|Breaking down Tony Romo's $119.5 million extension: $55 million guaranteed, $25 million bonus|
by Aaron Wilson of Scout.com, April 2, 2013 at 12:10 pm ET
Tony Romo Profile
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo's six-year, $119.5 million contract extension includes $55 million in guaranteed money with a $25 million signing bonus, according to a league source with knowledge of the deal.
The contract averages $18 million per year.
Romo ranks behind the annual averages for quarterbacks Joe Flacco ($20.6 million), Drew Brees ($20 million) and Peyton Manning ($19.2 million).
Romo is due fully guaranteed base salaries of $1.5 million in 2013 and $13.5 million in 2014.
Fifteen million of Romo's $17 million base salary in 2015 is guaranteed for injury only and $7.5 million becomes fully guaranteed for on the third day of the 2014 league year next March.
Half ($7.5 million) of the $15 million becomes fully guaranteed on the third day of the 2015 league year.
In 2016, he's due a nonguaranteed $8.5 million.
In 2017, he's due a nonguaranteed $14 million.
in 2018, he's due a nonguaranteed $19.5 million.
In 2019, he's due a nonguaranteed $20.5 million.
Where Flacco is due $62 million in the first three years of his contract, Romo is due a $57 million payout in the first three years of his deal.
He carries the following salary-cap figures: $11.818 million in 2013, $21.773 million in 2014, $25.273 million in 2015, $15.135 million in 2016, $19 million in 2017, $19.5 million in 2018 and $20.5 million in 2019.
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