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Taylor has medical procedure; consecutive games streak ending

Updated: September 23, 2008, 1:33 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Washington Redskins defensive end Jason Taylor's streak of playing in 133 straight games will end this week, thanks to a medical procedure to alleviate pain and swelling on his leg Monday morning.

Taylor will miss this Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys. He hasn't missed a game since 1999.

Taylor was kicked in the shin in Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals. A Redskins source told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen that Taylor's shin "blew up like a balloon." Taylor ...

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