Romo to play a series or two vs Miami Dolphins

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) –Dallas quarterback Tony Romo will make his preseason debut at home against Miami on Friday night a week after his top option, receiver Dez Bryant, made a surprise appearance and scored a touchdown in the first NFL game in Los Angeles since 1994.

Romo should be joined for a brief appearance by tight end Jason Witten, but rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott will wait another week for his first pro outing. The fourth overall pick in the draft was slowed by a mild hamstring injury in training camp, which wrapped up Wednesday in Oxnard, California.

It will be Round 2 for Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill and crew after gaining 8 yards on seven snaps in an exhibition opener more notable for three Miami takeaways in the second quarter of a 27-10 win over the New York Giants.

The Miami offense is much more unsettled than Dallas in terms of who will start, including a competition at running back between Arian Foster and Jay Ajayi.

Foster, limited to four games because of torn Achilles tendon in the last of his seven seasons in Houston, sat out the preseason opener.

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