To fully understand quarterback Tony Romo’s new contract with the Dallas Cowboys, you must understand that it’s actually four different contracts.
The deal is done as of Friday afternoon, to the tune of Romo being given a reported six-year contract, $108-million that will make him the highest-paid player in franchise history.
Dallas has interest in defensive back Ronde Barber (Bucs), receiver Laurent Robinson (Jaguars) and defensive back Michael Huff (Raiders).
The Cowboys are wielding a credit card more than they are wielding a pair of scissors as they make salary adjustments to slice more than $20 million from the cap in order to slide under the NFL’s expected 2012 salary cap of $123 million.
The Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday opened discussions with representatives for quarterback Tony Romo on what might be a three- or four-year extension of his contract.
It doesn’t matter how many times the question comes up, or in what form, the answer remains the same: the Cowboys have every intention of keeping Tony Romo in Dallas.
“There is a lot of people trying to come in and obviously they didn’t know it was him, but once they figured out it was him they let him right in.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones celebrated his 70th birthday on Saturday, October 13. He was born on Friday the 13th! What would you like to give him for a birthday present?
Where is the conflict? Where is the “power struggle’’? Do Cowboys followers truly believe Jerry Jones is storming into special-teams meetings at Valley Ranch?
The news that Jason Witten is working on signing an “injury waiver’’ in order to free him to play in tonight’s game at the Giants is news to the Dallas Cowboys.
Witten, Stephen Jones says, “will do some good work on the field in the next few days. No contact, but work to max-out his body.’’
The ‘war room’ is being prepped at Valley Ranch and there are over 140 names on the Cowboys big board…it’s almost NFL Draft Day!