Report: Cowboys Jason Witten won't need surgery

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 ESPN.com.

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.

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