Saturday night’s Cowboys vs. Ravens matchup will be our first chance to see quarterback Tony Romo in action—an unusually meaningful preseason performance given Romo’s struggles with his back. Per Jon Machota of The Dallas Morning News, the most recent rumblings out of Dallas point to Romo being healthy, but there are also signs that something is still wrong.
As much as the Cowboys need this time to practice, especially with new coordinators on both sides of the ball, the most important part of this preseason is simply making it out alive. The Cowboys aren’t in a position to weather the storm if they suffer significant injuries, so it makes sense to play it safe with any players of great importance.
In addition to monitoring Romo’s workload and efficiency, here are five other things to watch in the Cowboys’ Week 2 preseason meeting with the Baltimore Ravens.