Marion Barber Injury Update: Pulled Leg Muscle, Left Game

Posted: 20th September 2009 by Midwest Sports Fans in NFL
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Marion Barber left tonight’s Cowboys-Giants game with what appeared to be a pulled leg muscle.  After getting behind the Giants’ D and appearing poised to scamper all the way to the end zone, Barber pulled up and eventually tumbled over about 10 yards shy of the end zone. It was apparent from the replay that Barber pulled a muscle in his leg. Felix Jones ultimately scored a TD on the drive, but Barber left the game and was immediately pronounced out for the remainder of the contest, which New York won 33-31. Barber ran for 124 yards on 18 carries and scored a touchdown. He also caught two passes for 31 yards. After the Cowboys’ coaches watch tonight’s film, they’ll have to ask themselves why they called anything but running plays. On 29 carries, the Cowb ...

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