VALLEY RANCH, TX -- Tony Romo's Back Watch Day 2: Since Tony went down hard against the Redskins Monday night, Cowboys Country has been biting its nails to hear how bad the injury is.
Today update: Tony had an MRI and... the Cowboys will tell us not a thing.
“I won’t get into any of the specifics of the scan other than that it's a day by day thing with Tony,” says head coach Jason Garrett.
The initial diagnosis was a contusion -- fancy word for a bruise. It's not related to the herniated disk Romo had surgery for during the offseason.
“It’s a pain tolerance thing. It's not something where doctors have said 'well he can't play.' It's not that at all,” says Jerry Jones
Romo himself is working with the Cowboys actual doctors and trainers and isn't sure when he’ll know if he'll play.
“If it turns out to be just a pain tolerance thing then I'll play,” he says. “That part of it has never been an issue. But ya know we've got to wait and see.”
Romo didn’t practice Wednesday, but that's nothing new. He's been taking off Wednesdays to help rest his previous back injury.
In his place was Brandon Weeden who's ready to go against the Cardinals.
"I’m just gonna treat it like I`m playing on Sunday if I do, good. If I don't, then I'll be ready if something does happen,” Weeden says.
So will Romo be back on Sunday? Or still on his back? Guess it's back to wait and see.