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Frustrated Lee Waiting On Doctors Clearance

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    Second round selection Sean Lee did not, in fact, make it back from a strained quad this weekend, as many around the team thought he would, but it appears that the wait may last just a little longer. ESPNDallas.com has reported that, per head coach Wade Phillips, Lee may return as soon as Wednesday.

    The Penn State product insists that he feels healthy, which means he and the Cowboys are waiting on clearance from team doctors.

    "I feel great," Lee said. "It's up to the doctors when they let me go. I'm just letting them know that I feel good and lets be aggressive."

    The team is confident that Lee has a firm grasp on the defense--which certainly assuages some of their concern over the rookie missing time--but this is little consolation for Lee himself, a gamer who spent a good deal of time at Penn State struggling through knee injuries.

    "It’s one of those things you’ve got to nip in the bud before it gets worse, but I’m rehabbing it nonstop and I’m going to try to get back as soon as possible,” said Lee. “Hopefully it’ll be as soon as possible, because you can’t get better sitting on the sideline. You can’t help the team when sitting on the sideline."

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