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Tony Romo fumbles opportunity

QB wanted more authority but whiffed on chance to assert himself as leader

Updated: May 21, 2013, 8:52 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys' $108 million quarterback had an opportunity to assert himself as the unquestioned leader of this franchise Tuesday afternoon.

He passed.

Instead, Tony Romo opted to play the public relations game -- and that's disappointing. But who's surprised he chose the path of least resistance?

Romo, talking publicly for the first time since he became one of the NFL's highest-paid players, was asked specifically whether he had requested more ...

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