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Gavin Escobar Out for the Season With a Torn Achilles

On Saturday night against the , the not only lost, but they took a blow to their by losing to a season-ending achilles . A third-year out of San Diego State, Escobar caught just eight passes for 64 yards on the season, one of which was a touchdown that came in Week 1.

After the game, during 's , it was reported that Escobar tore his achilles. Without at , Escobar's usage has been limited throughout the season. With Romo in, Escobar sees more usage in different subpackages. and weren't capable of running some of those subpackages.

With the season-ending injury to Escobar, will likely see a bigger role in the offense. Even with the injury, the question of Escobar's role in the offense will be a big question mark this . There's no telling how much longer has in his career, but Escobar was supposed to be the guy for the future. It'll be up to him to come back from this injury and prove that he has a place on this team for the long-term.

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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