"Anytime you get a Pro Bowl player back, it is a big lift. Trent has battled his tail off but it would be great having Russell back," offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt said.
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"I don't know that scenario. Like I said, we miss Melvin," he said. "I think Melvin's a hell of a football player, but we're working with the guys that are here and they're doing a nice job."
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