Cowboys counting on Marc Colombo

If injured lineman can't return to form, right tackle will remain a position of weakness

Updated: September 15, 2010, 1:24 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- It's not his first rodeo, Alex Barron assured the concerned media horde last week. The Dallas Cowboys can only hope it was his last, at least in their uniform, after Barron's holding clinic helped ruin the season opener against the Washington Redskins.

Here comes Marc Colombo to the rescue. Well, maybe.

Colombo returns to practice Wednesday, and if all goes well this week, he'll reclaim his starting job at right tackle for Sunday's home opener against the Chicago Bears. ...

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