Report: Cowboys' Tony Romo fractured two small bones in his back

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Report: Tony Romo has back fractures, could play Sunday
Saturday November 1st, 2014

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has two fractured transverse processes in his back, according to Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas

The transverse process is a small bone on the outside of the back vertebrae. According to Archer, Romo may still play on Sunday against the Cardinals.

Romo was injured in Monday's loss to Washington when he was hit in the back with a defender's knee. He did return to the game.

Bryce Petty, the quarterback for the Baylor Bears, also fractured two transverse processes earlier this season. He missed one game. 

Tony Romo will wear additional padding if he plays Sunday​

Romo had surgery on his back late last season, but this injury is not related the previous one. 

Romo did not practice all week and is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game. If he is unable to play, Brandon Weeden would get the start. 

- Dan Gartland

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