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Not even the Cowboys know what the Cowboys are doing with Tony Romo

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Anything is possible, and nothing and everything is happening.

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The Cowboys are expected to release Tony Romo when the new league year starts at 4pm today.

Apparently, this is news to the Cowboys.

So if they’re not going to cut him, then a trade is the only option right?

Right.

Wrong.

So the Cowboys are cutting Romo, except that they were never going to, because they were going to trade him and are talking trades with teams, even though the Cowboys haven’t spoken to anyone about a trade.

Makes sense.

If outright released or traded, the Cowboys will take a dead cap hit of $19.6 million and save $5.1 million against the cap in 2017. If they release him with a June 1st designation, they would take a $10.7 million dead cap hit in 2017 and save $14 million against the 2017 cap, but wouldn’t see that money until June 2nd, and then take an $8.9 million dead cap hit in 2018.

Figure it out Cowboys. Let the Redskins have the total dysfunction all to themselves.