The Dallas Cowboys could be prepared to add Tony Romo to the short-term injured reserve list, which would designate his return eight weeks into the season.
The timetable for Romo's return could be disastrous for yet another season where his health is what Dallas relies on when it comes to playoff aspirations.
Dak Prescott has certainly looked like the future of the quarterback position in Dallas, but it's make-or-break time early for the rookie.
If Prescott lights it up early, Cowboys Executive Vice President Stephen Jones previously noted it's not out of the cards that he could hold down the starting job even after Romo returns. If he struggles early, don't be surprised if the 'Boys turn to a veteran quarterback.
The injury might however provide the best opportunity for all parties involved. Romo's injuries have been debilitating, the Cowboys have been handcuffed on a yearly basis to the gunslinger's health and Prescott has an early opportunity to become a true franchise quarterback.
Judging by recent luck in Dallas, don't be on the storytale ending.
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