Archive for the ‘Miles Austin’ Category

I suppose if we had to use one word it would be “dammit” or “@#$%”. I’ll let you fill that in.

You’re aware of what you purchased when you drafted Miles Austin. I’ve stated many times that I’m growing to increasingly despise the “injury prone” label that’s used far too often in fantasy discussions, because many players don’t deserve it. Injuries are random events that occur in a brutal, fast game, and there’s often no discernible pattern or trend.

However, when those injuries consistently involve some combination of muscles, sometimes the label is deserved. I’ll leave you to your liberal application of that venomous, destructive tag as it pertains to Austin, but this other matter is not up for debate: he’s incredibly frustrating to own.

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Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin has left today’s game against the Washington Redskins with a hip injury.

His return to the game is questionable, leaving Tony Romo with targets Dez Bryant, Jason Witten and the little known Dwayne Harris and Cole Beasley .

Austin on the year has recorded 727 yards receiving and four touchdowns.