Tony Romo is a flawed quarterback. Talent-wise, he's on the cusp of being one of the NFL's elites, but he has the unfortunate tendency to meltdown in key, late-game situations.
But you have to give the man one thing: he (or, more accurately, his agent) is a helluva negotiator. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports this afternoon that Romo just signed a "blockbuster 6-year extension worth $108 million, making him the highest paid player in franchise history." This per unnamed "league sources."
That's a helluva lot of money, a bit too much I think. Then again, there aren't any available QBs better than Tony Romo. That's apparently what this guy was thinking:
— Corey Jeppesen (@Seejepp) March 29, 2013
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The overall reaction to the news, though, can probably best be summed up by this guy:
LMFAO... RT @adamschefter: And here are the numbers: Dallas is giving QB Tony Romo a six-year extension worth $108 million, per sources.
— dominique (@louboutindom) March 29, 2013