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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...

Cowboys TE Jason Witten will not need spleen surgery

In a rare bit of recent good news, the Cowboys are stating that Pro Bowl TE Jason Witten will not need spleen surgery as previously feared. To read this article and watch video footage of Witten, please click the link below.

Fantasy Football 2012: Should You Still Draft Jason Witten?

. Jason Witten’s lacerated spleen definitely has cause waves in the NFL community, particularly in Dallas and the fantasy football world. Thankfully the injury doesn’t appear to be too serious, but it could cost him some regular season game action. Should  you be concerned about drafting him? . Obviously if you already drafted Witten you should be nervous. His draft...

Report: No surgery for Jason Witten

As David Moore reported on Aug. 15, Jason Witten not need to have surgery on his lacerated spleen. According to's Adam Schefter, the bleeding has subsided and doctors believe Witten's spleen will heal on its own. Schefter reported that had Witten needed surgery it would have ended his season. Although Witten hopes to return for the team's season opener Sept...

Cowboys’ Jason Witten avoids surgery, doubtful for week 1

Jason Witten got good news today when he found out that his lacerated spleen would not need surgery. After lacerating his spleen in a preseason game against the Raiders last Monday, Witten had to basically sit around and be idle for 7-10 days and wait to see if it healed, otherwise he would have needed surgery. It would seem it has, which is obviously very good news. However, after...

Jason Witten likely to miss week one against Giants

Jason Witten will likely miss week one against the Giants due to his lacerated spleen reports Adam Schefter of ESPN. Although Witten has avoided surgery for the injury, it is looking like the former Tennessee star will make his season debut week 2 against Seattle. Fantasy owners that have not drafted as of the date of publication of this article may want to avoid drafting Witten...

Report: Witten doesn't need surgery, questionable for opener

The Cowboys might not see Jason Witten in game action until mid-September, but the Pro Bowl tight end won't need surgery to repair a spleen injury.'s Adam Schefter reported Witten was told his spleen should heal on its own now that a tear in the organ has stopped bleeding.Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten will not play again this preseason while he recovers...

Jason Witten will likely miss the Cowboys opener

AP According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, even though Cowboys tight end Jason Witten won’t have to undergo surgery on his spleen, he’ll likely miss the season opener against the Giants. “Witten still is aiming to return in time for the Cowboys’ Sept. 5 regular-season opener against the New York Giants, but it is questionable whether he will be ready to play. “Witten is more...

Jason Witten Likely To Miss Week 1

Tight end Jason Witten is likely to miss Week 1 vs. rival New York while recovering from his lacerated spleen, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Fantasy Spin: The source believes Witten is more likely to return to action in Week 1. John Phillips and rookie James Hanna would fill in during the studs absence, but neither garners fantasy attention this early in the year.

Witten making progress

It’s starting to sound like Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has dodged a major injury when it comes to his spleen. Sports Illustrated is reporting that doctors reports since the injury are coming back very positively. Even with the reports the Cowboys still have no idea when he’ll return to the field. Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is making good progress recovering...

Report: Jason Witten won’t need to undergo spleen surgery

AP According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten will not need to undergo surgery for his lacerated spleen.  He’s questionable for the Cowboys opener against the Giants. Cowboys doctors informed TE Jason Witten he will not need surgery for lacerated spleen. @jasonwitten is questionable for opener vs. NYG. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 22...

Football Nation's "Monday Morning Huddle" Episode Nine

Football Nation presents the ninth episode of “Monday Morning Huddle”. In this week’s podcast, host, Dave Holcomb interviews guest star Tyler Sipala as the two debate the status of both New York football teams. Sipala also reveals a few fantasy football tips for fans preparing for their drafts. Holcomb finishes with a segment dedicated to the Cowboys and the ‘Fourth and Long’...
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