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News: DMN Blog: Jason Witten diagnosed with a concussion

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by FLCowboyFan, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. FLCowboyFan

    FLCowboyFan Hoping to be half the man Tom Landry was.

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    He was screaming on the sideline. He certainly didn't look like a guy who had a concussion. Usually guys that all held out look groggy.

    That decision could have costs us the game.
     
  2. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Posted at 4:51 PM on Sun., Sep. 19, 2010 | Permalink | Yahoo! Buzz
    Todd Archer / Reporter [​IMG] Bio | [​IMG] E-mail | [​IMG] News tips

    The clock will start on tight end Jason Witten, who was diagnosed with a concussion in the fourth quarter after he ricocheted between Brian Urlacher and safety Chris Harris.

    If Witten cannot play next week at Houston, then the Cowboys would be down to one healthy tight end (Martellus Bennett ) and would have to make a roster move. Tight ends Martin Rucker and Scott Chandler are on the practice squad.

    http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/a...tml?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
     
  3. windward

    windward NFL Historian

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    Yeah, I noticed that as well.
     
  4. chicago JK

    chicago JK Well-Known Member

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    He has been diagnosed with a concussion. The training staff made the correct call.
     
  5. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian 3.141529 Zone Supporter

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    who we blaming on this one
     
  6. craig71

    craig71 Aut Viam Inveniam Aut Faciam

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    I would rather endure the loss of a game than to risk a players health.

    Craig
     
  7. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita CowBabe Up!!! Zone Supporter

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    You can't always tell that a guy has a concussion by looking at him. The training staff did the right thing.
     
  8. cowboyblue31

    cowboyblue31 Active Member

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    What?? I am pretty sure the medical staff knew what they were doing.

    You can't mess around with concussions.

    We all know Jason Witten is a fierce competitor, I bet he would want to play even with a broken leg.
     
  9. 67CowboysFan

    67CowboysFan New Member

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    Just pick anyone and point the finger of blame. Seems to work for everyone else. :D
     
  10. Gemini Dolly

    Gemini Dolly Well-Known Member

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    Agreed.
     
  11. BlueBandit

    BlueBandit Benched

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    That Phillips injury hurt.
     
  12. FLCowboyFan

    FLCowboyFan Hoping to be half the man Tom Landry was.

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    He is one tough SOB then. He was dying to get back in the game
     
  13. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian 3.141529 Zone Supporter

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    I pick Bob Lilly. :laugh1:
     
  14. EPL0c0

    EPL0c0 The Funcooker

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    the turf... Jerry should have installed a marshmallow turf instead
     
  15. 67CowboysFan

    67CowboysFan New Member

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    IN a big way. We sure could use him in week #3
     
  16. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    Todd Archer

    The clock will start on tight end Jason Witten , who was diagnosed with a concussion in the fourth quarter after he ricocheted between Brian Urlacher and safety Chris Harris.

    Witten finished with five catches for 51 yards and was noticeably upset on the sidelines when the doctors determined he could not return.

    A player has to be symptom free in order to be able to return

    LINK to article
     
  17. PullMyFinger

    PullMyFinger Old Fashioned

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    Why? Theres a marshmallow on the sidelines
     
  18. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    I'm actually shocked the training staff didn't send him back in.

    Usually, they'll send a guy out there if he can answer the 10-count, no matter the injury.
     
  19. VirusX

    VirusX Well-Known Member

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    If your team hinges on one player to win or lose the game for you, then you don't deserve to win.
     

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