Originally written on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 11/20/14

NEW ORLEANS - DECEMBER 19: Miles Austin #19 of the Dallas Cowboys runs after making a catch as Darren Sharper #42 of the New Orleans Saints runs after him for the tackle in the first quarter at Louisiana Superdome on December 19, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
The Cowboys may have pulled out a much-needed win over the Seahawks on Sunday, but did so at the expense of their Pro Bowl receiver. On Sunday night, the team announced that Miles Austin is expected to miss the next two to three weeks after straining his right hamstring during Dallas’ 23-13 victory. The injury occurred during the second quarter of the game, when Austin pulled up gimpy after a 37-yard reception. He hobbled to the sidelines and never returned to action, donning street clothes and giving way to backup wideout Laurent Robinson, who finished with 32 yards and a touchdown in his place. Austin is set to undergo an MRI Monday, though the initial prognosis seems accurate considering his reaction. “Randomly on that one play, my other hammy just grabbed up, out of nowhere,” Austin said. “It’s hard to describe how it feels, but it really hurts. Fortunately, Austin’s left hammy, which caused him to miss two games this season, was unaffected. Assuming Austin is sidelined for a ...
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