Cowboys C Costa carted off field with leg injury
Dallas Cowboys starting center Phil Costa has been carted off
the field with his right leg in an air cast and will not return
against the Carolina Panthers.
He’s been replaced by Ryan Cook.
The injury occurred in the second quarter after Cowboys wide
receiver Miles Austin fumbled downfield and Panthers linebacker
Luke Kuechly recovered and attempted to return the ball. As the
Panthers began blocking for a return, Costa got caught up in the
fray of the play’s quick change of direction.
Immediately after the play it appeared the injury was a bad one
as Panthers receiver Steve Smith came off the sidelines and began
calling to trainers to bring on a cart.
Costa started three games this season and all 16 last year for
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