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NFL News: Dez Bryant Had Surgery To Repair Broken Metatarsal

NFL News: Dez Bryant Had Surgery To Repair Broken Metatarsal
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NFL News: Dez Bryant Had Surgery To Repair Broken Metatarsal

Dallas Cowboys’ wide receiver Dez Bryant had surgery on his broken fifth metatarsal in his right foot on Monday, according to sources.

Dallas Cowboys’ wide receiver Dez Bryant had surgery on his broken fifth metatarsal in his right foot on Monday, according to sources.

The wide receiver sustained the injury in the fourth quarter on Sunday’s game against the New York Giants. Devin Street replaced him in the line-up. Bryant’s recovery time has been pegged to four to six weeks by Dallas coach Jason Garrett. The injury could keep the wide receiver out till October 26 when they face the Giants in the reverse match-up or till November 1, during the match-up with Seattle Seahawks at AT&T Stadium.

According to one source, the Cowboys are planning four to eight weeks without Bryant.

Dallas won by the narrowest margin against the Giants, 27-26. They have their bye week on October 18.

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Bryant’s latest tweet reveals the news of a very successful surgery to the Cowboys’ fans.

The Cowboys will be relying on Terrance Williams and Cole Beasley as a replacement of Bryant. Cowboys offense and offensive tactics will also change in the absence of Bryant. Bryant, by drawing constant double-teams, makes it easy for the other players to run the ball.

“Dez Bryant’s a great player,” Garrett said. “He’s one of the best players we have and one of the best in the league, and he makes a huge difference for us.

“Sometimes, those guys aren’t available to you, so the next guy has to go in there and play, and everyone has to do their job.”

According to another source, the team will not be putting Bryant in the list of an injured reserve designated to return.

Bryant signed a five-year, $70 million deal with $48 million guaranteed this offseason with the Cowboys.

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