Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/16/14
Tony Romo is 32-years-old. He has been the starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys for years now, and his career has had more than it’s fair share of ups and downs. While many have called for his benching at times, Romo still gives the Cowboys their best chance to win. That is why Jerry Jones wants to give him a contract extension. Yet, to the surprise of some, Romo seems to be in no hurry to broker a new deal with Dallas. The Cowboys have approached Romo about the possibility of a contract extension. In 2007, Romo signed a six-year, $67.4 million contract. He’ll be paid $9 million this season and $11.5 million in 2013, although the bigger numbers in the eyes of the Cowboys is the fact that Romo’s salary cap hit will be $8 million this year, but then it doubles to $16 million in 2013. The contract then would void after that year. That is why the Cowboys have had preliminary talks with Romo regarding a new deal. At this point, as much as they would love to re-sign Romo to keep hi...
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