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John Elway, Jerry Jones haven’t talked about Tony Romo

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Although the annual meetings technically began Sunday in Arizona, plenty of league personnel already have been here working on plenty of things via plenty of meetings discussing plenty of topics.

During the time that Broncos G.M. John Elway and Cowboys owner/G.M. Jerry Jones spent together, however, one specific subject has not been broached.

“We’ve been here all week and [Tony Romo’s] name never came up,’’ Elway said Sunday, via Mike Klis of 9news.com.

Many have assumed that Jones, who is believed to have told Romo on March 8 that he’d be released before changing his mind, wanted to delay the move until at least the league meetings, given the possibility of a trade offer. The Broncos seemed to be poised to make a run at Romo when it appeared he’d be released; they’ve sent strong and consistent signals that they won’t trade for him.

The Texans have done the same, but the current thinking is that, if any team blinks and makes an offer to the Cowboys, it will be the Texans.

Then there’s the possibility that Jones doesn’t want Romo to play for the Texans. At this point, Jones may prefer to see Romo retire to broadcasting. That way, Romo would never do what Peyton Manning did after the Colts moved on from him — thrive elsewhere and win a Super Bowl.

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26 Responses to “John Elway, Jerry Jones haven’t talked about Tony Romo”
  1. thetooloftools says: Mar 26, 2017 10:17 PM

    Elway has nothing to say. Dallas is going to cut Romo unless Jerry has lost his mind.
    It is what it is. But Jerry might just pay him to carry a clip board out of loyalty.

  2. stillabengalsfan says: Mar 26, 2017 10:23 PM

    Pretty soon Jerry will hold up his end of the “do right” plan and release Tony. No one is going to trade for him.

  3. trentdilfer08 says: Mar 26, 2017 10:37 PM

    Thought Elway shafted Baltimore… Hated Him

    Learned Elway shafted the Irsays… OK in my book.

  4. polegojim says: Mar 26, 2017 10:44 PM

    It doesn’t matter.

    With how LITTLE Denver has done to improve the O line… Tony ain’t coming to Denver… he wants to walk and LIVE.

  5. metalhead65 says: Mar 26, 2017 10:50 PM

    the colts did not move on from manning he moved on from them. he refused a pay cut to stay and they smartly refused to pay him another 20 million to get hurt again. not a colts fan but they were not the bad guys in that situation and with the contract he got from the broncos it was all about the money.

  6. whodat5150 says: Mar 26, 2017 10:57 PM

    Tony Romo wants to start and it won’t be in Dallas. Jerry Jones can’t spare the money to keep him and Romo is NOT willing to carry a clipboard regardless (no such word as “irregardless”) of how much he’s being paid. He’ll take a pay cut to go to a competitive team, in hopes of a shot at a Lombardi. The only issue is how much of a pay cut is he willing to take.

  7. bannedfromchoirpractice says: Mar 26, 2017 10:59 PM

    KC should try and land either Romo or Kaepernick. Alex needs to ride the bench for the rest of his career. Other than that, some team might try and pick up Romo as the equivalent of a sympathy-(fill in the blank). It’s all gravy from here on for Romo. I’d trade bank accounts with him.

  8. maverick2560 says: Mar 26, 2017 11:14 PM

    I believe if Tony had his choice he would definitely pick Denver.
    Can you imagine Tony playing under an O’Brien/Belichick type
    authoritative regime vs Denver where QB’s of the past have been
    the power over the coaching staff. That was true before Elway moved
    into the front office. Now it is the perfect fit for Tony. A place where
    the GM is best friends with the QB and a QB like Romo has all of the
    say.
    A few roadblocks exist especially Tony’s contract. Given how the
    Jones family has treated Tony …the renegotiation should be an area
    where Tony assists. The Jones have treated Tony like no other.
    They deserve a chance to get value. Try …Tony ..try…in light you did what you wanted always…how you didn’t report for rehab ..like other players…how your behavior was difficult for Garrett a first time coach ..to make him explain to other players ..who were not on time or
    blew off rehab …how it was ok to fine them ..but not Tony.

  9. Bizzareslantpass says: Mar 26, 2017 11:17 PM

    @whodat5150
    You’re comment was right on the money until you played Word Police, and sounded like a DB. .

  10. Bizzareslantpass says: Mar 26, 2017 11:17 PM

    Take the You’re/your bait 😉

  11. staffordisbetterthanyourteamsqb says: Mar 26, 2017 11:19 PM

    whodat5150 says:
    Mar 26, 2017 10:57 PM
    Tony Romo wants to start and it won’t be in Dallas. Jerry Jones can’t spare the money to keep him and Romo is NOT willing to carry a clipboard regardless (no such word as “irregardless”) of how much he’s being paid. He’ll take a pay cut to go to a competitive team, in hopes of a shot at a Lombardi. The only issue is how much of a pay cut is he willing to take.

    Thanks for the unsolicited English lesson. Did anyone claim irregardless was a word?

  12. deneb1973 says: Mar 26, 2017 11:27 PM

    This silliness ends on or before April 17 when the Cowboys start their offseason program. If Romo is on the team and is injured during the program his salary is guarantied. Jones hopes that the Texans will blink before he is forced to cut Romo. Why would the Texans bid against themselves? They’re the only destination that makes any sense for Romo. If he was going to retire he would have already done so – and started his new gig by reporting on the NFL meetings this week. Jones is bluffing (and apparently lying). Arrogance coupled with childish tantrum.

  13. bannedfromchoirpractice says: Mar 26, 2017 11:44 PM

    Bizzareslantpass says:
    Mar 26, 2017 11:17 PM
    Take the You’re/your bait 😉
    ———————————-

    Dude, you come off as a little paranoid about grammar. Take an online course, sign up for Grammarly, or do something to put your mind at ease, and write with the big dogs. Police yourself and you’ll never have to worry about others policing you.

  14. A happy green parrot says: Mar 27, 2017 1:23 AM

    Of course they havent talked. They texted.

  15. curtj5 says: Mar 27, 2017 2:18 AM

    Kinda sad. I’ve been rooting for Romo ever since he botched that field goal snap lol

  16. tinkletinkleonyourstar says: Mar 27, 2017 7:48 AM

    Still so thankful that Romo botched that snap and that it will forever be associated with him. Hahahahaha!!!!

  17. abninf says: Mar 27, 2017 7:50 AM

    thetooloftools says:

    But Jerry might just pay him to carry a clip board out of loyalty.
    ===============================

    Loyalty? Perhaps it would be so he could have the best backup in the NFL, and affordable because of what Dak is paid.

  18. cowboysteve56 says: Mar 27, 2017 9:17 AM

    @ polegojim..Ron Leary went to Denver so don’t say they did nothing to that offensive line.Last I checked Leary would start anywhere.

  19. 49ersfury says: Mar 27, 2017 9:18 AM

    Theres way more 49er fans in Dallas than Cowboys fans. If 49era played in the Dallas area the Cowboys would be moving to Vegas too.

    49ers
    Real America’s Team.

  20. silvernblacksabbath says: Mar 27, 2017 9:45 AM

    He’ll be in Denver unfortunately.. I’d rather see him in Houston and out of the AFC West.

  21. nhpats says: Mar 27, 2017 10:16 AM

    why all the hype for a broken-down guy with two playoff wins in over a decade?

  22. 5280broncosfan says: Mar 27, 2017 10:32 AM

    The latest rumor out of Denver is: Paxton Lynch has been working with a QB coach in FL for the last 2 months and Elway is sending a few coaches to evaluate his progress. If they feel he’s ready to be the starter and win games, No Romo. If he’s still not ready, they’ll bring in Romo as a UFA and trade Siemian. Elway had made a few mistakes as GM, but he’s nowhere near dumb enough to trade for a frail 37yo QB with 3yr-$60m left on his contract. If Romo signs in Denver, it’s rumored the deal would be 1yr- $10m w/incentives.

  23. babygaga19 says: Mar 27, 2017 11:27 AM

    If Lynch isn’t ready start his second year, he is a bust.

  24. Sinuous Sausage says: Mar 27, 2017 12:14 PM

    If this happens, Denver should keep all three QBs. Shouldn’t be too onerous given how cheap Siemian and Lynch are at the moment.

  25. denverscott says: Mar 27, 2017 12:27 PM

    polegojim says:
    Mar 26, 2017 10:44 PM
    It doesn’t matter.

    With how LITTLE Denver has done to improve the O line… Tony ain’t coming to Denver… he wants to walk and LIVE

    Except for the fact that he’s expressed interest in playing for Denver.

    babygaga19 says:
    Mar 27, 2017 11:27 AM
    If Lynch isn’t ready start his second year, he is a bust

    Tell that to Rodgers or Steve Young. Yup, total busts….in Canton.

  26. wib22 says: Mar 27, 2017 12:33 PM

    jerrah is a joke.

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