Jason Garrett Comments on Dak Prescott, Tony Romo’s Future with Cowboys

January 16, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Quarterback Dak Prescott led the Dallas Cowboys to a 13-3 record, the NFC East championship and the No. 1 seed in the conference after presumed starter Tony Romo suffered a back fracture in the preseason, but the rookie apparently didn't do enough to guarantee himself the starting job in 2017.
Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News reported Monday head coach Jason Garrett "wouldn't say 100 percent that Prescott" would be the starter in the immediate future.
"Don't want to get into those discussions," Garrett said, per Machota.
"We'll talk in detail of what Romo's situation is going forward," Garrett said, per Josh Clark of 105.3 The Fan in Dallas.
On the surface that sounds as though Romo has a chance to be the Cowboys starter in 2017, but Mike Fisher of 105.3 The Fan suggested Garrett's decision to decline naming a starter at this point "is a bow to Romo, not an open-competition hint."
Romo will not be an unrestricted free agent until 2020, per Spotrac, but ES...

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