Garrett gives Romo a light day of practice in Oxnard

Tony Romo

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Tony Romo hasn't missed a rep at the Cowboys 2013 training camp in Oxnard, California.

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by JOE TRAHAN

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WFAA

Posted on July 30, 2013 at 5:37 PM

OXNARD –– Cowboys quarterbacks will enjoy a so-called "veteran's day off" during Tuesday afternoon's practice.

The workout will focus mostly on goal line and short yardage work, and head coach Jason Garrett feels this is the right time to give his signal caller a break. Garrett says Tony Romo is feeling no ill-effects after his off-season back surgery to remove a cyst.

The head coach also likes the idea of giving players a "veteran day" followed by and off day, which the Cowboys have scheduled tomorrow.

"You give a player a day off it can help rejuvenate themem," says Garrett, "give them two days off and it's life-changing."

Garrett says he's still yet to decide if Romo will play in the Hall of Fame game Sunday against the Dolphins.

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