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Jason Garrett on Tony Romo: We’ll take the situation day by day

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett wasn’t ruling quarterback Tony Romo out of the regular season opener on Saturday and Sunday didn’t find him delivering a different message. Garrett said that Romo is “going to start getting into rehab” that will include wearing a back brace to support the compression fracture in his back. That injury will…

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Dez Bryant back to individual work

It’s going to be a while before quarterback Tony Romo is able to practice for the Cowboys, but wide receiver Dez Bryant is on his way to a full return to action. Bryant suffered a concussion in practice last week and wasn’t on the field when Romo broke a bone in his back during Thursday’s…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Said Bills WR Sammy Watkins of his preseason debut, “Things were moving a little bit faster than I see in practice. It was live and that’s the type of reps that you need when coming off an injury and not playing as much.” Dolphins rookie CB Xavien Howard is expected to play in the final…

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Dak Prescott declares himself to be the smartest quarterback in the class

Seven quarterbacks came off the board before him in April, but that doesn’t keep Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott from putting himself at the top of the stack. “Knowledge-wise, I think I’m the smartest quarterback that came in this class,” Prescott recently told USA Today. “I would love to go on the board and go head…

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Saturday one-liners

Dolphins DE Cameron Wake accepts his current role as a non-starting pass-rush specialist. Bills TE Chris Gragg suffered a torn ACL on Friday night against Washington. Patriots WR Julian Edelman was rusty in his preseason debut. Jets WR Brandon Marshall says that rookie WR Robbie Anderson “has that wow factor.” Ravens QB Joe Flacco will…

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Source: Tony Romo to miss 6-10 weeks with broken bone in back

If that hit on quarterback Tony Romo’s back looked bad, there’s a good reason for it. It was bad. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Romo is expected to miss 6-10 weeks with a broken bone in his back. The team will be announcing the injury; it’s unclear whether the team will put…

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Kam Chancellor “a little surprised” by Ezekiel Elliott’s physical play

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones might not like that running back Ezekiel Elliott was photographed at a legal marijuana dispensary in Seattle, but he probably likes that there wasn’t any sign of a mellow Elliott in his first game action of the preseason. Elliott ran for 48 yards on seven carries against the Seahawks and showed no…

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Friday morning one-liners

Bills QB Tyrod Taylor is looking forward to WR Sammy Watkins‘ return to game action. Identifying areas of uncertainty for the Dolphins. DT Anthony Johnson will try to build on a good outing in Friday’s Patriots game. Said Jets DE Sheldon Richardson of facing former teammate Damon Harrison, “He’s going to look weird in that…

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Jerry Jones doesn’t approve of Ezekiel Elliott’s visit to pot shop

Marijuana is legal for recreational use in two of the 22 states in which the NFL does business. It’s legal, that is, for everyone except the NFL players who live in, work in, or visit those states. The Cowboys visited the Seahawks on Thursday in Washington, one of the two states were marijuana legally can…

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Tony Romo says he’s OK after leaving game with back injury

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo left Thursday night’s preseason game with a back injury, but he said afterward that he’s fine. In fact, Romo said after the game that he was glad to take a hard hit, which he said has him mentally ready for the 2016 season after an injury-plagued 2015. “In a weird way…

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Ezekiel Elliott impressive in limited debut for Cowboys

The fourth overall pick from this year’s NFL Draft put on an impressive performance in his preseason debut on Thursday night. Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 48 yards on seven carries for Dallas before yielding backfield duties to Alfred Morris for the remainder of the first half. Elliott had carries of 9, 9,…

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Tony Romo leaves game after just three plays with apparent back injury

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo left Thursday night’s preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks after just three plays after being sacked from behind by defensive end Cliff Avril. Romo stepped forward in the pocket and escaped pressure to his left while Avril closed from Romo’s backside. Romo began to slide as Avril chased him down…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Bills DT Jerel Worthy may have found an NFL home after years of bouncing around. Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph told his players to do their jobs (nobody tell Rob Gronkowski). Patriots rookie LG Joe Thuney has had an impressive camp. Jets QB Geno Smith’s still the backup on the depth chart. The Ravens are…

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Rob Gronkowski takes issue with Cowboys using “Do Your Job” slogan

When the Patriots were on their way to winning the Super Bowl in 2014, “Do Your Job” was a familiar refrain from coach Bill Belichick to keep players from focusing on things that fell outside their responsibilities on the field and to the team. The Patriots took ownership of the phrase by registering three trademarks on…

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Orlando Scandrick likely out for rest of preseason

In 2015, Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick made his preseason debut in the team’s second game and then didn’t play in another game all year due to a torn ACL suffered in a subsequent practice. Scandrick made this year’s preseason debut last Friday against the Dolphins and it will likely be his last game action of…

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