Speaking from the NFL Owners Meetings in Boston this week, Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones made clear that he doesn’t view the surgical procedure to remove a cyst from quarterback Tony Romo’s back--a procedure that has sidelined Romo for the team’s first session of OTAs--is a major issue.
"Do you want to call it a toothache?" Jones commented to reporters this week, per ESPN Dallas.
Romo, who attended the first OTA but more in the capacity of a coach than a player, is expected to return as early as next month, for the team’s June 11 mini-camp. The Dallas signal caller, like his owner, downplayed the significance of the procedure this week. He reportedly went under the knife last month.
"I feel a lot better," Romo said. "It was something that was there a little bit, kind of annoying. I'd rather feel 100 percent here. Hopefully I'll be back for mini-camp and be ready to go, but we're just being smart now for the next couple of weeks."
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