News Item: : Cowboys QB Romo has collapsed lung; standing 'up in the air'
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Tuesday 20 September 2011 - 14:17:25

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, who played with fractured ribs, also had a collapsed lung and thinks fitting go through additional tests this week, the band said Monday.

"Additional testing on the fractured rib of Tony Romo today revealed that he also has manifestation of a pneumothorax -- a qualification that is not different for an outrage such as the one Romo continuous in the racket in San Francisco," the Cowboys said in a annunciation.

"Varying degrees of a pneumothorax can cure in differing every so often frames. The Cowboys medical group require remain to keep an eye on the spot and convey additional tests as the week progresses." Romo's repute for the Week 3 pastime against the Washington Redskins remains "up in the air," a together well-spring told NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora.

Romo played wholly the injuries Sunday to inaugurate the Cowboys to a 27-24 overtime triumph upon the San Francisco 49ers. He initially was declared out of the meet but returned in the fourth quadrature with Dallas trailing 24-14.

"I would not believe there's any saneness to propose b assess he won't be capable to amusement Monday," Cowboys train Jason Garrett said. "We're certainly encouraging."

If Romo plays with the mischief, he wouldn't be the earliest Cowboys quarterback to do so. Cowboys quarterback Don Meredith played in the 1968 Eastern Seminar Championship Amusement at Cleveland after spending sometime in the clinic that week with a punctured lung and pneumonia.

Meredith threw three interceptions in that devil-may-care, completing moral 3 of 9 passes for 42 yards ahead of crammer Tom Landry pulled him in favor of Craig Morton. It was Meredith's hold out strategy in the NFL. Notes: Pro Dish WR Miles Austin reaggravated a hamstring wrong, although Garrett didn't leak the range of the malady or how hunger the sportswoman at one's desire be sidelined ...

RB Felix Jones unchanged a shove harm Sunday, but a associated with creator told La Canfora that the forecast looks avail. ... WR Dez Bryant transfer try to indemnification this week from a bruised thigh that kept him out of the plucky at San Francisco ...

Veteran cornerback Terence Newman, who hasn't practiced with the side since torture a groin wrong Aug. 3, tweeted Monday, "I'm behindhand this week and that\'s all I'm affluent to say," the Dallas Morning Newsflash reported.

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