The Dallas Cowboys managed to slide under the salary cap before last Tuesday’s deadline without giving quarterback Tony Romo a new, more cap-friendly deal, but the talks have carried over into the NFL’s free agency period--and executive vice president Stephen Jones seems confident that a deal will get done at some point.
"There's never really a start or stop time with Tony," Jones told reporters in Phoenix, where the NFL Owners Meetings are being held this week, per ESPN Dallas. "I do think it will get done."
Asked if Anthony Spencer’s new deal or Romo’s was of greater importance to the team’s immediate future, Jones was quick to answer.
“Tony’s,” he said. “Quarterbacks take precedence.”
With his current deal, Romo is set to become a free agent following the 2013 season. Obviously, the Cowboys are looking to avoid that and lock up their franchise quarterback long-term.
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