Tony Romo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cowboys starters Romo, Witten, DeMarco Murray not expected to play preseason opener

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo won’t play against San Diego on Thursday in the Cowboys’ preseason opener. But tight end Jason Witten and running backs DeMarco Murray and Lance Dunbar are also expected to sit out the game, according to a source. This isn’t a surprise. Last season, Romo, Murray and Witten were held..." August 07

  • Tony Romo’s back injury is still affecting his deep throws

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is most of the way back, but he is still feeling the effects of the back injury that cut short his 2013 season in one respect: His deep passes aren’t quite as good as they used to be. That’s the word from Cowboys quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson, who said Romo has..." August 06

  • Romo believes he can play the same way

    ESPN Dallas "Some of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo's best moments have come when he has had to improvise when a play breaks down. Coming off two back surgeries in less than a year, including a discectomy last December, Romo believes he can continue to have those moments. "You guys will never see..." July 31

  • Thus far, Cowboys' training-camp plan for Tony Romo is 100-percent confusing

    Dallas Morning News "Owner Jerry Jones declares that Tony Romo is 100 percent as the quarterback is held out of practice for the second time in the first six days of camp. Coach Jason Garrett talks of how valuable time off can be for Romo a few hours after executive vice president Stephen Jones said the quarterback..." July 30

  • National analyst: Tony Romo in top 10 of most clutch QBs in NFL (yes, you read that right)

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has taken a lot of flack over his career for ill-timed interceptions, leaving him open for criticism and a bevy of sometimes cruel (yet still funny) Intenet memes. But NFL.com analyst and former professional football player Bucky Brooks believes Romo..." July 17

  • Tony Romo: ‘There’s never a thought about not coming back’

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo says he never thought about retirement after having December back surgery to repair a herniated disk. Pro Football Hall of Famer Joe Montana had a similar operation in 1986 and doctors told him he might never play again. Montana, who was 30 at the time, returned to the field two..." June 15

  • Romo: I Could Play In A Game Now If I Had To

    DallasCowboys.com "The Cowboys will continue to ease Tony Romo back into their offseason program, as has been the case since the team reported for voluntary workouts six weeks ago. To hear it from Romo, though, he would be able to suit up if the Cowboys had a game on Sunday. The surgery he underwent on a..." June 10

  • Tony Romo on track to start camp

    ESPN Dallas "Tony Romo didn't do much throwing or running during the Cowboys' first day of organized team activities on Tuesday, but one thing is becoming clear: The starting quarterback is on track to begin training camp in late July on time. Romo, who underwent back surgery last December, said he's thrown..." May 27

  • Tony Romo: 'I'll make it through another five years'

    NFL.com "Don't worry about Tony Romo. That's the message from the Dallas Cowboys quarterback himself, who has absolutely no concerns about making it through a 16-game season after his second back surgery in as many years. "There's no question in my mind, not only am I going to be able to make it..." May 21

  • Tony Romo wasn't worried about Cowboys drafting QB

    NFL.com "There were rumors abound in the lead-up to the draft that the Cowboys were eyeing Johnny Manziel with the No. 16 overall pick. The buzz made sense with star quarterback Tony Romo recovering from surgery to correct a herniated disk. Of course, Dallas didn't end up drafting a signal-caller, and..." May 15

  • Witten says Romo is throwing passes with 'same zip' as they've always had

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo's passes have the same velocity as they always have. That's what teammate Jason Witten said Tuesday when asked about the Cowboys quarterback who underwent surgery to repair a herniated disk in December - his second back operation in a span of eight months. "He is throwing good," said..." April 30

  • League finds no violation with handling of Romo injury

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots aren’t the only team that recently got good news from the league office regarding a potential violation of the injury-reporting rules. The Cowboys, who inadvertently put themselves under the 345 Park Avenue microscope regarding Tony Romo’s back injury, also received an all-clear from..." April 25

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    I'm told that Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is throwing lightly and doing some running at OTAs following December back surgery. #cowboys

  • Troy Aikman still concerned about Tony Romo's back

    NFL.com "Troy Aikman knows a thing or two about back surgeries. The Hall of Fame quarterback underwent back surgery when he was 26 years old and retired when he was 34 in large part because of back issues. Given his experience, the former Dallas Cowboys quarterback isn't ready to join the chorus of..." April 17

  • Tony Romo, wife welcome baby boy

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and his wife, Candice, welcomed their second son on Tuesday. Rivers Romo weighed in at 8 pounds, 12 ounces and checked in at 20.5 inches. Mother and son are healthy." March 18

  • Tony Romo: Rehab is 'going good'

    ESPN.com "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo spoke for the first time on Saturday night about his back surgery. After watching the Duke-North Carolina game with coach Jason Garrett, Romo told ESPN's Rece Davis that his recovery from back surgery is going well and he's on target to participate in next..." March 09

  • Cowboys Rework Tony Romo Deal

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys will be less than $1 million over the salary cap after restructuring quarterback Tony Romo's contract to create $10 million in cap space. According to a source, the team will convert $12.5 million of Romo's $13.5 million base salary into a signing bonus, dropping his cap..." March 04

  • Manziel could supplant Romo as the most polarizing QB in Texas

    Fox Sports "Ever since he took the NFL by storm in 2006, Tony Romo has been one of the biggest lightning rods in the league. Soon, though, he may be surpassed by Johnny Manziel, if it hasn't happened already. Just in the past 48 hours, two of Jerry Jones' longtime cohorts have caused a stir with their..." February 28

  • Cowboys preparing for no Tony Romo

    ESPN.com "The indications are Tony Romo is progressing well from back surgery and should be ready to go for offseason workouts. That's the word from Valley Ranch on Thursday. However, something else happened in the cold and snowy weather on Thursday. Quarterback Mike Kafka worked out for team..." February 07

  • Tony Romo poised to move into next stage of rehabilitation

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo has made excellent progress and will soon move into the next stage of his rehabilitation, sources said. The Cowboys quarterback had surgery to relieve the pressure of a herniated disk on Dec. 27, two days before the team ended the regular season with a loss to Philadelphia. Basic core..." February 06

  • Cowboys expected to restructure Romo's contract

    ESPN.com "A look back: Romo equaled his best touchdown to interception ratio in his career, with 31 touchdown passes and 10 interceptions in 15 games. He threw for 3, 828 yards but he had five games in which he did not throw for more than 210 yards. He completed 63.9 percent of his passes, which was..." January 28

  • Aikman: Romo back issues should concern Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "ike other former Cowboys, quarterback Troy Aikman thinks his old team could be better off with someone other than Tony Romo at quarterback. Aikman also thinks that the team should be considering the possibility of someone other than Romo play quarterback on a regular basis. Aikman explained in..." December 29

  • Tony Romo to have surgery, miss showdown with Eagles

    USA Today "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo's season is officially over, and backup Kyle Orton's is about to begin. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett told news reporters Romo underwent back surgery Friday morning and will be placed on injured reserve. That confirms what a person with knowledge of the..." December 28

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    Dallas Cowboys @dallascowboys

    Garrett says Romo underwent back surgery and will be placed on IR

  • Cowboys' Jason Witten: I won't count Tony Romo out

    NFL.com "Cowboys' Jason Witten: I won't count Tony Romo out 4 By Dan Hanzus Around the League Writer Published: Dec. 26, 2013 at 05:20 p.m. Updated: Dec. 26, 2013 at 05:46 p.m. Jason Witten and Tony Romo entered the NFL together in 2003. Tony Romo Witten has seen his..." December 26

  • Tony Romo's absence is too much

    ESPN.com "Jason Garrett walked to the podium at the Cowboys practice facility on Monday afternoon like it was a normal day. He smiled to reporters and asked how they were doing. Things were not normal. But Garrett tried to make it as such. Quarterback Tony Romo has back issues so severe..." December 24

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Jerry Jones said on 105.3 FM The Fan that Tony Romo shouldn't be ruled out. He's going through treatment.

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Source on Tony Romo: "I would be very, very surprised if he got back on the field."

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Source says Tony Romo got epidural injection for herniated disk. Takes 2-3 days to determine effect of shot. Source very skeptical QB plays

  • Jerry Jones: Tony Romo could be cleared to play vs. Eagles

    CBSSports.com "It seems unlikely since Tony Romo reportedly has a herniated disk that could require surgery, but Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said late Monday that Romo could still be cleared to play in the Week 17 game against the Eagles. The winner will take the NFC East and the playoff berth..." December 24

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Cowboys QB Tony Romo has been ruled out the rest of the season due to his back injury, per league source.

  • Tony Romo out for rest of season with back injury

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will miss the rest of the season because of a back injury, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Monday. Romo has a herniated disk in the lumbar region and needs to have surgery, a source told ESPN Senior NFL Insider Chris Mortensen. At..." December 23

  • Cowboys disagree on Romo’s injury

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys’ thrilling win over the Redskins didn’t come without cost. Quarterback Tony Romo is injured. But it’s not currently clear what the injury is. In a contradiction that epitomizes the current state of the franchise, Ed Werder of ESPN says that owner/G.M. Jerry Jones claims that..." December 22

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    Clarence Hill @clarencehilljr

    Jason Garrett was quick to throw tony romo under the bus. Said the final int was a run call that romo checked out of

  • Can’t pick on Romo: ‘Boys QB has cut down on turnovers

    New York Post "If the Giants are counting on Tony Romo to make one of his patented late-game turnovers Sunday, they’re probably going to be out of luck. The Cowboys might be a familiar 5-5 heading into their NFC East showdown with Big Blue at MetLife Stadium this weekend, but that typical Dallas mediocrity..." November 23

  • Tony Romo backs Dez Bryant

    ESPN.com "With audio now available to back up Dez Bryant's claim that he was saying only positive things when he was seen shouting at Tony Romo in a sideline rant last weekend, the Dallas quarterback was ready to offer a passionate defense of his top receiver. Romo took care of it without the arm-waving..." November 01

  • Jerry Jones: Tony Romo 'best in business' late in games

    NFL.com "It's no secret that Jerry Jones has deep and profound admiration for Tony Romo's skill as an NFL quarterback. Lest we forget Jones' comments in the wake of Romo's star-crossed performance against the Denver Broncos earlier this month a game Jones called the best by a quarterback in Dallas..." October 20

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    PSD Staff In Week 5 we saw the “dueling banjo” competition between Peyton Manning and Tony Romo. Touchdown for touchdown yards for yards and although to different degrees a pick for a pick! We expect Manning and Romo to continue to be hot in Week 6. Injuries as always will be looming over your heads as game... October 10

  • Romo on putting in 'Manning-type time on the job'

    Fox Sports Southwest "After Tony Romo signed a new contract in the offseason Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said his quarterback would be putting in "Peyton Manning-type time on the job" around the practice facility. Now Romo is facing Manning's Denver Broncos on Sunday and it's clear that Jones' statement was no swipe..." October 05

  • Romo says best teams have QBs who get time to go through reads at normal pace, which is happening for him now

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo said he can tell the offensive line is better this year just because he has more time. And that means he is making fewer decisions “under duress.” “There have been several cases where I’ve been able to get through – I’ll get through reads pretty quickly normally – but the ability..." September 25

  • Tony Romo plans to take pain shot before Sunday's game

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo’s ribs are feeling better but the quarterback will likely get another shot before the Cowboys take the field against St. Louis Sunday afternoon. “I think tentatively we are planning on it just because of the nature of it and what we thought” Romo said. “But we’ll see as we get..." September 19

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Tony Romo Dez Bryant and Morris Claiborne are all dressed out and participating in early part of practice. 88 likely to be limited.

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    At this point Cowboys expecting Tony Romo Dez Bryant and Month Claiborne will all start against Chiefs at Arrowhead. All hurt Week 1

  • Romo: I’ll play through the pain

    New York Post "After playing with a punctured lung and broken rib two years ago Tony Romo isn’t going to let anything less than that keep him off the field. Despite wincing with every step as he walked out of the Cowboys’ jubilant locker room here Sunday night Romo insisted he won’t miss a beat despite two..." September 09

  • Romo To Receive X-Rays On Monday, Praises AT&T Crowd

    DallasCowboys.com "The way Romo was lying on the turf of AT&T Stadium late in the first half of Sunday’s win against New York it was hard not to envision the Cowboys’ $108 million quarterback might miss some time. Having watched the face of his franchise take a hit from three Giants defenders at once even..." September 09

  • Romo X-Rays Negative; Cowboys Expect QB In Week 2

    CBSDFW "Tony Romo probably won’t escape discomfort this week. But he’s dodged a serious-injury bullet with the Cowboys saying their quarterback underwent X-rays on Monday morning looking for damage in the area of his ribs and that the results are negative. “We feel optimistic with the tests coming back..." September 09

  • Dez Flattered But Thinks Romo Has Shot At MVP

    CBSDFW "Dez Bryant isn’t yet Michael Irvin’s equal as a decorated Dallas Cowboys receiver. But in terms of understanding how the NFL’s Most Valuable Player award is earned give Dez the edge over “The Playmaker.” The Hall-of-Famer Irvin – unabashedly biased toward Bryant and the Cowboys – is predicting..." September 05

  • Romo vows to make protecting the ball his top priority this season

    San Antonio Express-News "Coming off a season in which he tied for the NFL high with 19 interceptions Tony Romo said Wednesday his top priority this season will be to protect the football. The Dallas Cowboys quarterback’s interception total also matched a career high. He threw four interceptions in a 29-24 October loss..." September 05

  • Staubach confident in Romo, Boys

    ESPN.com "Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach is sick and tired of hearing Tony Romo get ripped for the Dallas Cowboys' lack of success. "If there's a bigger Romo fan in town I don't know who it is" said Staubach one of many former Cowboys who attended the team's open practice at AT&T Stadium and..." August 23

  • Sean Payton says he was a better college QB than Tony Romo

    CBSSports.com "Saints coach Sean Payton will join Jim Rome on Showtime's "Rome" -- it airs Wednesday nights at 9 p.m. ET so set your DVR -- and as is normal with the show will engage in a little Q & A with the host. One of the questions Rome asks him is who was the better college quarterback: Payton or fellow..." August 15

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