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Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Wittten will reportedly play tonight against the New York Giants.
Witten, who suffered a lacerated spleen Aug. 13 against the Raiders, has been cleared by doctors and is feeling good to play, but will wear protective gear. He was on the field during warmups catching passes from quarterback Tony Romo.
Romo will now have his favorite target on the field.
Witten was listed as doubtful for the season opener and the Cowboys were taking extreme caution with the injury. But they have been assured no further damage could be done to himself by playing.
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Cowboys tight end Jason Witten, who has been out with a lacerated spleen, reportedly told the team he would sign a medical waiver in order to play in Wednesday's opener.
According to a report by Mike Florio of profootballtalk.com, the Cowboys have reportedly ruled out Jason Witten tonight the Giants, but he has been cleared to play in week two against the Seahawks.
Witten suffered a spleen laceration against in a preseason contest against the Raiders and has been limited in practice. Florio writes: “As the Cowboys continue guard the results of...
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones may have been overly excited when he called Wednesday's season-opening win over the Super Bowl champion Giants "very significant," but Jason Witten's effort is something that could signal bigger things for Dallas. Witten is a highly decorated and well-respected tight end. He's been to seven Pro Bowls and has earned First-Team All-Pro...
The chances of Jason Witten playing in tonight’s season opener against the Giants are slim.
But that hasn’t stopped Witten from doing everything in his power to somehow get on the field.
Witten did not make the trip with the team to New York because he is recovering from an injured spleen. Witten is officially listed as a game-time decision, but he badly wants to be activated...
Captain Comeback Scott Kacsmar takes a first look at the NFL's four-minute offenses, and why Tony Romo's game-clincher Wednesday night was so rare and so critical for the Dallas Cowboys.
According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten wants to play so badly in tonight’s season opener against the Giants that he’s willing to sign a medical waiver.
The Cowboys are being smart bout his situation and won’t accept him signing a waiver.
Jason Witten has persistently offered to sign medical waiver. #Cowboys won’t accept it. Made trip...
According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has been medically cleared to play in tonight’s season opener against the Giants.
Jason Witten is playing for Cowboys, per sources. Cleared by doctors. # NFL32
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) September 5, 2012
This is great news for the Cowboys and quarterback Tony Romo, now he’ll have his favorite...
Dallas Cowboys have listed TE Jason Witten as a game time decision, even though he is listed as doubtful with a spleen injury.
CT scan showed today that his spleen has fully healed, but the doctors have yet to clear him for tonight and aren't taking any chances with his injury.
Jason Witten has told the Cowboys that he wants to sign a medical waiver so he can play against...
We are amazingly only a day away from the opening game of the 2012 NFL season featuring the Cowboys and defending Super Bowl champion Giants. Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora made an appearance on NFL Network’s “NFL AM” Monday morning, and while he wouldn’t divulge any secrets about the best ways to stop the Giants’ defensive line, he did say what they’re aiming to...
The Dallas Cowboys open the season on Wednesday, September the 5th with an opportunity to make a statement against the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants.
Amongst many analysts, the Cowboys are a popular choice to win the NFC East division, credited with a top-notch defensive unit and an offense capable of putting up big numbers. But this is not the first time the Cowboys...