Middle linebacker Sean Lee practiced on Wednesday and Thursday of last week before learning on Friday that he would be held out of the match-up with the Green Bay Packers with a neck injury. Now, Lee isn’t so sure he’ll be able to return at all this season.
Lee doesn’t think he’ll require surgery. But until the neck is “100 percent stable,” Lee says, he won’t be cleared by the medical staff.
“My situation is week to week,” Lee said, per the Dallas Morning News. “We have to do more tests with the doctors. Until they clear me, I won’t be in there. And that’s the key, hopefully they can clear me fairly soon, but they have to test that and figure that out.”
Lee and his teammates spent Monday visiting kids at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, and he admitted that the visit gave him some perspective.
“You can only be so negative because you understand when it comes to real life and the problems people deal with, there’s a lot worse things that can happen than not being able to play football,” Lee said. “Something like this puts that in perspective.”
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