Tony Romo: 2–7 Cowboys ‘have very little room for error’

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo said Wednesday that his team has “very little room for error” with its 2–7 record.
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo said Wednesday that his team has “very little room for error” for the rest of its season if it hopes to make the playoffs, reports ESPN’s Todd Archer.

Romo, who will return to action on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins after fracturing his left collarbone in Week 2, has watched from the sideline as his team was defeated in seven straight games in his absence.

“I think anytime you’re losing in the National Football League, it’s tough on everybody,” Romo said. “Sometimes when you’re not able to help your team as far as physically being out on the field, but the guys left it out on the field.

“I’m really inspired by the way they just committed every week. And obviously the results weren’t exactly the way they wanted or anything, but I think when you watch how they play, I think it gives us a great opportunity to still go out and accomplish the goals. You just have very little room for error.”

At 2–7, Dallas is currently in fourth place in the NFC East, three games behind the first place New York Giants.

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“I think the guys understand where we’re at,” Romo said. “I think they also understand that the season is not over. It’s far from it. I think right now we just need to understand that we’re getting started, and we’ve got to go do our job and do it to the best of our ability and start getting this thing on the roll.”

In two games this season, Romo has thrown for 551 yards and three touchdowns with a 98.8 passer rating.

Kickoff between the Cowboys and Dolphins is scheduled for 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at Sun Life Stadium.

- Kayla Lombardo