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The Cowboys claimed the Giants faked injuries to slow down Tony Romo and his up-tempo offense last Sunday night. The NFL reviewed the claim and on Tuesday decided “We see no basis at this time for taking action’’ according to NFL spokesman Greg Aiello.
The accusation by the Cowboys specifically owner Jerry Jones and seconded by Romo was that the Giants had defensive players fake injuries to better deal with Romo and the Cowboys’ no-huddle hurry up offense.
Safety Antrel Rolle on Tuesday said the Giants do not teach their players to fake injuries and that the Giant defense was not really bothered by the pace of the Cowboys attack. “Their tempo wasn’t all that bad … we’ve seen worse’’ Rolle said on his weekly WFAN spot. “We were never off-balance as a defense.’’
Jones after his Cowboys’ beat the Giants 36-31 accused the Giants of faking injuries to slow down Dallas’ offense saying “It was so obvious it was funny.”
Leading 6-3 late in the second quarter the Cowboys began
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Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo suffered what appeared to be a rib injury after being sandwiched by two Giants defenders on Sunday night.
Even though the NBC Sunday Night Football broadcast claimed that Romo had the wind knocked out of him, he’ll undergo X-rays on his ribs.
Tony Romo is going to get some X-Rays on his ribs Monday morning.
— Lindsay Jones (@bylindsayhjones) September...
IRVING, Texas -- Tony Romo probably won't escape discomfort this week, but he's dodged a serious-injury bullet. The Cowboys say their quarterback underwent X-rays on Monday morning looking for damage in the area of his ribs and that the results are negative.
"We feel optimistic with the tests coming back negative,'' Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones tells...
According to Mike Fisher of CBS 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, X-rays on Tony Romo’s ribs came back negative, which me he bruised his ribs.
Tony Romo probably won’t escape discomfort this week. But he’s dodged a serious-injury bullet with the Cowboys saying their quarterback underwent X-rays on Monday morning looking for damage in the area of his ribs and that the results are...
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...
Tony Romo took a huge hit to the ribs toward the end of the first half of the Dallas Cowboys’ season opener against the New York Giants, but he managed to return to the game for the second half. Romo had excellent protection from his offensive line most of the game, but he stayed in […]
(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...
UPDATE: Tony just got the wind knocked out of him. Call off Kyle Orton.
Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys had a rough first half on Sunday night against the New York Giants, and that was highlighted by the vicious hit Romo took from two Giants’ players. Romo was sandwiched by two Giants players (Mathias Kiwanuka and Justin Trattou) on a pass attempt. and he stayed down on the...
We showed you the play last night when Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was forced to leave the game for the last few minutes of the first half after being crushed by 3 Giants. While Romo did return to play the entire second half, according to the San Antonio Express-News Romo will undergo x-rays today […]
IRVING, Texas Cowboys defensive tackle Jason Hatcher was not happy seeing quarterback Tony Romo sandwiched between two Giants pass rushers Sunday night.
"I was mad," Hatcher said Monday. "We've got to do a better job of blocking for him. We need that guy. He's a great quarterback. If he goes down, the team is going to go down. We need to do a better job of...
"I have one job and that's to bring a championship to Dallas" – Tony Romo
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) September 9, 2013
The New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys have had more than their fair share of memorable games over the past few years. While Sunday night's 36-31 Cowboys win was on the bizzare side, it was certainly memorable.Giants quarterback Eli Manning's first play from scrimmage, an interception by Cowboys defensive end Demarcus Ware, would set the tone for the rest of the game in which...
During his weekly radio appearance Tuesday morning, Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones passed along the current status of several key contributors.
A 36-31 win over the New York Giants Sunday night included Tony Romo suffering bruised ribs, Dez Bryant spraining his left foot and Morris Claiborne needing his left shoulder to be popped back into place. But Jones...
While NBC and its cameras were focused on the status of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo they inadvertently caught tight end Jason Witten puking. Not exactly Witten’s best moment of the night but since he’s been a target machine and found the endzone Cowboy fans will let this one go.
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...