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Uche Nwaneri Feels Better Than He Has in Years

Nwaneri was signed last week after spending seven seasons with Jacksonville

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    The Dallas Cowboys’ newest offensive lineman, Uche Nwaneri, says he felt better than he has in several years.

    Nwaneri, who signed with the Cowboys last week, spent seven seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars but was forced to deal with knee issues in the final two of those years. He had knee surgery prior to last season and says he was never really fully recovered in 2013.

    Now, though, Nwaneri says he’s healthy and ready to compete.

    Oh, yeah, you know, I really feel, I feel great,” Nwaneri told Tom Ryle of BloggingTheBoys.com. “I feel as strong as I've been in my career this year. I'm benching more than I've ever benched. I'm squatting more, I'm squatting on the level that I was squatting in college. With the squat rack, a lot of players don't squat so much in the league, but in my situation it's what I needed to get the strength back in my right leg and my right quad muscle."

    “I really feel the best that I've felt in three or four years coming off of the offseason. So I'm kind of looking forward to showing everyone that I really have it, that I haven't lost anything from what I had prior to my injuries. I'm looking forward to at least showing that in training camp to the coaches and the staff.”

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