Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 9/13/12
Spleens are serious business, just ask Chris Simms. Jason Witten the all world tight end of the Dallas Cowboys suffered a lacerated spleen in the preseason, however, he was able to make it back for the first game of the year against the New York Giants. Witten, who is know to be tough as nails explains how a spleen injury differs from tradition sports injuries, Witten gave a visit to BAD Radio on KTCK in Dallas: “This whole injury I think was probably the first time, definitely in my career, that is kind of a different injury than all others. If you ask doc and the trainers there over at Valley Ranch, they’d say I wore them out pretty good over the last three, three and a half weeks. Not just because I wanted to play but because of the case of the injury. I think being an organ like that, it’s not a twisted ankle where you can just tape it up and keep going. … If you Google ‘spleen injuries’ the end result in some of those cases is death. I think that freaks people out more than anything
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