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Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Russell Wilson threw his first TD of the preseason, finding WR Paul Richardson for a 9-yard score in the second quarter against the Cowboys. Wilson has been sharp so far, completing 13 of 16 passes for 133 yards.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins (17), Falcons (6) FINAL. Here are some closing thoughts: Miami RB Arian Foster likely created separation with Jay Ajayi in their race to be a starter. Foster had 30 total yards in limited snaps, which included. 2-yard touchdown run. The defense was mostly solid, but there is some concern about the cornerback depth. Tony Lippett and Bobby McCain were both shaky. The Dolphins also had a lot of injuries. Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (ankle), linebacker Jelani Jenkins (ankle) and defensive ends Chris McCain (shoulder) and Terrence Fede (knee) all suffered ailments.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Tonight's attendance for Dolphins-Falcons in Orlando is 45,974.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Tony Romo's night is over because of a back injury. The team is saying it is a coaches' decision. Romo has played in 16 snaps this preseason and is unlikely to play in the preseason finale Sept. 1 against Houston.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins DE Terrence Fede is out with a knee injury.

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

The Seahawks' first-team offense put together its first scoring drive of the preseason in the second quarter against the Cowboys. Russell Wilson is 7-for-9 for 73 yards. The big play was a 27-yard completion to Doug Baldwin, and the drive ended with a 27-yard field goal. The starters are expected to play into the third quarter.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys rookie RB Zeke Elliott has looked impressive tonight. Runs hard, drops his pads on contact & has the vision to find daylight. Speed to get to the edge, too.

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Ezekiel Elliott had five carries for 40 yards on that drive against the Seahawks' starting defense. Drive went 81 yards on seven plays.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

As the Cowboys start their second series Tony Romo remains on the sideline with Dak Prescott taking the first team snaps.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Tony Romo took two steps on to the field after missing three snaps but he was sent back to the sideline. He did not sit down while getting examined by doctors. He is now throwing passes on the sideline