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Jerry Jones Comments On Tony Romo's Future With The Cowboys

dallas cowboys owner jerry jones walks onto the field

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 19: Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, walks on the field before the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at AT&T Stadium on November 19, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

What are the Cowboys going to do with Tony Romo?

Jerry Jones commented on Tony Romo's future in Dallas this afternoon, a couple of days after the quarterback's somber statement about his new role as Dak Prescott's backup.

Many believe Romo won't be with the Cowboys in 2017 - he'll either be traded or will retire, some think - but Jones isn't saying anything like that right now. He's saying the opposite, really.

From ESPN's Todd Archer:

Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said there is no consideration not having Tony Romo on the roster going past this season. He said it is "tenable" to have Romo and Dak Prescott together in 2017. He also said He believes Romo can compete at a high level for five more years and be a Super Bowl winning quarterback.

Jones said something similar about Romo playing for another five years or so before the season started, but obviously circumstances have changed. You can take Jones' comments today with a grain of salt, but the Cowboys' ownership's loyalty to Romo as a person is clear. As a player...we'll find out.

[ESPN]