Jason Witten's Spleen Injury To Keep Him Out Rest Of Preseason, According To Report

August 13, 2012; Oakland, CA, USA; Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten (82) tries to elude Oakland Raiders linebacker Miles Burris (56) and defensive back Matt Giordano (27) after making a catch in the second quarter at O.Co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-US PRESSWIRE

Jason Witten will miss the rest of the preseason with a spleen injury, according to a report.

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten will miss the rest of the preseason with a spleen injury, according to Pro Football Talk.

It might or might not require surgery and Witten hasn't been ruled out for the Cowboys' Week 1 game against the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants, an early pivotal game for which Dallas would surely love to be at full strength.

The PFT report cited Dan Patrick's radio show from Wednesday morning, during which Patrick speculated a spleen injury was the result of a hit Witten took from Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain during the Cowboys' 3-0 win Monday night. The Cowboys' next preseason game is Saturday against the San Diego Chargers.

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