FRISCO, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys’ schedule will play an enormous half in when Sean Lee can return to the sector.
The Cowboys have three video games in 12 days, beginning Sunday in opposition to the Philadelphia Eagles with a fast Thanksgiving turnaround in opposition to the Los Angeles Chargers. They play the Washington Redskin son Nov. 30 at AT&T Stadium.
According to sources, the most effective hope is Lee can play once more in opposition to Washington.
“It might be some time,” coach Jason Garrett mentioned. “We’ll see.”
Lee suffered a hamstring pressure within the first quarter of Sunday’s 27-7 loss to the Atlanta Falcons and didn’t return. He missed two video games earlier this season with a hamstring pressure with the Cowboys shedding each video games. The Cowboys have misplaced 5 straight video games wherein Lee didn’t play due to damage or was held out by the coaches as a precaution.
“Obviously when your front-line players go out you have to be able to continue to play and be effective,” Garrett mentioned. “Oftentimes that is seen on the offensive aspect of the ball, nevertheless it definitely applies to protection and definitely applies in Sean Lee’s case. We merely should play higher when he isn’t in there.
“It’s not solely in opposition to the run, nevertheless it’s in opposition to the move. We’ll proceed to have a look at that, the personnel that we’ve got in there, what we’re asking them to do and simply seeing in the event that they’re able to doing it on a constant foundation. Again, we’re evaluating that. We have to verify we get higher in that space.”
The Cowboys are cautious with gamers who’ve soft-tissue accidents. Chidobe Awuzie has missed six of the final seven video games due to a recurring hamstring situation however he’s anticipated to follow totally this week.
Lee has missed seven video games in his profession as a consequence of a hamstring pressure, courting again to his rookie 12 months in 2010.
“You should be very deliberate with this damage clearly,” Garrett said. “It’s a type of accidents in the event you do not watch it, it may possibly actually go from being dangerous to worse rapidly and you may lose a man for an prolonged time period. You wish to be sure you deal with it the suitable approach as you’ll with any damage, however these soft-issue accidents could be damaging that approach. We’ll deal with Sean’s state of affairs that approach we all the time deal with the accidents: if he is able to play, he’ll have an opportunity to play. We definitely won’t rush him again. When he has a possibility to play for us and badist us he’ll be within the lineup.”