Cowboys Return Home Tonight

The Dallas Cowboys will return home to Texas Stadium this evening to face the Tennessee Titans on Monday Night Football on ABC. For Cowboys running back Eddie Georgia, it's all a reunion with his former team.

After suffering through a 18-0 loss to the Houston Texans in the first game of the preseason, the Cowboys rallied for a 21-20 road win over the Oakland Raiders.

Monday night, Dallas will look to improve to 2-1 in the preseason in a match up with the Tennessee Titans.

One of the main storylines in the game focuses around Eddie George, who recently signed with the Cowboys after playing eight years in Tennessee.

"You always want to play well, regardless of who you are playing against," George said Sunday. "But one game, this game, is not going to mean anything. I can go out there and get 150 yards in two quarters, but we still have a season to play.

"I'd be lying if I said there won't be any emotions to play against them. But to be honest, I haven't had a lot of time right now to focus on that. I've just been trying to study my playbook. But sure, when the game comes and I look across the field, it'll be something."

The Cowboys will also be looking to fine tune their passing attack under new starting quarterback Vinny Testaverde, rookie Drew Henson, and the little used Tony Romo.

Testaverde completed 13-of-17 passes for 124 yards last week in Oakland, but his timing with his passes will still be under close watch against Tennessee.

"It's something that's going to get better as the season goes along," said Testaverde last week.

Testaverde is expected to play the first half while Henson and Romo will split time in the second half.

Parcells continues to defend his third team quarterback in Romo, even though he hasn't necessarily enjoyed the strongest preseason.

"I like him because he's spunky, he's smart, he's charismatic," said Parcells. "He's got a lot of these things that I like. But he'll just do some things that drive me nuts. It's simple. And unless I can break him of that habit, he's not gonna be successful."

The Cowboys will also be focusing on several position battles on both sides of the ball as the team tries to decide on starters at the right cornerback (Pete Hunter, Jemeel Powell, Bruce Thornton), right tackle (Torrin Tucker, Jacob Rogers, Kurt Vollers), and center (Tyson Walter and Al Johnson).

Newly signed DT Chad Eaton will also play this evening against Tennessee. If Eaton makes the team, head coach Bill Parcells has said that he'll likely see as many as 25 snaps per game.

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