(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo missed his third straight day of practice with a back injury on Friday and could be a game-time decision. Coach Jason Garrett said Romo will need to move around better before Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals in order to be able to play. The Cowboys have a short walkthrough Saturday. Romo has been receiving treatment on his back all week but has not done any football activities. Brandon Weeden would start at quarterback if Romo can't go, with undrafted free agent Dustin Vaughan as the backup. ...
The Oakland Raiders are expected to be without cornerback Carlos Rogers for Sunday's game against Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks. It's another blow to the NFL's 31st-ranked defense, which has been plagued by injuries and poor play. The winless Raiders have already lost three defensive starters - defensive end LaMarr Woodley, middle linebacker Nick Roach and strong safety Tyvon Branch - to season-ending injuries. Interim coach Tony Sparano said Friday he's holding out hope that the 33-year-old Rogers can play despite not practicing for most of the past two weeks.
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Dallas quarterback Tony Romo is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Arizona after missing practice all week with a back injury.
A federal judge seems to think Native Americans offended by the Washington Redskins team name are properly being sued by the NFL franchise. Judge Gerald Bruce Lee suggested during a hearing Friday that it would be unprecedented to dismiss the team's lawsuit against five Native Americans who complained about the name to the U.S. A trademark office board decided in June to cancel some of the Redskins' trademarks, citing federal regulations against protecting words and images that are disparaging or offensive. The team could have challenged the ruling in appellate court in Washington, but sought help instead in a venue that gives it more options, by going to a trial court to sue the Native Americans who complained in the first place.
After six-plus games on the sideline, Robert Griffin III is back as the quarterback of the Washington Redskins. ''He's done all the drills the right way.