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Tony Romo Fractures Left Clavicle, Expected to Miss 8+ Weeks

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Tony Romo and Dez Bryant will both miss extended time due to injuries suffered in the first two games of the season

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Injuries have cllaimed another major part of the Dallas Cowboys offense this week, with Tony Romo leaving the game vs the Philadelphia Eagles with a fractured clavicle. Last week, WR Dez Bryant broke a bone in his foot, and reports today stated he will miss 10-12 weeks.  Romo had previously fractured his left clavicle in a Week 7 game against the New York Giants in 2010. That injury cause him to miss the last 8 games of the season.

The Redskins do not play the Cowboys until Week 13 this year, which is 10 weeks away. Romo could be back under center for this game if his surgery and recovery goes well. Dez Bryant could also return that week depending on the bone graft surgery and recovery that he needs to return to the field.  What shape will the Cowboys be in at that point with their two top offensive payers sidelined, and will they both be 100% when they return to the field? The NFC East is already completely flipped from what people expected with the Eagles starting 0-2, the Cowboys going 2-0, but losing their most important players, the Giants are 0-2, and the Redskins look like they could compete if they can get over some sloppy mistakes.