Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/24/14
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Injuries among starters was the primary storyline heading into Saturday night's game between the Dallas Cowboys and the St. Louis Rams.Quarterback Tony Romo entered the game without receivers Miles Austin and Dez Bryant, or tight end Jason Witten.The lack of proven talent on the field didn't stop Romo from delivering perfectly thrown passes and destroying the Rams' first-team defense.Romo looked brilliant identifying mismatches in coverage and exploiting weaknesses. Touchdowns and yards came easy and early for the Cowboys in Saturday's night game, with Romo putting up two touchdowns and 198 yards in the first quarter. The Cowboys' first touchdown scoring drive came on an impressive two plays for 77 yards. At that continued rate, Romo was on pace to throw for nearly 800 yards against the Rams. Throwing for 800 yards in a single game will probably never happen for Romo, but if he can continue first quarter dominance, maybe the Cowboys' can win 10 or 11 games in...
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