Initial reports Wednesday that Cowboys QB Tony Romo had restructured his contract to clear cap space seemed like an April Fools' joke. But as more outlets reported it, the skepticism gave way to serious speculation.

Per reports on Pro Football Talk and other sites, the reworking of Romo's deal frees up $12.8 million in cap space for Dallas in 2015.

Almost too conveniently, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson — rumored to be sought by Dallas and known to be unhappy with Minnesota — is set to earn a salary of $12.75 million next season.

Connect the dots? We'll see.

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180 degrees The lead story on for part of Wednesday was about how to help baseball generate more offense. It's all cyclical.