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 ...