The Dallas Cowboys are not expected to find a trade partner for veteran quarterback Tony Romo, league sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Sources also told Schefter that the Cowboys are unwilling to trade Romo to a city in which he does not want to play. Teams interested in Romo believe the Cowboys will eventually release the four-time Pro Bowler, and are willing to wait until that happens before pursuing him as a free agent, sources said.
“It’s really tough, just because Sidney is one of our best friends,” Baker said. “He’s a great prospect coming out. Felt like he could have been the first corner, and still can be the first corner, off the draft board. The last drill, last thing you’ve got to go, and that happens. So, definitely sad, but we know Sidney’s strong, and he’s going to still be there.”
ESPN’s Mel Kiper projected Jones as the No. 16 pick in his most recent mock draft, which was released before the combine. Jones also is listed as the No. 13 overall prospect in Todd McShay’s latest Top 32 this week.
Jones elected to turn pro after his junior season at Washington. In three years, Jones was twice honored as a first-team All-Pac 12 conference selection.
Jones was the top cornerback for a Washington defense that led the Pac-12 with just 17.7 points per game allowed. He finished his Washington career with 145 tackles, eight interceptions and six forced fumbles in 40 games.