FRISCO – Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones spoke the other day about optimism due to his club’s post-bye health. And to me, Pro Bowl receiver Amari Cooper is the headliner here.
The Cowboys‘ Thursday Injury/Practice Report is out (as is the report from the New York Giants) as the two teams prepare for a Monday Nighter in The Meadowlands. And Dallas has largely good news across the board.
Check it out and you see the 4-3 Cowboys are in relatively fine shape as we march toward the second half of the NFL season. Backup tackle Cameron Fleming is the only member of the Cowboys roster who was unable to work on Thursday. Anthony Brown, La’el Collins, Zack Martin, Tyron Smith and Leighton Vander Esch were limited.
And Amari Cooper? Maybe for the first time all season, as he’s battled through problems with his foot, his ankle, his quad, you name it – while finding a way on Sunday’s to perform like a Pro Bowler – Cooper is listed as „full“ and I believe truly was.
Add a well-rested Ezekiel Elliott to the fold – Zeke tells me he enjoyed a Monday without feeling beat up – and the Cowboys have every reason to roll in New York. (That is, as long as certain members of the squad show up and wake up.)