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Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott among Cowboys stars to sit out preseason opener

Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott among Cowboys stars to sit out preseason opener
Published On: Sat, Aug 12
May 6, 2016; Irving, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) and running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) during rookie minicamp at Dallas Cowboys headquarters at Valley Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Everyone knows what to expect for most of the NFL preseason: Stars and starters will play only sparingly in games, if at all.

Still, Cowboys fans looking forward to Saturday night's preseason opener against the Rams will be disappointed to learn that Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and several other stars are not expected to play at all. Not even that token first series or two many starters around the league get.

Clarence Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that the Cowboys' dynamic duo will not play, and neither will fellow Pro Bowlers Tyron Smith and Sean Lee and second-year linebacker Jaylon Smith, among others.

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