SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Cowboys cornerback Terence Newman has an apparent groin injury.
Newman got hurt during practice Wednesday, walking gingerly off the field after getting tangled with a receiver during pass coverage drills.
After staying on the ground briefly, Newman slowly walked across the field to the sideline, where he crouched before being tended to by a trainer. He left the field shortly after that.
An MRI was planned to determine the severity of the injury.
Newman, who is going into his ninth NFL season, missed all four preseason games in 2008 because of a groin injury. He returned for the season opener, but later missed five games because of a sports hernia and played a career-low 10 games that season.
Newman started all 32 games the past two seasons. He didn't miss a game last season despite dealing with ankle and rib injuries.
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