REPORT: Tony Romo To Retire From Football & Pursue Broadcasting Career
After the emergence of rookie QB Dak Prescott during the 2016 season, Dallas Cowboys longtime QB Tony Romo became expendable and everybody including him knew it. Since before free agency, it was rumored he would be released and free to sign with another team. That move would never happen.
On Tuesday, the news came down that Romo would retire and pursue a career in broadcasting.
Tony Romo is leaving football and going into broadcasting, even with Dallas planning to release him today, sources tell @toddarcher and me.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 4, 2017
In his tenure, Romo completed 65.3% of his passes for 34,183 yards, tossing 248 TDs to 117 INTs.