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Jerry Jones: Romo may be game-time decision against Arizona after 3rd back injury in 18 months

  • Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo walks back onto the field to play during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)

    Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo walks back onto the field to play during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)  (The Associated Press)

  • Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett, left, greets Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) on the field after an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Washington won in overtime 20-17. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

    Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett, left, greets Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) on the field after an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Washington won in overtime 20-17. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)  (The Associated Press)

  • Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo (9) walks off the field after their 20-17 overtime loss to the Washington Redskins in an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)

    Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo (9) walks off the field after their 20-17 overtime loss to the Washington Redskins in an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)  (The Associated Press)

Dallas owner Jerry Jones says quarterback Tony Romo's status could be a game-time decision against Arizona on Sunday coming off his third back injury in 18 months.

Jones said on his radio show Wednesday that Romo's injury would not end his season.

The owner said his 34-year-old quarterback's availability might come down to pain tolerance after sustaining a back contusion on a third-quarter sack in a 20-17 overtime loss to Washington on Monday. Romo missed about a quarter before returning.

Jones reiterated that the injury isn't related to a herniated disk that led to surgery after a game against Washington last December. Jones also said the latest injury is unrelated to a cyst removal from Romo's back in April 2013.

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