DeMarcus Lawrence surgery set

July, 30, 2014
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OXNARD, Calif. -- Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence will fly back to Dallas on Wednesday to have surgery on his broken right foot on Thursday, according to a source.

Lawrence suffered the injury in Tuesday’s practice in pass rush drills against Tyron Smith. The Cowboys hoped he only had a sprained ankle, but X-rays confirmed a broken foot, which will keep him out 8-10 weeks, according to sources.

Lawrence, the Cowboys’ second-round pick, was off to a good start in training camp and beginning to push Jeremy Mincey for work at right defensive end with the first-team defense. He could miss the first three-to-six regular-season games depending on how fast he can recover.

Todd Archer

ESPN Dallas Cowboys reporter

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