With the news on Friday that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo underwent back surgery in the morning, we now definitively know that he will not play this Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles for the NFC East Championship, after much speculation about his status all week.
Outside of this season, though, this also has to raise some questions about Romo’s future not just with the Cowboys, but possibly in the NFL. Back injuries are not to be taken as lightly as some are.
Well, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made a brief radio appearance this morning following the news breaking of his quarterback’s surgery on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, and he still firmly believes that Romo will be his man under center for quite some time to come, despite the injury:
To further make his point clear on this matter, he also stated that he has no intentions of looking at a possible Romo replacement when NFL Draft time rolls around this May:
Then again, this is all coming from the mouth of the same person that said Romo was just dealing with some spasm, so, there’s that.