Found November 10, 2011 on Fox Sports Southwest:
IRVING, Texas -- It's not a mystery, for the Dallas Cowboys, the future at inside linebacker falls on the shoulders of Sean Lee and Bruce Carter. Carter and Lee represent what the franchise has done in the second round of the past two drafts. And the Cowboys may have been lucky, considering both players undoubtedly slipped in the draft because of knee injuries. Lee suffered his injury in 2008 while Carter's occurred in 2010. Now that both players are close to being healthy enough to line up together - Carter made his NFL debut on special teams in Philadelphia and took his first snaps on defense last week against Seattle - the Cowboys can start to take a small glimpse into the future. Despite Lee having his left hand and wrist enclosed in a cast, he and Carter took part in a padded-practice on Wednesday. Carter said his goal of that practice was working on his communication with Lee, knowing where Lee's at on certain plays while also understanding his own assignments. "I obviously think that we'll play together good," Carter said. "Sean's very smart. He's a physical player. He brings a lot to the game. I can't wait to get out there with him." A torn anterior cruciate ligament prevented Carter from participating in pre-draft workouts, all of Cowboys training camp and the first six weeks of the season. He stated on Wednesday that it's been a "long, long journey" and it feels good to finally be back and able to contribute. Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan said that Carter was "OK" in his defensive debut. Ryan added that the game was moving fast for the rookie, whose play was highlighted by a deflected pass on third-and-12 early in the third quarter. "We played him some at regular and some at nickel and dime, so he got a little bit of everything, just with limited calls," Ryan said after Sunday's game. "I thought he did fine. He had a real nice play on third down. "He'll be OK. It's tough with no training camp. You talk about throwing a kid in the fire, that's what he's getting. With Seattle's zone running game and all that, it's tough. But he'll be good." Carter agreed that the game was moving fast for him. "I think as I get more experience it will slow down for me," he said. "Just knowing my assignment and being able to read keys before anything actually happens, that helps the game slow down for me. Overall, it was a good experience." Follow Jon Machota on Twitter: @jonmachota

Lee ready to use cast to his advantage

If Sean Lee plays Sunday against the Bills, you won’t be able to miss him. That’s because the Cowboys inside linebacker and leading tackler is sporting a huge task to protect his dislocated wrist. Lee, who suffered the injury two weeks ago while trying to tackle Michael Vick in Philadelphia, returned to practice Wednesday after missing last weekend’s win over Seattle. Lee said...

Four Dallas Cowboy Starters Do Not Practice: Linebacker Sean Lee Returns

(AP Photo/Sharon Ellman)The Dallas Cowboys’ practice on Wednesday looked more like a “Who’s Not” than a “Who’s Who” of players. Four of the Boys’ starters did not participate in today’s practice session. But one of them was not second year linebacker phenom Sean Lee.Lee wore a protective hard cast over his entire left hand and wrist this morning, but he did participate...

Lee practices while wearing cast

Cowboys ace inside linebacker Sean Lee was at practice Wednesday, sporting an oversized cast to protect his dislocated left wrist, according to the team’s web site. The injury, sustained in the blowout loss to Philadelphia two weeks ago, forced Lee to sit out Sunday’s 23-13 win over Seattle. Running back Felix Jones was among the players who were not in attendance at practice...

Lee Hopes To Play

IRVING, Tex. - Sean Lee, who missed last week’s win over Seattle with a dislocated left wrist he suffered in the loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, returned to practice this week with a protective cast on his hand and said he plans to play Sunday when the Cowboys host the Buffalo Bills.

Cowboys' Lee returns to practice with hurt wrist

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Cowboys inside linebacker Sean Lee has returned to practice wearing an oversized cast to protect his injured left wrist.

Sean Lee Will Play Through Injury

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee will try to play with a cast on his dislocated wrist,  rather then have surgery,  according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Lee suffered the injury during the Cowboys week eight loss to the Eagles. If Lee is unable to play,  veteran Keith Brooking will once again get the start. The Cowboys [...]

Cowboys LB Lee practices with huge wrap on wrist

Cowboys inside linebacker Sean Lee has returned to practice wearing an oversized cast to protect his injured left wrist.

Cowboys LB Lee practices with huge wrap on wrist

Cowboys inside linebacker Sean Lee has returned to practice wearing an oversized cast to protect his injured left wrist.

Penn State alum Lee calls for justice for victims

In the wake of the scandal that forced legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno to announce he would resign after this season, Cowboys linebacker and former Nittany Lion Sean Lee is focusing on “praying for the victims.” Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was hit with child molestation charges this week. “It’s obviously an extremely sad and shocking situation...

Cowboys' Lee tries to practice, Jones rehabs

While Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee will attempt to practice Wednesday with a dislocated left wrist, running back Felix Jones will continue to rehab, according to a source.

Cowboys RB Jones out, LB Lee questionable

Cowboys running back Felix Jones won't play Sunday, while linebacker Sean Lee is questionable.

No Sure Thing Against the Bills

For some reason the media seems to be picking the Cowboys to win on Sunday against the Bills almost unanimously. I don’t understand why. Yes the Cowboys are at home. And the Bills have been fading after their fast start to the season. But this is the same Cowboys team that only played 2 quarters of good football last week. I’m certainly not saying I think the Cowboys will...
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