ARLINGTON, Texas — Wide receiver Allen Hurns suffered what appeared to be a severe left ankle harm with 7:28 left within the first quarter within the Dallas Cowboys’ wild-card sport towards the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday evening.
Hurns’ leg was wrenched as he was tackled on a 14-yard catch by Seahawks security Bradley McDougald, and his left foot was pointing up as he lay on his abdomen in ache. Gamers instantly cleared manner for the Cowboys’ medical employees to get to Hurns and put an air forged on his leg.
Gamers from each groups went to Hurns to supply their assist earlier than he was stretchered off the sector in tears. Hurns raised his fist to the gang as he left, which drew a giant cheer.
The Cowboys ended up holding off Seattle for a 24-22 victory. Dallas advances to subsequent weekend’s divisional spherical towards both New Orleans or the Los Angeles Rams.
“It is a difficult scenario for gamers since you’re emotionally prepared to play, you are going, you are within the circulate of the ball sport and that occurs,” stated Cowboys coach Jason Garrett. “And belief me, the blokes on our soccer group care a lot about one another and love one another a lot. They see their brother on the sector like that. It is not simple. However you’ve got to regroup. You could have to be skilled and get again to work.
“Allen is in good palms. He is going to come again and play loads of soccer for us sooner or later.”
Garrett refused to go into element relating to Hurns’ harm however referred to as it a “vital harm to his decrease leg.”
Hurns caught 20 passes for 295 yards and two touchdowns within the common season after signing a two-year contract with the Cowboys as a free agent within the offseason.
Within the Cowboys’ ultimate house sport of the common season on Dec. 23 towards the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford was stretchered off the sector with a neck harm.
On the Cowboys’ first drive, wide receiver Cole Beasley suffered what seemed to be a proper foot or ankle harm, however he returned. The Cowboys have all six receivers lively for the sport in Hurns, Beasley, Amari Cooper, Michael Gallup, Tavon Austin and Noah Brown.