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Tony Romo fractures left clavicle in Cowboys' win

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One week after losing Dez Bryant to a foot fracture, the Dallas Cowboys saw their franchise quarterback go down with a serious injury.

The team announced Sunday that Tony Romo suffered a broken left clavicle in the third quarter of their 20-10 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Romo will not undergo surgery, but he's expected to miss about eight weeks, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday.

Romo landed on his shoulder during a strip sack by linebacker Jordan Hicks. The 35-year-old quarterback previously broke his left clavicle in Week 7 of 2010, forcing him to miss the rest of the season.

"I'll be back," Romo told FOX Sports' Erin Andrews after the game. "It's going to take a little bit of time. It's a broken bone. It is what it is."

Since the injury happened a month earlier this time around, the organization is unlikely to make any rash decisions on his status. More tests will be run on Monday.

With Romo sidelined, Brandon Weeden will take control of a Cowboys offense that has relied upon a short passing game to control time of possession.

Offensive coordinator Scott Linehan will have to change gears, as Weeden simply doesn't have the touch or field vision for a ball-control passing attack.

The coaching staff did everything they could to limit Weeden's impact in one spot start last season, only to watch their replacement quarterback fail to complete a single pass to a wide receiver in the first half of a losing effort.

Minus 2014 MVP candidate Romo, All Pro wide receiver Bryant and Offensive Player of the Year DeMarco Murray, the Cowboys will struggle to win games for the foreseeable future.

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