Would Jerry trade Romo for the number one pick

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  1. boyzjunkie

    boyzjunkie Active Member

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    Via my tinfoil hair curlers:

    Jerry offers Tony Romo and our first for Houston's first.
  2. yentl911

    yentl911 Well-Known Member

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    No chance. Time to get new curlers
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  3. nake

    nake Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    The Texans had a lousy season last year, so they aren't good enough to trade for a vet QB. They aren't a QB away from contending for the Super Bowl, so I think they opt to rebuild.
  4. daveferr33

    daveferr33 Well-Known Member

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    Not sure how often this needs to be said: the Cowboy are effectively married to Romo for at least the next two years.

    If the Cowboys trade or release Romo before June 1 of this year that would trigger a $32.5 million cap charge (based on his $25 million signing bonus from last year ($20 million of which has yet to hit the cap) and the $12.5 million bonus payment under his restructured deal).

    Cap gurus, please correct my numbers if I am wrong.
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  5. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    I'm confused...is this an actual rumor or something you pulled out of your backside? If it's the latter, the thread title is horrible.
  6. boyzjunkie

    boyzjunkie Active Member

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    Clearly you are unfamiliar with the term "tinfoil hat."
  7. boyzjunkie

    boyzjunkie Active Member

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    My curlers resemble that.
  8. jobberone

    jobberone Ginsu Wolverine Minion Staff Member

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  9. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Zone Supporter

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    If it were 2006? Yes.
    Since it is 2014? No.
  10. Vanilla2

    Vanilla2 Well-Known Member

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    That's generous of the mod to keep this thread active
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  11. Clove

    Clove Shrinkage

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    This would be like waking up in Heaven.
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  12. theSHOW

    theSHOW Benched

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    if cap implications were not effected.
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  13. Hardline

    Hardline Well-Known Member

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    Is Houston the stupidest team in the league?
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  14. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Winter is Coming Staff Member

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    Good grief
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  15. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    Houston isn't that stupid.
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  16. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    Why would the Texans do that? They have a chance to get a QB they can build around & have for years. Tony is 30 whatever with recent back issues.
  17. noshame

    noshame Who wouldn't follow me?

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    Are you trying to get me in trouble with the chief?
    Didn't we discuss this about a week ago?
  18. DanTanna

    DanTanna Original Zone Member Zone Supporter

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    I represent Houston and I accept! BOOM!

    Herschel Walker part II :)
  19. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    It would be a 41 million cap hit to trade Romo.

    The NFL won't allow the Cowboys to play with a roster of 30 players which is what would be required to get under the cap if Romo was traded.
  20. M'Kevon

    M'Kevon A Love Supreme

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    The correct question is "Could Jerry trade Romo for the #1 pick."

    The correct answer is "With a 41 million cap hit, hell no."
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