Tony Romo won't hold in 2010

The goal for the 2010 season is to fix the field goal kicker. The Cowboys hired Chris Boniol as a kicking consultant to work with David Buehler.

But Tony Romo won't hold for Buehler or whomever wins the kicking job in 2010.

Romo took over the holder's spot when then-kicker Nick Folk complained about the placements of punter Mat McBriar.

Romo doesn't like to hold, especially after he botched one in a playoff loss to Seattle in the 2006 season.

Romo had no problems holding for Folk last year, but it's now clear the Cowboys will look elsewhere for a holder.

"Tony did a nice job when he came in,” special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis said Tuesday. “We want to get that situation handled as much as possible. We like for [Romo] not to be the holder.”

So who could be the holder?

* Patrick Crayton, former college quarterback.

* Jon Kitna, who has never done it before but is the backup quarterback.

* McBriar, who did it last year.