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Cowboys QB Tony Romo 'healed up nicely' after collarbone surgery
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Cowboys QB Tony Romo 'healed up nicely' after collarbone surgery
Thursday March 31st, 2016

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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is healed from his collarbone surgery and ready for the off-season, he announced Thursday on Twitter.

“My surgery has healed up nicely. Looking forward to OTA’s and a full offseason. Let’s go!” Romo tweeted.

The signal caller underwent surgery earlier this month. He opted not to have a plate inserted in his shoulder and instead underwent the Mumford procedure, which shaved off part of his clavicle to relieve potential pressure on his shoulder.

The 35-year-old was expected to miss 6–8 weeks in recovery before returning to team activities in May and June.

Romo, who twice sustained a broken collarbone, started just four games last season. The Cowboys were 3–1 in his starts, but ultimately finished the campaign 4–12. 

Over his 11 NFL seasons, Romo holds a 65.3% completion rate and is a four-time Pro Bowl selection.

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