernick.

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