Cowboys quarterbacks coach: It’s “fun to speculate” about Prescott injury opening door for Romo return

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What if Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott suffers a serious injury early in the 2017 season? Would Tony Romo return?

It’s a topic that most fans don’t want anyone to entertain, for fear of jinxing the second-year signal-caller. Cowboys quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson nevertheless opted recently to go there.

It’s fun to speculate about that, if Dak were to go down in Week Two, would Tony come back?” Wilson recently said, via Scout.com. “I don’t know the answer to that. I just don’t know. Do I think he’s capable of coming back and playing? Most definitely. Does he want to or what his commitment is to the network? I don’t know that, so it’s fun to think about, and it’s fun water-cooler topics to talk about [even without] information to make a definitive answer on that.”

Cowboys fans likely wouldn’t say it’s “fun” to think about what would happen if Prescott were to blow a tire in Week Two, regardless of whether Romo would or wouldn’t return. If Prescott were to go down, the Cowboys surely would try to lure Romo back, with owner Jerry Jones doing his damnedest to get CBS to ensure that Romo’s spot as the No. 1 analyst would remain safe and secure in 2018.

23 responses to “Cowboys quarterbacks coach: It’s “fun to speculate” about Prescott injury opening door for Romo return

  1. I honestly believe Romo and Jerry have already ensured the right clauses exist in the CBS contract.

    All along Jerry said he would do right by Romo. And I believe he did.

    Think about it.

    Jerry has already said there won’t be any honor ceremonies for Romo this year. Romo still hasn’t officially retired. I know there’s a lot of hate for the Cowboys but they’re a very well run organization. Jerry has learned from mistakes and always looks after his guys. Romo is still his guy and if Dak gets hurt in preseason or at any point in September/October, Tony will be coming back.

  2. Why all the pomp for a guy who managed 2 playoff wins in 15 years?

    This is Dak’s team now…..leave Romo out of it…

  3. The guys not even gone yet and the media is talking about bringing him back. Why, so he can get hurt again. Duh, remember any hit from behind on Romo and it’s over.

  4. There is a reason why most assistant coaches get very limited air time, it takes a very special,learned skill to keep your mouth shut just enough as to not put your foot in it.

  5. medialovesthecowboys says:
    May 29, 2017 12:48 PM

    I know there’s a lot of hate for the Cowboys but they’re a very well run organization.
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    By what measure are they a “well run organization”? Certainly it isn’t based on their on-field performance.

    Let’s see how the young QB plays in year 2, and if they are good enough to make it back to the playoffs, let’s see if they can make any noise there.

  6. sportoficionado says:
    There is a reason why most assistant coaches get very limited air time, it takes a very special, learned skill to keep your mouth shut just enough as to not put your foot in it.
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    ^ Bingo!

  7. Best team owner in the history of the NFL Jerry Jones whether you like it or not

  8. An original investment of $140 million is now worth over 4 billion.
    3 SB wins in 4 years.
    10 playoff wins in 4 years from 92-95. Still an NFL record.
    One of the finest stadiums in pro sports. THE finest training facility in pro sports as well. The continued involvement and investment of time with high school sports teams in Frisco Texas.
    Yes, the last 20 years have been without any post season success. Look at the histories of the Patriots, Steelers, Packers, Raiders and any other NFL team and you will find blocks of years with little to no on field success.

  9. Who in their right mind would think having your QB get seriously injured would be fun to speculate about? Is there anyone normal in Dallas other than Dak and Jason Witten? Forget Romo. It’s not his team anymore. Besides,he is made of porcelain and he has a new job anyway. Just ask Phil Simms. If the Cowboys go anywhere this year,it will be Dak who takes them there.

  10. fedora59 says:
    May 29, 2017 2:52 PM

    An original investment of $140 million is now worth over 4 billion.
    3 SB wins in 4 years.
    10 playoff wins in 4 years from 92-95. Still an NFL record.
    One of the finest stadiums in pro sports. THE finest training facility in pro sports as well. The continued involvement and investment of time with high school sports teams in Frisco Texas.
    Yes, the last 20 years have been without any post season success. Look at the histories of the Patriots, Steelers, Packers, Raiders and any other NFL team and you will find blocks of years with little to no on field success.
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    Hooray! The franchise we root for has increased in value! And our practice field is top notch!

    At the end of the day, if the team doesn’t win none of it matters. And yes, those other teams have had periods of failure, but they all end up cleaning house and getting guys that can play. In Dallas they still worship Tony Romo for reasons that escape me.

  11. Best team owner in the history of the NFL Jerry Jones whether you like it or not
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    huh. One would think that at least some measure of superior performance would be needed to support such a statement. Cowboys do sell a lot of jerseys, but I think the geographic and demographic advantage of a Hispanic fan base is largely responsible. I mean fine, good for them, but the team has simply stunk in that good looking uniform for a long time under Jones.

  12. It’s fun to speculate the possibility that the Cowboys made a HUGE mistake.

    Can’t wait to see the speculation become a reality this upcoming season.

  13. .

    Romo sucks as a qb.
    romo will be let go as an announcer and get a job bagging groceries where he will break his hip the first day.
    the guy is a nothing always was always will be.

  14. cosmicredneck81 says:
    May 29, 2017 2:48 PM
    Best team owner in the history of the NFL Jerry Jones whether you like it or not
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    Please define “Best” because it’s tough to rank Jerry Jones as even close to the overall best. Dedicated yes, best no.

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