Lee is the cornerstone of the Cowboys’ defense.
According to the Dallas Morning News, Dallas Cowboys LB Sean Lee injured his knee during team OTA’s. The source states that the Cowboys believe Lee suffered a torn ACL.
Rookie OL Zack Martin took out the linebacker during a non-contact drill amidst a fairly positive practice.
The 6’2″, 234-pound Penn State product’s injury liquidated the spirited atmosphere. After consecutive 8-8 campaigns, the ‘Boys were energized and ready to reenter division title contention.
The loss of Lee would be detrimental to the franchise. In 11 games last regular season, Lee tallied four interceptions, one touchdown, and 68 tackles. Lee suffered an ACL injury during his college career, notably.
UPDATE: ESPN reporter Ed Werder confirmed that Lee will miss the 2014 season with a torn ACL.