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Barry Church out for the season with a broken right arm

Athletic trainer Britt Brown helps Cowboys safety Barry Church (42) off the field after Church broke his arm.
Athletic trainer Britt Brown helps Cowboys safety Barry Church (42) off the field after Church broke his arm. Star-Telegram

Barry Church left the locker room in a sling. The safety will have a cast put on his broken right arm Monday.

“The X-rays were clean,” Church said. “I won’t require surgery or anything like that. Just got to cast it up for a while.”

Church had started 47 games in a row since ending the 2012 season on injured reserve with an Achilles’ injury. He will miss the season finale against the Redskins.

Church broke his arm while making a tackle on Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor on a third-down play with 12:29 left in the fourth quarter. He knew immediately it was broken.

“It’s been a rough year,” Church said. “We’ve had a lot of injuries. A lot of key players went down this year. But it was a lot of fight with this team. I appreciate the fight that the defense and the offense had. Hopefully we just continue with that and grow on that and get ready for next year.”

Defensive lineman David Irving hurt his left wrist, and receiver Devin Street suffered a concussion.

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