Found September 25, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
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IRVING, Texas Don't blame the uncharacteristically high number of dropped passes on the spleen he lacerated last month or his age. Cowboys tight end Jason Witten doesn't want to hear excuses about why he dropped three passes against the Seattle Seahawks and three more on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. "Ultimately, for me, I've been in the right spot, I'm just not making the play when I need to," Witten said Monday. "There's nobody more critical of their self than me. When you have that opportunity you have to make those plays, one way or another. That's plays they expect me to make. That's plays I expect to make. I've made them my whole career. I just got to find a way to get it fixed." Witten, who suffered the injury during the preseason opener on Aug. 13, said he is healthy and playing without any pain. The 30-year-old later added that he didn't think he came back too soon from the injury and that he has not had an...
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