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Newman Played Hurt In 2011

Former Cowboys CB Terence Newman says he played most of last season with an injured hamstring



    In an interesting piece on ESPN Dallas today, former Cowboys’ cornerback Terence Newman readily admits that he had a rough go of things in the second half of the 2011 season, but one of the chief reasons for that, he says, was a hamstring injury that might not have been noticeable to fans.

    “I'm a rockhead about some things and I tried to play through it,” Newman told the official website of the Bengals, his new team. “I wanted to be there for my teammates and I ended up probably hurting them.”

    Newman had a memorably bad 2011, at least down the stretch. But he hopes, and Cincinnati hopes that being reunited with Mike Zimmer--who was a defensive assistant with Dallas for the first four years of Newman’s career--as well as being healthy will lead Newman back to the sort of performance that earned him two Pro Bowl nods.

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