Cowboys waiting on results of Dez's injury

Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant could miss the rest of the season with a finger injury, pending the results of an examination by a hand specialist Monday.

''Adrenaline sometimes allows players to continue to play after they've had an injury,'' Garrett said. ''He certainly made a big play in the ballgame, and I think that's a real tribute to his toughness and his love for the game.''

If Bryant ends up on injured reserve, he will be the fifth Dallas starter sidelined by a season-ending injury. The other four are defenders, and nickel cornerback Orlando Scandrick is out for the year with a hand injury. Nose tackle Jay Ratliff has missed seven games with ankle and groin injuries.

Dallas is still a game behind Chicago and Seattle for the two wild-card spots in the NFC, and the New York Giants stayed a game ahead in the NFC East by beating New Orleans.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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