It was reported by DallasNews.com that Dez Bryant has been fined an undisclosed amount by the Dallas Cowboys for missing a team meeting and a scheduled MRI. This possibly clears up the curious delay in Bryant's diagnosis of a hairline fracture of the tibial plateau of his right knee.
For the first time since beating the Miami Dolphins in Week 11 last season, the Dallas Cowboys were the bullies on the field this past Sunday night. Matching a depleted Bears team injury for injury, Dallas pounded the ball all afternoon, scoring their fifth, sixth and seventh rushing touchdowns on the season. While those are nice, the best sign of things to come was the return of dominance in the category of big plays we call Toxic Events. Every Dallas score en route to their 31-17 victory came on a drive where there was a Toxic Event. In this game, the Toxic Event ledger wound up being a lot closer than the score indicated. However, a close look inside how and when these plays happened, and
Collins tore a ligament in his toe on the Cowboys' first extra-point attempt in the first quarter and played with the injury until halftime. He didn't return for the second half. Sources said Collins will be out anywhere from 8 to 12 weeks with the toe injury. If Collins elects to have surgery to repair the torn ligament, he said it would add a few weeks of recovery time to his timeline. Collins left the locker room Tuesday wearing a walking boot. He said he plans to give the toe a few weeks to rest and give the other specialists time to review his MRI before making a final decision on if needs surgery or not. "It looks like something that will heal on its on," Collins said. "I'm hoping it would