Tony Romo and Cowboys reach blockbuster six-year extension
ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reports that, per sources, the Cowboys and Tony Romo have reached a six-year extension to make Romo the highest paid player in team history. The deal is worth $108 million, with $55 guaranteed. The Cowboys Chief Operating Officer Stephen Jones and Romo’s agents did the deal together.
The Cowboys put all business on hold on Friday to focus on the Romo deal. The QB has gone 17-21 in the past three seasons, and hasn’t led the Cowboys to a playoff game since 2009. He’s also notched only one career playoff win. Still, he’s been a top-ten QB and is coming off career highs in attempts (648) and passing yards (4,903). At 33, the extension will keep Romo with the Cowboys until he’s 39.
Cowboys and Tony Romo reached an agreement on blockbuster 6-year extension that makes him highest paid player in team history, per sources.—
Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 29, 2013