Cowboys QB Romo feeling better; RB Barber's toe still ailing

IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo seems to be over the midweek illness that caused him to miss a day of practice.

"I think he's feeling all right now," Cowboys coach Wade Phillips said of Romo on Friday. "He was maybe a little weak yesterday, but he's doing a lot better today. I think he'll be ready to go."

Romo was sent home with medicine to treat flulike symptoms Wednesday. He returned to practice Thursday and worked out again Friday as Dallas finished preparing for Sunday's pivotal game in Philadelphia. The Cowboys (9-6) would be guaranteed a playoff spot with a victory and certain to miss the postseason with a loss.

Phillips said running back Marion Barber will remain a game-time decision because of a dislocated toe that has limited him to two yards on 10 carries over the last two games. Barber also missed the game before that. He was listed on the injury report as doubtful after being limited in practice.

Tight end Jason Witten was limited, too, because of a sprained left ankle, but he's among several players listed as probable.

"I think he'll play, but to what extent we'll have to see," Phillips said.

Also Friday, the Cowboys put wide receiver Isaiah Stanback on injured reserve because of a shoulder problem. Tight end Rodney Hannah moved up from the practice squad to take his place.

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