Romo: 'I'd prefer not to' hold

Updated: December 11, 2009, 12:35 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- It was Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo's idea to resume holding duties after a layoff of almost three years. That doesn't mean he's thrilled about it.

"I'd prefer not to do it, I think, for obvious reasons," Romo said Thursday. "Pops told me one time, 'Leadership is doing what has to be done.' "

The most obvious reason is the miserable experience Romo had the last time he was the Cowboys' holder. He botched a hold on a short field goal that would have given Dallas ...

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