The news comes at the worst possible time for the Cowboys (8-7), who play the
The Cowboys would win a tiebreaker between the two teams based on what would be a regular-season sweep of the Eagles.
If the report about Romo's injury is true, backup quarterback
Orton, perhaps best known as the guy who lost his starting job to
Romo said Sunday his back had been bothering before playing the
"That triggered it a little bit," said Romo, who had surgery in April to remove a cyst from his back. "Whatever the kid did on that one play, it really sent something that didn't feel comfortable. But it's in a completely different spot than the back stuff I had last year, so that's a good sign."