Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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Miles Austin, Andre Johnson, Hakeem Nicks and Peyton Hillis are just a few names on a lengthy list of NFL players to suffer hamstring injuries so far this season. Each of the aforementioned players has missed at least one game with the ailment and some are expected to miss more. Receivers, required to make sudden starts and stops, dominate the list because of the amount of force they subject their hamstring muscle group to while running routes and eluding defenders. In Dallas, Austin missed a good portion of the preseason with a left hamstring strain. He aggravated the injury in a win over the 49ers and was sidelined for the next two games. He returned following the team's bye week and played in four straight games before suffering another hamstring injury early in the second quarter of Dallas' Week 9 win over Seattle. A MRI performed Monday revealed a significant strain that is expected to keep Austin out for at least two weeks. However given his recent past don't be surprised if ...
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