Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant reportedly suffered a broken foot during Sunday night's 27-26 win over the New York Giants, and could be sidelined for up to six weeks.
"We want to be careful about making the entire judgment on it but Dez did break a bone," Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said in his postgame press conference, according to Pro Football Talk. "We anticipate him having surgery. The initial diagnosis is he’ll be out 4-6 weeks."
According to Todd Archer of ESPN, that surgery will take place on Tuesday to repair a broken fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot.
Bryant had five catches for 48 yards when he left, and moments later, a ball bounced off the hands of backup receiverand was intercepted by Trumaine McBride. McBride returned the interception to the Cowboys; 1-yard line, setting up the touchdown that gave New York a 23-13 lead. Dallas answered with a touchdown to cut the margin to 23-20.
Bryant had 88 catches for 1,320 yards and a career-best 16 touchdowns last season, then signed a 5-year, $70-million contract extension in July. Bryant hasn't missed a game since Week 2 in 2011, and has played through several injuries in the past four years.