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Newton: Dallas Should Wait To Extend Lee

Nate Newton believes Dallas should see how the season plays out before giving linebacker Sean Lee an extension

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Newton: Dallas Should Wait To Extend Lee

When healthy, linebacker Sean Lee is arguably the Dallas Cowboys’ best defensive player. But, because of his history of struggling with health issues, former Cowboys offensive lineman turned radio personality Nate Newton would like to see a little more out of the fourth-year Penn State product before the team awards him what will likely be a fairly big extension.

“You know what ... I would have to let it play out,” Newton told 103.3-FM ESPN Radio this week, via the Dallas Morning News. “His history says he's gonna average missing two to three games a year minimum. The Cowboys have ignored guys' past histories. Let it play out. If you feel like you wanna overpay him, overpay him. You can still do that.”

Lee missed the final ten games of the Cowboys’ 2012 campaign with torn ligaments in his right big toe. Even still, he managed to finish tied for sixth on the team in tackles with 58. The year before, he led the team in tackles with 105 and was tied for the team lead in interceptions with four.

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