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Kyle Orton

Tony Romo doesn't need surgery, to miss about eight weeks

IRVING, Texas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo doesn't need surgery to repair his fractured left clavicle.

Romo sent out a tweet Monday to say he won't need surgery and to thank the fans for their prayers and support.

Romo suffered the injury in the third quarter of Sunday's 20-10 victory against the Philadelphia Eagles. He underwent further testing Monday morning to determine the extent of the damage and if surgery was needed.

Romo is still expected to be sidelined for eight weeks to allow the bone to heal.

Considering the Cowboys have a bye on Oct. 18, Romo would miss seven games as his return is currently pegged for the Nov. 22 game against...