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"We've Got to Open Lanes for Julius"

Marco Rivera

IRVING, TX - Questions about the back and hamstring injuries that bothered new (to Dallas) RG Marco Rivera need not be asked … at least according to Rivera.

"Done -- I don't even want to think about it," Rivera said as the Cowboys gear up for their season opener Sunday at San Diego. "That's been a thorn in my side." Just days after signing with the Cowboys, Rivera suffered herniated disk in his back while working out, prompting the veteran blocker to offer to return his signing bonus to Dallas owner Jerry Jones. Instead, he underwent surgery to... Recommended Stories