News: PFT: Cowboys rookie Mike Weber out with knee injury, no surgery for now

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  1. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    Cowboys rookie Mike Weber out with knee injury, no surgery for now

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    Cowboys seventh-round pick Mike Weber went for an MRI after hurting his knee at practice on Saturday and the team offered an update on the rookie's condition Tuesday. Per the team's web...

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  2. lwehlers

    lwehlers Well-Known Member

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    so much for this guy this year. the cowboys will wait until training camp and then weber will have surgery and they will have to put him on ir for the season.
     
  3. Vinnie2u

    Vinnie2u Well-Known Member

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    I bet 3 or 4 guys get phantom injuries.
     
  4. Hardline

    Hardline Well-Known Member

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    So. Is he out for the year or what?
     
  5. Corso

    Corso Offseason mode... sleepy time

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    Hope he's okay.
     
  6. SeanLee50

    SeanLee50 Well-Known Member

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    Don’t forget.

    He will be a game time decision for 8 weeks before they put him on IR
     
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  7. Bullflop

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    Arthroscopic surgery doesn't take an extraordinary amount of time to rehab and recover from.

    I'm hopefully expecting Mike Weber to recover within a time frame that allows him to play. :)

    Of course, if significantly more invasive surgery is required, all of that would probably change.
     
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  8. jazzcat22

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    Seems about right the way they handle these situations in the past.
     
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  9. Furboy

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    I don't doubt it. Probably a good way to stash him.
     
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  10. John813

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    RIP
     
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  11. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Weber was one that I wanted to watch most in TC. Still may get that chance. If he doesn't get too far behind in OTA's. I guess he can still be there, but will not participate in the glorified walk throughs. Unless he recovers from the rest and treatment and gets in a few of them.
     
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  12. Doc50

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    If he has a simple torn meniscus, he'd probably be getting the arthroscopy immediately.
    If he has a significant tear of the ACL, he'd need open surgery.

    So it's most likely a minor ACL or MCL sprain (clearly discernible on MRI), and will expect complete recovery in 4-6 weeks.
     
  13. jrumann59

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    So he is going to the IR for the year...
     
  14. Rayman70

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    Time to trade for Duke Johnson guys..or wait on him to be released.
     
  15. Rayman70

    Rayman70 Well-Known Member

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    no not at all...but it will make him expendable if he isn't ready for camp...
     
  16. Doc50

    Doc50 Original Fan Zone Supporter

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    No, he'll be ready by the end of June.
     
  17. jrumann59

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    tongue in cheek....
     
  18. iowast8rs

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    The Break made it sound like it was not a big deal and moved on from talking about the injury.
     
  19. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    A strange injury
    So he was hurt walking and it doesn’t require surgery yet he can’t participate
    Prior injury many?
    Just kinda strange
     
  20. Sydla

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    Why would we want to stash a kid that they were clearly counting on to be a backup RB to Zeke?

    If the kid needs surgery, he should have it now. Stashing might make sense if he was a long term project but right now, we have Elliott as the starter and pretty much nothing else.
     
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