Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/22/14
Inside the latest edition of “Football Nation Today,” Alex Reimer discusses the biggest stories around the NFL:1st Down: Teams across the league are partaking in a game of QB carousel, with the Cowboys signing their man, Tony Romo, to a 6-year $108 million contract.  The figures are astounding, as $55 million of the contract is guaranteed. Many say Jerry Jones and the Cowboys had no choice but to sign Romo to this lucrative long-term contract, because it was their only way to free up cap space for the upcoming season.  While that may be true, it doesn’t make it a good contract.  The Cowboys have nobody to blame but themselves for this mess.  Jones is his own worst enemy. Also, Romo will command a whopping cap hit of $21.7 million for 2014!  The Cowboys may very well be back in the same situation next year that they were in this year. Oh, and they appointed TONY ROMO their franchise quarterback for the next six years.  That’s why this is a bad deal, too.However, at least the Cowboys ...
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