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Romo has hairline fracture; out for year

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones confirmed today that QB Tony Romo has a hairline fracture in his left collarbone (via 105.3 The Fan in Dallas). Romo, who missed seven games with a broken left collarbone suffered in Week 2, is done for the season, per ESPN's Todd Archer.


Zaza Pachulia catches our eye

The Mavericks' backup plan at center after losing out on DeAndre Jordan has collected nine double-doubles. Pachulia is among the players cited by our experts as the most surprising of the season's opening month. 5-on-5

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

J.J. Barea will miss at least the next three games with a sprained right ankle, according to coach Rick Carlisle. "It could have been worse," Carlisle said.

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Cowboys defense devoid of turnovers again

The Dallas defense didn't force a turnover, and allowed Carolina to convert eight-of-16 third downs in Thursday's loss.

Full offseason should heal Tony Romo (1:24)
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How long will he be out this time?

Thursday was far from the first time Tony Romo has gone down with an injury. After missing seven games earlier in the season with a fractured left clavicle, it remains to be seen how long the Dallas QB will be out this time.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Tony Romo's season is over, according to a source. CT scan confirms a break but he will not have surgery.


ICYMI: Texas Tech gets tricky for TD

The Red Raiders lined up like they would kneel the ball and run out the clock against Texas. Instead, Jakeem Grant surprised everyone, took the ball and raced 40 yards for the score.

Cassel hops back in the saddle

Matt Cassel will most likely be the Cowboys' starter for the rest of the season following Tony Romo's second collarbone injury of 2015. The backup led Dallas to its only TD drive on Thanksgiving Day, finding Cole Beasley for a score in the fourth quarter. Game balls

Stephen A.: Time for Cowboys fans to look for a new QB (1:45)
Bleak outlook for Cowboys without Romo (1:13)
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Cowboys could be calling on Matt Cassel again

Matt Cassel was 0-4 in the starting role after Tony Romo's first injury this season, and it appears he'll get a chance to reprise the role for Dallas.