Report: Tony Romo Leaving NFL for New Gig

Networks eying QB as an analyst
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 4, 2017 8:21 AM CDT
Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo in action during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Jan. 1, 2017.   (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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(Newser) – Sidelined for all but five games over the past two NFL seasons, Tony Romo is opting for retirement, reports ESPN. Insiders say the Dallas Cowboys quarterback is expected to retire from football Tuesday with plans to pursue a broadcasting career. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport confirmed the news, per, noting Fox, CBS, and NBC are interested in Romo as an analyst. Romo, who turns 37 this month and has recently battled injuries to his back and collarbone, also plans to spend more time with his family, per ESPN. (Read more Tony Romo stories.)

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