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Dallas Cowboys Receiver Allen Hurns Suffers The Worst Ankle Injury In Sporting History

Dallas Cowboys Receiver Allen Hurns Suffers The Worst Ankle Injury In Sporting History

If you're not a fan of gruesome injuries, then look away now.

Allen Hurns' ankle injury in the first quarter of Saturday night's Wild Card game against the Seattle Seahawks might be the worst of all time.

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The Dallas Cowboys wide receiver lay on his stomach in pain as his left foot pointed upwards after hauling in a 14-yard pass from quarterback Dak Prescott,

It suddenly dawned on viewers that his injury was serious. Hurns received immediate medical attention from the Cowboys' medical team and was taken to hospital.

It was later confirmed by owner Jerry Jones that the 27-year-old suffered a dislocated left ankle in addition to fractures.

Again, if awful injuries aren't your thing, look away now.

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It was also Jones' understanding that Hurns was in surgery following the win, and remarkably a source told ESPN that Hurns is expected to be ready to return to football by August.

Cowboys teammate Cole Beasley spoke about the injury afterwards:

"It's terrible, man. You never want to see an injury like that to any of your brothers out there. It's unfortunate." he said after the game.

"I feel for him, and I just hope he's in good spirits. I'm sure he's got a lot on his mind. It sucks, man. That's never a good feeling."

Our best wishes go out to Hurns and we hope to see him back in action for the Cowboys as soon as possible.

Ouch.

Topics: American Football, NFL News, football league, injury, GAME, Dallas Cowboys

Jack Kenmare

Jack Kenmare is a writer at SPORTbible. He's interviewed some huge names in the world of sport, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pele, Carles Puyol and Tim Henman. He dabbles in all things sport, but football is his biggest passion. He was once hit in the head by a wayward strike from Nicky Butt and lived to tell the tale.

 

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