The quarterback who has spent all 13 of his National Football League seasons with the Cowboys has been told by the team he will be released Thursday, according to multiple media reports.
Romo, who turns 37 in April, holds numerous team's passing records with 34,183 yards and 248 touchdowns.
The Broncos and Texans are expected to be the top suitors for the oft-injured quarterback who will turn 37 next month. Romo was set to count for $24.7 million against the cap this year, and that wasn't happening.
Rookie Dak Prescott, who replaced injured Romo as the starter past year, sparked the Cowboys last season by completing 67.8 percent of his passes for 3,667 yards and 23 touchdowns with only four interceptions.
ESPN was the first to report on Wednesday that the Dallas Cowboys would release the quarterback on the first day of free agency.
Technically speaking, anyway. The era really ended when Dak Prescott proved to be the kind of wunderkind that "America's Team" was willing to trust with the keys to the offense.
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"I have not ruled out the possibility of him being a part of the Cowboys at all", Jones told reporters Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
Trading Romo is in the best interest of the Cowboys so that the team can land something in return for a short-term franchise quarterback.
If Romo is going to sign with a team other than Denver or Houston, it might have to be with someone that already has a capable quarterback.
It looks like Tony Romo will be released on Thursday.
Romo has played just five games in the last two seasons, throwing six touchdown passes and seven interceptions.