Tony Romo's night is over with a fractured left clavicle (collarbone) -- and he could be out much longer than tonight's division battle with the Giants.
On a first-and-10 play with 12:20 to go in the second quarter, Romo was driven into the turf by Giants linebacker Michael Boley, injuring his left, non-throwing, shoulder.
Romo spent several minutes laying on the Cowboys Stadium turf before being helped off by athletic trainers. He was replaced by backup Jon Kitna on a drive which led to a field goal to make the score 13-7. It is Kitna's first regular season action in a Cowboys uniform, and first appearance since 2008.
Romo attempted to re-enter the game later in the drive, but was held back by the same athletic training staff. He was then taken to the locker room for X-rays, which revealed the fracture.
No word on a timetable for Romo's injury, but fractured collarbones typically take several weeks to heal. The Cowboys starter has missed only three games in his career, all in 2008 after suffering a finger injury on his throwing hand.