Tony Romo has officially been ruled out for Sunday night’s game against the Eagles, head coach Jason Garrett announced today.
Romo had back surgery Friday morning and has been placed on injured reserve.
That means the Eagles will face backup Kyle Orton.
“I don’t think this changes their offense much just because of who the backup is,” Chip Kelly said Thursday. “I think they are going to stick to what they do.”
Kelly added that the coaches have looked at Orton film from his previous stops and also from the preseason. Orton has thrown 15 passes the last two seasons and last started a game in 2011.
Dez Bryant, meanwhile, is expected to play even though he has been dealing with a back issue.
More to come.