Demoralizing injuries left Devin Smith's football future in doubt. Now he's making a strong case for a Cowboys' roster spot

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Demoralizing injuries left Devin Smith's football future in doubt. Now he's making a strong case for a Cowboys' roster spot
Demoralizing injuries left Devin Smith's football future in doubt. Now he's making a strong case for a Cowboys' roster spot

FRISCO -- Devin Smith remembers the doubt that swept over him as he sat up in his hospital bed. It was a thought the receiver couldn't escape after undergoing surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee for the second time in 17 months. "Am I going to be able to play again?" he wondered. "That was one of the things that drove me into depression a little bit, not knowing if I'd be able to play this game again." Smith is playing again. While he hasn't secured a spot on the Cowboys roster, he's made a strong case for himself entering Saturday night's game against Houston at AT&T Stadium. This game will be the last time the Cowboys starters -- minus those who aren't healthy

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