Sources: Tony Romo deal reworked

Updated: September 9, 2011, 5:45 PM ET
By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Like they did with DeMarcus Ware and Miles Austin earlier this summer, the Dallas Cowboys have reworked the contract of Tony Romo to save $6.552 million against the 2011 salary cap, according to sources.

As a result the Cowboys have roughly $18 million in salary-cap room as they enter the season. Unused cap space can be carried over into the 2012 season.

Romo was scheduled to make a $9 million base salary in 2011 but the team converted $8.19 million into signing ...

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