Injured quarterback Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys looks on against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Cowboys Stadium on October 31, 2010.
There’s been a good deal of debate around town as to whether, once healthy, Tony Romo should return this season. At 3-8, now, the Cowboys are pretty much out of playoff contention, meaning there’s little reason for the starter to But if it is left up to Romo himself, the decision has already been made.
"I'm sure there will be discussions once I get healthy," Romo said, per the Dallas Morning News. "But for me, it's football season, and football players usually play football during football season.”
Romo has been recovering from a fractured collarbone suffered in the team’s week seven loss to the New York Giants, and may be healthy as early as the Cowboys’ December 19 match-up with the Washington Redskins. From a fan’s perspective, it’s hard to believe that anything good can come of Romo playing; but owner and general manager Jerry Jones is intent on ending the season on a high note--and with Romo at the helm.
"I always love to play, and anytime you don't play it hurts," Romo said. "I love competing. I love winning or losing and going about the process that ends in either you accomplishing something or not accomplishing something."
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