Tony Romo says he's fine

IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was a full participant in practice on Thursday as he deals with a sore left ankle, sore ribs and of course his back issues.

Romo, who practiced with extra tape on his ankle, said he did everything that he normally does in practice for a Thursday and that he's fine. Romo takes Wednesdays off but does work in the walk-through sessions then returns the next day.

With Romo nicked up after the game at Seattle last week, he's got more health issues than normal.

"He's a warrior," Dez Bryant said of Romo.

Left tackle Tyron Smith (ankle), running back DeMarco Murray (illness), linebacker Cameron Lawrence (thigh) and Bryant (shoulder) were full participants in practice.

Defensive end Anthony Spencer (foot/knee) was limited in practice but he's expected to play in Sunday's game against the New York Giants.

Linebacker Rolando McClain (personal reasons/groin) missed practice for a second consecutive day but he's expected back Friday.

Linebacker Bruce Carter (quad), defensive end Jack Crawford (calf) and tackle Doug Free (foot) did not practice.