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Jerry Jones: Finding Romo's Successor Not a High Priority in This Draft

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    Whether influenced by a pair of moves that virtually guarantee the top two quarterbacks in the draft will go with the first and second picks or not, finding Tony Romo’s successor isn’t much of a priority for the Dallas Cowboys at this going into the 2016 NFL Draft this week, according to owner and general manager Jerry Jones.

    "In this draft, it's not a high one," Jones said, per the Dallas Morning News. "Certainly not a high enough priority to make a bad decision or a forced decision."

    Jones has been openly optimistic about Romo’s future, saying (many times, actually) that he believes the four-time Pro Bowler has four to five good years left. Considering, he’d hate to draft a quarterback now just to leave him on the bench for the next half decade.

    "And you have a multi-million dollar decision to make and you really haven't seen him under fire," Jones said. "That decision might deal you an awkward place 36 months down the road. I like to say in months just to remind me how quick that decision will come, rather than years.”