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Cowboys QB Kellen Moore Undergoing Surgery For Broken Ankle, Out 3-4 Months


Ian Rapoport reports that Cowboys backup QB Kellen Moore is undergoing surgery on Wednesday to repair the broken ankle he sustained during Tuesday’s practice.

Moore is expected to require a 3-4 month recovery period.


Todd Archer reports that Cowboys QB Kellen Moore suffered a broken right fibula in Tuesday’s practice.

  • According to Archer’s source, Moore will need surgery to repair his broken right fibula. As of now, it’s not clear when the surgery will take place or how long Moore would miss rehabbing the injury.


Cowboys owner Jerry Jones confirmed to reporters that backup QB Kellen Moore sustained a broken leg. Jones later clarified that it could be a fractured ankle.

We’ll take a look at it and address it from here,” Jones said, per Jon Machota. “I don’t have any comments about what if anything we’ll be doing.”


Cowboys backup QB Kellen Moore had his ankle rolled up on and had to be carted to the locker room during Tuesday’s practice.

Ian Rapoport reports that Moore had an air cast placed on his injured ankle, which could be an indication that he sustained a broken ankle.

This will almost certainly lead to speculation of the Cowboys possibly signing Nick Foles, as Dallas was tossed out as a potential landing spot last week after he was released by the Rams.

Fourth-round pick Dak Prescott took over for Moore, and figures to be team’s No. 2 quarterback for at least the time being.

Moore, 27, originally signed on with the Lions as an undrafted free agent out of Boise State back in Detroit waived Moore at the start of last season, but he later signed on to the Cowboys’ practice squad.

In 2015, Moore appeared in three games for the Cowboys and completed 58.7 percent of his passes for 779 yards receiving to go along with four touchdowns and six interceptions.

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