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News: Phillips: Spears Down As Others Getting Healthy

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by Risen Star, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    ARLINGTON, Texas -- If Rob Ryan's going to fully evaluate his defense in preseason, it'd be nice if he could get close to a fully healthy cast on the field.

    That hasn't been the case, and although it doesn't appear serious, now defensive end Marcus Spears is dealing with a groin strain he suffered in Sunday's game.

    Spears is a stabilizing presence on the defensive line. Assuming he can get back promptly, there does seem to be a chance that fellow starter Keith Brooking (hamstring) and key reserve defensive end Jason Hatcher (toe) will practice this week. Starting cornerback Mike Jenkins has also been day-to-day with a stinger.

    The healthier they all get, the better perspective Ryan will have of his entire unit.

    http://www.dallascowboys.com/news/r...&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest
  2. sportsman

    sportsman Active Member

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    Even though Spears hasn't turn out to be the player he was drafted to be he is a nice average player. But -this guy can't stay healthy.
  3. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    Because of the abbreviated Training Camp strains and pulls are to be expected. It isn't like it is a sever injury.

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