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Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Jason Garrett said Ezekiel Elliott will not practice Thursday as he deals with some "body soreness, neck soreness," because of a car accident Sunday night but the expectation is Elliott will take part in OTAs next week.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Tight end Jason Witten did not take part in Wednesday's OTA as the Cowboys look to keep the 15-year veteran fresh. Linebacker Sean Lee also had the day off. Both players are expected to take part in Thursday's session, which is closed to the media.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys offensive coordinator Scott Linehan and running backs coach Gary Brown expressed no concern about the status of Ezekiel Elliott after the running back was in a car accident Sunday. Elliott has not practiced the last two days as a precaution. Linehan said he didn't believe the absence would be long.

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Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys have signed guard/center Ruben Carter, who spent time with the Miami Dolphins last summer. Carter also played for the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL. He played collegiately at Florida State and Toledo. The Cowboys' roster is now at 90 players.

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2dJake Trotter

Strong and weak: Baylor Bears

Baylor has talent atop the depth chart at running back, but WR departures could leave the Bears needing big contributions from incoming freshmen.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

For the first time since 2012, Tony Romo will take part in the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship in Lake Tahoe from July 14-16. Romo has finished second three times (2009-11). He is listed by Harrah's and Harveys Race & Sports Book as a co-favorite with former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Mark Mulder, who has won the last two years.

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With Wednesday's deadline for players to remove their names from the NBA draft approaching, Purdue, UNC, Michigan and UCLA stand to be the most impacted by upcoming decisions.

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The six players participating in the Raptors' pre-draft workout on Tuesday are Baylor forward Johnathan Motley, Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes, Maryland forward Justin Jackson, Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe, Mississippi big man Sebastian Saiz and Illinois State forward MiKyle McIntosh.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

A source confirmed that Cowboys defensive end David Irving is facing a four-game suspension for violating the performance-enhancing drug policy. Irving has appealed the penalty. The source said the issue stems from an over-the-counter substance. Irving was the Cowboys' most productive defensive end late last season with three of his four sacks in the final month.

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2dAdam Rittenberg

Rhule deserves a pass in Year 1

Matt Rhule will try to implement schematic changes to an already divided locker room. A step backward would be understandable.