Tony Romo

Quarterback Age: 35 Exp: 12 Years
College: Eastern Illinois Agent(s): CAA Sports (Tom Condon)
  • Current Contract

    Tony Romo signed a 6 year, $108,000,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including a $25,000,000 signing bonus, $55,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,000,000. In 2015, Romo will earn a base salary of $1,000,000 and a restructure bonus of $16,000,000. Romo has a cap hit of $14,973,000 while his dead money value is $45,908,000.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $108,000,000
    Signing Bonus $25,000,000
    Average Salary $18,000,000
    Guaranteed $55,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2013 Contract details by year $1,500,000 $5,000,000 $1,635,000 $3,683,833 $11,818,833 $53,499,833
    2014 Contract details by year $1,000,000 $5,000,000 $1,635,000 $4,138,000 $11,773,000 $49,181,000
    2015 Contract details by year $1,000,000 $5,000,000 $1,635,000 $7,338,000 $14,973,000 $45,908,000
    2016 Contract details by year $8,500,000 $5,000,000 $1,635,000 $5,700,000 $20,835,000 $31,935,000
    2017 Contract details by year $14,000,000 $5,000,000 - $5,700,000 $24,700,000 $19,600,000
    2018 Contract details by year $19,500,000 - - $5,700,000 $25,200,000 $8,900,000
    2019 Contract details by year $20,500,000 - - $3,200,000 $23,700,000 $3,200,000
    2020 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $40 million guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2013-14 base salaries)
    • If on the roster 3rd league day of 2014, $7.5M of 2015 guarantees
    • If on the roster 3/12/15, additional $7.5M of 2015 guarantees
    • 2014 Restructure: $12.5 million
    • 2015 Restructure: $16M/5 years
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2008-2013

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $67,500,000
    Signing Bonus $11,500,000
    Average Salary $11,250,000
    Guaranteed $24,000,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2008 $605,000 $1,916,000 - $2,046,499 $4,567,499 -
    2009 $620,000 $1,916,000 - $2,046,499 $4,582,499 -
    2010 $8,500,000 $1,916,000 - $2,046,499 $12,462,499 -
    2011 $810,000 $1,916,000 - $3,684,499 $6,410,499 -
    2012 $825,000 $1,916,000 $1,635,000 $3,684,499 $8,060,499 -
    2013 $11,500,000 - $1,635,000 $3,684,499 $16,819,499 $13,499,835
    2014 $12,500,000 - $1,635,000 $1,638,000 $15,773,000 $8,181,000
    2015 $13,500,000 - $1,635,000 $1,638,000 $16,773,000 $4,908,000
    2016 $14,500,000 - $1,635,000 - $16,135,000 $1,635,000
    2014 Free agent year UFA  
    • $30 million in total guarantees
    • 2008 Restructure Bonus: $5.895 million
    • 2009 Restructure Bonus: $6.38 million
    • 2011 Restructure Bonus: $8.19 million
    • 2012 Option Bonus: $8.175 million
    • 2014-16 Voidable if he remains with the team through 2013.  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $225,000 $10,000 - - - - - $235,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - - - - $305,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 $2,300,000 $20,000 - - - - $2,700,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - $280,000 - - - - $1,180,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $605,000 $11,500,000 - - $5,895,000 - - $18,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $620,000 - - - $6,380,000 - - $7,000,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - - - - - $8,500,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $810,000 - - - $8,190,000 - - $9,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $825,000 - - - - $8,175,000 - $9,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $25,000,000 - - - - - $26,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $12,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    Est. Earnings (12 seasons) $25,670,000 $38,810,000 $300,000 - $32,965,000 $8,175,000 - $105,920,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Tony Romo ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($14,973,000) Rank
    NFL: #18
    Dallas Cowboys: #1
    Quarterback: #12

    Total Cash ($17,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Quarterback: #0

    Average Annual ($18,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Quarterback: #0