Armchair quarterbacks and internet GMs may scream with frustration. Jerry Jones doesn’t know what to do with Cowboys’ quarterback Tony Romo.
Romo, who if available would be the biggest name on the quarterback market, is expected to part ways with the Cowboys this offseason after the emergence of Dak Prescott in 2016.
But Jones discussed the difficulty with deciding what to do with Romo during his weekly radio spot on KRLD-AM in Dallas.
“The team we have, especially the offensive side, was built for Tony,” Jones said, via The Dallas Morning News. “This is what it is. It’s a juncture we have to address. I don’t know how ultimately we will resolve this and nobody should be alarmed because you don’t have all the answers. There are some issues here that you just have to see how the cards are playing. But we’ll work to this.”
Dallas could release Romo, giving him a wide open free agency market to choose from and allowing him to pick his next team.
Dallas could also trade Romo, getting back a good haul for the 36-year old veteran signal caller.
There is also the possibility that Romo could retire, but it seems unlikely that Romo would want to end his career that way.
The likely scenario may be for Dallas to pick up the phone and talk trade with quarterback-needy teams such as the Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, New York Jets and Cleveland Browns to gauge their interest.
Other teams such as the Minnesota Vikings could enter the fray. With talk of Adrian Peterson being on his way out of Minnesota, and his reported linking to Dallas, it may make sense for the Cowboys and Vikings to have a conversation.