Tony Romo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Stephen Jones gives latest update on Tony Romo

    Sports Day "Executive vice president Stephen Jones on Friday wasn't ready to say when the Cowboys believe Tony Romo will return to action, but the club is pleased with the progress its starting quarterback is making four weeks removed from suffering a compression fracture to his L1 vertebra in his back in a..." September 24

  • Jerry Jones: Tony Romo will ‘be out of the acute-risk area very soon’

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys could see Tony Romo make his return sooner than many anticipated. Speaking on 105.3 The Fan Tuesday morning, Jerry Jones talked about where Romo is in his recovery, noting he will “be out of the acute-risk area very soon.” ESPN’s Ed Werder related some exciting..." September 20

  • Dak Prescott not playing into Cowboys' potential QB controversy: 'This is Romo's team'

    Sports Day "Dallas Cowboys rookie quarterback Dak Prescott is taking his early season success all in stride. He's not into talking about any records or potential for a quarterback controversy when Tony Romo returns from his fractured back. Prescott and the other Cowboys' rookies were in Arlington on Monday..." September 19

  • Tony Romo has positive exam before Sunday’s game, still no timeline

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Injured quarterback Tony Romo is healthy enough to travel with the Dallas Cowboys and serve as a pseudo coach on the sidelines for backup Dak Prescott. But there is still no timeline on when Romo may return to playing after sustaining a compression fracture in his lower back last month. “We..." September 19

  • ‘Door cracked slightly’ for Dak Prescott to take Tony Romo’s job

    Sportsnaut "Tony Romo is a lock to retain his job whenever he’s healthy, right? Maybe not so much. Dak Prescott could potentially win the gig permanently, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, though that scenario remains a long shot. This idea seems a bit far-fetched. Especially when you consider the Cowboys..." September 11

  • Cowboys are confident that Tony Romo will return to action in Week 7

    CBS Sports "Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo continues to make progress from the fractured vertebrae he suffered in his back in the third preseason game and is on target to play in Week 7. He was given a 6-10 week timeline when he suffered the initial injury, which is unrelated to his previous back issues, and..." September 11

  • Trent Dilfer thinks Dak Prescott could pull a Tom Brady on Tony Romo

    Larry Brown Sports "Dak Prescott was easily the most impressive rookie of the NFL preseason, and now he will get an opportunity to start several games for the Dallas Cowboys. If the former Mississippi State star plays well, could he take Tony Romo’s job for good? Trent Dilfer can see it happening. In an..." September 09

  • Jerry Jones Says Placing Tony Romo on Injured Reserve Is Like "Circumcising the Mosquito"

    Complex "After Tony Romo suffered yet another back injury during last month's Cowboys-Seahawks preseason game will sideline him for 6 to 10 weeks, Jerry Jones still has not put Romo on the injured reserve. Why? According to The Star-Telegram, Jones made a statement during his weekly radio show that airs..." September 07

  • Bruce Arians compares Jimmy Garoppolo to Tony Romo

    Sportsnaut "Bruce Arians and the Arizona Cardinals have the odd task of having to prepare for a New England Patriots team that won’t have Tom Brady under center this week. It’s just the 18th time since Brady took over the full-time starting job with the Pats back in 2001 that he will not be suiting up for..." September 07

  • Jerry Jones Say Cowboys Won’t Put Romo On Injured Reserve

    CBS Dallas Forth Worth "With the Cowboys wrapping up the NFL preseason with the star quarterback injured, Dallas Cowboys Jerry Jones says Romo will not be placed on the injured reserve list. After trimming the Cowboys roster to 53 players, owner/General Manager Jerry Jones replied “not really” when asked if the team..." September 06

  • Cowboys to keep Romo on active roster

    Sports Day "The Cowboys made two official quarterback moves Sunday, but their most telling action might have been the one they didn't make. Dallas will keep injured starter Tony Romo on its active 53-man roster as he recovers from a compression fracture of the L1 vertebra, ESPN reported late..." September 05

  • Romo texts Avril 'See you in the playoffs' after hit that injured him

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "So what did Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo say to the Seattle Seahawks defensive end whose sack caused the fractured bone in his back? "You take care of the NFC West, we will see yall in the playoffs." Those were the words of an optimistic Romo via text message to Seattle's Cliff..." September 03

  • Sources: Tony Romo could be out closer to 8-10 weeks; could Cowboys place him on IR?

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo will be on the Cowboys 53-man roster this weekend. That doesn't mean he'll be there after Labor Day. Club officials continue to wrestle with Romo's status. Multiple sources say the time frame to return from his L1 compression fracture is precariously close to the length of time..." September 01

  • Report: Romo has no ligament damage, to resume training soon

    Larry Brown Sports "It probably won’t come as much solace to Dallas Cowboys fans, but Tony Romo’s back injury apparently could have been much worse. According to a report by Albert Breer of The MMQB on Monday, Romo avoided ligament damage in his back and could resume training in as soon as three weeks." August 29

  • Tony Romo could return for Cowboys in 6 weeks, maybe

    247 Sports "It simply wouldn't be the Dallas Cowboys without some ambiguity mixed with just the right amount of herbs and spices, as is the case surrounding the injury to quarterback Tony Romo. The timeline of what occurred between Thursday Night Football against the Seahawks is now well-known, but what..." August 29

  • Stephen Jones hints that Dak Prescott could win Cowboys QB job from Tony Romo

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones thinks that Tony Romo will be back under center for the team as soon as he’s able, but he left a tiny bit of room for a change in plans. Jones told Peter King of the MMQB that if Prescott plays well enough, he could displace Romo — just as..." August 29

  • Jason Garrett won’t rule Tony Romo out for Week 1

    Sports Day "Jason Garrett refuses to rule Tony Romo out for the opener, but the Cowboys head coach does acknowledge that the quarterback is currently in a back brace. Romo has suffered an L1 compression fracture, sources said, and is expected to be out anywhere from six to 10 weeks. Owner Jerry Jones and..." August 28

  • At some point, Cowboys may have a decision to make on Tony Romo

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo played in only four games. This year, he could miss half the season, or more, with a back injury suffered on Thursday night in Seattle. At some point, the Cowboys need to ask themselves whether Romo continues to be worth the money he makes, in light of..." August 28

  • Jason Garrett doesn’t rule out Tony Romo for Week One

    Pro Football Talk "Notwithstanding a report from PFT (those bastards) that quarterback Tony Romo will miss 6-10 weeks with a broken bone in his back, coach Jason Garrett said Saturday that he won’t rule out Romo for Week One. Regardless of whether Romo could play that soon (and there’s a very, very, very strong..." August 27

  • Cowboys: Romo's injury not serious, won't affect Week 1 availability

    Sports Day "That's not what the Dallas Cowboys were hoping to see. On the first series against the Seattle Seahawks, quarterback Tony Romo appeared to hurt his back. According to the TV broadcast, Romo said he just tweaked his back. It was tight. He twisted it. He pulled it. He pleaded to go back to..." August 26

  • Tony Romo exits early after hit from behind

    NFL.com "Tony Romo was only planning to play two series in Seattle on Thursday night. He only lasted three plays. Romo left the game after taking a hit from behind by defensive end Cliff Avril. On the play, Romo took a lot of time in the pocket before sliding to the ground too late, not sensing Avril...." August 26

  • Romo 'very impressed' with Prescott through 2 preseason games

    DallasCowboys.com "Even for preseason, the numbers through two games are exceptional: 22-of-27 for 338 yards, six touchdowns (four passing, two rushing), 0 interceptions. Average quarterback rating: 156.4. What qualifies as perfect: 158.3, the rating Dak Prescott posted in Friday night’s 41-14 victory over the..." August 20

  • Tony Romo likes what he sees at receiver, Dez Bryant and all

    ESPN "So much of the focus on the Dallas Cowboys' offense has been the rapport between quarterback Tony Romo and receiver Dez Bryant. They played just 123 snaps together last season because of injuries. Romo twice suffered a broken left collarbone and played in only two full games. Bryant suffered a..." August 11

  • Tony Romo ditching Irving too, puts home on market for $1.05 million

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Not only did the Dallas Cowboys leave their longtime home in Irving for new digs up north but so did Pro Bowl quarterback Tony Romo. Romo bought a new house in the Bent Tree County Club in North Dallas and has placed his home in Irving on the market. The 5,551-square foot,..." August 09

  • Cowboys QB coach: Tony Romo ‘still got a little battle with the back’

    Sportsnaut "Ruh-roh, Dallas Cowboys fans. You don’t want to hear this, but Tony Romo is still having some back issues, per quarterback coach Wade Wilson. Jon Machota of Dallas News shared this information Tuesday morning, quoting Wilson. " August 02

  • Tony Romo is not overweight

    Sports Day "As the players made their way onto the practice field Saturday for the first training camp walk-through, I took a photo of Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. It certainly appears as if Romo is overweight. He is not. It was some poor camera work on my part. As you can see in the photo at the top of..." August 01

  • Tony Romo training camp picture leads to fat jokes, concern

    Larry Brown Sports "An unflattering photo of Tony Romo taking the field at Dallas Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, Calif. on Saturday went viral and led to concern from some fans that the quarterback is overweight. Photographers and other media members took pictures and video of Romo and other Cowboys running onto..." July 30

  • Is Tony Romo Truly Getting Better With Age?

    Blogging The Boys "The old adage goes that "fine wine only gets better with age". At 36 years old with 11 NFL seasons under his belt (a few seasons cut short by major injuries), Tony Romo has truly been through a lot in his career with the Dallas Cowboys. Since Romo became the Cowboys' full-time quarterback, the..." July 21

  • Romo, Aikman supporting fundraiser for fallen Dallas officers Thursday

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Andy Alberth, the brains behind Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo’s postponed National Fantasy Football Convention, is hosting a fundraiser Thursday for the police officers and their families affected by the recent tragic shooting in Dallas. Alberth, along with owners of Nick and Sam’s..." July 12

  • Judge dismisses Tony Romo's fantasy football convention lawsuit against NFL

    Fox Sports "The season hasn't even started and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has already been dealt a loss. On Tuesday, a judge in Dallas dismissed a lawsuit filed by Romo's National Fantasy Football Convention against the NFL in its entirety. Attorneys for The Fan Expo, LLC, claimed the NFL..." June 30

  • Did Tony Romo diss Aaron Rodgers talking about Brett Favre?

    ESPN "With Brett Favre set for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this summer, it is only natural a Wisconsin-bred quarterback like Tony Romo would be asked about the Green Bay Packers legend. Romo grew up admiring many quarterbacks, maybe John Elway most, but because he grew up two-plus..." June 25

  • Tony Romo, Dez Bryant plan to work out together before camp

    ESPN "The Dallas Cowboys' offseason came to an official end Thursday with their final minicamp practice, but quarterback Tony Romo and receiver Dez Bryant plan to get together before training camp to get up to speed. Bryant did not take part in any team drills during the offseason, but he went..." June 17

  • NFL again forces postponement of Tony Romo's fantasy football convention

    Sporting News "The National Fantasy Football Convention has postponed its inaugural event for the second straight year. In a letter sent to its sponsors, the NFFC said pushing back the event, which had been scheduled for July 15-17 in Pasadena, Calif., was because of "blatant and continued interference" by..." June 15

  • Romo: “Last year was an anomaly”

    DallasCowboys.com "The questions about Tony Romo’s health aren’t going to go away, but the Cowboys’ veteran quarterback surely must be tired of answering them by now. Romo didn’t take center stage on Thursday night, as he attended Fashion’s First Down – a charity fashion show presented by the Dallas Cowboys..." June 04

  • Tony Romo on ‘supportive’ Jerry Jones: He’s ‘like a dad’

    Sportress of Blogitude "Tony Romo and Jerry Jones have been essentially connected at the hip throughout the quarterback’s entire career with the Dallas Cowboys organization. So it’s hardly surprising that Romo considers the Cowboys owner as a father figure of sorts. During an interview with NBCDFW.com’s Meredith Land,..." May 25

  • Jason Witten on Ezekiel Elliott, Tony Romo; says Cowboys more motivated than ever

    Sports Day "After 13 seasons in the NFL, Cowboys tight end Jason Witten continues to be an advocate for taking advantage of the current situation. The 10-time Pro Bowler isn't looking too far ahead. He doesn't know when he'll step away from the game, but he realizes the chances he has to win a Super Bowl..." May 16

  • Cowboys QB Tony Romo not limited at all in recent offseason workouts, looks 're-energized'

    Dallas Morning News "Just two months ago, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo had surgery to repair his left distal clavicle. The Cowboys said Romo would need six to eights weeks of recovery before he returned to full football activity. Well, Romo didn't need the full eight weeks and, by all accounts, he's..." May 10

  • Dak Prescott addresses 2012 tweet about Tony Romo

    Larry Brown Sports "Dak Prescott on Friday addressed a 2012 tweet he sent about being sick of defending Tony Romo. Prescott was a freshman backup quarterback at Mississippi State in 2012 when he got frustrated with Romo and said he was done defending the Dallas QB. You can see the tweets (since deleted) below." May 07

  • Romo’s Fantasy Football Convention Takes NFL to Court for Harassing Sponsors

    Black Sports Online "The NFL loves engaging in confrontation with its players! According to Daniel Kaplan of SportsBusiness Journal the Dallas quarterback’s National Fantasy Football Convention filed paperwork in court on Wednesday claiming that the NFL is harassing event sponsors. In the documents the lawyers..." April 28

  • Tony Romo 'throwing fully' following surgery

    DallasCowboys.com "The Cowboys’ officially start their offseason program on Monday, but Tony Romo has been back at work a bit longer than that. “It’s been going great here for the last two, three weeks – just getting them going and being able to go full speed and all that stuff. It’s been great,” he said. Romo..." April 16