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Odds On Tony Romo NOT Starting All Season Plummet From 65-1 To 2-1

With Tony Romo still not practicing, the oddsmakers seem to have lost some confidence in his ability to come back this season.

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Last week, we took a look at when oddsmakers expected Tony Romo to get his first start of the season. This was the first week that such a prop bet had been offered by oddsmakers, and they gave Romo about 50/50 odds of starting against the Cleveland Browns in Week 9, while the odds of Romo not starting were given at a fairly long 65-1.

Since then, reports have emerged that Tony Romo has still not been cleared to practice, and that Dak Prescott is likely to start for at least the next two games. re-opened odds today on which week Tony Romo will start at quarterback for the Cowboys, and the odds on him not starting all season have plummeted to 2/1 after initially opening at 65/1.

Here's a look at how those odds have developed

Game Opponent Week 7 odds
Week 8 odds
Week 8 Philadelphia +1000 +3000
Week 9 @ Cleveland -105 +180
Week 10 @ Pittsburgh +250 +300
Week 11 Baltimore +375 +500
Week 12 Washington +1200 +1000
Week 13 @ Minnesota +2500 +1600
Week 14 @ New York Giants +3500 +1800
Week 15 Tampa Bay +3500 +1800
Week 16 Detroit +3500 +2000
Week 17 @ Philadelphia +5000 +2000
Does not start in regular season +6500 +200

Versus last week, Romo's odds of starting declined for the next four games, but improved starting in Week 12 against Washington. The drop in Romo's odds of not starting at all this season is the most striking change.

Share your thoughts on these new odds in the comments section and let us know if and when you expect Romo back as a starter.

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