Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys suffered a broken bone in his back after a hit he took by the Seattle Seahawks’ Cliff Avril.
Jason La Canfora reported that Romo will miss 6-10 weeks with the back injury.
The Cowboys discovered a fractured verterbae in Tony Romo's back. Expected to miss 6-10 weeks. Wow
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) August 27, 2016
An MRI revealed the damage on Saturday afternoon.
Rookie Dak Prescott–who impressed in the preaseason–will presumably fill the quarterback role for the Dallas Cowboys in the interim.