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Fiammetta Returns To Full Contact, Expects To Play Sunday

The Cowboys' fullback has missed the past three games with an illness



    The Dallas Cowboys running game has slowed down in the past couple of weeks, after a four-game span of seemingly running at will, and we’re inclined to think that the absence of fullback Tony Fiammetta had something to do with the downswing.

    Fiammetta missed the last three games with what was originally a mystery illness, but is now being described as an inner ear infection. The illness caused Fiammetta to become dizzy and nauseated whenever he exerted himself physically, which, as an NFL player and a fullback at that, was obviously troublesome.

    The good news is that Fiammetta’s symptoms have cleared--he is back at practice and expects to play Sunday against the Giants.

    I’m good to go,” he said, per the Dallas Morning News.

    Perhaps the best sign for the Cowboys is that Fiammetta returned to full contact on Wednesday, and had no issues.

    "That's important, especially right now," Fiammetta said. "That's what I'll be doing all game."

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