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Cowboys TE Blake Jarwin Confirmed Out for the Year w/ Torn ACL

After going down with a non-contact knee last night in Los Angeles, 's season is already over. It was confirmed that he has a torn ACL in the right knee and, after surgery, will not be returning to the in 2020.

Jarwin joins as a casualty from last night's game. Blake only got to play less than one half as Dallas' new starting TE and had a single catch for 12 yards.

took over as the primary TE last night and with uninspiring results. He was targeted four times for just one 11-yard reception. Backup wasn't used at all in the .

Jarwin was expected to have a breakout year in the starting role, hopefully bringing some big-play ability to the TE position that hasn't provided in his later years. But now Dallas will have to makes plans without Blake until 2021.

The Cowboys were reportedly pleased with how Schultz performed in training camp, which is part of how he ascended to the backup job. Dallas may see how he responds this week if given a chance to work as the starter in practice and play against the Falcons next Sunday.

However, now that we're into Week 2, veteran can be signed without guaranteeing their salaries. Could that lead the Cowboys to call up Delanie Walker, Charles Clay, or some other experienced tight end to help the ?

With many needs to address, this could be a busy week as Dallas tweaks the roster and regroups following last night's issues.

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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