Tony Romo's Stats At A Glance: Where Does He Rank Among The Greats?

FRISCO – Tony Romo never won a Super Bowl in Dallas. Let's get that out of the way.

But he consistently put up good numbers. Great numbers, in fact.

Even though he never won the big game, an argument can be made that he belongs in the conversation as one of the great quarterbacks of his era, and he has the stats to make the case.

As we move on from Tony's career in Dallas, here's a look at exactly where he ranks in the record books in both Cowboys history and NFL history.

Cowboys Franchise History

Total Passing Yards

  1. Tony Romo – 34,183
  2. Troy Aikman – 32,942
  3. Roger Staubach – 22,700
  4. Danny White – 21,959
  5. Don Meredith – 17,199

Total Completions

  1. Troy Aikman – 2,898
  2. Tony Romo – 2,829
  3. Danny White – 1,761
  4. Roger Staubach – 1,685
  5. Don Meredith – 1,170

Total Passing Touchdowns

  1. Tony Romo - 248
  2. Troy Aikman - 165
  3. Danny White - 155
  4. Roger Staubach - 153
  5. Don Meredith - 135

Total Completion Percentage (Min. 1,500 Attempts)

  1. Tony Romo - 65.3%
  2. Troy Aikman – 61.5%
  3. Danny White – 59.7%
  4. Roger Staubach – 57.0%
  5. Don Meredith – 50.7%

Fourth Quarter Comebacks

  1. Tony Romo – 25
  2. Troy Aikman – 16
  3. Roger Staubach – 15
  4. Danny White - 12
  5. Don Meredith - 8

Game-Winning Drives

  1. Tony Romo – 30
  2. Roger Staubach – 23
  3. Troy Aikman – 21
  4. Danny White – 16
  5. Don Meredith – 8

Single Season Passing Yards

  1. Tony Romo (2012) – 4,903
  2. Tony Romo (2009) – 4,483
  3. Tony Romo (2007) – 4,211
  4. Tony Romo (2011) – 4,184
  5. Danny White (1983) – 3,980

Single Season Touchdown Passes

  1. Tony Romo (2007) – 36
  2. Tony Romo (2014) – 34
  3. Tony Romo (2011) – 31
  4. Tony Romo (2013) – 31
  5. Danny White (1983) – 29

NFL History

Career Passer Rating

  1. Aaron Rodgers (2005-2016) - 104.1
  2. Russell Wilson (2012-2016) – 99.6
  3. Tom Brady (2000-2016) – 97.2
  4. Tony Romo (2004-2016) – 97.1
  5. Steve Young (1985-1999) – 96.8

Total Passing Yards (All-Time)

  1. Peyton Manning (1998-2015) – 71,94
  2. Brett Favre (1991-2010) – 71,838
  3. Warren Moon (1984-2000) – 49,325
  4. Carson Palmer (2004-2016) – 44,269
  5. Jim Kelly (1986-1996) – 35,467
    29. Tony Romo (2004-2016) – 34,183

Fourth Quarter Comebacks (All-Time)

  1. Peyton Manning (2000-2015) – 45
  2. Tom Brady (2000-2016) – 39
  3. Ben Roethlisberger (2004-2016) – 29
  4. Drew Brees (2001-2016) – 28
    15. Tony Romo (2004-2016) – 25

Career Completion Percentage

  1. Drew Brees (2001-2016) – 66.6%
  2. Chad Pennington (2000-2010) – 66.0%
  3. Kirk Cousins (2012-2016) – 65.9%
  4. Kurt Warner (1998-2009) – 65.5%
  5. Peyton Manning (1998-2015) – 65.3%
  6. Tony Romo (2004-2016) – 65.3%

Adjusted Yards Per Pass Attempt

  1. Aaron Rodgers (2005-2016) – 8.49 yds/att
  2. Russell Wilson (2012-2016) – 8.20 yds/att
  3. Otto Graham (1946-1955) – 7.99 yds/att
  4. Steve Young (1985-1999) – 7.94 yds/att
  5. Tony Romo (2004-2016) – 7.81 yds/att

(References: Dallas Cowboys Media Guide; Pro Football Reference)

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