Romo earnings as Cowboys lead Jaguars during halftime

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LONDON Tony Romo returned to a lineup on Sunday and helped hint a Dallas Cowboys to a 24-7 halftime lead over Jacksonville during Wembley Stadium.

Romo, who missed final week’s diversion opposite Arizona with dual cross routine fractures in his back, has thrown 3 touchdowns, dual to Dez Bryant and one to Jason Witten.

Through 3 quarters, Romo has finished 19 of 26 passes for 247 yards. Bryant has 6 receptions for 158 yards and dual touchdowns. Jason Witten has a 2-yard touchdown catch. DeMarco Murray has 99 rushing yards on 18 carries. Murray left a diversion on a final array of a third entertain and was evaluated for a concussion.

Dallas took a opening kickoff and fast gashed a Jaguars with a 23-yard run and a 17-yard shade pass, both by Murray. The six-play expostulate stalled during a 36 and Dan Bailey done a 54-yard margin idea for a 3-0 lead.

Jacksonville was some-more process on a initial possession, holding 9 plays to score.

The Jaguars converted dual third downs before Denard Robinson scored on a 32-yard run to give Jacksonville a 7-3 lead during a 7:36 mark.

It was usually a second opening-game scoring expostulate by a Jaguars this season.

Penalties hampered a Cowboys’ second possession, including a third-down division call opposite rookie receiver Devin Street, though they would get a turnover on special teams.

Chris Jones’s punt was forsaken by Ace Sanders and Spillman recovered during a Jacksonville 6.

Three plays later, a scrambling Romo threw a 2-yard touchdown to Witten to put a Cowboys behind on tip during 10-7 during a 2:30 mark.

After 3 total punts, a Cowboys gathering for their third measure of a game.

Romo strike Bryant on a channel track and a receiver pennyless 4 tackles on a approach to a 35-yard touchdown for a 17-7 Cowboys lead.

Bryant pennyless tackle attempts by reserve Johnathan Cyprien, cornerbacks Dwayne Gratz and Demetrius McCray and finish Chris Clemons on a locate and run that finished a 5 play, 65-yard drive.

Jacksonville strike a large play on a 53-yard pass from Blake Bortles to Cecil Shorts III.

On a subsequent play Robinson fumbled after a strike by George Selvie and reserve Barry Church recovered during a Cowboys’ 32.

Dallas was pushing again, though Cole Beasley was flipped after a 23-yard catch, fumbled and Josh Evans recovered during Jacksonville’s 23.

After forcing a three-and-out series, Dallas took over on it’s possess 35 with 31 seconds left.

On initial down, Romo threw a 68-yard touchdown pass to Bryant to make it 24-7 with 19 seconds left in a initial half.

Jacksonville punted divided a initial possession of a second half and a Cowboys scored 6 plays later.

Joseph Randle scored on a 40-yard run to make it 31-7 with 7:34 left in a third quarter.

Trying to find some kind of spark, a Jaguars faced a fourth and 1 during their possess 29 and went for it.

However, Toby Gerhart was stood adult and forsaken during a line of struggle by Anthony Hitchens for no benefit and a Cowboys took over.

Four plays later, Bailey’s 48-yard margin idea try fell short.

Clarence E. Hill Jr., 817-390-7760 Twitter: @clarencehilljr

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