Tony Romo Injury Update: Cowboys QB Reportedly Out 6-10 Weeks with Back Fracture

August 27, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Tony Romo's optimism after injuring his back during Thursday's preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks gave way to some disappointment, as the Dallas Cowboys quarterback received the news he suffered a fractured bone due to Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril's hit.
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett confirmed Romo's diagnosis on Saturday, per Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. 
According to Hill, Garrett initially said he wasn't ruling out Romo for Week 1 against the New York Giants on Sept. 11 because the quarterback has played through back fractures in the past. However David Moore of the Dallas Morning News reported rookie Dak Prescott will be the team's starter in their opener.
David Helman of the Cowboys' official website added that Garrett is considering the situation a day-by-day thing and has no set timetable for Romo's return. 
However, Pro Football Talk is reporting that Romo will miss six to 10 weeks as a result...

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