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Jason Witten Injury: Wants To Sign Medical Waiver To Play

Tight end Jason Witten of the Dallas Cowboys has been on the bubble for Wednesday's game against the New York Giants since he returned to practice following a lacerated spleen injury. According to a tweet by ESPN's Chris Mortensen, he did travel with the team to New York but is having repeated requests to sign a medical waiver turned down by the team:

Witten's status for the first game of the season will likely remain up in the air right up until kickoff against the Giants on Wednesday night.

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