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Cowboys News: LB Leighton Vander Esch Ruled out with Neck Injury vs. Eagles

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Leighton Vander Esch suffered a neck injury during Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles and will not return.

Jori Epstein of USA Today reported the news, noting defensive end Robert Quinn was also ruled out with a rib injury.

Injuries were a topic surrounding Vander Esch entering the 2018 NFL draft. He was limited to just six games as a redshirt sophomore at Boise State as he dealt with a concussion and a neck injury. His agent told the Idaho Press his client passed all medical checks during the pre-draft process.