IRVING, Texas "Dr. Jerry Jones'' is admitting he made the wrong diagnosis on the projected hip-to-finger bone graft for Dallas Cowboys standout receiver Dez Bryant.
"Nobody touching my hip,'' said Bryant after Sunday's win over Pittsburgh, a game win which he played despite early-week concern that his fractured finger might end his season. "I'm telling you right now, you can get a piece of bone from somebody else. You're not touching my hip."
And it turns out, Dez is right.
"Dr. Jones has many medical degrees,'' Jones told Dallas radio station 105.3 The Fan on Wednesday, poking fun at his misdiagnosis. "I misunderstood what the doctors told me.''
Jones was informed that a bone graft could be performed using a piece of Bryant's "hand.'' The owner said his misheard "hand'' as "hip.'' He also cited the recent surgery on Cowboys defensive back Orlando Scandrick, who ...