First, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says quarterback Tony Romo is untouchable.
Now head coach Wade Phillips - who never addressed his team after last season and has been publicly silent since 2008 - says he hasn't talked just because, um, he hasn't wanted to.
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So Jones wouldn't exchange Romo for, say, Peyton Manning or Ben Roethlisberger or Tom Brady or Larry Fitzgerald or ... ?
And Phillips was only kidding when at January's Senior Bowl he told reporters he couldn't comment because it was "against the rules"?
On second thought ...
I think I liked it better when the team's gag order was in place.