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Tony Romo dismisses Cowboys media: 'You guys don't matter'

Romo isn't very high on the media, having a few choice words for some of the reporters in the area.

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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo wasn't shy on Tuesday when telling reporters exactly what he thinks of them and their opinions, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Romo, talking to reporters about Jerry Jones' statement on Romo needing to study like Peyton Manning, had the following to say:

"Not trying to be rude, but you guys just don’t matter," Romo told reporters Tuesday at Valley Ranch as the Cowboys opened mini-camp.

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"I know you guys all have a job to do, and it helps grow the game and there’s a lot of talk about the game, and it’s a wonderful aspect of it," he said. "But good/bad, none of it matters. It’s going to be played out on the field. No matter what, we’re going to have to open up the football season against the New York Giants, and whether you said great things or whether you guys may have said the Cowboys are whatever – the best ever, the worst ever, they can’t ever, they can – it doesn’t matter. You’ve still got to show up, and you’ve got to play.

"All the other stuff is for people to talk about and enjoy. To me, when you sit there and look at it, it just doesn’t matter. It’s just stuff."

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It's not surprising Romo isn't a huge fan of the media considering the attention he's garnered throughout the years for his clutch-situation failures.

The Cowboys, better known as America's Team in some circles, have been and always will be under the harsh glare of the media spotlight. Romo understands this acutely, suffering through some of the more disappointing seasons in franchise history.

In his career, Romo has only won a single playoff game, beating the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009 before being knocked out in the divisional round by the Minnesota Vikings.

Once again, Romo and Dallas will head into a season with postseason aspirations.

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