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Longtime Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is replacing analyst Phil Simms on the top NFL broadcasting team for CBS after choosing retirement over playing for a team other than the Dallas Cowboys.

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After 14 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys — quarterback Tony Romo’s time with the club is coming to an end. The 36-year-old looks to be either released or traded by the only team he’s ever played for.

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Jon Kitna, who is coming out of retirement to be the team's emergency quarterback on Sunday, plans to donate his $53,000 paycheck from the game to the Tacoma, Wash., high school where he now teaches math and coaches football.

According to the Dallas Morning News:


Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has been sidelined for the rest of the season due to a back injury, ESPN is reporting.

The Cowboys, with a 8-7 record, defeated Washington 24-23 Sunday. The Cowboys host the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday night.


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