TONY ROMO TO BE A COW­BOY NO MORE

QB’s star-crossed ca­reer with Cow­boys ends with records, no ring.

Austin American-Statesman - - FRONT PAGE - By David Moore Dal­las Morn­ing News

Tony Romo’s days with the Cow­boys have come to an end.

A move that has been ex­pected for months is set to be­come of­fi­cial to­day when the club will re­lease the vet­eran quar­ter­back, a source told the Dal­las Morn­ing News. If the cut takes ef­fect to­day, at the start of NFL free agency, it would free up $5.1 mil­lion in cap space for the 2017 sea­son, money that can be spent im­me­di­ately on vet­er­ans the Cow­boys hope to re­tain on the de­fen­sive side of the ball.

If Romo is in­stead des­ig­nated as a June 1 cut, that al­lows him to sign with another team im­me­di­ately and cre­ates $14 mil­lion in cap space for the club to use be­gin­ning June 2.

While no sur­prise, the part­ing is sig­nif­i­cant. Romo was the

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Quar­ter­back Tony Romo en­joys a close re­la­tion­ship with Cow­boys owner Jerry Jones. By re­leas­ing him now, Dal­las gives Romo a bet­ter chance to land a start­ing job else­where.

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