How Important Is Sean Lee’s Return to the Cowboys’ Lineup?

December 3, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Though many make every Dallas Cowboys season about quarterback Tony Romo, we mustn't undervalue the quarterback on the other side of the ball, middle linebacker Sean Lee. 
The fourth-year pro from Penn State has rapidly become one of the most well-rounded, impactful linebackers in the NFL, and he's flourished as the central figure of Monte Kiffin's 4-3 defense this season. 
His Defensive Player of the Year-caliber campaign was halted when he tweaked his hamstring during Week 10's humiliating 49-17 loss to the New Orleans Saints, a tweak that's caused him to miss the Cowboys' last two games.
But it sounds like they'll get him back this week:
Jerry Jones said Sean Lee will return this week but Morris Claiborne is questionable.
— Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) December 3, 2013 Sure, Dallas hasn't lost since Lee went down with an injury, but there's no doubting it needs him back.
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