With text, Bill Parcells has fun with Tony Romo

July, 30, 2013
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OXNARD, Calif. -- Even though he has not been his coach since 2006, Tony Romo has some regular contact with Bill Parcells, mainly by text.

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One of the most recent came after Romo signed his six-year, $108 million extension with the Cowboys in the offseason.

Parcells reminded Romo of the QB's decision to sign with the Cowboys as an undrafted rookie free agent, with their $10,000 signing bonus, and not Denver, which was offering $25,000 to sign, and some others.

“But I chose Dallas to hopefully make the team,” Romo said. “Bill was instrumental in me getting here. On the phone, he sent me a text after [the contract extension] that [said], ‘I was just wondering if coming to Dallas had worked out for you.’ I had to laugh. It was pretty funny.”

Todd Archer

ESPN Dallas Cowboys reporter

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