For Romo, no tryptophan coma, but Thanksgiving fatigue

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Tony Romo knows all too well the routine of playing on Thanksgiving.

But even though he’s 5-0 on turkey day, that doesn’t mean he’s a fan of what it requires.

“I think you just have to immerse yourself in the tape and really just keep watching it over and over and over,” Romo said, via Carlos Mendez of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “You’re going to be tired. You’re going to be mentally a little bit fatigued, but you feel very prepared at least by Thursday if you are constantly watching tape and constantly putting in the time that it takes to get comfortable with what you’re going to see.”

He must be putting in plenty of prep work, because he’s been better than the Butterball hotline when America gathers together.

Romo was hurt in 2010, but has a 115.4 rating to go along with his 14 touchdowns and spotless record on Thanksgiving, having beaten the Buccaneers, Jets, Seahawks, Raiders and Dolphins. He didn’t play in the 2010 game against New Orleans because of injury.