Romo Humbled by Pro Bowl Nod, Hopes He Can't Go

Tony Romo is hoping he and his teammates will still be playing meaningful football at the end of January

It was announced earlier this week that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo had been named to his fourth career Pro Bowl, but he’s hoping he doesn’t get a chance to play in that game.

It’s not that Romo, or the five teammates who were voted in with him, don’t view the Pro Bowl nod as a high honor; they do of course, but according to Romo, their sights are set on playing a slightly more meaningful game around that time of year--namely, a week after the NFL’s all-star game.

You’re just so focused on trying to win a championship right now,” Romo said, per the Dallas Morning News. “It’s obviously an honor anytime your peers and coaches and fans vote for you. Something like that it’s always a very humbling feeling.

“At the same time, I think we all know what our goals are. Hopefully none of us are playing in that football game and we’re all playing in Arizona for the championship. I think that’s what our minds are focused on right now. It’s just getting ready for the second part of the season.”

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