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Romo out with fractured left clavicle

Posted on: October 25, 2010 9:45 pm
Edited on: October 25, 2010 10:35 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson



On the first play of the first second quarter drive for the Cowboys, Tony Romo hit Miles Austin for a nice 14-yard pass, but when the cameras panned back to the quarterback, he was lying on the field -- having been destroyed by Michael Boley -- not moving.

Foley, sprinting towards Romo at full speed, thanks to a blown block by FB Chris Gronkowski, delivered a vicious (but legal!) blow which eventually fractured the left clavicle on Romo's left throwing shoulder. Typically speaking, that's an injury that can take at least 2-3 months to heal, meaning Romo's season is all but over, barring a miraculous run by the Cowboys to get back in playoff contention with Jon Kitna under center.

Seven or so medical personnel swarmed out to check on the Dallas QB and he was removed from the game and replaced by Jon Kitna, who hadn't played a regular season snap in about two years. Romo was 5 of 7 for 39 yards and a touchdown pass at the time of the injury.

Romo tried to enter the game just a few snaps after the injury, but Cowboys medical officials weren't having it, and they took him to the locker room for X-rays, where they determined the extent of the injury. It's a major blow to an already awkward Cowboys season -- Romo's ruled out for the rest of the game against the Giants, and there's no question that his season is in jeopardy, although we won't know for sure until probably Tuesday.

Kitna was able to lead them to a field goal on the possession, and after a stop by the Dallas D, Dez Bryant got straight loose on a punt return to the house, but the Giants quickly responded and score two touchdowns to take the lead late in the second half.

That surge, coupled with the news of Romo's injury, sucked the life out of Cowboys Stadium. And for good reason.

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Comments

Since: May 21, 2009
Posted on: October 26, 2010 10:51 am
 

Romo out with fractured left clavicle

Reading some of these comments scares me a little bit. Who are all of you Anti-Americans? Who do you root for? The Taliban? 
YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST
:  Kitna Will practice all week with The Cowboys, light up the Jaquars in next week's practice game, and lead The Cowboys to the Super Bowl in their new stadium. Kitna will thank God for the season, God will smile, and all will be right in the universe.



Since: Sep 7, 2007
Posted on: October 26, 2010 10:11 am
 

Romo out with fractured left clavicle


 "  got straight loose on a punt return to the house " Who wrote this article? Jay-Z?



Since: Nov 19, 2009
Posted on: October 26, 2010 10:05 am
 

Romo out with fractured left clavicle

If I remember correctly G-Men won the last SB they were in. This injury is the worst thing that could happen to not only Romo, but the entire NFC East, noe Wade Philips probably get fired end of season or sooner



Since: Oct 6, 2006
Posted on: October 26, 2010 9:52 am
 

Romo out with fractured left clavicle

It's really sad to see people getting pleasure out of someone getting hurt. I understand the hatred for the Cowboys since most of you commenting are Giants and Eagles fans, but seriously, cheering a serious injury? You don't see me applauding how Michael Vick should have stayed in the pocket.

I will say this. I never thought the Cowboys were going to the Super Bowl, not with that coaching staff. I am hoping that after all these years, this is FINALLY the wake up call that let's Jerry know to hire a real coach and stay the hell out of his way.

BTW, for all you Giants and Eagles fans: Congratulations on your winning records. We all know that it won't lead to the Super Bowl and even if it did, remind what happened to both of your teams the last time you were there? Hmmmm, I can't remember......LOSERS!



Since: Oct 7, 2006
Posted on: October 26, 2010 9:22 am
 

Romo out with fractured left clavicle

So once again the Cowboys are the super bad chumps rather than the Superbowl Champs...  And yes it is only funny when it happens to a Cowboy.........




Since: Oct 6, 2010
Posted on: October 26, 2010 8:23 am
 

Romo out with fractured left clavicle

here comes QUINCY CARTER  hahahahaha    &
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Since: Jan 3, 2008
Posted on: October 26, 2010 8:03 am
 

Romo out with fractured left clavicle

How can this be said to be a legal hit.  Isn't there are rule prohibitting a defensive player from driving a quarterback into the ground with the full weight of his body?



Since: Jan 2, 2010
Posted on: October 26, 2010 1:06 am
 

Romo out with fractured left clavicle

Hopefully, Tony Romo will get better. It looks like its his left collar bone, that's a positive it's not his throwing arm.
And how in the world does John Kitna keep getting a job? Hthe last performance I saw with Kitna was with Cincinnati, when he replaced Palmer in the playoff game that he got injured. Kitna was pathetic in that game. There's not one QB coming out of college that can play back-up? I hear Testaverde is available. There has to be at least one quarterback from the state of Friday Night Lights.



Since: Jan 16, 2007
Posted on: October 26, 2010 12:46 am
 

Romo out with fractured left clavicle




KEEPWADEPHILLIPS.com

KEEPWADEPHILLIPS.com

KEEPWADEPHILLIPS.com


hahahaha


Super Bowl....or, Super BUST

America's Team....or, America's PUNCHLINE



BTW
, I'm not spreading any hate about the 'collarbone'
you guys sucked just fine BEFORE that happened



Since: Nov 14, 2009
Posted on: October 26, 2010 12:30 am
 

Romo out with fractured left clavicle

I agree.  I'm not a Cowboys fan, but come on!  Do people laugh when they see someone get hit by a car?  The guy's seriously hurt and people think it's a good thing... asses!


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