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Dallas Cowboys Rookie Could Reportedly Miss The Entire Season

A closeup of a Dallas Cowboys football helmet.

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 02: A detail photo of a Dallas Cowboys helmet before a game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Cowboys Stadium on December 2, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The Dallas Cowboys sit just over a week away from their first game of the season and Ezekiel Elliott is missing. Sure, that's a little dramatic - we know he's in Cabo training - but the star running back is still holding out for a new contract.

But Elliott isn't the only question facing the Cowboys this season.

The team needs to decide what to do with third-round pick Connor McGovern. According to a report from ESPN's Todd Archer, the former Penn State star suffered a setback in his recovery.

McGovern suffered a partially torn pectoral muscle earlier in the summer. Now it appears he could be placed on the injured reserve.

"Third-round pick Connor McGovern suffered a setback in his recovery from a partially torn pectoral muscle, putting his status for the season in jeopardy," Archer said on Thursday afternoon

Archer said McGovern took part in only two training-camp practices after suffering the injury. As for the severity of the injury, Archer said the team is unsure if McGovern will need surgery.

McGovern was named Third-Team All-Big Ten in his final season at Penn State. Dallas selected him with the No. 90 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft.

Stay tuned for more on his injury.