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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 in Indianapolis this week, you realize Stephen's sounding a lot like his old man. He's providing confusing answering answers to the most basic questions, including the topic of Tony Romo's contract situation.
Most folks assume that it's little more than a formality that Romo will be signed to a contract extension this offseason, in part to give the Cowboys some much-needed salary cap relief. No quarterback in the history of the league with only one playoff win has ever held this much leverage with an organization. The Cowboys have never made a serious attempt to draft Romo's successor...
BEST OF MAXIM
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...
Don't misunderstand the Dallas Cowboys' position on wanting to give Tony Romo a contract extension. It's not only being discussed because the Cowboys will gain valuable and much-needed salary cap space.
Stephen Jones, the team's executive vice president, said Wednesday that the franchise would like to give Romo an extension to "reward" someone it considers...
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...
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...
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 —...
Tony Romo, QB, Dallas Cowboys
School: Eastern Illinois
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...
The Dallas Cowboys kicked off contract negotiations with quarterback Tony Romo’s representatives this week. Before anyone thinks a deal will get done soon, ESPN’s Ed Werder is now convinced that Romo will wait until Joe Flacco signs his extension with the Ravens. I’ve been convinced that Tony Romo is waiting for Joe Flacco to negotiate new deal with Ravens. How close will...
The Dallas Cowboys have made their intentions of signing quarterback Tony Romo to a multi-year contract extension clear. Team vice
president Stephen Jones told NFL.com yesterday that the Cowboys and Romo’s
representatives have begun negotiations on a three- or four-year contract
Romo is currently set to enter the final year of his
contract. He and the Cowboys share...
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...