SAN ANTONIO – Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has elicited as many jeers as he has cheers over his 14-year career.
Romo announced Tuesday that he is retiring to begin the next phase of his career as a broadcaster, ESPN reports.
Social media lit up Tuesday morning in the wake of the bombshell announcement, with many in the Twitterverse focusing more on his foibles than his achievements.
Below are some of the best and funniest reactions about No. 9's departure from the NFL.
Tony Romo to Agent: "What are my options after I get released?"— McNeil (@Reflog_18) April 4, 2017
Agent: "The Browns are on line 1"
Tony Romo: "Broadcasting it is."
Say whatever you want about @tonyromo but from 2006-2014 when he actually pllayed.. NO QB Had more 4th quarter/OT wins than his 27— trey wingo (@wingoz) April 4, 2017
First Drew Bledsoe, and now Phil Simms. Tony Romo has a history of putting quarterbacks out of work.— Adam Rank (@adamrank) April 4, 2017
@tonyromo Thanks for all the memories!! It was a thrill watching you play. I look forward to watching you on your next big career!!— Chris Carpenter (@ChrisCarp007) April 4, 2017