IRVING -- Tony Romo is already talking about the preseason in past tense. Romo doesn't expect to play in the Dallas Cowboys' preseason
finale Thursday night at home against Minnesota. Instead, the
two-time Pro Bowl quarterback is focusing on the season opener at
He said today -- quote -- "The juices are flowing just because
the first game is coming. Yeah, I thought we had a really good
preseason. We're excited about our execution."
In their most extensive action of the preseason, Romo and the
starting offense had 266 total yards in the first half against
Houston on Friday night. Romo was 15-for-19 passing for 166 yards
with a touchdown, and Marion Barber ran 13 times for 75 yards.
While Romo played only three series the first two preseason
games, he said the depth of returning experience and their time at
practice during training camp has them where they need to be in
preparation for the September Seventh opener.