Found August 30, 2012 on CJ Sports NFL Talk:
A scan of Jason Witten’s injured spleen showed that he doesn’t need surgery on it at this time. The Dallas Cowboys tight end suffered the spleen injury and internal bleeding after being hit during the teams opening preseason game against the Oakland Raiders. No decision has been made on Witten’s status for the NFL opener when the Cowboys travel to New York to face the Giants.



Witten ahead of schedule, set to begin workouts

ARLINGTON, Texas A week ago in San Diego, Jason Witten playfully pushed doctors orders by exiting the hot tub at the team hotel and then flexing and stutter-stepping in front of Dallas Cowboys executives. They panicked at the sight of the All-Pro tight end apparent violation of the still-and-idle medical mandate resulting from him being diagnosed with a lacerated spleen until they...

Avoid Jason Witten for week one

Jerry Jones informed us today that it is “not impossible” that Jason Witten suits up and plays against the Cowboys on Wednesday. Now, I am not a psych major, nor did I stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night, but when an owner uses a double negative to describe the status of a player, it is not good news. As far as the fantasy football community is concerned, this should serve...

Jason Witten working to get back on the field

Getty According to Charean Williams of the Star-Telegram, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten was back on the field working on his own on the side. “Jason Witten has returned to work. Sort of. The Cowboys’ Pro Bowl tight end was on the field Monday, working on resistance cords as part of his rehab,” Williams wrote. The Cowboys are still hopeful that Witten will be able to...

Witten unlikely to face Giants

Tight end Jason Witten hasn't been cleared to return to the field and appears unlikely to play in the Cowboys' regular-season opener against the Giants. Witten avoided surgery and was told his spleen will heal on its own, but ESPN reported that doctors have yet to clear him and Witten's chances ofplaying Wednesday are "not good." Witten suffered a lacerated...

Jason Witten Still Not Cleared For Contact

Cowboys tight end Jason Witten still hasn't been cleared for contact with five days remaining until the team's season opener against the Giants. Witten, listed as questionable for the Week 1 match-up with the Super Bowl champs, has been out most of training camp with a lacerated spleen.Fantasy Spin:Despite Witten's "questionable" label, we're guessing Dallas...

Jason Witten Will Be Game-Time Call Week 1

Tight end Jason Witten will be a game-time decision for Week 1 vs. the Giants, according to team beat writer John Ellis. Fantasy Spin: Witten continues to recover from his lacerated spleen, and John Phillips and rookie James Hanna would pick up the workload at tight end if the former All-Pro is not deemed fit for the opener. And it is worth noting that Witten has not missed a game since 2003.

Jerry Jones says there’s a chance Jason Witten plays next week

AP Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told USA Today that there’s a chance tight end Jason Witten could play in next week’s season opener against the Giants. “It’s certainly not impossible to think he could be in the game,” Jones told USA TODAY Sports on Thursday. “So we’ll see how it works this week. We’ll have to handcuff him to keep him off the field. We will literally...

Cowboys’ Jason Witten to be game time call week 1

Though original reports said he’d be doubtful, the Cowboys now feel that Jason Witten will be a game time call for their week 1 clash against the Giants next Wednesday, according to the Cowboys’ official website. Witten lacerated his spleen in the Cowboys’ 2nd preseason game against the Raiders, but took it easy for a few days and it healed without surgery. Witten is now trying...

Report: Jason Witten still not cleared, chances of playing next week are “not good”

Getty According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten still hasn’t been cleared to get back on the field. “After meeting with several medical specialists this week, doctors still have not cleared Dallas TE Jason Witten to play in Wednesday’s regular-season opener vs. Giants, according to league source. Witten is not expected to be re-evaluated until...

Report: Jason Witten “50-50″ for season opener

Getty According to Matt Mosley of FOX Sports, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has a “50-50″ chance of playing in next Wednesday’s season opener against the Giants. I’m told the doctor gave Jason Witten a very positive report based on yesterday’s examination. He remains a “50-50″ proposition vs Giants. — Matt Mosley (@mattmosley) August 29, 2012 As this week...

Dallas Cowboys Injury Updates: Dez Bryant and Witten Progressing

With the regular season finally right around the corner, it’s no secret the Dallas Cowboys have been battling injuries across the board.I’m pretty sure you may have gotten wind by now that Pro-Bowler Miles Austin hasn’t played a snap yet this preseason with a hamstring injury.While emerging superstar Dez Bryant has suffered another setback, albeit minor, thanks to a slight...

Jason Witten will likely be a game-time decision for next week

Getty According to Josh Ellis of, Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is being looked at as a game-time decision for next Wednesday’s season opener against the Giants. Just learned that Jason Witten is being viewed as a game-time decision for Sept. 5 at New York. Full story at soon. — Josh Ellis (@DCStarJEllis) August 29, 2012 It looks like Witten’s...
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