Tony Romo Injury Means Dak Prescott Is the Cowboys QB of the Present and Future

August 27, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Let the Dak Prescott era begin for the Dallas Cowboys. The rookie has shown enough promise this preseason to start while Tony Romo's injuries have rendered him unreliable. 
The back injury that didn't seem to be much of a concern when Romo left Thursday's contest against the Seattle Seahawks is much worse than originally believed. 
David Helman of the Cowboys' official site reported Romo had an MRI Friday that revealed a broken bone in his back. The organization didn't provide a timetable for his return, and head coach Jason Garrett said the situation is "day-to-day," per Helman. Garrett won't even rule out the possibility of the veteran being available for Week 1 against the New York Giants, according to CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora. 

Those outside of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' purview painted a far different picture, however. 
Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio reported the injury would take six to 10 weeks to heal. The MMQB's Pet...

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