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Wednesday August 22nd, 2012

Cowboys tight end Jason WItten won't need surgery for his injured spleen and is questionable to start the season opener against the Giants. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Doctors informed Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten that he will not need surgery for his lacerated spleen, reports

Witten injured his spleen in a preseason game against the Oakland Raiders and was told that he would need 7-10 days rest and then would be evaluated later.

Witten is questionable to start the season opener Sept. 5 against the defending world champions, the New York Giants. Witten has missed one game in his career because of a broken jaw suffered when he was a rookie in 2003.

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