|Austin was relegated to signing autographs after suffering a hamstring injury. (US PRESSWIRE)|
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Except that, like virtually everybody else, Austin hasn't been healthy. He strained his hamstring on August 4 and he's been sidelined ever since. So when will we see him? Good question.
"We're basically just wanting to make sure he's ready for
"The risks of him getting out there and really competing at this time would I think be overruled (by) the game we have for him being completely healthy in New York. Now, I'm sure he'd be the first to tell you he could go if we were playing New York tonight, and we will have him as ready as he can be for that. So that's the plan."
You know who else would be the first to tell you that he'll be ready to go come Week 1? Bryant, who did exactly that on Tuesday. "You know I'm going to play in New York, that's without a doubt," he said according to Cowboys beat writer Clarence Hill.
Jones agreed saying that "It sounds like that (Bryant's) going to be fine. We'll see how it works. I would think he's probably going to be limited this weekend, but we were quite relieved that he doesn't have any structural damage in there."
As for Austin, his hamstrings were an issue last season, too, causing him to miss six games.
For now, the group of healthy wideouts are led by grizzled veteran
The Cowboys aren't going to be competitive in the division with this cast but it sounds like the Big 3 will be back on the field by the season opener if not shortly thereafter.
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