Cowboys Could Restructure Romo’s Deal

Tony Romo currently has the highest cap figure in football

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The Dallas Cowboys aren’t sure whether they’ll restructure Tony Romo’s contract this offseason to free up some cap space, but the option is certainly on the table.

That’s still out there, and we know what our options are,” said Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones, per the Dallas Morning News. “We’re just going to, as we move forward, get more definitive about who we’re going to be working with, and we’ll make those decisions.”

Romo’s current salary cap figure is the highest in the NFL at $27.773 million. If they do restructure, they could convert some portion of his $17 million base salary to bonus money. This would bump his cap number up in coming years, but the Cowboys are confident that this won’t be dead money--that Romo has several good seasons left.  

“I still think Tony has a lot of time left, personally,” Jones said.

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