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Injury Update: Tyron Smith Avoids Severe Setback, Kavon Frazier Likely out for the Season

The Dallas received both good and bad news today after their loss in New Orleans. Let’s start with the former, according to ’s Todd Archer, All-Pro Left Tyron Smith’s high ankle sprain isn’t as severe as originally thought.

On the final drive of last night’s game, was sacked deep in the Cowboy’s own territory, and unfortunately, he got pushed right into the right ankle of Smith. The normal recovery time is 4-6 weeks for a high ankle sprain but after his MRI on Monday he’ll be monitored on a week to week basis. He’s been ruled out against the this Sunday but this is definitely good news to hear.

Injury Update: Tyron Smith Avoids Severe Setback, Kavon Frazier Likely out for the Season 1

Unfortunately, for Kavon Frazier the news today wasn’t so great. According to Patrik Walker of , he will need to repair the torn pectoral muscle he suffered in New Orleans, likely ending his season. Frazier is arguably the Cowboy’s best special team player to go along with being a solid backup at the position. Now, look for Safety to get an opportunity to build on his stellar that included 3 interceptions.

You have to take the good with the bad in these situations. The Cowboys have lost a valuable player/backup safety but won’t be without their All-Pro tackle for as long as they thought. They have to lick their wounds and be ready for another big test against the Packers in Arlington on Sunday.

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Written by Matthew Lenix

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