For Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, left, to last the season, he needs rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott to run the ball, catch the ball, and block just like DeMarco Murray did in 2014.
For Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, left, to last the season, he needs rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott to run the ball, catch the ball, and block just like DeMarco Murray did in 2014. Max Faulkner mfaulkner@star-telegram.com
For Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, left, to last the season, he needs rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott to run the ball, catch the ball, and block just like DeMarco Murray did in 2014. Max Faulkner mfaulkner@star-telegram.com

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