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Jerry Not Worried About Rolando McClain's Health

McClain missed three games this season with various injuries

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    Noah Bullard, NBC 5 Sports

    Whether or not the Dallas Cowboys are able to bring Rolando McClain back in 2015, owner Jerry Jones isn’t worried about the linebacker’s health.

    McClain, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent, missed three regular season games with various injuries and spent the playoffs dealing with lingering concussion-like symptoms. He visited Dr. James Andrews last week to have his right knee examined, and came away with some good news--that he won’t need offseason surgery.

    Jones believes McClain’s health issues in 2014 were the product of his getting back in football shape after sitting out the entire 2013 season.

    I look at anything that he dealt with injury-wise as a part of the rehabbing of getting back in the groove in the NFL,” Jones said, per the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “I don’t mean to minimize what he played with, but still all of that has a chance to be better as he goes along and plays.

    “Just a question of having to adjust and being out [of football] 18 months.”

    McClain was signed out of retirement by Dallas during training camp last year, in response to middle linebacker Sean Lee going down for the year with a torn ACL. He finished the year with 81 tackles, a sack and two interceptions.

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