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Fractures Revealed For Barber, Ware



    In his press conference Wednesday afternoon, head coach Wade Phillips said that both Marion Barber and DeMarcus Ware are nursing fractures; despite the injuries though--Barber has a fractured thumb, Ware has a stress fracture in his foot--both players practiced in the rain at Valley Ranch yesterday.

    Phillips is confident that both will start on Sunday against the Falcons at home.

    Barber's injury was suffered during the Kansas City game, and initially dismissed as a bad jam. After discomfort remained however, an X-Ray revealed a fractured left thumb. As Phillips noted, Barber is right handed, which means the thumb shouldn't affect his ability to carry the ball.

    Ware, Phillips said, had had discomfort in the foot for some time, but only recently got an MRI.

    "We don't expect that to be a problem, but with full disclosure we have to say all those things," Phillips said. "So I'm sure they'll be trying to step on [Ware's] foot and Marion Barber, they're trying to grab his thumb. But that's our injury situation. I think all of them are going to play. They all practiced well today."