Dallas is scheduled to play the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night and could be short-handed for the third consecutive week.
Cowboys Pro Bowl wide receiver Amari Cooper missed the last two games due to COVID-19 but is expected to return to practice this week.
Fellow wide receiver CeeDee Lamb missed last week’s game due to a concussion but should clear the league’s concussion protocol ahead of Thursday’s game.
Dallas has also considered resting All-Pro running back Ezekiel Elliott, according to ESPN’s Ed Werder. Elliott has been managing a knee injury, but injured reserve is not being considered.
The Cowboys are 1-3 in their last four games. They remain in the hunt for one of the conference’s top seeds, but a loss Thursday could put that opportunity in jeopardy.
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