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Romo throws the ball in practice

Posted by ESPN.com's Matt Mosley

Cowboys quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson said that Tony Romo (broken pinkie) threw a few passes on the side today. He didn't practice, though, so don't read too much into that. I'm still hearing that Romo will miss the next three games. It's interesting to hear all the former quarterbacks weigh in on Romo's injury. Steve Young said that Romo should tape his pinkie to his ring finger and play. Brett Favre told Ed Werder something similar Tuesday. "The only thing I said was, it's worth trying [to play] if you can deal with the pain and can function good enough with a splint,'' Favre said of his conversation Monday with Romo. "If not, don't try." Interesting that Favre would reach out to another team's quarterback on the day after a game. As most of you know, Romo idolized Favre growing up in Wisconsin. Of course, Romo doesn't acknowledge that now because he thinks it hurts his street cred. In other news, it sounds like the Cowboys have shut the door on a possible Adam "Pacman" Jones return. Asked if he thought Pacman would return at some point, Phillips said, "He's gone." He talked about how you have to "coach the ones you have." Wade said that both Roy Williamses practiced Wednesday. He said the Oklahoma Roy Williams (forearm) should return to the starting lineup. Back to Romo, Phillips confirmed that he threw the ball in practice, but he said he didn't look over and watch him. Huh? Seems like Wade might want to take a gander if his injured quarterback is tossing the ball around. Phillips wouldn't rule Romo out for Sunday's game, but I'd be shocked to see him out there. And after all, local writers in Dallas are now saying that Romo's injury is actually good for this team. Yeah, that makes total sense.