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Allen Hurns Injury: Status, 2019 Prospects, Teammate Reactions

While last night's playoff win for the has left us euphoric, we can't forget the unfortunate to . The veteran went down with a dislocated ankle, which the cameras caught with nauseating clarity, and had to be carted off the field.

Early this morning, 's Adam Schefter tweeted out an update on Hurns' status:

Indeed, Hurns' season is over for the 2018 Cowboys. He should move to shortly, opening up a roster spot.

With WR also struggling with a nagging injury, it's likely that Dallas will call up from the . He is also capable of being a return man on , which Austin did spectacularly last night.

As for Hurns, he is under contract for 2019 but at a price that may be difficult for the Cowboys to pay. He is scheduled to count $6.25 million against the , which is tough for a player who is currently fourth on the WR .

We'll have to wait and see how Hurns' recovery affects that decision.

But the time to talk business isn't now. After the game, Hurns' teammates wasted no time expressing their love and support.

We here at the Inside join in the wishes for a speedy and full recovery for Allen Hurns, and we have no doubt that all of shares in that sentiment.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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