For the first time in two years, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will have the luxury of an offseason, and he intends to make the most of it.
Two years ago, Romo underwent a procedure to remove a cyst on his back and missed the offseason program, OTAs and mini-camp as a result. Last year, he spent the offseason recovering from surgery to repair a herniated disk, suffered in the Week 16 comeback win over the Redskins, the last action he’d see in the 2013 season--and, again, he was held out of the offseason program, OTAs and mini-camp.
Now healthy once again, perhaps motivated by the memory of those offseasons when he couldn’t get on the field if he wanted, Romo wasted no time in getting to work in 2015. He started working out at Valley Ranch a couple weeks ago--more than a month before the team’s offseason program begins officially on April 20.
“This is the first offseason where I’ve been able to kind of get after it this early and be able to kind of improve in a lot of different areas that I think you aren’t able to until you get healthy enough to attack it,” Romo told 105.3-FM The Fan, via ESPN Dallas. “I’m just excited about that, really.”
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