It is a pretty serious injury, not career threatening but anything with your back, you have to be concerned about.
The Cowboys haven’t ruled Romo out of Sunday’s game with the Eagles yet, but he is likely headed for surgery.
Tony Romo diagnosed with herniated disc. Surgery necessary, per sources
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) December 23, 2013
Regarding the Tony Romo news, ESPN Medical Analyst Dr Michael Kaplan says herniated disc back surgery is a "3-4 month" recovery timeframe.
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) December 23, 2013