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Romo has had no setbacks in recovering from his second back surgery in a year.
OXNARD, Calif. – The Dallas Cowboys believe quarterback Tony Romo has made a complete recovery from December surgery to repair a herniated disk in his back. After not participating in competitive drills during offseason workouts, Romo has been fully cleared for the start of training camp. Meanwhile, defensive end Anthony Spencer and defensive tackle Amobi Okoye “won’t be ready to go for a while,” coach Jason Garrett said.
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OXNARD, Calif. -- On Thursday, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will return to the field full-time for the first time since a Week 16 win against the Washington Redskins on Dec. 22, 2013. Five days later Romo underwent surgery to repair a herniated disk in his back, forcing him to miss the winner-take-all season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles that the Cowboys lost. Romo’s offseason was filled with rehab, a little bit of football and no golf.
OXNARD, Calif. -- The Dallas Cowboys arrive at Naval Base Ventura County today for the long grind of training camp. The grind isn’t the same as it was even when Jason Witten and Tony Romo were rookies -- the collective bargaining agreement now limits practices and when and how the sessions operate -- but it is still a grind. For some players, camp is broken up by the visits from family as their sons and daughters roam the field after practices.
IRVING, Texas -- Examining the Dallas Cowboys' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Tony Romo Brandon Weeden The Kyle Orton watch is over now that the Cowboys released the veteran backup. The timing of it is a surprise and Jason Garrett spoke optimistically all offseason about Orton’s return. Now the Cowboys turn their attention to Weeden as Romo’s backup. Weeden had a productive spring, running the first-team offense as Romo recovered from back surgery.
NFL Nation's Todd Archer examines the three biggest issues facing the Dallas Cowboys heading into training camp: The health of Romo: Ever since he became the starter in 2006, how Tony Romo goes is how the Cowboys go. He is coming off his second back surgery in less than a year, but he was able to do much more this offseason than he did in 2013, when he had a cyst removed. The Cowboys kept Romo out of any competitive drills in the spring in order for him to be fully healthy by the time they got to training camp.
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All signs have pointed to Tony Romo being able to fully participate when training camp starts later this month. Another positive step in his recovery from December back surgery is that it appears Romo is healthy enough to take in …