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Terry Glenn speaks about his knee injury and the future

Terry Glenn is weighing the surgery options for his knee injury. We finally get to hear from the man himself, and he doesn’t hold back.

"I want play this year, and I really feel I have chance so I'm really leaning toward taking the [damaged] piece out and trying to play this year even though I'm risking the rest of my career by doing that," Glenn said Friday night. "I think that's what I'm going to do. I'm not sure, but I've played 12 years and don't have a lot of years left. I want to win now, and I think we have a chance to win now.

"My Super Bowl chances are running out, so that's what I will probably do. But I know there's a great percentage risk that I could do that, ruin my knee, never play again and have to limp the rest of my life."

Yeah, I guess it’s easy for me to say stuff like just get the surgery and try to play, but that is playing with someone else’s health and probably wasn’t my smartest line. When Glenn says there’s a chance he could have a limp the rest of his life, it puts things in a little more perspective.

But check out what Glenn says about the Cowboys’ (Wade Phillips) assertion that the injury isn’t related to his previous knee injury.

"Anybody saying this injury is not related to the other injury -- BS," he said. "This would never have happened if I hadn't been hurt already."

However, Glenn said that he doesn't hold the team's medical or training staffs responsible for the injury.

"I don't blame anybody for this but myself," he said. "It didn't feel the way it should have felt, but the pressure and the hype of the season starting really got to me, and I was told I could not injure my knee further by going out and just running on it. I wanted to win the game for my teammates because that means a lot to me. But it wasn't ready and now I've injured it even more."

Hmm, a little tension in that statement. I don't know but it just seems like Wade Phillips, the team doctors, and the players are not in sync on these injuries. Stories change, timetables for recovery change, players say one thing but Wade says another. I'm just saying. But Glenn’s parting comment is really indicative of how bad he wants to play.

"I don't know who to blame, but I'm so mad," Glenn said.

He so mad that he can’t play right now that he can’t figure out who to blame, even though he blamed himself in the previous quote. Things ain’t right for Terry Glenn at the moment.

Hat tip to Arkcowboys for the link.

From ESPN on the New York Giants injury situation.

New York Giants: Tom Coughlin ruled out fullback Robert Douglas (knee), wide receiver David Tyree (wrist) and linebacker Gerris Wilkinson (knee) for Sunday night's game against the Cowboys. Cornerback Sam Madison will be listed as probable with a hamstring injury, but it will be a game-time decision whether or not he plays. Linebacker Kawika Mitchell is expected to start despite a groin injury that lists him as probable.

Here’s what Pat Kirwan says about the match-up of OLB DeMarcus Ware vs. LT David Diehl.

DeMARCUS WARE vs. DAVID DIEHL: Ware led the Cowboys with 11.5 sacks last year and the Wade Phillips 3-4 defense is supposed to be more aggressive. Diehl is a guard who moves out to left tackle on a permanent basis. Eli Manning needs time to throw and the new Dallas defense is supposed to turn Ware loose. I think Diehl will hold his own and the Cowboys may have to scheme Ware to rush from other places to make his presence felt.

I think Diehl might hold his own if the Giants double-team Ware with Diehl and a TE or RB. Heck, they just might triple-team him. We really need Anthony Spencer to make them pay if they start rolling over multiple blockers to Ware’s side. If Spencer can make them play balanced, I like my chances of Ware vs. Diehl.

JJT goes deep into Jason Garrett as the new offensive coordinator.

Here’s a short preview of the game from

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