News: FWST Blog: Romo and his receivers working hard to get on the same page

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    -- Charean Williams

    The Cowboys knew when they released veteran Roy Williams before training camp that there would be some growing pains among their young receiving corps. With Miles Austin still rehabbing a hamstring injury, the Cowboys' top four receivers are Dez Bryant, Kevin Ogletree, Laurent Robinson and Jesse Holley. They have a combined 25 starts, 88 games, 164 catches, 2,051 yards and 11 touchdowns.

    Robinson said he didn't have a missed assignment in the 20 plays he played Monday night against the Redskins. The same can't be said for the other three receivers who played. They struggled to get on the same page with quarterback Tony Romo on Monday night.

    "We were playing some young receivers and dealing with some receiver injuries going into the game and also throughout the game," Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday. "I thought for the most part the receiver group played a pretty good ball game. They made some plays when they needed to, kept coming, battling and fighting, and ultimately we had a pretty good yardage production from our receiver group and in our passing game. But ultimately, we’ve got to get better in all areas.

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