The Cowboys gained’t have their two greatest large receivers for Thursday’s sport in opposition to the Raiders. CeeDee Lamb has been dominated out as a consequence of his concussion, in response to Tom Pelissero and Jane Slater of NFL.com (Twitter link). Meanwhile, as beforehand reported, Amari Cooper might be held out per the league’s COVID-19 protocols.
Lamb hit the turf head-first final week when Chiefs cornerback Charvarius Ward drove him to the bottom. After being checked out by crew medical doctors, he was dominated out for the remainder of the sport. Now, he’ll miss not less than yet one more contest, leaving Dak Prescott with Michael Gallup, Cedrick Wilson, Malik Turner and Noah Brown at WR within the interim.
Lamb, 22, has notched 50 catches for 740 yards and 6 touchdowns this 12 months. Hopefully, he’ll be cleared in time for Week 13, when the Cowboys face the Saints in a Thursday evening matchup.
In other Cowboys news, defensive end
DeMarcus Lawrence has been designated for return. Lawrence, 29, has but to duplicate the gaudy stats that he posted in 2017 and 2018, however he ought to present a lift for Dallas’ run protection. It’s additionally value noting that Pro Football Focus’ superior metrics have positioned him as a top-tier edge defender, regardless of the dropoff in sacks.