NFL Rumors: Tony Romo heading to Denver Broncos as their starting QB in 2017

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Tony Romo has already accepted the fact that Dak Prescott will now take his place as the Dallas Cowboys quarterback in the succeeding years. However, this does not mean that he is fine being a backup and according to the latest NFL rumors, Romo is set to join the Denver Broncos in 2017.

The era of Tony Romo is finally over as a new superstar was born in Dallas. Dak Prescott, the rookie who led the Cowboys to an 8-1 record this season, has taken the starting job from Romo since he suffered from injury. The 36-year-old quarterback expressed how he felt with the sudden rise of Prescott that made him jobless in Dallas.

“He’s earned the right to be our quarterback. As hard as that is for me to say, he’s earned that right. I think Dak knows I have his back,” Romo said. “And I know he has mine.”

Last month, there was a growing optimism in Dallas that Tony Romo will get his position back once he returns. However, Prescott, who has a much cheaper contract than him, proved to be ready for the starting role. Before the trade deadline, there were rumors that the Cowboys will be moving Romo but no such deal has happened.

Despite Romo’s support to Prescott, he also emphasized that he still wants to play. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Tony Romo could join the Denver Broncos in 2017.

“If the Broncos determine Trevor Siemian is not the solution, and Paxton Lynch still needs one more year of seasoning, Romo could finish his career in Denver, following the path of Peyton Manning and his former Cowboys’ teammate DeMarcus Ware,” Schefter said.

Denver would be an enticing destination for Tony Romo in 2017 given their recent achievements. Though the Broncos currently have Lynch and Siemian, adding someone like Romo could make them a legitimate title contender.

Photo courtesy: Michael Tipton/Flickr

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