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News: PFT: Witten out at least for rest of preseason with spleen injury

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. WoodysGirl

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

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  2. jaybird

    jaybird Active Member

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    Thanks Arkin, thanks Jerry
     
  3. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    Witten wiffed on the chip. Nothing to do with Arkin, IIRC.
     
  4. DCBoysfan

    DCBoysfan Hardwork and Dedication Zone Supporter

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    Well somebody else needs to step up, hopefully he will be ready for week one.
     
  5. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Neither had anything to do with the hit Witten took.
     
  6. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Exactly.


    Unlucky hit... That's all.
     
  7. Howardlittleton64

    Howardlittleton64 Benched

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    Yeah not adequately addressing the oline had nothing to with the pressure Romo was under causing him to throw the pass to Witten leading to the hit.

    The oline isn't and never has been a priority of Mr. Jones, but you can't have enough Dbs.

    :rolleyes:
     
  8. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    Dumb.

    It was after Witten made a catch.
     
  9. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    That was a play where Romo should have just tossed the ball away -- you really aren't going to get many positive plays when you are throwing to a TE like Witten behind the LOS.

    Obviously this injury could have happened on any play - but the play itself sort of highlights the one criticism I have of Tony's play -- he just doesn't know when to give up
     
  10. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    I have checked CNNSi and nothing so far except the spleen bruising article by Banks.
     
  11. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    It's about as bad taste as it gets, to carelessly toss insult and blame around someone actually getting hurt. And they had nothing to do with the incident itself.

    Just don't join the Service, you'd probably blame your Mommie...:rolleyes:
     
  12. speedkilz88

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  13. vicjagger

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    NFL network (radio) has been reporting it for the last 1 1/2 hours. Says he's out for the remainder of the pre-season. Possibly longer if he needs surgery.
     
  14. cowboys2233

    cowboys2233 Well-Known Member

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    Mah spleen! You done hit me in mah spleen! God, I love preseason football, nothing like watching your star players go down before the season starts, it's exhilarating.
     
  15. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    Agreed. Absolutely agreed.
     
  16. arglebargle

    arglebargle Well-Known Member

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    Everyone wanted a tougher camp. Well, we've gotten it this year.
     
  17. cowboys2233

    cowboys2233 Well-Known Member

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    If it was truly a tougher camp, Witten's spleen would have been able to take that shot. No, his spleen has clearly not put the work in.
     
  18. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Danny Coale should have been in for Witten. Coale doesn't need a spleen.
     
  19. jaybird

    jaybird Active Member

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    Really? Did he not get hurt on the desperate Romo pass becaues the Center is a position is a joke? Maybe unfair to blame Arkin its not his fault he's not good enough to play center in the NFL, but Jerry should of had a center in here back when Killa and Nagy got hurt. Inexcusable!!
     
  20. speedkilz88

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    No it didn't. He blocked his guy on that play.
     

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