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Austin Misses Practice... Again

Miles Austin was held out of the Chargers game with a minor hamstring injury



    The hamstring injury that was thought to be no big deal a week ago--but forced wide receiver Miles Austin out of the Chargers game this week--kept Austin out of practice on Wednesday.

    Dallas surely missed Austin on Sunday. For the most part, rookie Terrance Williams picked up the slack in his absence, catching seven passes for 71 yards, but lost a very costly fumble at the Chargers’ one-yard line late in the fourth quarter.

    "Miles is a good player and he's off to a really good start,” head coach Jason Garrett said, per ESPN Dallas. "He's been as healthy as he's been the last couple of years, up until hurting the hamstring and being out last week. He's made a lot of plays for us, underneath plays, a couple of plays down the field, he's certainly a good player. He starts and he has a big role on our team for a reason.”

    The hamstring issue is enough for worry for Cowboys fans. Austin dealt with some hamstring injuries last year but didn’t miss a game, but in 2011, he missed six thanks to those injury-prone hamstrings.

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