Romo, 'Boys Top the Charts

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  1. KenH

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    Romo, 'Boys top the charts

    America's Team, again, is showing how it picked up that name in the first place. NFLShop.com's jersey sales numbers -- obtained by Sports Business Journal -- for the period between April 1 and the end of October, if you're reading this blog, will probably come as no surprise: QB Tony Romo tops the individual rankings. The Cowboys are No. 1 in team sales.

    Here are the lists:

    INDIVIDUALS
    1. Tony Romo (Cowboys)
    2. LaDainian Tomlinson (Chargers)
    3. Peyton Manning (Colts)
    4. Tom Brady (Patriots)
    5. Brian Urlacher (Bears)
    6. Brett Favre (Packers)
    7. Brady Quinn (Browns)
    8. Reggie Bush (Saints)
    9. Adrian Peterson (Vikings)
    10. Troy Polamalu (Steelers)

    TEAMS
    1. Cowboys
    2. Bears
    3. Steelers
    4. Colts
    5. Patriots
    6. Eagles
    7. Redskins
    8. Chargers
    9. Broncos
    10. Packers

    - http://cowboys.beloblog.com/archives/2007/11/romo_boys_top_the_charts.html
     
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    Tex Schramm still lives, in a sense. It was his ideas in the 60's to heavily market clothing, stickers, decals, et al, and the Dallas Cowboys sold more such items than other teams even before they made their title appearances. Then this, combined with 20 consecutive winning seasons with 18 playoff appearances and Tom Landry in his tie, sportcoat and fedora on the sideline (unlike at other stadiums, facing the cameras at home, and thus in almost every game) on national TV all the time... whether they win or lose the popularity is there. Jerry Jones dismantled a lot of things from the Schramm/Landry/Brandt years, but he's too money-driven to not pick from a tree he didn't plant, but he sure does 'fertilize.'

    But I'll bet Green Bay has picked up with their year this season.
     
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    Wake me when there are interesting topics to talk about. :sleeping_2:
     
  6. KenH

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    I am glad that my purchase of a Romo jersey at the start of the season helped out on both the individual and team lists. :)
     
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    I said the same thing when I bought my Couch jersey. Give it a couple years. I will never buy a jersey with a current player again. I have one with my name, as I know I won't get traded :)

    That and a throwback, and you can't go wrong. Should have gotten Aikman or Staubach instead.
     
  8. KenH

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    I think that Romo will finish his career with Dallas. They have never had a top notch quarterback - Meredith, Staubach, White, Aikman - finish his career with another team. Romo is already top notch and I think he will get better as he gets more experience.
     
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    Tex was a marketing genius - Jerry Jones took it to the next level. Jones was the one that came up with the stadium marketing deal with Pepsi and I think American Express that pumped millions of dollars into Jerry's pocket, that did not go through the NFL's marketing pool - which he then invested in the team.

    Love em or hate em, there is a reason that every network wants them on thier network each sunday. Fox is mad because they are the NFC network, yet only get the boys 8 times this year. The highest rated games year in and year out are cowboy games, in the DFW area the numbers are astounding, perhaps washington comes close but they are about the only ones.

    You still find the occasional fan in the DFW area that holds a grudge against Jerry for Landry, but most recognize him as the boys owner and number one fan. There is probably not a more acessible owner in all of sports - he does a radio show every week on a station that loves to lampoon him with a fake Jerry Jones (and fake Wade Phillips)

    So - get out there a buy buy buy that cowboys merchandise (I love to wear the number 8 on game day myself!)
     
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    What was it that Ben Franklin said?
    "A fool and his money are soon parted?"
     
  11. KenH

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    Aikman was one of the best! :thumbs:
     

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