Tony Romo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Is Tony Romo the most criticized quarterback in NFL history?

    Dallas Morning News "It's easy to hate on star athletes. Take Cleveland's LeBron James for example. When he went to South Beach he instantly became everyone's favorite villain. When he had a bad game - think the 2011 NBA finals against the Dallas Mavericks - his play and even his legacy were questioned. When James..." November 26

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    Todd Archer @toddarcher

    Tony Romo back to practice as expected. Only player missing is CB Tyler Patmon, who has knee injury. Perfect weather here at Valley Ranch

  • Tony Romo and his back bracing for three games in 12 days

    Fox Sports Southwest "Starting Sunday, the Cowboys will play three games in a span of 12 days. For quarterback Tony Romo and his aching back, that could mean a change in approach. Romo was already taking Wednesdays off from practice because of offseason disk surgery. Now that he's also dealing with two fractures in..." November 20

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    Charean Williams @NFLCharean

    Tony Romo will practice today, Jason Garrett says.

  • Romo gets back treatment, not at practice

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo did not practice Wednesday and remained at the team hotel for treatment as the team begins its preparation for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Romo took part in the walk-through at the team's hotel, but he is following his normal practice..." November 05

  • Romo: London flight fine, back progressing

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys' nine-hour flight to London did not bother quarterback Tony Romo. "The flight was fine," Romo said during a Play 60 event outside Power League soccer pitches adjacent to Wembley Stadium. "I slept. It went by quick and that part of it was no problem." Whether Romo plays..." November 04

  • Jerry Jones Kicks His Wife Out of First Class Seat For Romo

    Black Sports Online "Jerry Jones didn’t kick himself out of first class, he is making his wife leave first class so Tony Romo can have more room on their flight to London. There are a lot of adjectives that come to mind for this move. A lot will depend on if you are a man or a woman, but I’ll let you decide if this..." November 03

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    Ian Fitzsimmons @Ianfitzespn

    I am told the injury to Cowboys QB Tony Romo will have him at best questionable for Arizona on Sunday but his season is not in jeopardy.

  • Romo could end up missing time with back injury

    Pro Football Talk "Despite a Willis Reed moment (without, you know, the victory) on Monday night against Washington, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo doesn’t have a green light to play on Sunday against the Cardinals. And Romo may not get one. One league source with knowledge of the situation currently believes..." October 29

  • Garrett: Jones didn't demand Romo's return

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones delivered the message that Tony Romo could return to the game, but he did not demand the quarterback play after suffering what has been called a bruised back in Monday's loss to the Washington Redskins. That Jones delivered the update to..." October 29

  • Jerry Jones went on field to tell Jason Garrett that Tony Romo was OK

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Amid the concern regarding quarterback Tony Romo being taken to the locker room after taking a hit to the back was the sideline shot of owner Jerry Jones inexplicably talking to coach Jason Garrett in the fourth quarter of the Cowboys’ 20-17 overtime loss. The sight of an owner on the sideline..." October 28

  • Romo bruises back, is set for MRI

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will undergo an MRI on Tuesday morning for a more complete look at the bruised back he suffered in the third quarter of Monday's 20-17 overtime loss to the Washington Redskins. X-rays at the game were negative, and Romo was able to return in the fourth..." October 28

  • Tony Romo thinks Jason Witten 'may be best Cowboy of all time'

    Sporting News "Not Roger Staubach; not Emmitt Smith; not Tony Dorsett; not Michael Irvin or Randy White. Nope. The brightest star in Cowboys history very well might be tight end Jason Witten, according to his quarterback. "He may be the best Dallas Cowboy of all time," Tony Romo said on a conference call..." October 09

  • Report: Kyle Orton's sour relationship with Tony Romo a reason why he left Cowboys

    Dallas Morning News "Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Kyle Orton reportedly had two issues with the organization that ignited his desire to leave the team. One reason, according to a report from ESPN's Ed Werder, was that Orton and quarterback Tony Romo didn't have a good relationship. The other reason cited in..." October 01

  • Tony Romo was most-mentioned NFL player on Twitter in Week 1

    Fox Sports "Here's a win the Dallas Cowboys are not happy about getting. According to Twitter, Tony Romo was the most-mentioned NFL player from Thursday through Monday. Yes, Romo was mentioned even more than Ray Rice. Romo threw three interceptions and was sacked three times in Dallas' 28-17 embarrassing..." September 10

  • Scott Linehan: It wouldn’t surprise me if Tony Romo’s best years are ahead of him

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo has said on multiple occasions that his best years as an NFL quarterback are ahead of him. With the Dallas Cowboys’ 34-year-old franchise quarterback coming off December back surgery it’s easy to be skeptical of such a comment. But Cowboys offensive play-caller Scott Linehan isn’t..." September 05

  • 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