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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

Key matchup: Cowboys WR Dez Bryant vs. Redskins' secondary

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
He might be a Pro Bowl snub, but Cowboys WR Dez Bryant might be the hottest receiver in football. Can the Redskins stop him?

Keeping Murray healthy is paramount

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
What a difference having Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray on the field makes, as he showed in the win over the Eagles.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Dwelling on Cowboys' negatives

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The Cowboys often seem to face their demons during their bye week, and this season is no different.

Exploit or avoid: Romo a must-play in Week Three

Posted Sept. 19, 2012 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Tony Romo has a very favorable matchup in Week Three, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening in this week's "Exploit or Avoid."

Thursday's 60-second rant: Could Cowboys be a contender?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
An impressive Week One upset victory over the archrival Giants on a national stage could bode well for the Cowboys’ future.

Cowboys romp past Giants to open season

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 11:49 p.m. ET
Tony Romo threw three TD passes to lead the Cowboys over the Giants in the NFL season opener on Wednesday night.

Cowboys hope pass catchers ready Week One

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Cowboys WRs Dez Bryant and Miles Austin and TE Jason Witten all could miss the season-opening game against the Giants.

Cowboys owner accepts cap hit, not trading Jenkins

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 2:59 a.m. ET
Jerry Jones says the Cowboys have no intention of trading CB Mike Jenkins or any interest in fighting the NFL further about a $10 million salary-cap reduction.

NFC East tension stokes fires again

Posted March 27, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The salary-cap spat involving John Mara and the Redskins and Cowboys is just the first act of what is sure to be a contentious season in the NFC East.

Romo: No talk of new contract yet

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 3:11 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly caught up with Cowboys QB Tony Romo this week at the Ed Block Courage Awards, and he said there has been no discussion of a new deal yet.

Cowboys sign QB Orton

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Needing a veteran backup for Tony Romo, the Cowboys signed QB Kyle Orton on Wednesday to a three-year contract.

Hatcher: Cowboys need leader

Posted Feb. 18, 2012 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have a leadership void. That's the opinion of one man in the middle of the situation, Dallas DE Jason Hatcher.

Bruised Cowboys QB Romo making throws at practice

Posted Dec. 28, 2011 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Tony Romo was on the practice field and throwing with his bruised right hand on Wednesday.

Romo leaves game with hand injury

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Tony Romo left the team's Week 16 game against the Eagles because of a hand injury suffered in the first quarter.

Cowboys' Greisen takes long road back to NFL

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The last man standing from the heralded NFL QB class of 1999 is ... Chris Greisen.

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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