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Cowboys reach 6 year deal with Romo

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by ThrowuptheXDez88, Mar 29, 2013.

  1. The Natural

    The Natural Well-Known Member

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  2. Stinger_Splash

    Stinger_Splash Active Member

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    6 more years of mediocrity but worth 100 mil. Jerry is a moron.
  3. reddyuta

    reddyuta Well-Known Member

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    55 million is outrageous for a QB who has won one post season game.
  4. Gemini Dolly

    Gemini Dolly Well-Known Member

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    55 million guaranteed :eek:
  5. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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    I'm shocked how much it is but they want him locked up
  6. alecweezy

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  7. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Just as many of us predicted. 17-18 mil per year if stretched out so the "real dollars" may be lower. I was guessing 40 or so guaranteed (maybe 40) so we'll see.
    The only real money is what is guaranteed, plus year 1 salary.

    55 guaranteed.
    This contract is written to void after four years I bet.
  8. pancakeman

    pancakeman Well-Known Member

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    Not at all.
    All other things being equal, quarterback contracts are always higher than other positions, and recent contracts are always higher than older ones. So a fresh franchise quarterback contract pretty much always going to be highest in team history.
  9. MartinRamone

    MartinRamone Well-Known Member

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    LOL :lmao: Romo's agent deserves an award.
  10. Cowboy_Shawn

    Cowboy_Shawn Active Member

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    A little more than I expected. I don't think he earned that amount but oh well.

    I have to see how this will impact our cap 3 years down the road once he's regressed.
  11. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    :jackpot: :jackpot: :jackpot:

    Drinks on Tony tonight :)
  12. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    Highest paid Cowboy is relative, onsidering the last QB worth anything was aikman and the contract he signed in 1993 was the highest in the league 50 mill over 8 years with 11mill guaranteed. The league now has players approaching the 100 million mark for 6 year deals with 40-50 million guaranteed.
  13. BigDPlayer

    BigDPlayer Active Member

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    Holy Paycheck Batman!! Wowsers... But I do love me some Romo! Without him we are nothing in this league QB is everything. And you got to pay to play these days.

    Good job to management for getting it done and now onto the business of winning!!

  14. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    :eek: $108mil.
  15. pupulehaole

    pupulehaole Well-Known Member

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    Great. Can't wait for the next 6 years of 8-8.
  16. Gemini Dolly

    Gemini Dolly Well-Known Member

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  17. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    That's right.
  18. Super_Kazuya

    Super_Kazuya Well-Known Member

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    Great day for the Cowboys and a good jumping off point for Romo haters. And I'm not even gloating here, just genuinely wonder why anyone would want to stay on if they don't like the face of the franchise. Who are you rooting for then, Jerry? The ghost of Tom Landry? Let it go, find a new team.
  19. DIAF

    DIAF DivaLover159

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    I literally feel sick.

    Seriously, take a hike with this Crap.
  20. JohnsKey19

    JohnsKey19 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah. The big story all offseason is going to be Romo getting more guaranteed money than Flacco. NFL Network is building an hour long special as we speak.

    Anyway.......I wonder how much cap room this gives us?

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