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Kevin Ogletree was forced into action with Dez Bryant out for the season. He only managed three grabs for 34 yards -- not very Dez-like.
As recent as yesterday, Kevin Ogletree was described as questionable for Sunday’s match-up with the Washington Redskins with a right foot injury. But after seeing a foot specialist on Tuesday, it was revealed that Ogletree would require surgery on his right toe, and will miss the remainder of the season.
Manny Johnson will be promoted from the practice squad to replace him.
Ogletree had three catches for 34 yards in Sunday night’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, his only catches of the season. He hurt his toe on a kickoff return, but said after the game that he didn’t think the injury was serious. On Monday however, he was seen at Valley Ranch in a protective walking boot.
"Anything you bruise or hurt in the game, you wake up the next day it's not going to feel perfect,'' Ogletree said, per the Dallas Morning News.
Johnson will see his first action as a member of the 53-man roster in Ogletree’s wake. He was drafted out of Oklahoma in the seventh round of the 2009 draft, and was among the team’s final cuts at the end of training camp that year, before rejoining the team as a member of the practice squad.
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