Romo, 35, believes the Cowboys' star-studded offensive line will actually help extend his playing career.
"When you have a good offensive line like we do, the thought definitely crosses your mind to ensure you do everything possible to play longer than maybe what you had envisioned," Romo said Friday, via The Dallas Morning News. "We'll reassess that in a few years. My wife will tell you, I'm talking a little more long term than I maybe had been."
He has a point. His sacks were down last year, as the Cowboys leaned on the ground attack to take pressure and hits off their quarterback.
Romo joked that he is the only player on the team getting younger, because he avoided offseason back surgery for the first time in two years.
"I just think the way Jason and Stephen and Jerry have built this team over the last three or four years has been from the inside out and you're seeing the benefits of that," Romo said. "We're still going. This wasn't a one-year, two -- we're building this for the next five, six, seven years to sustain."