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Tony Romo practices with wrap, likely to start

Posted on: December 29, 2011 2:51 pm
 
Romo reportedly is 'fine' for Week 17's game. (Getty Images)
By Will Brinson

The primary concern for Sunday night's NFC East "championship game" is the hand of Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. Last we left Romo, he was reportedly "fine" and looked like he would start on Sunday against the Giants.

Our Cowboys Rapid Reporter Nick Eatman lends further credence to the belief that Romo will play, reporting that Romo practiced on Thursday with a "light wrap" on his hand and is now "likely" to start.

The issue for the Cowboys and Romo is the amount of swelling in the quarterback's hand. If he's unable to properly grip and throw the ball, then Dallas could struggle.

And if the injury makes him tentative in the pocket, then the Giants pass rush could certainly ramp up the pressure on Dallas offense.

But the news that Romo's at least able to practice and test out the strength he's got with a banged-up hand is huge. Though Stephen McGee didn't look like the worst quarterback in the world last Saturday afternoon, Dallas offense simply isn't the same when Romo's not on the field.

Knocking him out of the game would all but ensure that the Giants took home the division title this season.



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Comments

Since: May 14, 2008
Posted on: December 29, 2011 5:56 pm
 

Tony Romo practices with wrap, likely to start

Is that a riddle? The answer is ..He doesnt win big games!




Since: May 14, 2008
Posted on: December 29, 2011 5:55 pm
 

Tony Romo practices with wrap, likely to start

I hope "BIG PLAY" Tony Romo plays..........I don't want to hear all the Dallas fans WHINING about how they lost because Tony Romo didnt play!


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Since: Dec 29, 2011
Posted on: December 29, 2011 5:52 pm
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Since: Sep 8, 2006
Posted on: December 29, 2011 5:40 pm
 

Tony Romo practices with wrap, likely to start

When was the last big game Romo won? 



Since: Feb 18, 2008
Posted on: December 29, 2011 5:31 pm
 

Tony Romo practices with wrap, likely to start

Tony will start the game and win the game for the team; if he does not he needs to be looking at other teams who might pick him up!  This is "the game" for him and he needs a victory!



Since: Sep 7, 2006
Posted on: December 29, 2011 5:27 pm
 

Tony Romo practices with wrap, likely to start

glad to see that he is upgraded from fairly functional haha



Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: December 29, 2011 5:26 pm
 

Tony Romo practices with wrap, likely to start

was it a Bacon wrap from Epic Mealtime? or one of those gay chicken ranch wraps from Wendy's? Come on this is shoddy journalism to not clearly lay it out for the inquisitive minds that blindly follow the inner workings of teams that will not win...



Since: Dec 29, 2011
Posted on: December 29, 2011 5:22 pm
 

Tony Romo practices with wrap, likely to start

There is NO WAY Romo is sitting this one out.  Healthy or not, he'll be in there.  Win or lose, he's going down with the ship.  I hope JPP, Tuck and Co. make it LONG day for him!!!



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