Tony Romo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Al Michaels: Tony Romo ‘No. 1 draft choice’ as NFL broadcast analyst

    Dallas Morning News "Al Michaels, the voice of NBC's Sunday Night Football, says he has never talked to Tony Romo about his interest in broadcasting. Still, Michaels believes the Cowboys' backup quarterback would make an ideal network analyst. "If I was in the position to hire, he would be my No. 1 draft choice,"..." December 06

  • Joe Theismann: Any GM who trades for Tony Romo's 'damaged goods' should lose his job

    Dallas Morning News "Former Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann has said for months that Tony Romo should quit football. So it's not shocking that Theismann, who led Washington to a Super Bowl win in his 12 years with the team, thinks the guy he deems fragile isn't leaving Dallas. "Let's put this Tony Romo stuff to..." November 29

  • Joe Theismann Thinks Tony Romo Should Retire Now

    The Big Lead "Joe Theismann filmed a video with TMZ — it appears to not have even been an airport ambush or anything like that — about Tony Romo, and the former Washington said he told Romo earlier in the season that he felt like he “shouldn’t play football anymore.” “I worry about Tony Romo the man, and the..." November 25

  • Siemian Not Worried About Romo Speculation

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Yes, Trevor Siemian heard about the report speculating Tony Romo has made the Denver Broncos his first preference next season. “That’s so farrrrrr out of my reach,’’ Siemian said, smiling while extending his healthy right arm towards the right side of the locker room. “That’s way beyond my pay..." November 22

  • Jones expects Romo to play in nanosecond if called upon

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys set a franchise record by winning their ninth in a row Sunday. They have a young, dynamic duo on offense in quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott. All is good in Jerry Jones’ world, right? Well, the outspoken Cowboys owner isn’t ready to put Tony Romo out..." November 21

  • Charles Woodson calls Tony Romo’s press conference ‘unnecessary’ and ‘selfish’

    USA Today "Well, this is a take. Tony Romo is back from his injury and ready to play on Sunday, but he won’t be. He made that much clear earlier this week, when he praised the form of rookie Dak Prescott and said that he deserved to remain in the starter’s role. His speech was emotional, classy, and..." November 20

  • Tony Romo reportedly contemplating retirement after the 2016 season

    CBS Sports "The future is very uncertain for Tony Romo. The only thing anyone knows is that Romo is going to sit on the bench for the near future, playing the role of mentor and cheerleader for Dak Prescott, and subject to millions of close-in camera shots every time Dak does something, good or bad. CBS..." November 20

  • Tony Romo eyeing Broncos as offseason destination

    NFL.com "When Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo stepped to the podium Tuesday and delivered his memorable soliloquy in handing control of the offense over to Dak Prescott, the team's brass wasn't sure exactly what he was going to say. They were in constant conversations with him, so they knew it wouldn't be..." November 20

  • Tony Romo could stay in Dallas in 2017, will talk future with Jerry Jones

    CBS Sports "Tony Romo's moving remarks about accepting a backup QB role and supporting Dak Prescott this season, but wanting to play again, sent NFL executives churning over where he might end up next season. It is hardly out of the question he remains with the Cowboys, according to sources close to the..." November 20

  • We should have been nicer to Tony Romo

    The Comeback "The Tony Romo era is effectively over in Dallas. That’s been apparent for several weeks now, even before the Cowboys franchise quarterback for the last decade returned from a preseason back injury. As Dallas kept piling up wins with Dak Prescott under center, there was the occasional..." November 18

  • Jerry Jones says Tony Romo could remain with Cowboys long-term: 'It's not a goodbye'

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said new backup quarterback Tony Romo has put the team first by accepting his role behind rookie starter Dak Prescott. But, Jones also believes Romo still has many good years left in him. The Cowboys are giving Romo a chance to get some first-team snaps in..." November 17

  • Before conceding, Tony Romo reportedly asked Cowboys for chance to win back job

    CBS Sports "These 39 words tell you all you need to know about Tony Romo: "If you think for a second that I don't want to be out there, then you've probably never felt the pure ecstasy of competing and winning. That hasn't left me. In fact, it may burn more now than ever." Romo made those remarks on..." November 17

  • Jason Witten doesn't think Tony Romo is planning on retiring anytime soon

    CBS Sports "Not long after Tony Romo's emotional speech conceding the starting job to rookie Dak Prescott, the conversation turned to what the future holds for the 36-year-old Cowboys quarterback, whether it means playing elsewhere in 2017 and beyond, or if he'd consider leaving the game altogether. On..." November 17

  • Cardinals, Bears, Jets & Broncos Teams To Watch For Tony Romo Next Year

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter of ESPN writes that the Cardinals, Bears, Jets and possibly the Broncos could be potential landing spots for QB Tony Romo if the Cowboys elect to move on from him next year. This is, of course, assuming that the Cowboys decide to move forward with Dak Prescott as their starting..." November 16

  • Tony Romo: Dak Prescott has earned the right to be our starter

    Pro Football Talk "Tony Romo acknowledged today that he is now the Cowboys’ second-string quarterback, and that Dak Prescott has earned the position ahead of Romo on the depth chart. “Dak Prescott, and what he’s done, he’s earned the right to be our quarterback,” Romo said in a prepared statement. “As hard as..." November 15

  • Jerry Jones says Tony Romo will be a 'great offensive coordinator' one day

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have committed to Dak Prescott as their starting quarterback, at least until he gives the team reason to yank him from the starting role. That leaves Tony Romo as the most expensive backup quarterback in the NFL. Last week, team executive Stephen Jones said Romo would accept..." November 15

  • Jerry Jones: Romo is on board with being Prescott's backup, will be active Week 11

    CBS Sports "Tony Romo will officially return next weekend. But if all goes according to the Cowboys' plan, he won't actually participate in the game. He'll be Dak Prescott's backup. Shortly after the Cowboys' thrilling win over the Steelers on Sunday, which stretched their winning streak to eight games,..." November 14

  • Cowboys worried Romo return will affect team chemistry

    ESPN "The potential return of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and his increased involvement with the team throughout the week has some people concerned about how rookie quarterback Dak Prescott and his teammates will be affected, a source told ESPN's Ed Werder. One Cowboys source told Werder..." November 13

  • Romo's return labeled 'The Big Dilemma'

    ESPN "The potential return of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and his increased involvement with the team throughout the week has some people concerned about how rookie quarterback Dak Prescott and the rest of his teammates will be affected, a source told ESPN's Ed Werder. One Cowboys source..." November 13

  • Could Cowboys use Dak Prescott and Tony Romo interchangeably?

    Pro Football Talk "When Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is healthy enough to suit up, a question will emerge regarding the circumstances under which he’d enter a game. Obviously, an injury to rookie Dak Prescott would open the door for Romo. But what would, in any given game, prompt the Cowboys to go to the bullpen..." November 12

  • Stephen Jones: Romo probably open to backup role

    NFL.com "Everything's bigger in Texas, including the quarterback drama. With Tony Romo fully practicing this week for the first time since suffering a compression fracture in his back in August, the answer to the biggest question in Dallas is coming sooner rather than later. Romo took over as the..." November 12

  • Tony Romo listed as questionable for Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was ruled out for the first eight games of the season well before kickoff, but that’s not the case this week. Romo has been listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Steelers after getting in a week of full practices for the first time since breaking a..." November 11

  • Romo not expected to be active for Cowboys this week

    NFL.com "Tony Romo continues to edge closer toward a potential return for the Dallas Cowboys. Romo was a full participant in practice Wednesday and Thursday for the Cowboys. Before his first full practice session Wednesday since suffering a preseason back injury, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett told..." November 11

  • Roethlisberger has some Tony Romo-Dak Prescott advice for the Cowboys

    CBS Sports "If anyone knows what the Dallas Cowboys are going through at quarterback this year, it's Ben Roethlisberger. In 2004, the Steelers quarterback went through a similar situation during his rookie year in Pittsburgh. Just like Dak Prescott, Big Ben took over after an injury to the starter, and..." November 10

  • Tony Romo looks 'fantastic,' according to Cowboys defenders

    ESPN "Until Tony Romo gets on the field in game action, the biggest impression he can make is against the Dallas Cowboys' defense. Romo ran the scout team in 11-on-11 and 7-on-7 work on Wednesday, giving the defense looks from the Pittsburgh Steelers offense. “He looks great,” linebacker Sean Lee..." November 10

  • Sources: Romo's availability now up to coaches

    ESPN "When Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will next be in uniform and available on game day has moved from a medical decision to a coaching decision, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Romo has been recovering since suffering a compression fracture in his back during a preseason game in Seattle...." November 09

  • Jerry Jones doesn't seem sure who will start once Tony Romo is healthy

    CBS Sports "One of the most fascinating interviews in the NFL every week is the one that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones does every Tuesday with CBS Sports Radio affiliate 105.3 the Fan in Dallas. The interviews are especially fascinating this year because every week Jones gets asked about the Cowboys'..." November 09

  • Jones: Cowboys will play Dak-Romo decision “by ear” week by week

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Cowboys will let their quarterback situation play out “play by play, series by series and game by game,” Jerry Jones said Tuesday. In other words, the Cowboys will continue to play Dak Prescott as long as he has the hot hand. Prescott has the Cowboys off to a 7-1 start, tying for the best..." November 08

  • Jerry Jones doesn’t rule Tony Romo out of being active for Steelers

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "A week ago, owner Jerry Jones was quick to rule an improving Tony Romo out for Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns. Following Sunday’s 35-10 victory, Jones refused to make such a declaration regarding the Nov. 13 match-up at the Pittsburgh Steelers. Romo has missed the first eight..." November 07

  • Cowboys' Witten: 'If there's one guy I wouldn't bet against, it's Romo'

    Fox Sports "You may have heard that there’s a looming decision for the Dallas Cowboys to make at the most important position in sports. Rookie Dak Prescott, replacing the injured Tony Romo, has played lights out and helped lead Dallas to a 6-1 record. Romo isn’t healthy enough to return to the starting..." November 06

  • Jerry Jones confirms Romo could sit when healthy

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Owner Jerry Jones said quarterback Tony Romo is getting better but he is still not ready to play. The Cowboys are going to remain patient because of the presence of rookie quarterback Dak Prescott and because it’s in Romo’s best interest. Romo, who has missed the first seven games of the..." November 06

  • Jerry Jones sees Tony Romo being active ‘in the near future’

    Sports Day "Tony Romo will not be active Sunday when the Cowboys travel to Cleveland, but Jerry Jones says he can see the franchise quarterback returning to the lineup "in the near future." What does he need to do to be able to start an NFL game? "He needs to feel better," the Cowboys owner and general..." November 04

  • Jerry Jones’ Romo solution doesn’t have to be that messy

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "I don’t know about your neighborhood, but in mine they aren’t exactly tying yellow ribbons around the trees, waiting for Tony Romo. The Dallas Cowboys are 6-1, the NFC’s best record. They are the surprises of the NFL football season. The owner feels young again. The head coach has a welcomed..." November 04

  • Dez Bryant on Tony Romo: He’s throwing ‘missiles’

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is apparently doing everything it takes to get back to 100 percent health. For what it is worth, this observation was noted by Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant following Thursday’s practice. Apparently Romo is looking pretty sharp. Try as he might, it is..." November 03

  • Stephen Jones: No setback for Romo, whom Cowboys will “need” this season

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Tony Romo did not practice Wednesday as he has yet to be cleared for full pads, and the Cowboys insist his recovery remains on track. Romo worked with resistance bands on the practice field with athletic trainer Britt Brown after the team’s practice concluded Wednesday. The quarterback had..." November 03

  • Jerry Jones hints Prescott will keep starting job over Romo

    Larry Brown Sports "Jerry Jones has always been very loyal to Tony Romo, but even the Dallas Cowboys owner is starting to find it difficult to ignore the spark rookie Dak Prescott has given the team. Roughly a month ago, Jones said Romo was the Cowboys’ “No. 1 quarterback” and strongly implied that Prescott was..." November 01

  • Dak Prescott ‘increasingly likely’ to keep starting job over Tony Romo

    Larry Brown Sports "With Dak Prescott having won yet another game on Sunday as the starting quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys, speculation continues to grow that the job is his to keep for the remainder of the season. Jason Cole of Bleacher Report was told by a Cowboys team source that it is “increasingly likely”..." November 01

  • The Tony Romo-Dak Prescott QB conundrum reveals how smart the Cowboys really are

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have the best problem in the NFL: Two Pro Bowl-caliber quarterbacks on the same roster and only enough snaps for one of them. As Tony Romo rounds into shape and the 2016 season rolls on, the debate about whether Romo or rookie Dak Prescott should be the Cowboys' starting QB..." October 29

  • Dak thinks Romo looks sharp

    Fox Sports "Pretty soon, the Dallas Cowboys brass is going to have to make a tough decision at quarterback. Tony Romo officially returned to practice Thursday, taking another step toward returning to the field. But what will happen to rookie sensation Dak Prescott, who has helped the Cowboys to a..." October 28

  • Tony Romo Returns To Cowboys Practice

    Pro Football Rumors "Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo practiced today for the first time since his injury. The Cowboys officially announced the news while listing him as “limited” on the injury report. At the time of Romo’s injury, the plan was for rookie Dak Prescott to hold down the fort until the veteran could..." October 27

  • Joe Theismann cares about Tony Romo, doesn't think 'he should play football again'

    CBS Sports "Joe Theismann's 12-year NFL career came to an abrupt end because of injuries. Specifically, a compound fracture to his lower leg, courtesy of Giants linebacker and Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor. And that experience no doubt has something to do with Theismann's recent assertion that 36-year-old..." October 27

  • Tony Romo throws passes, taking it 'day by day'

    ESPN "For the first time since suffering a compression fracture in his back on Aug. 25, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is on the practice field. Wearing a blue Cowboys T-shirt, blue shorts and his game cleats, Romo was not in full uniform but he was able to throw passes without any issues..." October 26

  • Cowboys reportedly back to practice after bye without Tony Romo

    CBS Sports "Not that it's much of a surprise, but Tony Romo will reportedly not join the Dallas Cowboys on the field Wednesday for their first post-bye week practice. Romo has been progressing in rehab from a fractured back, but as the Cowboys stated before their bye, he is not likely to be ready for..." October 26

  • Romo making progress but is unlikely to return to practice after Cowboys' bye

    CBS Sports "While Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has made considerable progress in his return from a preseason back injury, he has yet to be cleared to practice fully and could require another MRI to do so, according to sources. To this point his MRIs have pointed to on-target healing, but given Romo's..." October 23

  • Donovan McNabb thinks the Cowboys should trade Dez Bryant and Tony Romo

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys are doing a lot of winning in a very unconventional way, having posted a 5-1 record through the first six weeks of the season despite not having Tony Romo and missing Dez Bryant for several weeks too. So naturally someone has a hot take on this topic, and Donovan McNabb,..." October 21

  • Bledsoe: ‘Obvious choice’ for Cowboys to stick with Prescott

    The Sports Daily "Drew Bledsoe has been in Tony Romo’s shoes, but he still believes the Dallas Cowboys have an “obvious choice” in sticking with rookie quarterback Dak Prescott. “I don’t know what decision they’ll make, but it seems like they’ll stick with Dak,” Bledsoe said, via ESPN. “It seems like the obvious..." October 20

  • Romo & Philip Rivers Could Be Made Available For Trade?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report spoken with several team officials who believe Cowboys QB Tony Romo and Chargers QB Philip Rivers could be traded at some point. Freeman lists the Jets, Browns, Bears and 49ers as teams in desperate need of a quarterback among others. A team official mentioned..." October 20

  • Dak Prescott to start for Cowboys in Week 8

    NFL.com "The Dallas Cowboys won't rock the boat after their bye. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday Dak Prescott would start Week 8 versus the Philadelphia Eagles, per a source informed of the situation. The news doesn't come as a surprise to anyone who watched Prescott through six..." October 19

  • Jerry Jones says there’s no timetable to make quarterback decision

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Owner Jerry Jones reiterated that the quarterback decision facing the Dallas Cowboys isn’t a problem. It’s a great situation to be in with a rising star in rookie Dak Prescott and a veteran on the mend in Tony Romo. Prescott has exceeded everyone’s expectations in leading the Cowboys to a..." October 18

  • Donovan McNabb: Cowboys would be better off without Tony Romo, Dez Bryant

    Sportsnaut "After watching the Dallas Cowboys surge while Dez Bryant has been out with a knee injury and Dak Prescott has filled in brilliantly for Tony Romo, Donovan McNabb believes the franchise should trade the two superstars. He floated the question on Sunday night after the ‘Boys took down the Green..." October 17