The fate of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo remains up in the air since he may have a say where he ends up.
We reported that Texas A&M, Myles Garrett was reportedly gunning for Cowboy’s Tony Romo QB spot, but Romo’s situation is tricky. Read more…
LatinoAthlete.com has learned that the 37-year-old quarterback is still a starter-caliber quarterback in the NFL. The problem with trading Tony Romo stems with his injury history. With a $24.7 million cap hit for the 2017, a trade is nearly impossible, and here is why.
It’s been said that Romo himself anticipates being released, but is if he becomes a free agent, he’ll be snatched up quickly. NFL teams would be lining up to sign him since he’s is still a valued player despite his injuries.
The veteran reportedly prefers four squads over the rest of the pack, this according to CBS Sports NFL insider Jason La Canfora.
“Tony has teams he’d rather be with than not. The four teams he’s most interested in are Houston, Kansas City, Denver and Arizona.”
Tony Romo, who is on the back end of his career, has a track record that shows he’s an elite player, so it makes sense Romo might want to join a contender.
The problem Romo faces is that the four teams that are a fit are committed to starters right now. The Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph indicated recently he’s prepared to stay in-house. While, the Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid has already committed to Alex Smith for 2017. The Houston Texans already have free-agent bust Brock Osweiler and the Arizona Cardinals just announced Carson Palmer’s return.
Who is left for Tony Romo Trade?
Basically the New York Jets, Cleveland Browns and San Francisco 49ers. It will be interesting what happens to Tony Romo. No matter what happens he will land on his feet ready to play between now and the start of free agency in March.
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