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Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten will take the next 10 days off while he deals with a lacerated spleen reports Albert Breer on Twitter. The injury in question happened after Witten was crushed by Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain in Monday night’s preseason opener.
A lacerated spleen isn’t quite as bad as a ruptured spleen but is still a very serious injury, one that could sideline Witten for several weeks of the regular season should he need surgery.
Jason Witten has always been a solid fantasy TE—a “safe pick” year in and year out if you will. The guy hasn’t missed a game since 2003 either which makes this news a bit upsetting for many fantasy owners.
Witten didn’t quite produce as much as many expected in 2011, catching just 79 balls for 942 yards and 5 TDs—respectable, but nothing close to his 2010 numbers. A lot of this had to do with the Cowboys utilizing their three wideouts as a force when they were all healthy at the same time.
This year, however, the Cowboys are...
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Pro Bowl tight end Jason Witten has a spleen injury and will likely miss the rest of the preseason.
It is unclear if Witten will be ready for the Dallas Cowboys' regular season opener in three weeks, Sept. 5 at the New York Giants.
Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that Witten sustained a ''slightly lacerated'' spleen in the preseason opener Monday night. He...
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten will not play again this preseason while he recovers from a lacerated spleen and internal bleeding. Witten was injured in Monday night’s game against the Oakland Raiders. Witten was examined Tuesday and had an MRI that showed no surgery was necessary immediately. Witten will be re-evaluated around Aug. 23 (Wednesday) and might undergo surgery...
As Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten waits for his lacerated spleen to heal, he admitted that he doesn’t know when he’ll be back on the field at this point.
“Well, it was ‘How long?’” Witten said, per Todd Archer of ESPN.com. “Again, I do think it’s a different mindset thinking you have to get healed up and regroup. Like (trainers) have said, just...
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten suffered a lacerated spleen in the preseason opener against the Oakland Raiders on Monday Night Football.
Head coach Jason Garrett informed the media of the news on Wednesday raising vast concerns for the Cowboys offense should Witten be forced to miss time in the regular season. As of now, Witten must be as “inactive as possible” and the...
Jason Witten suffered a spleen injury in the preseason opener against the Raiders and will miss the remainder of the preseason. As reported on profootballtalk.com, Witten took a hit from Oakland linebacker Rolando McClain.
According to reports, the team does not believe Witten will require surgery, however, the ten-year veteran from the University of Tennessee did sustain internal...
Jason Witten’s injury is distressing Cowboy fans and the fantasy football owners that drafted him.
Just to show how quickly things can change in the world of fantasy football, Jason Witten, one of the safest tight end picks in the draft, has now become a risk due to a “serious” spleen injury.
According to a report by ESPN.com, “Witten suffered a “very serious”...
Rolando McClain laid a mean hit on Jason Witten that has resulted in a spleen injury and internal bleeding, ouch. It appears that surgery may not be needed but healing time surely will be and while he hasn't been ruled out for week one we think you have to draft with that assumption. Witten hasn't missed a game since 2003 so there is no chance that he is going to milk this for more time.
Tight end Jason Witten will miss the remainder of the preseason while dealing with a severe spleen injury.
The injury occurred in preseason action vs. Oakland and the stud tight end sustained internal bleeding. No surgery is required but Witten is not a lock to be ready for Week 1.
It’s just a spleen Juan…
Jason Witten’s spleen is not ruptured, but is bleeding. This doesn’t sound good, does it? After reading up on this type of injury the biggest concern would be the delayed onset of rupture, so it must be closely monitored. In general this would be 3-4 week injury, but could stretch out into 6 weeks. With the Cowboys bye in week 5, they could...
According to Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com, tight end Jason Witten’s status is currently in doubt for the Cowboys’ season opener against the New York Giants.
Jason Witten has an abdominal injury that could keep him out the rest of the preseason and might even jeopardize his status for Sept. 5 game
— Nick Eatman (@nickeatman) August 15, 2012
It seems like none of...
Cowboys' Jason Witten sidelined with spleen injury
The Dallas Cowboys were already facing some Texas-sized problems concerning their offensive depth, now they've got a major new issue to worry about. The Dan Patrick Show first reported that Cowboys tight end Jason Witten suffered internal bleeding following a hit against the Raiders on Monday night. ProFootballTalk.com's Mike Florio confirmed the news and said that surgery...