Cowboys hurting at tight end position

Updated: August 12, 2010, 8:52 AM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Injuries, including losing three tight ends, will force Dallas Cowboys coach Wade Phillips to play his starters a little more than he wanted in the team's second preseason game Thursday night against the Oakland Raiders.

The Cowboys have just two healthy tight ends -- Jason Witten and DajLeon Farr, who was signed Tuesday. Fullback Chris Gronkowski has gotten some reps at tight end the last two days, and he could fill a void on a limited basis.

"Certainly tight end ...

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