Tony Romo out for season with back injury

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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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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