Tony Romo RUMORS & NEWS

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Cowboys tidbit 2: Expect Tony Romo to follow a similar plan from last year—sit out Wednesdays. But so much healthier than this time in ‘14

  • Romo jokes 'wearing too much makeup' kept him out of practice

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo’s back didn’t keep him off the field Friday. It was his eye. The quarterback was held out of the team’s afternoon practice due to an enlarged stye under his left eye. The training staff is treating the condition and will determine Saturday if he can return for the first padded..." August 02

  • Company for Tony Romo's canceled fantasy football event sues NFL

    ESPN "A company organized to put on a fantasy football event in Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against the NFL, asking for more than $1 million in damages. Fan Expo LLC sued the league in Dallas on Monday, accusing the NFL of illegally interfering with its National Fantasy Football Convention that was..." July 21

  • Tony Romo on Dez's contract: 'I think it will work out'

    NFL.com "Count Tony Romo among those in the Dallas Cowboys organization not worried about Dez Bryant missing games. When asked about the wide receiver during a media session at his football camp back home in Wisconsin, the quarterback brushed aside any concerns. "The NFL is a business, it really is,"..." July 07

  • Tony Romo: I think it'll work out with Dez Bryant

    Dallas Morning News "DeMarco Murray is gone and the the July 15 deadline for Dez Bryant and the Cowboys to work out a long-term deal is inching closer, but Tony Romo isn't worried. "The NFL is a business, it really is," Romo said at his Q&A at his football camp in Burlington, Wisconsin via myracinecounty.com...." July 05

  • Romo will move his fantasy football event to Los Angeles next year

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL strong-armed Tony Romo into scrapping plans to host a fantasy football convention in Las Vegas. But Romo isn’t getting out of the fantasy football game. Asked about the issue in an interview with his hometown newspaper in Burlington, Wisconsin, Romo said he was disappointed to miss the..." July 05

  • Romo opts not to escalate battle with NFL

    Pro Football Talk "Despite getting trolled, Twitter style, by the NFL after his Tuesday radio rant, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo chose not to escalate his war of words with the NFL over the forced cancellation of the fantasy football convention Romo had organized. Via Clarence E. Hill, Jr., of the Fort Worth..." June 11

  • NFL's Twitter account sends message to Tony Romo, then deletes it

    ESPN Dallas "Did the NFL’s Twitter account troll Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo? The state of the relationship between the NFL and the quarterback of America’s Team is not on its best footing currently with the cancellation of Romo’s National Fantasy Football Convention. Romo was critical of the..." June 10

  • Tony Romo: How NFL handled fantasy football convention ‘makes you think it was just about money’

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo is not happy with the NFL. A fantasy football convention the Cowboys quarterback was heading up next month in Las Vegas has been canceled because of concerns from the league. “The NFL could have handled it in far better ways and there would have been a lot of issues that could have..." June 09

  • Tony Romo and Andrew Luck to join the Manning Brothers on Directv ads

    Awful Announcing "You remember those endearing rap videos that Eli and Peyton Manning made in 2013 (Football on Your Phone) and 2014 (Fantasy Football Fantasy) for DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket? Well, the Mannings are going to have some company when DirecTV films its new advertising campaign for 2015. The..." May 11

  • Tony Romo Believes Cowboys Offensive Line Will Extend His Career

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys have made a pointed effort to revamp their offensive line the past few years. Not surprisingly, quarterback Tony Romo is a big fan of the team’s shift in strategy. Romo believes Dallas’ exceptional offensive line will add years to his NFL career: “When you have a good..." May 09

  • Jerry Jones: I expect Tony Romo to play at least five more years

    Fox Sports Southwest "Jerry Jones has said the Dallas Cowboys should start looking for a future quarterback, but he doesn't expect Tony Romo to be retiring any time soon. "We're a few years off with Tony Romo in my mind," Jones told KNWA-TV. "I look at him and I see five years and maybe more, and he's right at the..." April 30

  • Does Romo restructure pave the way for Adrian Peterson?

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has agreed to restructure his contract to give the team more salary cap space, and already there has been speculation about Romo’s new deal freeing up room to acquire Adrian Peterson. Pro Football Talk reports that Romo’s restructure has created an..." April 02

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    Rand Getlin @Rand_Getlin

    Source: Tony Romo has restructured his contract with the #Cowboys. Will save the team $13M in cap space.

  • Tony Romo restructures deal with Cowboys, according to report

    SB Nation "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo restructured his contract and will save the team $13 million in cap room, according to Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports. In the latest estimations from the NFL Players Association, the Cowboys had just over $2 million of available cap space. Romo was due to..." April 01

  • Tony Romo: Guys like Ray Rice, Greg Hardy deserve a second chance

    CBS Sports "The Cowboys signing of Greg Hardy has been a hot topic in Dallas lately, and everyone seems to have an opinion on it. After Hardy signed with the Cowboys on March 18, the mayor of Dallas called the signing a "shot in the gut," while also adding that adding Hardy wasn't a "good thing." A..." April 01

  • Cowboys' Tony Romo says he would have taken pay cut to keep Murray

    The Score "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo won't have the league's leading rusher in his backfield next year, but if he could, he would take less money to get DeMarco Murray back with the team. "DeMarco ended up asking me, 'Why don't you take a pay cut?'" Romo said on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas on..." April 01

  • Jerry Jones: We need to start looking for future Cowboys QB

    Fox Sports Southwest "Talk to members of the Cowboys' front office, and it leaves the impression that nothing is off limits in next month's NFL draft -- not even quarterback. Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones shared his thoughts about the draft on Tuesday at the NFL's annual meetings. Among several musings..." March 28

  • Tony Romo’s successor? QBs the Cowboys could target in the NFL Draft

    Dallas Morning News "Considering Tony Romo’s age — he’ll be 35 in April — and his history of back problems, the Cowboys need to identify his eventual successor. Brandon Weeden and Dustin Vaughan are the next two in line on the team’s current roster. But should they draft a player to groom over the next couple of..." February 09

  • Cowboys likely to restructure Romo’s contract for cap space

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "In an effort to create more salary cap space, the Cowboys are expected to restructure Tony Romo’s contract at some point this offseason. That’s how the Cowboys designed their six-year, $108 million contract for Romo two years ago, a deal that has $55 million guaranteed. Essentially, the Cowboys..." January 23

  • Tony Romo looks to end playoff demons Sunday in Cowboys-Lions

    CBS Sports "Friday around these parts was spent praising Tony Romo for all the impressive things he's done in December. It was warranted. But let's play devil's avocado for a second and remind everyone what's at stake on the other side of the narrative. Specifically, the continued belief that Romo can't come..." January 02

  • Stafford, Romo playing for reputations Sunday

    Fox Sports Detroit "Matthew Stafford and Tony Romo, two much-maligned quarterbacks throughout most of their careers, will be playing for their reputations Sunday afternoon when the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys meet in the opening round of the NFL playoffs. If the Lions -- who are 6 1/2-point underdogs -- win,..." January 02

  • Jerry Jones, Cowboys downplay significance of Romo's rib injuries

    Fox Sports Southwest "Add Jerry Jones to the list of Cowboys officials downplaying Tony Romo's recent injury revelation following the team's 41-28 win against Chicago. The information that's been collected on Romo's famous back injury could fill multiple books. But it was Romo's ribs that drew attention in the wake..." December 09

  • Romo injury remark draws NFL investigation

    ESPN Dallas "The NFL is investigating why Tony Romo has not been on the Dallas Cowboys' injury report with a rib injury the quarterback claimed he has played with for nearly two months, league spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed to ESPN. Romo said after Thursday night's 41-28 win against the Chicago Bears..." December 06

  • Tony Romo has broken rib, too

    ESPN Dallas "Tony Romo has been dealing with the effects of back surgery this past offseason and two transverse process fractures, and the Dallas Cowboys quarterback let it slip Thursday night that he also has been playing through a broken rib for the better part of two months. Romo said he was not sure in..." December 05

  • 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