Cowboys rookie DeMarcus Lawrence broke his foot

<p> Dallas Cowboys second-round defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence will miss the next eight to 10 weeks with a broken right foot, according to ESPN Dallas.</p> <p> He'll need surgery.</p> <p> Lawrence got hurt Tuesday during practice in a pass-rushing drill.</p> <p> Lawrence was carted off the field.</p> <p> Lawrence was competing with Jeremy Mincey for a starting job.</p> <p> The Cowboys had been banking on Lawrence helping their pass rush before the injury after an offseason where DeMarcus Ware signed with the Denver Broncos.</p> <p> Follow me on Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/RavensInsider">@RavensInsider</a></p> <p> Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun</p>
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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