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Rainer Sabin of the Dallas Morning News reports that the Cowboys and QB Tony Romo have yet to begin formal discussions on a long-term contract extension.
“We have to have alternative plans,” said vice president Stephen Jones. “We have them. They’re not as pleasant and he’s aware of it. He’s pretty aware of that. It’s pretty clear. When you have a great quarterback — and we’re fortunate to have one – they take up a significant amount of your cap space. Tony has been a great partner to us but he also understands it has ramifications in terms of what we can and can’t do with the cap.”
Dallas is currently projected to be $20 million over the salary cap, according to Sabin. Romo’s 2013 cap figure is $16.8 million, which means he’s as good of a candidate as any to restructure his contract.
The Cowboys have said numerous times that they intend to lockup Romo long-term, so it would make sense for them lower his current cap figure in the process.
Romo, 33, may prefer to wait until other qu
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Last night we mentioned that ESPNDallas.com has indicated that the Dallas Cowboys aren’t in a hurry to sign quarterback Tony Romo to an extension.
Today Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones told 105.3 The Fan in Dallas that they’ve opened contract negotiations with Romo’s reps to work on getting an extension done.
“We have a great quarterback and he deserves to be paid,’’...
With only one year left on his current contract, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is scheduled to be a free agent at the conclusion of next season. With a $16.8 million cap hit coming, many assumed at some point the two sides will begin talks on a new extension. According to Cowboys executive V.P. Stephen Jones, those talks have officially begun.
Jones had this to say about...
According to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com, the Cowboys aren’t in a hurry to sign quarterback Tony Romo to a contract extension, even though it would likely free up some much needed cap space.
“We’ll get there,” executive vice president and director of player personnel Stephen Jones said.
While there is nothing planned, it is possible the sides will get together during the...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is heading into the final year of his contract and the franchise is hoping to strike a deal with the signal caller in order to extend his contract to a reported three of four year deal. The Cowboys front office has repeatedly stated this offseason that they want to get a deal done and they reiterated that again on Wednesday.
Speaking to KRLD-FM...
Despite it being the Cowboys top priority this offseason the team has had no talks with the agent for quarterback Tony Romo. No talk are planned between Romo’s agent and the Cowboys at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. They will however speak with the agent of linebacker Anthony Spencer at that time.
The Cowboys have given Romo numerous votes of confidence over the last year and...
Tony Romo, QB, Dallas Cowboys
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FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
Barring the injury filled 2010 season that Tony Romo endured, he has topped 4,000+ passing yards and has averaged about 28 passing touchdowns for his past three healthy years.
Surrounded by an above average receiving core, led by Dez Bryant...
Tony Romo has been a lightning rod for criticism over his 8 year career. Going into the 2013 season Romo is entering the final year of his previous 6 year $67.4 million deal. The question the Cowboys face is whether or not they want to extend his contract before it runs out after the 2013 season.
Romo has historically put up very good numbers over the 8 years he’s been in the league...
For the longest time, Cowboys fans have dreamed of Jerry Jones' eldest son Stephen taking an even larger role in the football operation. Not that anyone's wishing ill upon the 70-year-old, but Stephen is a far less polarizing personality who seems to have a more level-headed approach.
But if you've paid any attention to the quotes coming from the Jones family party bus...
Cowboys open talks with Tony Romo on contract extension.
With the Dallas Cowboys now $21 million over the current salary cap, they would be smart to give quarterback Tony Romo a cap-friendly contract extension, per ESPN’s Ed Werder.
Here’s why Tony Romo has leverage. Cowboys $21M over cap. That’s with Romo counting $16.8M. Cap-friendly deal with QB solves problems
— Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) February 19, 2013
The Dallas Cowboys haven’t made the playoffs in three straight seasons and, even with a flurry of offseason moves already, could make it four in a row in 2013.
At the head of that problem is Jerry Jones, the eccentric owner who doesn’t know how to keep from meddling in player personnel, and just below him is head coach Jason Garrett, who has been anything but innovative since...