Found August 22, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
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Dallas Cowboys doctors have given good news to tight end Jason Witten, telling him that he will not need spleen surgery that would have ended his season. But while that is good news for both Witten and the Cowboys, it should not automatically be seen as a huge boost to Witten’s fantasy football value. Yes, the bleeding in his spleen has subsided, and doctors believe that his spleen will heal on its’ own, but this is still a potential scary and devastating injury. While Witten is still hoping to play in the Cowboys’ regular season opener against the New York Giants on September 5, that may still seem like a pipe dream. Witten is getting older, and his stats have already started to decline. He is not a touchdown machine, much like Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots and Jimmy Graham of the New Orleans Saints, and he is also not a downfield threat similar to Jermichael Finley of the Green Bay Packers or even Antonio Gates of the San Diego Chargers. That means that what you shoul...
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