Romo Plays (And Holds) Without Shot

IRVING, Texas --For the first time since Week 2 against the 49ers, Tony Romo said he played an entire game without a pain-killing injection for a fractured rib.

Romo took a pain-killing shot for five straight games after the San Francisco trip, but not against Seattle. He looked more comfortable moving and throwing in Sunday's 23-13 win, and finished with 279 yards and two touchdowns.

"I felt good today," Romo said. "I was able to sling the ball a little bit like I like to. I had a little more velocity and all that good stuff.

"It's been good. I think it's going to continue to get better."

Romo also held for field goals and extra points in place of punter Mat McBriar, who was inactive with a foot injury. He had held rarely since the 2006 season, his first as a starting quarterback.

"They had to remind me every time," Romo said.

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