Although the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night reportedly losing a key member of their defense.
Michael Gehlken reported that Cowboys rookie linebacker Jabril Colx sustained a season-ending injury in Monday’s afternoon report.
Fourth-round NFL Draft pick from LSU, Cox, was reportedly injured in his ACL during Sunday’s win at Minnesota.
This is a hard blow for a Cowboys’ defense that has been playing excellent football this season. Cox also played a major role on special teams.
Source says Cowboys LB Jabril Cox, Cowboys, will miss the remainder of 2021 season due to right ACL tear. He suffered it Sunday against the Vikings. Today’s MRI confirmed the initial diagnosis. Gehlken reported Monday that Cox, a fourth-round rookie from LSU, had been a key contributor to special teams.
Cowboys LB Jabril Cox will miss remainder of 2021 season with a right ACL tear he suffered Sunday vs. Vikings, source said. MRI today confirmed team's initial diagnosis. Cox, a rookie fourth-round pick from LSU, has been a core contributor on special teams.
— Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) November 1, 2021
With Sunday’s victory over the Vikings, the Cowboys moved to 6-1. Dallas was led by Cooper Rush, the quarterback who replaced Dak Prescott after he was injured.
Mike McCarthy’s team will play at home against the Denver Broncos on Sunday.