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Tony Romo, Dez Bryant gush over rookie Dak Prescott

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A Dallas Cowboys quarterback is the biggest story of the preseason -- and his name isn't Tony Romo.

Rookie backup Dak Prescott has lit up the earth over his first two games, dropping veteran-like dimes and throwing for more touchdowns (6) than incompletions (5) over two stunning appearances.

On Friday, Prescott flamed Miami's rattled defense for a pair of long touchdown lobs with another two scores on the ground in a 41-14 romp of the Dolphins.

Along the way, the fourth-rounder piled up a nearly perfect quarterback rating of 156.4, but Prescott isn't taken by his own gaudy numbers.

"I don't really pay attention to that," Prescott said, per the team's official website. "Just coming in, just trying to work. But that's pretty cool, I guess."

His teammates were more than willing, though, to gush over Prescott's heroics.

"Man, I'll tell you this: rookie is a name -- just a name that they give you in the league," said wideout Dez Bryant, who caught a 28-yard touchdown from Prescott. "Either you can do it or you can't. The guy is a student -- give it to him. You've got to give it to him. He wants to learn, he wants to be good. He's sitting behind a Hall of Famer. Give him his credit."

That potential Hall of Famer, Tony Romo, saw his first action of the preseason Friday, going 4-of-5 passing before Prescott hit the field and completely stole the show hitting 12-of-15 throws for 199 yards while generating 34 points over six drives.

"I've been very impressed with how Dak has played," said Romo. "It kind of reminds me a little bit of back in the day in some capacity. He's playing great. To have depth at that position, it's a big, big bonus. Hopefully he can continue to do that. And he's a good kid, so you really root for him."

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