Posted by Coleman Swierc
INDIANPOLIS, IN (AP) - Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant fractured his right ankle during the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.
The Cowboys confirmed the injury after Dallas' 38-35 overtime win.
Several other sources hace confirmed that Bryant will have season-ending ankle surgery tomorrow.
Indianapolis' Kavell Conner held onto Bryant's leg while tackling him on a kickoff return, and the Cowboys immediately took Bryant to the locker room.
"That sets us back," Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said. "That sets us back. I really feel bad for him, but it really sets us back. The good news is we've got some depth there. That'll give (Kevin) Ogletree and guys like that a little more play time."
Bryant, a rookie from Oklahoma State, has 45 catches for 561 yards and six touchdowns this season.
"He's certainly made great strides in his rookie year," Dallas coach Jason Garrett said. "For a guy who missed as much training camp as he did to make the impact he's made on our football team has been significant."
*Copyright, The Associated Press, 2010.