Travis Frederick: Unlikely to return in 2018 but think I'll play in '19

Travis Frederick: Unlikely to return in 2018 but think I'll play in '19
FRISCO, Texas -- With only four weeks remaining, Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick admits it is a long shot that he will play at all this season but the four-time Pro Bowler believes he will be able to return in 2019. "I feel very good about being able to play next year," said Frederick, who was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome, an autoimmune disease that affects the nervous system, in August at the end of training camp. "We don't know what the top end (of recovery) is going to be. There could be something lingering or permanent damage that we don't know about, but based on the tests and the things we've seen we don't think there is (damage to the actual nerves)." Frederick struggled during training camp and was diagnosed initially with stingers,  but after that was ruled out by a specialist and he did not see any improvement, he had more testing that revealed he had Guillain-Barre. He said he no longer has numbness in his...