Tony Romo Undergoes Back Surgery; Out Indefinitely

Dallas Cowboys v Washington Redskins

It was obvious from the start there was no way Tony Romo was going to play against the Eagles. His health is the most important thing and hopefully this surgery doesn’t have any long term effects on him.

The Cowboys need him back strong for next year, their playoff hopes now rest on the arm of Kyle Orton.

The fact that Orton has been able to practice fully all week with the the 1st team gives him a much better chance of succeeding than if he had to come in off the bench cold.

Of course the Cowboys would have a better chance with Romo, but I wouldn’t say they are doom just because Orton is starting. Stranger things have happened.