He will leave us with many great memories and a legacy of being, truly, one of the greatest players in Cowboys history.
"We are thrilled for him and his family that he will be able to continue working as a professional in the game he so dearly loves." Signed in 2003 as an undrafted free agent from Eastern Illinois University, Romo learned his trade for three seasons behind veterans including Vinny Testaverde and Drew Bledsoe before graduating to the starting role.
Simms is reportedly under contract for two more years at CBS, but his future role at the network remains unclear.
"It was a difficult decision and I went back and forth many times," Romo said on a conference call to announce his move to CBS as a lead analyst. I didn't come to this conclusion lightly." Talk of a trade or free agent move for Romo has dominated the off-season, with the Houston Texans and Denver Broncos frequently mentioned as possible suitors who could offer him a shot at going out on a high - as fellow veteran Peyton Manning did two years ago by winning the Super Bowl with the Broncos. Good luck to your new career in broadcasting." Bitter sweet moment today! Wanted to get yelled at 1 last time for getting too close to him in camp 😂 https://t.co/1JU7dy81br — Tyrone Crawford 🇨🇦 (@TCrawford98) April 4, 2017Another team-mate Tyrone Crawford added: "Bitter sweet moment today! " The Cowboys retweeted Crawford's post and owner Jerry Jones said in a statement: "We wish Tony and his family nothing but the best.
Romo admitted his phone might occasionally still ring if teams suffer injuries at the quarterback position in the near future. "We did what he asked us to do in terms of his release.
"I would never give him that much credit." See Carrie Underwood's red carpet style at the CMAs!
The alum dated Romo, 29, in 2007, but by October of that year, she seemed to have had enough. I don't know if it's that I'm not quite his type or whatever, but I don't think he's at the point in his life where he would be willing to sacrifice football," she said at the time.
Or Simms could fill a slot on CBS’s that has opened up, thanks to the departure of former Kansas City Chiefs tight end Tony Gonzalez.