IRVING, Texas -- Tony Romo isn't the only offensive starter expected back to practice on Thursday, but the news on Rolando McClain, the Dallas Cowboys best defender for two games, is somewhat concerning. Coach Jason Garrett said he anticipates wide receiver Dez Bryant will be able to work after he was limited on Wednesday because of a shoulder injury suffered in last week's win against the Tennessee Titans. McClain, however, could need more rest because of a groin injury suffered in the Titans' win.
IRVING, Texas -- When the Dallas Cowboys practice Thursday, Tony Romo will be there and he does not envision anything that will keep him out of Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams. Romo did not take part in Wednesday’s practice because of what coach Jason Garrett described as “tightness” in the quarterback’s surgically-repaired back. Romo took part in the morning walkthrough but spent practice in the weight room working on core strength and back exercises.
IRVING, Texas -- Earlier today, I documented where DeMarco Murray's fast start rates in Dallas Cowboys and NFL history, but Jean-Jacques Taylor and Tim MacMahon took the debate to a different level. In this week's ESPNDallas Hot Button, they answered the question: Will DeMarco Murray set the Cowboys' single-season rushing record this year? Taylor said no. MacMahon said yes. I'd say no as well. The fast start is all well and good but I'm not ready to say the Cowboys will run it so much that Murray will pass Emmitt Smith.
IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is missing his first practice of the regular season as he takes a day of rest for his surgically repaired back. Coach Jason Garrett made no reference to Romo not practicing in his morning news conference but talked about Romo’s health. “He is coming back from an injury,” Garrett said. “He is working his way back through and there has been some good things over the first couple of weeks.