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Tony Romo

Tony Romo - #9 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 230 lbs.
Birthday 04/21/1980
Birthplace San Diego, CA
College Eastern Illinois
Years played 11

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
90.5 4903 28

Austin unlikely to leave Dallas now

Posted Feb. 24, 2010 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has said that he intends to sign restricted free-agent WR Miles Austin to a long-term deal, but the team won't use the franchise tag on him.

Cowboys will get Jones, Choice more work

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
One of the interesting subplots of the Cowboys' offseason will be the talk about how much more work Felix Jones and Tashard Choice will get — and perhaps how much less will be in the hands of Marion Barber.

Cowboys likely won't blow up O-line

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The immediate reaction from the playoff loss was that the O-line must be the area the Cowboys must focus the most on improving in the offseason.

Cowboys give Phillips two more years

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
The Cowboys announced a well-anticipated new contract for head coach Wade Phillips today that runs through the 2011 season.

All signs point to Dallas' Phillips returning

Posted Jan. 18, 2010 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
Although there has not been official word yet, Cowboys players indicated after the loss to the Vikings that Wade Phillips was going to be back next season.

Favre, Vikings advance with win over Cowboys

Posted Jan. 17, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Four touchdown passes from Brett Favre put the Vikings within a game of the Super Bowl with a 34-3 rout of the Dallas Cowboys to advance to the NFC championship Sunday.

Balance of power shifting back to NFC

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
PFW's Hub Arkush says a glance at the remaining playoff teams provides a good indication that the NFC has become a stronger conference than the AFC, with four championship-caliber NFC teams and only two such AFC clubs in the ...

Vikes, ’Boys have plenty of playoff history

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
When Dallas visits Minnesota this Sunday it will mark the seventh time the two clubs have faced off in the playoffs — none more memorable than the divisional-playoff contest in 1975 that offered one of the greatest (and most controversial) finishes ...

’Boys' Austin says improvement led to breakout

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
Ask Cowboys WR Miles Austin what he makes of his phenomenal season and he will point to the increased work he has put in over the past year.

Phillips: Barber 'wasn't feeling right' against Eagles

Posted Jan. 10, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The health of Cowboys RB Marion Barber has become one of the few issues following the team's rousing playoff victory over the Eagles.

Cowboys beat Eagles 34-14, end playoff skid

Posted Jan. 09, 2010 @ 11:44 p.m. ET
Tony Romo broke open a scoreless game with five straight scoring drives in the second quarter, sending Dallas past Philadelphia 34-14 Saturday night for the Cowboys' first playoff victory since 1996. Dallas had lost six straight postseason games and would ...

NFC playoff primer

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
He may be only a bit player in the Saints' offense, but RB Reggie Bush is still a player to watch in the upcoming playoffs. PFW analyzes the offenses and defenses of the NFC's six postseason participants and speculates ...

Romo taking sacks makes Cowboys better

Posted Jan. 02, 2010 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
QB Tony Romo is having his best and most complete season in terms of taking care of the football and making plays without hurting his team.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 30, 2013
Romo and the Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a six-year contract extension worth $108 million, with about half of it guaranteed. The agreement was reported on the team's website Friday. The deal will lower Romo's salary cap number of $16.8 million for 2013, giving the team more room to sign free agents and draft picks.||||||| Romo, who turns 33 next month and was entering the final year of his contract, gets $55 million guaranteed and could be with Dallas through 2019. Super Bowl winner Joe Flacco got $52 million guaranteed in the six-year, $120.6 million contract he signed with Baltimore earlier this month. Romo is the franchise leader in touchdown passes but has just one playoff win in six full seasons as the starter.
Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Romo threw three interceptions against Washington on Sunday - matching his total from the last eight games combined. A poor throw was picked by Rob Jackson when the Cowboys had a chance to drive for a winning score in the final minutes.||||||| Romo almost became the first Dallas quarterback to throw for 5,000 yards in a season, but his career is instead further tainted by post-Christmas disappointments. He also had Week 17 losses to the Philadelphia Eagles (44-6) in 2008 and the New York Giants (31-14) last year, as well as his 1-3 record in playoff games.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Romo was 26 for 43 for 416 yards and a season-best four touchdowns in the Cowboys' loss to the Saints on Sunday.||||||| Romo has been red-hot, throwing for 17 touchdowns and just three interceptions the past two months.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Romo passed for 341 yards and a pair of touchdowns as the Dallas Cowboys moved into a tie for first in the NFC East with a 27-24 overtime win over Pittsburgh on Sunday.||||||| Romo, who surpassed 25,000 career yards in the win, has topped 300 yards in six of the past eight games and led the Cowboys (8-6) to five wins in their last six contests.
Posted Dec. 16, 2012
Romo has surpassed 25,000 yards passing.||||||| Romo broke that mark with a 24-yard touchdown pass to Dez Bryant late in the third quarter of Sunday's home game against Pittsburgh.

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