Tony Romo retirement: Dolphins contained him, but never beat him

Cameron Wake deflects a Tony Romo pass in a 2014 preseason game. (Allen Eyestone/The Post)

Tony Romo is reportedly retiring from football at age 36 and he leaves the game undefeated against the Dolphins.

For his career, he completed 59.3 percent of his passes, put up 639 yards and had six touchdowns against four interceptions against Miami for a passer rating of 84.5. Only Baltimore, Carolina and Pittsburgh held him to lower ratings.

The Dolphins always managed Romo pretty well, but were never able to pull out a win. Here’s a look back at the three times Romo toppled them:

2007: Cowboys 37, Dolphins 20
This was Romo’s best statistical game against Miami, coming early in his first full season as Dallas’ starter. He completed 14 of 29 passes for 186 yards, two touchdowns and a 92.0 passer rating, escaping Dolphin Stadium without a turnover. The Cowboys went 13-3 that year before losing immediately in the playoffs.

2011: Cowboys 20, Dolphins 19
This was a wild one between Romo and Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore on Thanksgiving. Vontae Davis and Sean Smith each picked Romo off, but he came through at the end. Miami led 16-10 going into the fourth and was up 19-17 late before Romo led the Cowboys from their own 36 to win it on Dan Bailey’s 28-yard field goal at the buzzer. Romo was 22-for-34 passing and had 226 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.

2015: Cowboys 24, Dolphins 14
The Dolphins spent all year chasing .500 and couldn’t get there in this late-November game against the Cowboys. Romo completed 18 of 28 passes for 227 yards (his career-high against Miami) with two touchdowns and two interceptions. The game was tied going into the fourth quarter before Romo led Dallas to back-to-back scores for a 10-point lead.

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