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Tony Romo injury update: Cowboys QB questionable; fantasy status unclear

Tony Romo is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals. We break down the fantasy implications.

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals. Romo has a back injury he sustained in a Week 8 game against Washington. He's got a history of back injuries and had to have surgery last offseason, so it stands to reason that the Cowboys would want to take it slow.

That said, they need Romo, especially against a tough team like the Cardinals. Dallas has a good thing going on this season and Romo, even at less than 100 percent, is a better option than Brandon Weeden, his backup. Whatever the case, Romo will likely be a true game-time decision for Sunday. Romo has led the Cowboys to the No. 16 passing offense and a 6-2 record.

Fantasy Impact: If Weeden has to go, there's one thing going for him: the Cardinals are the worst in the league at defending the pass. Arizona allows 302.9 passing yards per game on average, and even Weeden should be able to put up some numbers against them. Whatever the case, we won't know what's going to happen until a few hours before game time. Fortunately, this game is among the early slate so fantasy owners will have time to make a decision.