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Cowboys' Romo out for the season after back surgery

U.S. Sports Desk, Dec 28 (EFE).- Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has undergone back surgery and will miss the final regular-season game and not be available for the playoffs if the team qualifies, head coach Jason Garrett said. Romo will not play in Sunday night's game against the Philadelphia Eagles that will determine the winner of the NFC East division.

Cowboys quarterback Romo has season-ending surgery

(Reuters) - Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has had season-ending back surgery on an injury suffered in last Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins, head coach Jason Garrett said on Friday. Back-up quarterback Kyle Orton, who has played only two games this season, will start this Sunday's crucial clash with the Philadelphia Eagles in which the winner will qualify for the NFL playoffs and the loser's season will be over. "He's devastated," Garrett said of Romo. "He put a lot into this."

NFL: Back surgery ends Romo's season as Cowboys face Eagles

Dallas Cowboys star quarterback Tony Romo will miss the team's biggest National Football League game of the season after undergoing back surgery Friday following a herniated disk. The Cowboys will play host to Philadelphia in Sunday's final game of the NFL regular season to decide the NFC North division champion and a playoff berth. The loser will miss the playoffs. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Romo was crushed at missing the decisive showdown after leading the Cowboys to this point for the past four months.

NFL: Cowboys owner Jones still hoping Romo plays

Dallas owner Jerry Jones still hopes Tony Romo will lead the Cowboys in a do-or-die NFL clash with Philadelphia,with the quarterback reportedly receiving an epidural injection to combat back pain. The Cowboys host the Eagles in the final game of the regular season on Sunday with the winners claiming the NFC East division title and an NFL playoff berth. In his weekly radio show on Tuesday, Jones said backup quarterback Kyle Orton -- who hasn't started a game since 2011 -- would be ready to play if necessary, but that Romo would play if doctors agree.

NFL: Romo rumors swirl, Dallas coach says QB 'day-to-day'

Tony Romo, whose late touchdown pass on Sunday kept the Dallas Cowboys' NFL playoff hopes alive, might not be available to try to take them the rest of the way. NFL.com and ESPN.com reported Monday that a back injury would bar Romo from next Sunday's do-or-die showdown with the Philadelphia Eagles, although Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said the team had not yet determined if their star quarterback would be able to play. Asked to comment on the reports that Romo wouldn't be available, Garrett said: "We'll evaluate Tony's injury day by day."

NFL: Cowboys' Romo inks contract extension

Dallas star quarterback Tony Romo has reached a six-year contract extension which would reportedly make him the highest paid player in Cowboys history. The 32-year-old Romo was offered an extension despite leading Dallas to just one NFL playoff victory in the last nine seasons. The Cowboys don't want to risk losing Romo, who would have become an unrestricted free agent after the 2013 campaign.

NFL: Cowboys' Romo inks contract extension: report

Dallas star quarterback Tony Romo has reached a six-year contract extension which would make him the highest paid player in Cowboys history, The Dallas Morning News reported Friday. The 32-year-old Romo was offered an extension despite leading Dallas to just one NFL playoff victory in the last nine seasons. The Cowboys don't want to risk losing Romo, who would have become an unrestricted free agent after the 2013 campaign. Citing an unnamed source, The Morning News said the deal is worth $108 million with $55 million guaranteed.
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