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Jones Not Worried About Romo

Tony Romo was sidelined for the team's first OTA session after having surgery to remove a cyst from his back



    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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