Kickers can thank Romo for unprecedented prosperity

Tony Romo, by virtue of his botched hold in last season's playoffs, has indirectly produced the greatest kicking season in history, writes John Clayton.

Originally Published: December 22, 2007
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

A little less than a year has passed since Tony Romo's botched field goal hold that changed the NFL in more ways than most realize.

Dwight Clark had The Catch. Romo's known for the Non-Catch.

Little did we know Romo, the latest catch of Jessica Simpson, would be the subliminal winner of special teams player of the year. Although that is not an official title, Romo deserves some indirect credit for perhaps the greatest kicking year in history.


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