Found October 17, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
PLAYERS: Jason Garrett
TEAMS: Dallas Cowboys
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IRVING, Texas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and head coach Jason Garrett both had opportunities Thursday to respond to allegations from Jay Ratliff's agent that the team mishandled the defensive lineman's groin injury. Both chose to avoid specifics with Jones saying it was a legal matter and were careful not to say anything contentious, although both gave indications the team was not fully informed about the severity of Ratliff's injury. "It's a sad matter, because we do need him and he wants to be out competing and helping his teammates and helping us win," Jones said. "But I can't operate in a world where I go back and take today's information and apply it to decisions made one year ago." Ratliff was released Wednesday when he came off the physically unable to perform list and was still not healthy enough to rejoin the team. Ratliff had been out since the start of training camp with groin and hamstring issues and played in just six gam...
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