Originally written February 14, 2013 on thepigskinreport.com:
ESPN reported on Wednesday that the Dallas Cowboys want to get a contract extension done with QB Tony Romo. Romo is heading into the last year of his contract, scheduled to earn $11.5 million in 2013, and counts $16.5 million towards this year’s salary cap currently. In recent history, the Cowboys like to get an extension done with their quarterbacks prior to the last year. Perhaps the are also closely watching how the Baltimore Ravens rolled the dice this year with Joe Flacco and are potentially going to lose millions in the process. But should the Cowboys really extend Romo, or should they look elsewhere? Romo detractors will quickly point out that he falters in big games and the lack of playoff appearances by the Cowboys. Frankly, Romo doesn’t play defense. There are two sides to Tony Romo. On one hand he has thrown for nearly 10,000 yards in the last two seasons throwing 54 touchdowns along the way. The downside is he’s also thrown 35 interceptions. By comparison, Green Bay Pack...
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