Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has a broken bone in his foot.
Cowboys owner Jerry Joes said on Sunday Bryant was expected to miss four to six weeks with the injury. Head coach Jason Garrett said Bryant's recovery timetable was fluid. According to Mortensen’s report, Bryant’s surgery was to insert a screw into his right foot.
Bryant left Sunday night’s game against the New York Giants after injuring his foot in the fourth quarter. He was also treated for dehydration in the first quarter but caught five passes for 48 yards.
Bryant was in the locker room during Dallas’s last-minute, game-winning drive. Tony Romo found Jason Witten for an 11-yard touchdown pass with seven seconds left and Dan Bailey converted the extra point to give the Cowboys the lead.
Bryant greeted his teammates near the locker room after they came off the field.
After spending much of the off-season angling for a new contract, Bryant signed a five-year, $70 million contract extension in July. He has not missed a game since 2012.
Bryant was a Pro Bowl and first-team All-Pro selection last season after catching 88 passes for 1,320 yards and a league-high 16 touchdowns.
- Dan Gartland