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Nicked Up Cowboys OK After Win In Philly

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Nicked Up Cowboys OK After Win In Philly

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PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 08: Tashard Choice #23 of the Dallas Cowboys is tackled by Sean Jones #26 and Willie Williams #64 of the Philadelphia Eagles in the first quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on November 8, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Attempting to win a crucial mid-season game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia is frightening enough without injuries; so when Andre Gurode, the three-time Pro Bowl center, went down in the first half, clutching an ankle and rocking back and forth in that all-too-familiar motion, it was a palpable scare for Cowboys fans.

Fortunately, a "scare" is all it was.

Three key Cowboys suffered minor nicks over the course of Sunday night's 20-16 victory but, according to ESPNDallas, none are considered serious.

Gurode suffered a sprained ankle, and was replaced by Cory Proctor, but returned after having his knee brace readjusted.

Felix Jones suffered a neck strain on a collision with the Eagles' Asante Samuel, on a play that resulted in injuries for both. Samuel also suffered a neck strain but returned after missing a few plays.

Mike Jenkins missed a few plays when he jammed a wrist.

For now, it appears that Dallas left the northeast unscathed, for all intents and purposes which, considering the physicality of this Eagles' team, is no small victory in itself.

Related Topics Andre Gurode, Felix Jones
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