Ware still practiced with injury

Updated: December 4, 2009, 5:08 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware has a small chip fracture in his left wrist but is listed as probable for Sunday's game at the New York Giants.

Ware, who is playing with a stress fracture in his foot, was a full participant in practice this week. But despite practicing, Ware was listed on the injury report Friday with the new injury.

Ware, who leads the team with 32 quarterback pressures and eight sacks, does wear a wrist brace during some games and practices.

Having a injury to his wrist causes problems. Ware uses his hands to push off offensive linemen and tight ends. Last week, Oakland sent a tight end and, sometimes, a guard his way to slow his progress toward the quarterback.

Ware said he's getting extra attention this year as a result of him leading the NFL with 20 sacks last year. In October, he signed a six-year, $78 million contract extension.

Ware also has played most of the season with a foot problem that he recently said was getting better.

In other injury news, OT Marc Colombo (ankle/fibula) and FS Ken Hamlin (ankle) are out.

Tim MacMahon of ESPNDallas.com contributed to this story.

Calvin Watkins joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009. He's covered the Cowboys since 2006 and also has covered colleges, boxing and high school sports.

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