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Romo's start streak to end at 32, but he'll be active for Cowboys

Updated: October 19, 2008, 1:29 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

ST. LOUIS -- Quarterback Tony Romo, who has a broken pinkie on his throwing hand, dressed as the Dallas Cowboys' backup behind 40-year-old Brad Johnson on Sunday.

The Cowboys' hope is that Romo will play only if Johnson is injured, a team source told ESPN's Ed Werder.

But the Cowboys are prepared to use Romo if the offense falters, as the team's main priority is to win the game, the source said.

Romo, who will not get a pain-killing injection, will wear a three-piece protective ...

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