Cowboys are better off forcing Sean Lee to prove he can stay healthy in 2013

June 11, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Middle linebacker, Sean Lee, is an integral part of the Dallas Cowboys defense. With him last year, the Cowboys gave up 22.2 points and 292.3 yards per game. Without him, they surrendered 26.7 points and 393.3 yards per game. 
The problem is that they were without him more often than they were with him, as the 26-year-old was forced to miss the final 10 games of his third NFL season due to a toe injury. He's yet to make it through an entire campaign without missing at least a game, with a slew of minor injuries limiting his contributions early in his pro career and a knee injury costing him an entire season at Penn State.
That has to be the only reason why the Cowboys might let Lee enter the final season of his four-year rookie contract, and I don't blame Dallas for taking that approach. 
Yes, the 'Boys have been tight against the cap and extending Lee's deal would likely force them to give him at least a mild immediately raise, but they've freed up ...

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