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Jason Witten has two catches in win

Updated: September 6, 2012, 4:01 AM ET
By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Just 23 days after suffering a lacerated spleen, tight end Jason Witten had two catches for 10 yards Wednesday in the Dallas Cowboys' season-opening, 24-17 win over the New York Giants.

Witten played in the 140th straight game of his career by making it out to the regular-season opener. A specialist in New York gave the Cowboys the clearance for Witten to play.

"I tried to keep my composure pretty good," Witten said when he found out he was cleared, "but I ...

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