Matt Johnson has stress reaction

August, 6, 2013
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OXNARD, Calif. – Matt Johnson is expected to miss at least a week with a stress reaction in his left ankle, which he suffered in Sunday’s Hall of Fame Game against Miami, according to a source.

The Cowboys play at Oakland on Friday.

Johnson was hurt in the second quarter while making a tackle and did not return to the game. X-rays were negative, but he had an MRI on Monday that revealed the stress reaction. Johnson was off to a decent start in his most extensive action after missing almost all of his rookie season with hamstring injuries.

Johnson has taken the second-team snaps at free safety behind Barry Church. He suffered cramps early in camp and jammed his knee in one practice but did not miss any extended time.

Todd Archer

ESPN Dallas Cowboys reporter

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