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Sean Lee Expects to See Plenty of Action in the Preseason

Lee is coming off a torn ACL, suffered during OTAs last year



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    The Dallas Cowboys are proceeding with caution where weakside linebacker Sean Lee is concerned, keeping his practice workload limited to some degree as he bounces back from a torn ACL, but when the preseason kicks off a week from today, he expects to play, and continue playing quite a bit throughout the preseason.

    “I would expect to play,” Lee said, per the Dallas Morning News.  “I don’t know. It’s up to the coaches. I would expect to play a lot in the preseason.”

    The Cowboys hope the move from middle linebacker to the weak side will help keep Lee healthy and on the field. He’s missed 34 games due to injury since being drafted in the second round in 2010, including all of last season after he suffered the torn ACL in OTAs.

    “Every time you leave, you realize how much you love the game,” Lee said. “I have been away from it too much. I think what’s helped me with the process of being injured a lot is I know how to deal with it. I think the one thing I can say is I missed a lot of time. But I came back from a lot of injuries and have been able to produce after injuries. That’s my goal now coming back--being able to stay on the field but also producing after an injury.”

    Important Training Camp Dates:

    • July 28: Team arrives at Pt. Mugu
    • July 30: First practice with the full roster
    • Aug. 9: Blue/White scrimmage, 4:30 p.m. CT
    • Aug. 13: Dallas at San Diego at 9 p.m. CT (Qualcomm Stadium)
    • Aug. 23: Dallas at San Francisco at 7 p.m. CT (Levi's Stadium)
    • Aug. 28: Break camp in Oxnard, return to Dallas
    • Aug. 29: Minnesota at Dallas at 6 p.m. CT (AT&T Stadium)
    • Sept. 3: Houston at Dallas at 7 p.m. (AT&T Stadium)
    • Sept 13: Season Opener on Sunday Night Football on NBC -- New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys 7:30 p.m.