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Report: Cowboys QB Tony Romo likely out for preseason opener

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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo likely will not play in the team’s preseason opener Thursday against the San Diego Chargers, reports Todd Archer of ESPN.com.

Romo went through seven-on-seven drills this weekend as he continues to work his way back from offseason back surgery. Romo, 34, has said he is 100 percent recovered from the injury. 

The team has not announced a decision for Romo’s availability for the San Diego game. 

“We’re talking about it, but most likely I’ll probably sit out the San Diego game and play in Game 2 and go from there,” Romo said Sunday. 

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The Cowboys play the Baltimore Ravens on Aug. 16 and the Miami Dolphins on Aug. 23, where the starters figure to get extensive action.

"I’ll probably practice tomorrow and sit out Tuesday if we keep going with the schedule we’ve been doing,” Romo said. “Maybe sit tomorrow and come back Tuesday but we’ll see what they say.” 

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