Ryan Broyles done for season

Updated: October 28, 2013, 2:45 PM ET
By Michael Rothstein | ESPN.com

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Geoff Burke/USA TODAY SportsRyan Broyles has been plagued by season-ending injuries each of the past three years.

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles will miss the rest of the season with a ruptured Achilles, an injury he suffered during Sunday's 31-30 win over the Dallas Cowboys.

Broyles will have surgery to repair the injury Tuesday.

This is the third straight season-ending injury for Broyles, whom the Lions selected in the second round of the 2012 draft.

Broyles tore his left ACL during his senior season at Oklahoma, then tore his right ACL during his rookie year with the Lions. Now Broyles will have to go through the recovery process again.

"If anybody can come back from it, he can," Lions coach Jim Schwartz said Monday.

Broyles had eight catches for 85 yards this season and has 30 catches for 395 yards and two touchdowns in his career.

Detroit will now look to Nate Burleson, who is on his way back from a broken forearm, and Jeremy Ross to fill in for Broyles in the slot.

Michael Rothstein | email

ESPN Detroit Lions reporter

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