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Tony Romo Returns to Practice

Romo was held out of practice on Wednesday



    Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo returned to practice on Thursday after sitting out of Wednesday’s session for the second consecutive week, a measure taken by the team to keep Romo fresh as he continues to rebuild strength following back surgery in December.

    There’s a chance this could become a regular thing, but nothing is set in stone to this point.

    “I didn’t have quite the strength I wanted to explode off in the first couple weeks, and last week I was able to during the week through some changes we made,” Romo told the team’s website. “I think that it’s going to only continue to get better. Last week I was pretty excited about the way that I was moving and feeling, so I think I’ll continue to feel better each week.”

    Head coach Jason Garrett explained that Wednesday is an ideal day for Romo to rest.

    “Typically, Wednesday is a run and play-action type day for our whole football team,” Garrett said. “He can get a lot of that work done in the walk-through like he did this morning, and then some of the more situational stuff will happen as the week goes on.”

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