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News: DMN: Cowboys prepare for opener without CB Newman and TE Bennett

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    ByDavid Moore / Reporter
    dmoore@dallasnews.com | Bio

    8:20 PM on Tue., Sep. 6, 2011 | Permalink
    The Cowboys are preparing for Sunday's regular season opener on the assumption that cornerback Terence Newman and tight end Martellus Bennett won't be able to play.

    Neither absence should come as a surprise. Newman hasn't practiced since he strained his groin on Aug. 4. While he tweeted afterwards that he should be ready to play against the New York Jets, club officials were never that optimistic. His original timetable of five to six weeks always left his availability for the season opener in doubt.

    Bennett, meanwhile, is dealing with a high ankle sprain and wasn't even cleared to run until Monday.

    Read the rest: http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2011/09/cowboys-prepare-for-opener-wit.html

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