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Tony Romo says he's '99 percent' retired

by Anthony Cervino | Wed, Apr 5th 8:07am EDT

Recently retired Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo told the media that he doesn't "envision" returning to the NFL. "I wish I could tell you unequivocally, 100 percent, for the rest of my life, I'll never play any sports at all," Romo said via "I don't envision coming back. But I've also seen enough things, you know, from (coach Nick Saban's) 'I'm not going to Alabama' to (Brett Favre's) 'I'm done playing football,' that happen in life." (

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Romo, who announced his retirement from the NFL and was released by the Cowboys Tuesday, told the media he's "99 percent" retired. However, there is always that one percent chance he could return to the game as a player. Until then, the 36-year-old signal caller has officially accepted the lead broadcast analyst position at CBS Sports, replacing Phil Sims. He will be calling games alongside "longtime" friend Jim Nantz.

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