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Dallas Cowboys Could Be Without Both Starting Corners Sunday Against New York Jets

The Cowboys are potentially looking at an opener without starting cornerbacks Mike Jenkins and Terrence Newman.

Newman sat out the entire preseason with a strained groin, and today Jerry Jones said he is not playing against the Jets.

However, owner Jerry Jones said Wednesday he would not be available.

Jenkins also missed the preseason with an injury, but today he suffered an unrelated knee injury in practice.

Mike Jenkins, suffered (a) knee injury in practice and (is) uncertain for the game.


If Jenkins, who also missed the preseason with a neck injury, is unable to play, the Cowboys will have just three healthy cornerbacks on Sunday — Orlando Scandrick, Alan Ball and Bryan McCann.


In other words, prepare for a lot of spread sets and for Mark Sanchez to be let loose. Just do not get too overconfident. This reminds me a lot of the first game last year when Baltimore was coming in with a banged up and suspect secondary. Sanchez was inaccurate and tentative, and the receivers struggled to find room. With that said, the receiving corps could potential have a field day, and Santonio Holmes was not a part of that Baltimore game.