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Micah Parsons Reveals Having Played Through Knee Issue in 2021

' phenomenal rookie season was the brightest spot for the . His future potential is already scary enough for opposing teams, but now Parsons has revealed that he was playing through a nagging knee problem the entire way.

In an yesterday, Micah shared that he hyperextended his knee during the Cowboys' joint practice last August with the . Parsons said that the issue bothered him throughout the season but Dallas' tenacious young didn't miss a beat.

Parsons played on 78.54% of the Cowboys' defensive snaps last year; the most of any linebacker or . That number would've been higher if he hadn't missed the Week 18 finale due to .

Despite this physical issue, Micah's performance has garnered about every individual award possible for a rookie defender. Parsons just played in the and was named a First Team All-Pro; a rare feat for a rookie.

Most are expecting Micah to be named the official tonight at the ceremony. Some even think he should be recognized as the NFL's top defensive player overall in 2021.

Last season has left many sour on various aspects of the team. But no reasonable person can have a bad word to say about Micah Parsons. He's already become a superstar and the team's top defensive player, and apparently did it all playing through a knee .

The future is very bright indeed!

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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If I was to buy a jersey, it’d be Parsons. But, I’m in no mood to put money in Jerry’s pocket right now.

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