Cowboys To Place Tony Romo On Injured Reserve

Cowboys QB Tony Romo broke his collar bone in Week 7 and the Cowboys now plan to place him on injured reserve entering Week 16.

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Tony Romo Injury Lands Him On Injured Reserve; Season Is Over For Cowboys QB

Once Tony Romo was injured on Oct. 24 there was a thought that he would be able to return later in the year. Owner Jerry Jones said its important that Romo returns so that they can string together some momentum as they try to forget 2010 and look to 2011.

That won't be happening. Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports the Cowboys will place Romo on injured reserve ending his season.

There was a thought that the injury would cost him as few as six games and as many as 10 potentially opening the door for his return this year. In the end, the Cowboys figured it was best to save him for next year and avoid suffering another injury in two meaningless games.

Jones said in mid-November that Romo could be returning this year and said it's more about getting Romo some reps than it is how well (or bad) Jon Kitna has played.

The Cowboys have more talent than a 5-9 team so I imagine despite this year they'll again be picked to go to the playoffs with a healthy Romo.

Check out Blogging The Boys for more on Romo's injury.


Tony Romo's Injury May Only Cost Him Three More Weeks Of Cowboys 2010 Season

When Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo broke his collar bone in Week 7, initial reports pegged him to be out 6-10 weeks, depending on how he heals. There's still some discussion on when he'll be ready to go but Tim McMahon of ESPN Dallas reports he will be out for at least another three weeks.

If he returns after three weeks, then that will be seven total weeks that he's missed.

There was some curiosity as to whether the Cowboys would even try to bring Romo back this season. They were 1-5 after the game in which he was injured and all but assured they wouldn't be playing deep into January. Even with the Cowboys now sitting at 3-7, Romo may return this year.

Backup QB Jon Kitna has put up two solid performances in a row -- both Cowboys victories -- but his play will have no bearing on Romo's return, team owner Jerry Jones says.

"When I think of Tony, I think of it more as when he's ready, that type of thing, more than I think about how well Kitna's played," Jones said.

Jones says it's important that the Cowboys finish with a "good taste" in their mouth so Romo's return, even with the Cowboys all but eliminated from the playoffs, would still be important.

Check out Blogging The Boys for more Cowboys news.


Tony Romo's Clavicle Injury Could Cost Him Just Six Games

QB Tony Romo left the Dallas Cowboys Monday Night Football game against the New York Giants with what was later called a broken clavicle. Estimates on how long Romo will miss have varied anywhere between 6-10 weeks depending on who you ask.

Michael Lombardi of NFL Network says the timeline on Romo's injury will likely be closer to six weeks.

Cat scan is back and sources say Cowboys Tony Romo is out 6-8 weeks and looks closer to 6 right now.

The Cowboys likely won't give a good timetable on his injury but what folks need to remember here is how the Cowboys do in the next few games may determine whether Romo returns. For example, it seems pointless for them to rush him back if the Cowboys are sitting at 2-10 in five weeks. So what the Cowboys need to do moving forward is start winning games -- brilliant thought, right?

Considering initial estimates said 10 weeks is a possibility I think the Cowboys have to look at this as good news -- assuming they actually win some games.


Tony Romo On Clavicle Fracture Injury: 'I Was Kind Of In Shock'

It's going to be a rough week and couple of months in Dallas. The Cowboys were downed by the Giants on Monday Night Football and their quarterback, Tony Romo, suffered a broken clavicle, after being slammed into the ground by New York linebacker Michael Boley.

Romo says after the game that he didn't know what the injury was when it first happened.

"It doesn't feel good, but it's just normal," Romo said. "I didn't know that it was broken. I was kind of in shock. When it happens your body kind of goes in shock and I had a hard time breathing. I tried catching my breath, and when I did, it was hard to move this [left] shoulder. It felt like a good sprain and I was just trying to get back in. I was just really light headed."

It's strange how there's little pain and, as Romo suggests above, he was trying to go back in. The injury will keep him out anywhere from 6-10 weeks. In his absense, Jon Kitna will be the Cowboys starting QB, a man WR Roy Williams says is "just as good" as Romo. We shall see.

Check out Blogging the Boys for more on Tony Romo's injury.


Tony Romo's Injury Likely To Sideline QB 8-10 Weeks (Hello, Jon Kitna Era)

Tony Romo may have thrown his last pass of the Cowboys disastrous 2010 campaign after suffering an injury to his collarbone Monday night.

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the early word on the recovery time for Romo’s broken clavicle is 8-10 weeks. Considering it is currently Week 7, and the Cowboys don’t seem playoff-bound, that would mean it’s season-ending.

Based on some cursory research (yay, Wikipedia!) of this injury, the arm must be immobilized for 3-4 weeks before therapy can begin. Full strength in the injured area usually returns in 9-12 months. In the meantime, it’s Jon Kitna time.

As always, check in with SB Nation’s Blogging the Boys for what will likely be a week of infinite sadness.


Tony Romo's Injury Is Broken Clavicle, Jon Kitna Now Cowboys QB

The injury suffered by Tony Romo during Monday Night Football is a broken clavicle (collarbone), and the Cowboys’ QB obviously won’t be returning. Romo suffered the injury after being driven into the ground in the first half by Giants linebacker Michael Boley. He was replaced by Jon Kitna.

The injury is a devastating one for the Cowboys. Already struggling this season, Dallas will now have to attempt to turn its season around without Romo. Typically, a broken clavicle will keep a QB sidelined for at least four weeks, although there’s a strong chance it will be season-ending.

This all means the Cowboys are stuck with Kitna under center for the foreseeable future. So, the nightmare season in Big D rolls on.

For more on the Cowboys, visit SB Nation’s Blogging the Boys.


Tony Romo Leaves Monday Night Game After Suffering Injury To His Non-Throwing Shoulder

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo left tonight's game after he was hit and had his non-throwing shoulder driven into the ground by New York Giants outside linebacker Michael Boley. Backup quarterback Jon Kitna is now in the game for the Cowboys. Tony Romo is in the locker room getting x-rays taken on his shoulder, and his status to return is uncertain at this time.



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