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Thread: Per Schefter: Dallas Cowboys & Tony Romo agree to monster extension

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    Per Schefter: Dallas Cowboys & Tony Romo agree to monster extension

    Adam Schefter ‏@AdamSchefter 13m
    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 5m
    And here are the numbers: Dallas is giving QB Tony Romo a six-year extension worth $108 million, per sources.
    Albert Breer ‏@AlbertBreer 1m
    Tony Romo's deal is worth $108 million over six years (2014-19), and includes $55 million guaranteed.
    WHAT THE

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    Romo gets 100m from Dallas...

    you have to admit they are committed to him for better or worse...

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    Jerry Jones is a jackass

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    QBs are expensive. Romo is not as bad (for an undrafted free agent) as some people make him out to be. he puts up good numbers. he does need to win a big game though/

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    Quote Originally Posted by King P View Post
    WHAT THE
    It's totally dependent on the bonus money.

    Tony Romo was scheduled to make $52M over the next 4 years, his cap hit for each of those years was over $16M.

    Until you hear the bonus structure, it's hard to know what the deal is.

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    Good move by dallas. \

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    BBWWAAAHHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

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    Bottom line here is if Romo played for another NFL team and turned out to be mediocre over the next few years, the GM who made that deal (55 MILLION guaranteed!?) would be crucified, but in Dallas, JJ isn't going to fire himself if Romo sucks going forward.

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    How many years? He is 34.

    My guess is 7.

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    romo is 10x better than sanchez.

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    Eagles, Giants, Skins fans gotta be laughing their asses off

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    Wow. $55MM guaranteed. These QB contracts are getting out of hand. But there won't be a bubble. I am a Romo apologist but at least Flacco carried his team to a SB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nike View Post
    romo is 10x better than sanchez.
    100x.

    But that isn't the point.

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    Good for Romo. guy is banking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nike View Post
    romo is 10x better than sanchez.
    The sky is blue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Batmans A Scientist View Post
    It's totally dependent on the bonus money.

    Tony Romo was scheduled to make $52M over the next 4 years, his cap hit for each of those years was over $16M.

    Until you hear the bonus structure, it's hard to know what the deal is.
    Whoa... $55M Guaranteed?

    So, there has to be an assumption that they are saving money against the cap this season.

    Year
    Base Salary Prorated*Bonus Roster Bonus
    2013 $5,000,000 $5,500,000 $2,580,000
    2014 $5,000,000 $5,500,000 $8,420,000
    2015 $6,000,000 $5,500,000 $6,000,000
    2016 $9,000,000 $5,500,000 $0
    2017 $15,000,000 $5,500,000 $0
    2018 $18,000,000 $5,500,000 $0

    Maybe?

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    These QB deals are idiotic for the guys that are getting them Flacco and Romo are not hof huge franchise guys. Just stupid.

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    55 guaranteed? WHY??? who the **** would have even given him 20? Why would Dallas bid against themselves?

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    Romo = overrated

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    Aaron Rogers is gonna be laughing all the way to the bank after the deals Flacco and Romo just got....

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