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Jerry: Romo "Getting the Rust Off"

Tony Romo went 19 for 29 for 176 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win



    There’s no denying that Tony Romo looked a bit off-kilter at times in the Week 2 victory over the Tennessee Titans. Owner and general manager Jerry Jones believes the struggles can be traced to footwork.

    Probably this idea of turning on the run, getting the rust off, has to do with the footwork,” Jones told 105.3-FM The Fan this week. “Anybody that’s played golf, anybody that’s been around guys in their hitting slumps, if you want to refer to baseball, know that footwork all works together there. I think that’s what you’re seeing.”

    Romo finished 19-29 passing for 176 yards and a touchdown, but he missed on some wide open throws. The idea that Romo could be rusty is a likely one, considering that he was limited throughout training camp and the preseason as the team eased him back into action following back surgery in December.

    “Romo, in the past, has been able to maybe come out of there and do some things without the footwork sometimes--we’ve gotten used to that in years past,” Jones said. “That’s probably a process, to use Jason’s term. That’s probably getting better as the practices and the games go along.”

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