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G Connor McGovern, S Jayron Kearse Also Injured in SNF Debacle

's hand is getting all the attention today but QB1 wasn't the only starter knocked out of action last night. and both left the game and could miss more time as the to press on in this already difficult season.

McGovern injured his ankle early in the game, leading to being inserted. Reports have it as a high ankle sprain that could take him out for at least a few games, but it's an injury that has been known to cost players 4-6 weeks in the past.

While Farniok was the next man up last night, Dallas could change plans once OT is ready to go. In the interest of fielding their best five linemen, the Cowboys could move back to the LG position he was preparing to play all and start Peters at left .

If the losses on weren't bad enough, Kearse's exit robs Dallas' of a leader and one of its best playmakers from last year. Jayron exited with a knee injury last night and the extent of the damage is not yet known.

will be a full-time starter now along with . This should lead to more playing time for or , both of whom were inactive for Week 1.

While the ugly loss and the Prescott injury are the major storylines coming out of last night, losing McGovern and Kearse certainly doesn't help matters. The Cowboys are starting this season about as poorly as we could have imagined.

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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