IRVING, Texas (AP) - Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo missed practice Wednesday because he was ill, an absence that comes days before a game Dallas must win to make the playoffs.
The Cowboys (9-6) play at Philadelphia on Sunday. They're guaranteed of getting an NFC wild card with a victory.
Romo has been limited by a back injury and earlier this season missed three games with a broken pinkie on his throwing hand. He said Tuesday he would be ready to play.
"It's December," he said. "Everybody plays with different things. It's part of the game."
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