Dez Bryant's hand injury comes at a bad time for the Cowboys, who are trying to make a playoff push.
It comes at a worse time for Bryant.
After two-and-a-half seasons of inconsistent production on the field, and unflattering headlines off it, Bryant had finally shown signs of maturity as a player and person.
Now comes news that Bryant possibly fractured the index finger on his left hand. Reports from Valley Ranch indicate that the injury could require surgery, which would cause Bryant to miss the final three games of the season.
Bryant went to a hand specialist Monday afternoon in hopes of finding a diagnosis that would allow him to keep playing.
Results have yet to be announced, but if Bryant can't play it would be another blow to the Cowboys' playoff chances. The Cowboys are 7-6 and tied for second place in the NFC East behind the 8-5 Giants.
"We're going to do everything we can to give him a chance to play," head coach Jason Garrett said. "At the same time, it's a medical d...