Sport Did Tony Romo's retirement change NFL schedule?

22:20  21 april  2017
22:20  21 april  2017 Source:   Sporting News

Did Tony Romo's retirement change NFL schedule?

  Did Tony Romo's retirement change NFL schedule? Tony Romo won't take the field this fall, but he might already have had an impact on the 2017 NFL season. The league's schedule-makers were set to move certain Texans or Broncos games into higher-profile television slots if the former Cowboys quarterback had ended up playing for one of them this season. © (Getty Images) Tony Romo Mike North, the NFL's senior director of broadcasting, told NFL Network on Friday that the Texans' game at the Patriots might have ended up as the league's Week 1 kickoff game if Romo was with Houston.

Tony Romo ’ s NFL career is coming to an end. If ESPN “is reporting” Romo ’ s retirement , he’s a Texan. Pair Tirico and Romo for the extra games Al isn’t scheduled to do – that gives Romo time to learn the craft while getting national exposure.

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is choosing retirement over one final dance with the Texans, Broncos or fill-in-the-blank. Planning to pursue a career in sports broadcasting, Romo will spend next season analyzing an NFL landscape vastly changed by his exodus.

Tony Romo won't take the field this fall, but he might already have had an impact on the 2017 NFL season.

The league's schedule-makers were set to move certain Texans or Broncos games into higher-profile television slots if the former Cowboys quarterback had ended up playing for one of them this season.

Tony Romo © (Getty Images) Tony Romo

Mike North, the NFL's senior director of broadcasting, told NFL Network on Friday that the Texans' game at the Patriots might have ended up as the league's Week 1 kickoff game if Romo was with Houston. With Tom Savage apparently set to take the QB reins in Houston, that matchup landed in a standard 1 p.m. ET slot in Week 3.

Former Cowboys coach Bill Parcells applauds Tony Romo for retiring

  Former Cowboys coach Bill Parcells applauds Tony Romo for retiring Bill Parcells has finally spoken out about Tony Romo's retirement. The former Cowboys coach was instrumental in bringing Romo to Dallas, prompting him to take less money than he would have with other teams.However, Parcells said Romo was smart to call it a career, especially after the slew of injuries Romo has sustained over the years."I was glad he retired," Parcells told the New York Daily News. "Enough is enough. You got to know, this is hazardous to your health.

For one thing, it allows owner Jerry Jones (and Romo himself) to save face after this daringly silly change of plans that saw the two men forge a 3) What would Tony do in retirement ? As I’ve stated before, four networks would offer him jobs. CBS’ s Jim Nantz, is a pal; they might offer NFL and golf.

Tony Romo has retired from the NFL but the Cowboys still won this offseason rift that never was. The Cowboys did what Tony Romo did his entire career, they sat back in the pocket while getting blitzed and delivered a first down. See Full Schedule .

"We were looking at our schedule," North said, "and thinking to ourselves, 'What happens if tomorrow we all wake up and we read somebody's Twitter feed and Romo's the quarterback of the Texans? What, then, would we change in our approach to this schedule?'"

North also noted that the Broncos' scheduled home game against the Cowboys would have become a "whole different animal" from a television perspective if it had matched Romo against his longtime team. It ended up with a 4:25 p.m. ET kickoff in Week 2.

Of course, NFL fans will still see plenty of Romo on Sunday afternoons this season as he transitions to the broadcast booth with CBS.

NBA shut down plan for Tony Romo to play for Mavericks .
Mark Cuban really wanted to have Tony Romo play for the Mavericks Tuesday. Cuban was so committed to having the former Cowboys quarterback suit up for the Mavs, he told NBA commissioner Adam Silver to fine him if Silver disapproved.The plan was for Romo, who had basketball scholarship offers coming out of high school,to sign a one-day contract with the Mavs. But Silver told Cuban Romo's one-day contract would not be honored."Signing him and stuff like that, would have been too much for a lot of reasons," Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle told reporters, via ESPN.com. "No.

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