FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett mentioned receiver Allen Hurns, “appears to be doing properly, appears to be in good spirits,” after present process surgery on a dislocated left ankle suffered within the first quarter of Saturday’s wild-card win over the Seattle Seahawks.
A supply mentioned Hurns suffered an “open dislocation,” however the hope is he may return to motion subsequent summer time throughout coaching camp.
Hurns took to Twitter to thank the well-wishers who cheered as he was being wheeled off.
Really respect all of the prayers. If me I do not lack having religion. I belief and thank the person above by the ups and downs 🙏🏾. Prepared to assault this restoration course of, Higher consider I’ll come again on a mission.
— Allen Hurns (@A1hurns) January 7, 2019
With 7:28 left within the first quarter, 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.
The gamers instantly cleared the best way for the Cowboys’ medical employees to get to Hurns to put an air forged on his leg. Gamers from each groups went to Hurns to provide their help earlier than he was stretchered off the sector in tears. Hurns raised his fist to the group as he was carted off, which drew an enormous cheer.
Dak Prescott did not dominate Seattle, however he made performs when it counted, and coach Jason Garrett knew that “one way or the other, a way, he was going to determine this factor out for us.”
Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott every had huge video games to advance within the postseason. The win means lots however won’t imply a lot if they do not win subsequent week.
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. The Cowboys have till March 13 to decide up the ultimate yr of his deal that features a $four million base wage, up to $1 million in 46-man roster bonuses and up to $1 million in incentives.
With Hurns out, and Cole Beasley (ankle) and Tavon Austin (groin) coping with accidents, Garrett mentioned calling up Lance Lenoir from the observe squad is a viable possibility for the Cowboys this week for the divisional spherical of the playoffs towards the Los Angeles Rams. Lenoir frolicked on the 53-man roster through the common season, enjoying totally on particular groups.
Garrett mentioned tight finish Blake Jarwin (ankle), defensive deal with Maliek Collins (ankle), security Darian Thompson (groin) and left guard Xavier Su’a-Filo additionally bear watching this week, however the group is hopeful they are going to at the very least give you the option to observe on a restricted foundation early within the week.