#Cowboys LB Sean Lee, who injured his other hamstring last night, is expected to miss a few weeks at least, sources say. First-round LB Leighton Vander Esch becomes all more important.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 24, 2018
Losing the captain is a big blow to this Cowboys defense that had been playing above expectations thus far this season.
Losing their field general puts a lot more weight on the shoulders of rookie Leighton Vander Esch out of Boise State. If he can step up and take on that bigger role, the Cowboy's defense shouldn't take too much of it a hit, but any time you lose a linebacker like Lee, you have to expect some sort of downgrade.
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