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Barry Church Breaks His Arm in Week 16 Loss

was one of the uglier games of the season for the . Scoring just six points, two field goals, this marked the fourth game of the season where the Cowboys failed to score a touchdown. Not only was the Cowboys' performance ugly, but also left the game with what was an apparent arm . After the game, , at his , said that Church broke his arm.

Since taking over the starting job before the 2013, Church has been an extremely reliable tackler for a strong , posting three consecutive seasons of at least 97 tackles. To emphasize his importance, Church recorded 135 tackles in 2013. Many people have clamored over the ineffectiveness of the safety duo of Church and , but as gets more seasoning in the NFL, it will be a matter of time until he takes over at across from Church.

With the arm injury, Church's begins and he will start rehabbing to get ready for the , the last season of his five-year contract. With the injury, the Cowboys could go in a variety of directions for their matchup against the . They could choose to move Wilcox to and Jones to free safety or they could choose to put Jones at , and have Wilcox and starting at the safety positions.

Ryan Ratty
Ryan Ratty
An online sports writer for about three years now, Ryan is a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan. He writes about his favorite team on Inside The Star. Ryan also writes for other publications like Roster Watch, Rant Sports, and Cuse Nation. Ryan is a freshman at Syracuse University majoring in Information Management and Technology. You can follow him on Twitter @RyanRattyNFL.

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