Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 3/30/13
Quarterback Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys roped in a six-year contract extension on March 29 worth a total of $108 million. Reports said that he received a bonus signing of $25 million and $55 million of the contract is guaranteed. The new contract will kick in after the completion of the 2013 NFL season. Romo’s still under contract for the upcoming season and will make $11.5 million this year. The new deal will see him with the Cowboys until the end of the 2019 season. The 32-year-old Romo now becomes the highest-paid player ever in the history of the Cowboys and the $55 million of guaranteed money is a few million more than the $52 million guaranteed that Baltimore Ravens’ quarterback Joe Flacco signed for earlier this year when he was awarded with a six-year deal worth a total of $120.6 million. Jerry Jones, the owner of the Cowboys, said he believes the team invested wisely in Romo and he’s confident that he will be able to help lead the club to its goal of a Super Bowl wi...
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