Cowboys QB Tony Romo not taking part in mandatory minicamp
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Colts tight end Dwayne Allen said last month that he is ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
When the Eagles open their 2014 season at home against the Jaguars, wide receiver Jeremy Maclin will be ready to go. Heck,... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden are expected to provide the Raiders with an interesting one-two punch out of the ba... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Bill Lazor has replaced Mike Sherman as the Dolphins' offensive coordinator this year, and one of the differences between ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
 
 
 
 

Cowboys QB Tony Romo not taking part in mandatory minicamp

But this isn't like a Victor Cruz-Hakeem Nicks situation. Tony Romo isn't taking part in Cowboys minicamp this week because he is still recovering after back surgery last month. Romo underwent surgery to remove a cyst from his back and is expected to need only a few weeks to fully recover. So, the team is holding him out for precautionary reasons, according to ESPN's Ed Werder. Romo should be fully healthy in plenty of time for training camp, which begins in about seven weeks.

Fantasy Analysis:

No big deal here; I just wanted to talk about Romo a little bit. He is probably the best reason as to why you must wait on quarterbacks during your draft. He throws for more than 4,000 yards and close to 30 touchdowns per season. He has some outstanding weapons in Dez Bryant, Miles Austin and Jason Witten. Yet, he is in the bottom half of the QB1 range. He doesn't run like Cam Newton or Russell Wilson. He doesn't tally 40+ scores like Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers. But Romo is consistently productive and provides awesome value when he's the eighth or ninth quarterback off of the board.

Source:
Ed Werder via Twitter

0 Comments | Add Yours

There are no comments on this article yet.

You must login in order to comment:

If you do not have an account yet, register here -- it's free

Warning: You don't have cookies enabled in your internet broswer. Without cookies, you will not be able to login. Some web browsers allow cookies to be managed on a per-site basis.



News Archive
NFL News Feed: XML Feed
Subscribe to FFToolbox NFL News and Rumors by Email
Brian Murphy -
Follow on Twitter
Los Angeles, CA
FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2002
Follow me on Twitter: @Spokes_Murphy.

I have played fantasy sports since 2001, specializing in fantasy football and baseball. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I am a journalism/mass communication grad student at Cal State University, Northridge. I am aiming to be a sports reporter for a website, newspaper, magazine, anything. I am a graduate from the University of Central Florida. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties