Tony Romo out for season with back injury

Kyle Orton to start season finale. Aaron Wilson

Print This December 23, 2013, 04:25 PM EST

For the Cowboys to get into the postseason, it will have to be on the arm of backup quarterback Kyle Orton.

According to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter, Dallas starting quarterback Tony Romo will miss the remainder of the 2013 season, including the playoffs, with a back injury sustained in Sunday's win over Washington.

The Cowboys face the Eagles next Sunday for the NFC East title and a playoff berth.

This season, Romo's thrown for 3,828 yards, 31 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.

Orton's appeared in two games this season and is 3-5 for 40 yards this season. He's thrown for 14,661 yards, 81 touchdowns and 57 interceptions in his career.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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