Breaking news : Tony Romo out for the season with back injury

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The Dallas Cowboys will be without Tony Romo in Sunday’s season finale against the Eagles.

Stunning news out of Dallas has confirmed Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has been declared out for the season. The news comes as the Cowboys are preparing to host the Philadelphia Eagles in a game which will determine the NFC East champion.

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The Cowboys postseason hopes will rest on the arm of backup Kyle Orton.

Romo aggravated the injury in yesterday’s 24-23 victory over DC. The Cowboys needed a win to face Philadelphia in a winner-take-all meeting Sunday. Kyle Orton will start in place of Romo.

Philadelphia Eagles fans will without a doubt view the news as a gift from the football gods. Fans had better proceed with caution, the Eagles are a week removed from an embarrassing loss to a Minnesota Vikings team who was without starters Toby Gerhart, Adrian Peterson and Christian Ponder.

Stranger things have happened in this bitter rivalry and Sunday could add another chapter.

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