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The Dallas Cowboys were facing a crucial third-and-20 on Sunday afternoon against the Cincinnati Bengals. They were trailing the Bengals 19-10 late in the third quarter, looking at a seemingly insurmountable third-and-long.
However, the Cowboys looked to have overcome those odds to get a drive-prolonging first down. Quarterback Tony Romo dropped a perfect pass into the hands of Dez Bryant down the right sideline.
The Cowboys receiver looked poised to haul it in, gain the first down and resuscitate the dying drive. Cincinnati safety Reggie Nelson had other plans, though. He came from his position to lay the boom on Bryant, delivering what was a textbook, although bone-jarring, hit on Bryant. The crushing blow sent the ball skyward before it fell harmlessly to the ground. The Cowboys would have to punt.
That, however, is when a little yellow penalty flag came flying in. The Nelson hit on Bryant, which is how you want your players to play the game, had been flagged for a personal foul....
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Just as the Dallas Cowboys started to build momentum, it appears as if fate may be dealing them a bad hand.
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Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was examined by an orthopedic hand surgeon Monday afternoon and X-rays revealed a fractured left index finger.
Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said Tuesday morning that it had yet to be determined if Bryant would have season-ending surgery on the finger he injured in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 20-19 victory over the Cincinnati...
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant could miss the
remainder of the season due to an injured finger that may require surgery,
reports Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com.
WR Dez Bryant could be out for the rest of the season. Pending the results of a hand specialist, but his finger injury could require surgery
— Nick Eatman (@nickeatman) December 10, 2012
Tests have shown...
Tough loss for the Bengals. They had the Cowboys beat. This game was not lost because of bad officiating (although there was some) or being outplayed. It was lost because the Bengals failed to play a good game. They dropped passes, failed to execute and the defense got beat when they needed stops the most.
Peter King did approach the subject of the hit Reggie Nelson laid on Dez Bryant...
Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant could miss the rest of the season with a finger injury, pending the results of an examination by a hand specialist on Monday.
Bryant injured the hand early in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 20-19 win at Cincinnati.
Bryant was able to finish the game despite the injury and caught a 27-yard touchdown pass with 6:35 left.
"Dez hurt his finger...
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has finally developed into an elite wide receiver which makes his injury hurt that much more.
The time is finally here it is week 15 and the 2012 Fantasy Football season is drawing to a close. I have always felt fantasy football gets real in week 15, it’s semi-final week and I for one can almost taste the trophies and the prize money.
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has told the media that, “They’d have to break my leg to keep me out.” So it sounds like he’s going to play even though he has a fractured finger.
Even though Bryant can permanently damage his finger if he continues to play, I don’t think he cares and will do whatever he can to help the Cowboys get into the playoffs.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told KRLD 105.3 FM
IRVING, Texas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says the play-or-not-play determination on Dez Bryant's fractured finger will be "a medical decision.'' Cowboys owner Jerry Jones tells 105.3 The Fan on Tuesday that Dez himself will have the "ultimate decision" about undergoing the season-ending surgery that on Monday afternoon club sources said they considered...
Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent was arrested Saturday morning for intoxication manslaughter after he wrecked his car and killed teamate Jerry Brown, reports ESPN.
According to Irving police and ESPN's report:
Brent's car was traveling at a high rate of speed on a State Highway 114 service road before he hit the outside curb. The car flipped at least one time before...