Five Quarterback Options for the Cardinals in 2017

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Tony Romo could have one more run in him.

The Dallas Cowboys seem to have found their new quarterback, which means that veteran Tony Romo could find himself playing for someone else next season. He has been a great player in his career, and might have enough left for one more Super Bowl run.

Romo hasn’t always gotten the credit he deserves. He’s the third highest rated quarterback of all-time, and is top 30 in passing touchdowns, passing yards, completion percentage, and yards per pass attempt. He’s also a much more mobile passer, able to extend plays and make tough throws, something Arizona could use.

There are concerns with Romo, and some big ones. The biggest is his health. He played just four games in 2015, and hasn’t played at all in 2016. There are legitimate concerns that he is just too brittle to hold up over a whole season, especially with his style of play. Also, if age is a concern for Palmer, it has to be for Romo as well. Like Palmer, Romo will be 37 before the 2017 season starts, and it seems as if he would be just a rental for a year or two at best.

Signing Romo would allow the Cardinals to move on from Palmer, but still have a veteran presence at quarterback. However, they might look to get younger at that spot.