Cowboys owner wants Romo to play again this year

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones wants Tony Romo to play again this season.

Romo has been sidelined since Oct. 25 when he broke his collarbone in a loss to the Giants, and would only be able to return for the team's final two games, at Arizona on Dec. 25 and at Philadelphia on Jan. 2.

Asked if Romo would be ready for the Christmas Day game, Jones said Friday: "In my opinion he will be. ... I want to do anything we can to win those games."

Jon Kitna has filled in for Romo, going 3-3 in his six starts. Jones also said interim coach Jason Garrett has done well, going 3-1, but the owner said he will "explore all possibilities" in hiring the team's next permanent coach.

Dallas hosts Philadelphia this Sunday.

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