Report: Tony Romo willing to be Dak Prescott’s backup

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has reportedly accepted a backup role.
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Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is willing to sit on the bench as rookie Dak Prescott’s backup, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports

Romo has missed all of this season after fracturing a bone in his back and Prescott has helped lead Dallas to a 7–1 start. Romo has returned to practice but Prescott remains the starter. 

Head coach Jason Garrett said getting Romo up to speed will be difficult after a long layoff.

“I think it's all just stages, getting the guys closer and ready to play in a game,” Garrett said. “Tony hasn't played in a game in nearly a year, 50 weeks. So you want to get a guy out there again and again and again moving around with people around him.”

Prescott has completed 66.5% of his passes, with 12 touchdowns and just two interceptions.