Tony Romo Announces his Retirement from the NFL

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Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback Tony Romo has announced his retirement from the NFL. He is set to go into a broadcasting career.

Romo, 36, played in the NFL for 12 seasons, all with the Cowboys. This past season, he played in 1 game and completed 3 of his 4 pass attempts (75.0% completion percentage) for 29 passing yards and 1 passing touchdown.

Over his 12-year NFL career, Romo played in 150 games and completed 2,829 of his 4,335 passes (65.3% completion percentage) for 34,183 passing yards and 248 passing touchdowns with 117 interceptions. He also ran for 620 rushing yards on 238 carries (2.6 average rushing yards per carry) for 5 rushing touchdowns.

Romo’s career-highs for a single NFL season are 16 games played (2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, and 2012), 425 completions (2012), 69.9% completion percentage (2014; 75.0% completion percentage in 2016 does not qualify), 4,903 passing yards (2012), 36 passing touchdowns (2007), 35 rush attempts (2009), 129 rushing yards (2007), 4.2 average rushing yards per carry (2007; 6.3 average rushing yards per carry in 2010 does not qualify), and 2 rushing touchdowns (2007).

 

 

-Asher Fair

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