The Cowboys positioned Martin on injured reserve Monday, which implies he’ll miss a minimum of the subsequent three video games, beginning Tuesday in opposition to the Baltimore Ravens, if no more. Coach Mike McCarthy had stated Martin would miss “a number of weeks.”
The Cowboys are 3-8 and in competition within the woeful NFC East, however have misplaced 5 of their final six video games. If they aren’t in playoff competition in Weeks 16 and 17, they probably wouldn’t put Martin in danger for additional damage heading into 2021.
Martin was compelled to go away the Thanksgiving loss to the Washington Soccer Workforce due to a calf pressure that he initially suffered Nov. 16. He was restricted in apply going into the Week 11 recreation in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings, however was not on the damage report going into Thanksgiving.
Martin has been sturdy for his profession, lacking simply three video games. He missed the primary assembly of the 2020 season in opposition to Washington and two video games in 2018.
He moved to proper sort out in opposition to Minnesota, and the Cowboys turned to undrafted proper sort out Terence Steele as his substitute in opposition to Washington. The Cowboys are prone to go along with Brandon Knight, Connor Williams, Joe Looney, Connor McGovern and Terence Steele at their offensive line Tuesday in opposition to Baltimore in what could be their eighth totally different beginning line mixture of the season.
The Cowboys additionally downgraded cornerback Anthony Brown (ribs) and security Donovan Wilson (groin) to out for Tuesday’s recreation. Neither will make the journey to Baltimore. Cornerbacks Deante Burton and Rashard Robinson had been referred to as up from the apply squad. Security Steven Parker was additionally positioned on injured reserve due to a excessive ankle sprain.