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Tony Romo, Jason Witten Extend Their Support To Dallas Police

The United States of America was brought to a state of mourning after multiple tragic deaths and shootings over the course of the last week. While these horrific events are certainly depressing and debilitating, it is during these times of struggle that the innate goodness of some people usually shines through.

and are auctioning off a night on the town with them as well as autographed memorabilia to help raise money in support of the families of the five slain Dallas police officers. Cowboys offensive linemen and also helped with the fundraising, offering a chance to attend a Texas Rangers game in an exclusive suite with the duo to the highest bidder.

Jason La Canfora of recently reported that this sports auction has already raised $280,000 so far. The end goal of the auction was to reach over $300,000, so they seem to be well on their way to completing that goal.

Tony Romo had a special connection with one of the five fallen officers. Patrick Zamarripa, a veteran and respected police officer in the Dallas-FT. Worth area, served three tours in Iraq and spent eight years of active duty as apart of the Navy. He was just 32 years old and was the father of two young children. Based off of his Twitter page and recent discussions, Zamarripa was clearly a super fan of all sports, but especially of his Dallas Cowboys.

Zamarripa is pictured below with Romo, Jason Witten, , and his partner. According to Ben Rogers of 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, Witten hooked Zamarripa and his partner up with to a home game in 2015 after being touched by stories of his bravery and courage.

It is always great to see communities come together in response to tragic events such as this. So while there has been a ton of heartbreak in the news of the real world these past couple weeks, guys like Tony Romo and Jason Witten make us proud to be .

Kevin Brady
Kevin Brady
Die-hard Cowboys fan from the Northeast, so you know I am here to defend the 'boys whenever necessary. Began writing for a WordPress Cowboys Blog, and have been with ITS since 2016.

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