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Tony Romo will play for Cowboys vs. Dolphins on Friday

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If Dak Prescott plans to double down on last weekend's heroics, he'll need to wait.

Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones announced Wednesday that starting quarterback Tony Romo will play a series or two in Friday's preseason tilt with the Dolphins, per Newy Scruggs of NBC Sports Radio.

Romo didn't dress for Saturday's loss to the Los Angeles Rams, a game that saw the rookie Prescott light up L.A. with a pristine 10-of-12 passing debut that featured a pair of touchdowns throws.

Dallas isn't about to give Romo a heavy workload, so expect to see Prescott and fellow reserve Jameill Showers take over in a hurry.

Jones also told Scruggs that rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott will not play against the Dolphins. The first-round pick is back at practice, but the team will play it safe with his recently tweaked hamstring.

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