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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer Tony Romo played through broken ribs to help keep the season afloat for Dallas in 2011.
His injury isn't as serious this time, which means the task doesn't appear as daunting for the Cowboys quarterback.
Romo has bruised ribs after he was crunched between two defenders late in the first half of a 36-31 win over the New York Giants in the opener. He played the second half and says he's just dealing with soreness heading into Sunday's game at Kansas City.
The offense didn't do much when Romo returned - just 98 yards after halftime. And the Cowboys never could put away the Giants despite the gift of six turnovers from a revamped defense.
But Romo thinks Dallas has something to build on.
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IRVING, Texas -- Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo practiced in pads for the first time Wednesday since bruising his ribs Sunday and said pronounced himself fit enough to play this weekend.
"I felt fine, just normal soreness and stuff going through," Romo said. "I assume by the weekend they'll be fine, good to go."
Romo was sandwiched between two pass rushers...
Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer practiced for the first time in a long time on Wednesday after undergoing knee surgery this summer.
Dallas owner Jerry Jones announced on his radio show that Spencer and newly acquired offensive lineman Brian Waters could play this week against the Chiefs.
“We don’t want to bring Spencer along any faster than we have to,” Jones said, via...
Even though Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer didn’t practice on Thursday he still expects to play this week against the Chiefs.
“This is the first week I’ve gone straight through without swelling,” Spencer said, via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Spencer was asked if he’ll be playing on Sunday, “I’m getting ready to play.”
Even if Spencer plays this week, I...
This is so sad.
Giants LB Dan Connor was one of the two players accused of faking an injury after he went down on two consecutive plays on Sunday night versus the Cowboys.
Jerry Jones and Tony Romo even went so far as to call the players out afterwards for their actions saying:
“I thought us experts on football were the only ones who could see that,” Cowboys owner and general...
The Cowboys offense is looking solid but the Chiefs aren't the same push over they were last season.
After going 13-3 week 1, I've started out 1-0 with the Patriot sneaking past the Jets.
We'll continue to learn more about the league after this weeks game.
Here we go:
Carolina @ Buffalo - The Panthers played the Seahawks tough at home and their defense...
The Dallas Cowboys participated in their first NFL draft in 1961. The team’s first pick turned out to be a legend, as the Cowboys selected defensive tackle Bob Lilly.
The second-round pick was born in Schulenburg, Texas and played at Texas Tech. The Cowboys took this player in the second round of the draft, but he chose to play for the Dallas Texans. He enjoyed a ten-year career...
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant practiced today, but defensive end Anthony Spencer did not, according to Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas. Bryant is dealing with a mildly sprained foot, while Spencer continues to recover from the knee surgery he underwent at the end of July.Bryant was a full participant during yesterday's practice session, but head coach Jason Garrett admitted...
According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, the Cowboys expect Tony Romo (ribs), Dez Bryant (foot) and Morris Claiborne (shoulder) to all play this week against the Chiefs.
At this point, Cowboys expecting Tony Romo, Dez Bryant and Month Claiborne will all start against Chiefs at Arrowhead. All hurt Week 1
— Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) September 11, 2013
Claiborne will wear a harness to...
It would seem that an opening-game win for an NFL team would be significant.
For the Dallas Cowboys, a fan could point to a huge 45-35 win over the New York Giants in 2007 as a catalyst for a 13-3 season.
A win during Kickoff Weekend is usually good for the Cowboys.
Conversely, a fan could look at the team’s disappointing loss to the Redskins to open the 2010 season as a major...
Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (sprained left foot) was listed as a full participant in Wednesday's practice but coach Jason Garrett confirmed that Bryant took fewer reps than usual to protect his foot, according to Tim MacMahon of ESPNDallas.com.Fantasy Spin:Bryant suffered the foot injury in the fourth quarter Sunday night against the Giants but he appears to be on track...
On Fridays, we check for your emails and prepare briefly for the next opponent:
So, let's talk about the Chiefs briefly. I readily admit that I would like to spend 2,000 words on the upcoming opponents like I used to, but the way we are doing the blog these days has put far more emphasis on the game behind than the game ahead and most seem to enjoy the Tuesday-Thursday breakdowns...
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It’s not often you see a team force 6 turnovers in a single game.
It’s even less often that a team forcing 6 turnovers wins by less than a touchdown.
That’s exactly what happened to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.
The Cowboys forced and recovered three fumbles, and intercepted Eli Manning three times, yet only won 36-31 when it...
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