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Witten listed as active vs. Giants

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Jason Witten made his season debut alongside his teammates against the New York Giants on Wednesday night.

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Witten, who was listed as doubtful on the team’s injury report, was updated to active minutes leading up to game time. Witten suffered a lacerated spleen in the Cowboys’ first preseason game against the Oakland Raiders.

Witten reportedly was so eager to play, he offered to sign a waiver that would relieve the Cowboys and its doctors of any liability if he were to take the field, according to an ESPN report.

“This is a medical decision first and foremost,” Jason Garrett told NFL Network.

Other notable inactives include Cowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff, cornerback Mike Jenkins and Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara.
 

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