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Cowboys’ linebacker leaves Eagles’ game with neck injury before halftime

Dallas Cowboys’ linebacker Leighton Vander Esch left Sunday night’s game just before halftime with a neck injury.

Vander Esch, who is in his second season with the Cowboys, left for the locker room after being evaluated in the medical tent on the sidelines.

A player’s body landed awkwardly on Vander Esch’s helmet and neck area on the play. His return to the game is questionable.

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Stefan Stevenson has been covering sports for the Star-Telegram since 1997. He spent five years covering TCU athletics, which included two BCS bowls, two trips to the college World Series and the move to the Big 12. He has covered the Texas Rangers since 2014 and started reporting on the Dallas Cowboys in 2016.