Unsurprisingly, Tony Romo’s recent six-year, $108 million mega contract extension brought about familiar criticism. Romo became the richest player in Dallas’ illustrious history, but many fans and media types questioned if he was worth that kind of money.
Phil Simms seems to think so.
In an appearance on SiriusXM Radio Tuesday, the former Giants quarterback defended the current Cowboys signal-caller and his hefty payday.
“I think it was a good signing by the Cowboys,” Simms said, via the Dallas Morning News. “If they wouldn’t have signed him and he became a free agent, everybody says, ‘Oh, just let him go.’ My God, there would’ve been teams doing cartwheels trying to get him. I think everybody in the league realizes the talent. I read some things that people said about Tony Romo.
Simms continued: “The Dallas Cowboys were probably a 4-12, 6-10 team last year and he was at least fighting to get them into the playoffs to the last game of the year. Now, we’ve all of a sudden created a n...