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Cowboys CB Trevon Diggs Out 4-6 Weeks w/ Foot Fracture

The will likely be without rookie for the next 4-6 weeks with a foot fracture. Though of one of those weeks includes their bye, it will mean a significant chunk of missed games for the standout 2nd-round pick.

With only seven games left in their season, the Cowboys could decide to just shut Diggs down if they eventually fall out of the East tortoise race.

Diggs has been a mixed bag of rookie mistakes and dazzling potential all season; the usual for most first-year players. He just snagged his first two career interceptions in Week 8 against the and appeared to be figuring some things out.

Before Trevon exited Sunday's game against the Steelers with the , the Cowboys' defense was shutting Pittsburgh out 13-0. Diggs' absence forced into the game and opened things up for the Steelers' .

The good news for Dallas is that their other starting CB, , should be back in action following the . He's been out since Week 2 with a hamstring injury.

Still, Diggs will miss valuable reps and experience in what's shaping up to be a lost season for the Cowboys. With a division title and playoff spot still amazingly in reach, it's a tough blow for Dallas if they're still hoping to make something out of 2020.

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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These injuries are relentless.

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