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Cowboys' Bryant has hairline knee fracture, outlook unclear

Dez Bryant could be joining Tony Romo on the sidelines again, just like a year ago when Dallas slid from first place to last in the NFC East without the two offensive stars.

The Cowboys are resolute about playing with who they have this time, although there's a chance Bryant could play Sunday in San Francisco despite a hairline fracture in his right knee.

Bryant didn't practice Wednesday, three days after the receiver was hurt in a win over Chicago, and the same day he had the MRI that revealed the fracture.

"We've had players with this kind of injury who missed no time in the past and other players who have missed up to a week or more than that," coach...

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