Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 9/24/12
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ARLINGTON The Cowboys offensive line didn't do Tony Romo many favors in Sunday's home opener. Romo was sacked four times and hit hard after several throws. After the game, Romo said the 16-10 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was one of the "most physically tough" games he's played in. He then joked that he'd probably be using some ice packs tonight. "As a quarterback, you're going to take a shot, a big one here and there," Romo said. "It's just football. It happens sometimes. It's just part of playing the position in the game." Perhaps the biggest hit Romo sustained Sunday came late in the third quarter. The Cowboys quarterback was sandwiched between two defenders and was hit in the facemask by the helmet of Bucs defensive end Michael Bennett. Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said after the game that he was expecting a flag on the play. "We'll see how that reads with the league," Jones added.
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