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Cowboys beat Browns

      CLEVELAND (AP) - Tony Romo's bloodied chin needed stitches and

an X-ray, and Marion Barber's ribs were badly bruised. The Dallas

Cowboys absorbed more than a few hard knocks on Sunday.

      Not as many as they landed, though.

      Picking apart Cleveland's secondary with ease, Romo passed for

320 yards, Terrell Owens caught a 35-yard touchdown pass and Barber

scored on a pair of 1-yard runs as the Cowboys opened a season they

expect to end in the Super Bowl by overwhelming the out-of-sync

Browns 28-10.

       With all day to throw, Romo completed 24 of 32 passes as Dallas'

offense racked up nearly 500 yards, controlled the clock and strung

together four long touchdown drives. The defense held one of the

AFC's most potent offenses to 205 yards, and except for some silly

penalties, the star-studded Cowboys, whose training camp was

profiled on HBO's "Hard Knocks," had a knockout
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