December 1, 2021

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Tyron Smith could play the Raiders, but CeeDee Lamb is in doubt

Tyron Smith could play the Raiders, but CeeDee Lamb is in doubt

Dallas – Ready or Not, Healthy or Not The Dallas Cowboys host the Las Vegas Raiders Thursday for a traditional Thanksgiving game.

The Cowboys, the annual hosts of this game, realize that they have to quickly adapt to their physical conditions and play, because the NFL will not wait for them and cannot afford to lose games at home.

The good news for the Texans on Tuesday, on their only full practice day after their loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, is that the left-footed tackle at the start, Tyrone SmithHe trained without restrictions, according to the official report the Cowboys sent to the league.

Smith has not played in the last three games, one with an ankle injury and although the team did not confirm his participation against the Raiders until Tuesday night, indications are positive.

Smith traveled with the rest of the squad to Kansas City after limited offensive line training, but was left out Sunday morning to exercise caution in his recovery.

Smith’s absence was notable in the backup processing Terence Steele Overall, they’ve been poor across the line in the two losses Dallas has suffered in their last three games, including five sacks from quarterbacks. Duck Prescott Against the Chiefs and that could have been more, plus the 82-yard drop in that game.

The left starting guard will be, for the second week in a row, Conor McGovern, who of the duel against superiors replaced Conor Williams, the player with the most penalties committed in the entire NFL.

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sir lamb, still in doubt

The Cowboys said they don’t know if receiver CeeDee Lamb will be able to play against the Raiders, because he still has to overcome concussion protocol after being hit in a duel in Kansas City.

Lamb hit his head when he fell on the grass late in the second quarter, when he was jostling with the ball into the end zone.

Coach Mickey McCarthy said they are optimistic they will be able to count on Lamb, who has participated in all meetings and video sessions on Mondays and Tuesdays, however, as a rule, he can’t practice on the driving range with the rest of his teammates. .

In the event that Lamb does not play Raiders, the Cowboys will not be able to rely on the two main receivers, such as Amary Cooper It is still on the COVID-19 reserve list, having been placed since last Friday due to infection without vaccination.

In turn, McCarthy and Jerry Jones, the team owner and general manager of the team, said that they do not know the exact date on which his defensive start ends, De Marcus Lawrence And Randy Gregory, they will be back to work.

Gregory, who has five sacks this season, has picked up a calf injury and hasn’t played in the last three games, while Lawrence has been out since week two with a broken foot.

Both injuries occurred in practice.

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Both defensive sides are already prepared, although they are separated from the rest of the team in training.

thus

the passage Ezekiel Elliot He still feels discomfort in his right knee, although he has denied using the disease as an excuse for the low accelerated production the Cowboys had in Kansas City and confirmed he would play against the Raiders.

il back Micah Parsons He revealed that he invited the entire team to dinner at his home on Thanksgiving Day, and that his mom would cook for more than 100 people.