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WR Austin's breakout season rewarded

Cowboys' overnight star, picked for Pro Bowl, shares path taken by QB Tony Romo

Updated: December 30, 2009, 2:31 AM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

In 2006, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo became an overnight sensation when he was selected to the Pro Bowl barely two months into his tenure as a full-time starter.

Fast-forward to the 2009 season and another Cowboys overnight Pro Bowl sensation: wide receiver Miles Austin.

The kid from New Jersey was selected to his first Pro Bowl on Tuesday night, less than three months after becoming a full-time starter. Teammates joining Austin in Miami on Jan. 31 are tight end Jason Witten, ...

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