Romo Oh No
POSTED: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - 12:10am
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 11:59am
Cowboys QB out for a month
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo broke his little finger on his throwing hand and could be out up to four weeks.
Romo got hurt on the first play of overtime in the 30-24 loss at
Also, punter Mat McBriar is out with a broken foot and could be
lost for two months, so Dallas needs to sign another punter.
Coach Wade Phillips says Romo won't need surgery.
The injury leaves the Cowboys with 40-year-old Brad Johnson as
the starter for Sunday's game at St. Louis.
Johnson, who won a Super Bowl with Tampa Bay, hasn't started
since 2006 in Minnesota.
The Cowboys scored ten points in the final two minutes of
regulation Sunday. They got the ball to open overtime, but Romo
fumbled and had two incompletions. He started flexing his hand
after recovering his fumble.
Then Arizona blocked the punt and recovered it for a game-ending
touchdown - as McBriar broke his foot.
— Wide receiver Sam Hurd will need surgery after he reinjured
his left ankle.
— Rookie running back Felix Jones and linebacker Anthony
Spencer have strained hamstrings.