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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:47:30 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) will sit out practice Friday, July 25 as part of a preplanned day off, according to Jason Garrett. Romo is scheduled to take all the first-team reps Saturday, July 26. "We talked about this beforehand with all of our players. Whenever they are coming back, to be mindful of the two-a-days and what they are doing. You are out here for an hour. It doesn't seem like much. It's a walk through situation. But you warm up for that, cool down and get started again in the afternoon," Garrett said. "We just wanted to make sure we are careful on the two-a-days and then the consecutive two-a-days. I think the schedule sets up pretty well for him the next few days. It gives him a chance to get himself settled in. We will keep an eye on him every day."
Fantasy Tip: It is not surprising that the Cowboys would be cautious in training camp With Romo coming off back surgery, especially early in camp. This will be something to keep an eye on, but it does not appear to be something to be concerned about for now.
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:53:36 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) recently said he's "miles ahead of last year" in regards to his conditioning. Romo added that this year he'll be perfecting his play more than trying to "hammer everything out."
Fantasy Tip: Romo has proven to be a QB1 since 2007. The back injury and recovery are causing him to slide in drafts this year. He could be a late-round steal if he returns to form. For now, consider him a QB2 with QB1 potential.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:28:02 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) said he hasn't played golf since his first of two back operations in April 2013.
Fantasy Tip: Romo has been knocked in the past for focusing too much on his golf game in the offseason and not enough on football, but his critics won't be able to use that against him this year. More importantly for fantasy purposes, Romo is making the necessary sacrifices to help ensure his back will hold up.
Sat, 14 Jun 2014 23:22:28 -0700
If Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo continues to play at a high level, the Cowboys will not prioritize quarterback until the 2016 NFL Draft. However, if Romo struggles with performance or health this year, the team could target someone early in the upcoming draft.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:33:22 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo said he can still play for many years after undergoing back surgery at the end of the 2013 season. "I'll be able to play for a while," Romo said. "There are way too many cases where you see people come back; Troy Aikman had it -- they won a Super Bowl the same season. Joe Montana comes back and wins two Super Bowls. They had the same surgery."
Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:33:05 -0700
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said the team likely will not increase QB Tony Romo's (back) workload during the mandatory minicamp next week. Romo has been throwing during individual drills and sitting out during team drills.
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 06:42:52 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) said his rehab from back surgery is speeding up. "I'm to a point where you can push it and kind of go, and I feel like at this point I could play in a game if I had to," Romo said. "In the next couple weeks I think I'll be 100 percent."
Fantasy Tip: It's likely the team is still going to be cautious with him until and through training camp.
Tue, 27 May 2014 11:58:29 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) said he is right on schedule in his rehab from back surgery. Romo said he started throwing at full velocity about a month ago.
Fantasy Tip: Everything continues to look good for Romo to be ready for Week 1, although there is some risk in investing in a QB coming off back surgery. If he continues to progress, he should be viewed as a midrange QB1.
Tue, 27 May 2014 09:27:20 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) is on the field for practice Tuesday, May 27.
Tue, 27 May 2014 06:00:42 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) will take one-third of the snaps in the early part of organized training activities.
Thu, 22 May 2014 16:34:56 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) said he hopes to be able to play another five seasons.
Thu, 22 May 2014 11:08:10 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo is happy the team is building through the offensive line. "As a quarterback, that half-second, that tenth of a second can make the difference in completing a pass or not," Romo said. "A lot of that is dictated as to whether or not you have that extra time. I think it goes to show the organization is building through the lines and that's the way you win in the National Football League late in the year."
Wed, 21 May 2014 16:21:37 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) has no doubts that he'll be able to return in 2014 after undergoing back surgery last December. He has been limited in on-field workouts the past several weeks, but he plans on doing more during organized team activities next week. "I'm getting close," Romo said. "We're just going to be smart during the OTAs and have a little bit of a pitch count but we're going to go out there each day and try to do all that we can. The guys are working hard and doing great and I think we're going to be ready."
Fantasy Tip: A QB at Romo's age coming off back surgery isn't the most sound fantasy football investment. However, if he looks good during offseason workouts and training camp, he should be viewed as a midrange QB1.
Sat, 17 May 2014 14:25:02 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) has been limited thus far with the goal for him to be ready for the team portion of offseason training activities.
Wed, 14 May 2014 10:52:53 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) should be ready for the start of training camp and will be ready for the start of the regular season, according to executive vice president Stephen Jones.
Sat, 10 May 2014 05:32:30 -0700
Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones told QB Tony Romo that the team drafting QB Johnny Manziel in the 2014 NFL Draft was highly unlikely.
Fri, 09 May 2014 19:00:15 -0700
Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel was the highest-rated player on their draft board when they picked in the first round of the 2014 Draft, but did not select Manziel because they have too much invested in QB Tony Romo.
Thu, 08 May 2014 23:12:51 -0700
Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said it was not a difficult decision to pass on Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel in the NFL Draft in favor of Notre Dame OL Zack Martin, calling it an "obvious football decision." Jones said selecting Manziel wasn't a thought and that "... no way any quarterback comes in and beats out Tony Romo." Jones said Romo is the franchise quarterback for several years to come.
Wed, 07 May 2014 09:07:29 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) took part in on-field workouts for the first time this offseason Tuesday, May 6.
Fantasy Tip: Romo is expected to be fully healthy for training camp and the preseason. Going into fantasy football drafts, he should be considered a mid-range QB1.
Tue, 06 May 2014 14:57:00 -0700
Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones isn't looking to select a quarterback in the NFL Draft. He believes the team's best shot is with a healthy QB Tony Romo (back). Jones notes the Cowboys are not in a rebuilding mode and that the odds of winning with a rookie quarterback are nothing to get excited about.
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:23:24 -0700
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo's (back) passes still have the same velocity as they always have, according to Cowboys TE Jason Witten. Witten noted that Romo embraces the challenge of returning from injury.
Fantasy Tip: Romo has been participating in offseason workouts since they began earlier this month. It's an encouraging sign, especially since Romo did not participate in OTAs last season. As of now, Romo is a borderline QB1 but does carry some risk with the offseason back surgery.
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:34:37 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) said he is feeling good as he is recovering from his offseason back surgery. Romo was able to begin his throwing program when offseason workouts began last week.
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:15:08 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys will not be punished for leaving QB Tony Romo (back) off their Week 16 injury report. Romo played all four quarters but left in the second half due to a back injury. Owner and general manager Jerry Jones and Romo hinted that Romo's back may have been injured before the game. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said the Cowboys were informed last month that the league's review concluded there was no violation.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:35:00 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) will take part in the team's voluntary offseason program beginning Monday, April 21, according to a source. Players are allowed to lift weights, run sprints and conduct football activities without coach supervision. The team will have organized team activities starting May 28 until June 12. Romo is expected to be available for most of the activities.
Fantasy Tip: Romo is ahead of schedule and should be 100 percent ready to go for training camp and the 2014 regular season.
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 08:32:38 -0700
Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten said QB Tony Romo (back) is on track to come back better than ever. "Seems like he's excited to get back and get healthy," Witten said. "And I think all of us are eager to get going. I can't speak for him, but I think everything's on track. We're excited for the offseason. We have a lot to prove. We know exactly what we have to do."
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:15:46 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) may not be ready to throw during organized team activities, even though head coach Jason Garrett is optimistic. "We feel like he's right on schedule and hopefully will be ready to go once we get out on the field in the spring," Garrett said Wednesday morning at the NFL owners meetings. "He's moving around. He hasn't been out on the field or anything like that yet. By all accounts he's doing well."
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:35:05 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) is ahead of schedule in his recovery from back surgery last December, according to team owner Jerry Jones. "He is ahead of expectations," Jones said. "He is ahead of where we expected him to be."
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:35:21 -0700
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said the team is not rebuilding, and that team's don't rebuild when you have QB Tony Romo. "Not at all. You don't rebuild with Romo," Jones said at the NFL's owners meetings. "The firepower we have on offense and where we are with our running backs, and our receivers -- you don't rebuild with an offense that's got the capability we've got.
"We didn't bring [Scott] Linehan in here to rebuild."
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:35:38 -0700
Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said QB Tony Romo (back) has not started throwing at this point but is on scheduled to participate in offseason workouts.
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:27:57 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) said his recovery from back surgery is going well, and he's on track to participate in the team's organized activities next month. "It's going good," said Romo. "We're getting close now to (returning). Usually takes three months, it's just normal kinda roundabout date that they give ya and we're right on schedule. Really ahead in a lot of ways. Just going to be ready to go here in about a month and rehab is going good, no setbacks of any kind. Mine (surgery) was just a normal small version of it, so I should be good to go here shortly."
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 06:13:24 -0800
Updating an earlier report, Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo's salary cap number for 2015 is $27.7 million. This means he'll likely have to restructure his contract every year.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 05:36:57 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys restructured QB Tony Romo's contract to free up $10 million in salary cap space. The move will convert $12.5 million of Romo's $13.5 million base salary into a signing bonus, dropping his salary-cap figure from $21.773 million to $11.773 million. The team is now less than $1 million over the cap.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 09:33:10 -0800
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said offensive coordinator Scott Linehan will be the brains behind the offense this year, assistant Bill Callahan will be in a running-game role and head coach Jason Garrett will be out of the offensive mix completely. Jones also said QB Tony Romo will be "more involved" in the offense than he was last year.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:51:31 -0800
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) is expected to be ready to participate in full when the Cowboys offseason program begins April 21. "All I can go off of is what the doctors and trainers tell me, which is they think he'll make a full recovery and be fine," Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said Wednesday. "He's obviously on a timeline, but there's no concern on his timeline this year missing anything like he did last year."
Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:49:10 -0800
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) is progressing nicely in his rehab after having back surgery, and he's in the first phase of his exercises, according to multiple sources. Romo had experienced relief after the surgery and is expected to be on target to be ready for offseason team activities in the spring. He's currently participating in core and stabilization drills.
Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:17:44 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys will look to restructure QB Tony Romo's contract this offseason because he has a $21.7 million salary cap figure next season.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 10:37:25 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys may look to restructure the contracts of QB Tony Romo, LB Sean Lee, TE Jason Witten and CB Brandon Carr this offseason. The team could create around $21 million in salary cap space if they restructured the four contracts.
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 10:48:22 -0800
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) attended team meetings two days after having back surgery.
Sun, 29 Dec 2013 16:27:47 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys have declared CB B.W. Webb, OT Darrion Weems, LB Ernie Sims, FS Jakar Hamilton, LB Martez Wilson, LB Sean Lee, QB Tony Romo inactive for Week 17.
Sat, 28 Dec 2013 16:50:14 -0800
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) is expected to be able to participate in offseason workouts.
Sat, 28 Dec 2013 06:14:26 -0800
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) is already home after undergoing surgery Friday, Dec. 27, on his back.
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 08:42:00 -0800
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) is expected to be ready for offseason training activities.
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 08:22:58 -0800
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) underwent back surgery Friday, Dec. 27, and will go on Injured Reserve.
Fantasy Tip: This isn't a surprise after all the reports that surfaced earlier this week. The hope is that he has enough time to heal in order to take part in some offseason activities.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:44:00 -0800
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 26.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:38:11 -0800
Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten isn't ready to rule QB Tony Romo (back) out for Week 17 against the Philadelphia Eagles. "I wouldn't count him out until he's out," Witten said. "There's no question. That wouldn't surprise me, but I do think obviously this is different situation (it) seems like with the back and however that plays out. But you've got to prepare with Kyle (Orton) and go as if that's the case and then see how it plays out." Romo has not practiced so far this week.
Fantasy Tip: The Cowboys have stated that Romo probably won't need to practice in order to play in Week 17, but we think that's doubtful. You should already have planned to be without Romo this weekend. If he miraculously plays, deal with that decision later.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 08:47:39 -0800
Updating previous reports, Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) only noticed slight improvement in his back after an epidural injection earlier this week. He didn't practice, attend the team meeting or the gameplan meeting Thursday, Dec. 26.
Wed, 25 Dec 2013 17:28:39 -0800
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) did not take part in practice Wednesday, Dec. 25.
Fantasy Tip: Romo is expected to miss the Week 17 game due to a back injury which requires surgery, although head coach Jason Garrett has said the starter has not been ruled out yet. It seems like Garrett is playing possum with the opponent, the Philadelphia Eagles, and it is extremely unlikely Romo suits up.
Wed, 25 Dec 2013 12:27:58 -0800
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) is not participating in practice Wednesday, Dec. 25.
Wed, 25 Dec 2013 12:14:06 -0800
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said QB Tony Romo (back) is considered day-to-day at this point. Garrett said Romo is receiving treatment and is fighting through the injury.
Tue, 24 Dec 2013 09:46:07 -0800
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is holding out hope that QB Tony Romo (back) can make it back to face the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 17 to determine the division winner. "He is going through treatment beginning (Monday), and if that treatment has positive implications that it certainly has a chance to have, then he should not be ruled out in any way for this game," Jones said. "On the other hand, we paid a lot of money several years ago for just this very circumstance."