Are the Cowboys Making a Mistake by Giving Tony Romo Added Responsibilities?

May 14, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Soon after the Dallas Cowboys finished the 2012 regular season 8-8 and out of the playoffs for the third straight year, owner Jerry Jones vowed that big changes were coming. On defense, those changes are glaring, with Dallas switching to a 4-3 after changing coordinators. But on offense, things remain murky in Big D. 
It's beginning to look as though the biggest "change" the Cowboys will undergo on offense is a transition of power from Jason Garrett to Tony Romo.
Romo—as I'm sure you've heard—is planning to play less golf, and Jones has made it clear that he wants Romo to increase his office hours to Peyton Manning-like levels. He reportedly played a role in drafting Gavin Escobar and Terrance Williams, and there's even talk that he could gain some play-calling duties. 
This isn't surprising. After all, Romo was signed to a fresh seven-year, $119.5 million contract earlier this offseason, indicating Jones believes he can handle an increased workload...

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