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News: BR: Dwayne Harris Injury: Updates on Cowboys WR's Neck, Likely Return Date

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    The Dallas Cowboys lost receiver and special teams standout Dwayne Harris on Sunday Night Football against the New Orleans Saints.

    Harris was on the receiving end of a nasty hit on the sideline and was down for several minutes with the training staff after he collided with another player on the New Orleans bench, per the broadcast's official Twitter account:


    TAFOYA: Medical staff still attending to Dwayne Harris on the Saints sideline. He's sitting up now.

    — SNF on NBC (@SNFonNBC) November 11, 2013

    Troy Hughes of CBS Sports later echoed a report that Harris was taken to the locker room to be checked for a neck injury:


    According to Kristi Scales on @1053TheFan ... Dwayne Harris being checked for a neck strain; could return

    — Troy Hughes™ (@TommySledge) November 11, 2013

    Around the League reported that Harris was listed as questionable to return with neck and shoulder issues:


    Cowboys ace special teamer Dwayne Harris questionable to return with neck, shoulder injuries. MLB Sean Lee just limped off with a leg issue.

    NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) November 11, 2013

    The third-year pro was having himself quite a night as he recovered a muffed punt early in the contest to give the Cowboys a major advantage. He would later return before halftime according to Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram:


    harris is back in action..good for him

    — Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) November 11, 2013

    Last season was Harris' major breakout year with over 200 receiving yards and one touchdown—not an easy feat in the Dallas offense—but he truly made his mark in all aspects of special teams play from coverage to returns.

    The East Carolina product had already racked up over 500 return yards coming into the contest and had scored twice on just eight receptions.

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