Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 3/29/13
While the Dallas Cowboys and Tony Romo are working on a contract extension, there's a slight chance that if things don't get done, Romo could find himself testing the free agent market in 2014. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport points out a few things on a close look at Romo's contract language, whichs says that the Cowboys can't place the franchise tag on him if a deal isn't reached after the 2013 season, thus making him a free agent. Rapoport explains: 'He technically has three years left on his current contract. Based on paragraphs 27 and 28 of the deal, however, the final two years of Romo's contract void with no action necessary from either party if he's on the Cowboys' roster by the end of the 2013 league year. So, if Romo still is on the roster at that time, he's a free agent. That's when a team usually would issue the franchise tag.' var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});
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