Dallas’ move eliminates the chance for quarterback Kellen Moore to return after breaking his right ankle in practice early in training camp.
Moore was expected to be Tony Romo’s backup, and now both are out after Romo broke a bone in his back.
The Cowboys haven’t said how long Romo will be out, but rookie fourth-round pick Dak Prescott figures to start at least the first few games if healthy.
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