Report: Romo to miss rest of season

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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An ESPN report says Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will miss the rest of the season with a herniated disc in his back, while head coach Jason Garrett would not rule Romo out for Sunday's game against Philadelphia.

The Associated Press has reported the following:

Dallas coach Jason Garrett says Tony Romo hasn't been ruled out for a winner-take-all finale against Philadelphia after injuring his back against Washington.

Garrett says Monday that Romo will get treatment and be evaluated daily. He adds the Cowboys were looking to add a third quarterback behind backup Kyle Orton.

Romo injured his back in Sunday's 24-23 win over Washington, which set up the Cowboys' third straight regular-season finale with the NFC East title on the line. The 33-year-old Romo lost the previous two against the New York Giants and Redskins, and another one in 2008 against the Eagles.

Romo had back surgery in April and missed all the offseason workouts.

Orton hasn't started a game since 2011.


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