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Bennett, Newman Could Return Wednesday

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Bennett, Newman Could Return Wednesday

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On Wednesday, the Cowboys could receive some much needed good news on the health front, as it’s being reported that tight end Martellus Bennett and cornerback Terence Newman could return to practice.

Bennett has been out since suffering a sprained ankle in the team’s dress rehearsal game against the Vikings in Minnesota, in week three of the preseason. His return was initially set at 2-4 weeks, and it appears that he is on pace to come out on the shorter side of the timetable.

"It's always frustrating," Bennett said, per ESPN Dallas. "I just do what the trainers say, and that's what I do around here."

Newman missed the entire preseason and most of training camp with a groin injury. His return was initially set for week one, but as we saw last week, that didn’t happen. But he could be ready for week two’s matchup against the 49ers in San Francisco (Next Sunday at 3:00, CT).

In not-so-good but predictable injury news, it was confirmed today that Orlando Scandrick suffered a high ankle sprain on Sunday night. He will miss the next 3-4 weeks.

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