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Newman: "I'm Back This Week"

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Newman: "I'm Back This Week"

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Cowboys’ cornerback Terence Newman hasn’t played since August 3, when he suffered a groin injury, but according to the veteran’s Twitter account, this could change soon. "I'm back this week and that's all I'm gonna say," Newman Tweeted Monday evening.

Newman missed most of training camp, the entire preseason and the first two games of the regular season as he struggled to return from the nagging injury. In his absence, Dallas has relied on backups Alan Ball, Bryan McCann and, as of last week, Frank Walker, to man the corner positions opposite the other starter, Mike Jenkins.

Meanwhile Jenkins has been dealing with some minor injuries of his own, and Orlando Scandrick will likely miss another couple of weeks after suffering a high ankle sprain against the Jets in week one.

According to ESPN Dallas’s Calvin Watkins, Newman has been progressing of recent, even participating in some full-speed drills last week. If he continues on this path without any unforeseen hurdles, it appears that he will make his 2011 debut on Monday night.

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