Tony Romo likely having protective collarbone plate implanted

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Tony Romo likely to have plate inserted in collarbone
Saturday February 27th, 2016

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is “leaning toward” having a plate inserted to protect his collarbone, according to multiple reports.

Romo, 36, told he was leaning toward having a minor procedure done to reinforce the bone, which he injured twice during a largely-lost 2015 season. ESPN reports the surgery will likely take place in the next two weeks, after he has a CT scan.

“We're going to have the CT scan next week and go from there,” Romo said. “Most likely I'm leaning towards getting the plate. We'll see though how strong it is. Really if it's as strong as we want then we won't do anything, but I think we're leaning towards the plate. Not very invasive. Not a very big thing.”

Romo added that he would not have to miss off-season workouts.

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The Cowboys were 3–1 in his four starts last season.

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