Dallas (1st - NFCE) at Minnesota (2nd - NFCN)

Matchup Details
Thu, Dec 1 - U.S. Bank Stadium
KICK OFF - 8:25 PM ET
W/LATSHomeAwayO/U
Dallas 10-1-09-2-05-1-05-0-05-6-0
Minnesota 6-5-06-5-04-1-02-4-04-7-0
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Dallas
PPlayerStatusNotes
LBJ. Durant
day-to-day
Hamstring
12/02/16
Durant was held out of the previous game due to a strained hamstring and it is unclear if he will be available during Week 14 against the Giants.
SJ. Wilcox
day-to-day
Leg
12/02/16
Wilcox missed the last game due to a leg injury and it is unknown if he will play against the Giants during Week 14.
LBR. McClain
Out indefinitely
Suspension
12/02/16
McClain has been suspended indefinitely for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
OLC. Green
Out indefinitely
Foot
11/24/16
Green has been sidelined with a foot injury since the beginning of October and there is no timetable for a recovery.
CBM. Claiborne
Out indefinitely
Hernia
11/20/16
Claiborne suffered a setback in his recovery from a sports hernia as he tore a bone off of his pelvis and will miss an extended amount of time.
DER. Gregory
Elig Week 15
Suspension
09/19/16
Gregory has been handed a 10-game suspension on top of his previous four-game suspension for multiple violations of the league's substance-abuse policy. He is eligible to return December 18th against the Buccaneers.
RBD. McFadden
Ques Week 14
Elbow
12/02/16
McFadden had surgery to repair a broken elbow during the offseason and is on the Injured Reserve/Non-Football-Injury list. It is undetermined if he will be activated during Week 14 against the Giants.
OLL. Collins
Late Dec
Toe
12/01/16
Collins suffered a torn ligament in his right big toe and is on the injured reserve list. He is expected to return to the lineup towards the end of the month or in the playoffs as he has been deemed as the team's player to return from I-R.
TEJ. Hanna
I-R
Knee
11/21/16
Hanna will remain on the PUP list for the remainder of the season after having a second surgery to repair a knee injury.
TEG. Swaim
I-R
Pectoral
11/16/16
Swaim is on injured reserve and will require surgery to repair a pectoral injury.
DEC. Tapper
I-R
Back
09/28/16
Tapper has been placed on injured reserve due to a pars defect of the lumbar spine. He is in danger of missing the remainder of the season.
LBJ. Smith
I-R
Knee
08/30/16
Smith is recovering from a torn ACL and LCL and has been placed on the injured reserve-non-football injury list. He is likely to miss the entire 2016 season.
QBK. Moore
I-R
Ankle
08/30/16
Moore will require surgery for a broken right ankle and has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list.
Minnesota
PPlayerStatusNotes
QBT. Heinicke
day-to-day
Foot
12/02/16
Heinicke has been activated from the Injured Reserve/Non-Football-Injury list and it is undetermined if he will be active against the Jaguars during Week 14.
CBM. Sherels
day-to-day
Ribs
12/02/16
Sherels was absent from the lineup in the past two games as he is dealing with a broken rib and an ankle injuries. It is unknown if he will return during Week 14 against the Jaguars.
CBM. Alexander
day-to-day
Groin
12/02/16
Alexander missed the previous game with a groin injury and it is unclear if he will play during Week 14 against the Jaguars.
SH. Smith
day-to-day
Ankle
12/02/16
Smith is battling a left ankle injury and his status against the Jaguars during Week 14 is in question.
DTS. Floyd
Out indefinitely
Knee
12/02/16
Floyd is recovering from meniscus surgery on his left knee and there is no timetable for a return.
GJ. Berger
Out indefinitely
Concussion
11/24/16
Berger is sidelined with a concussion and his status is week-to-week going forward.
GM. Harris
Ques Week 14
Illness
12/02/16
Harris is on the Injured Reserve/Non-Football-Injury list due to an unknown condition and it is undetermined if he will return against the Jaguars during Week 14.
RBA. Peterson
Mid Dec
Knee
11/21/16
Peterson is on injured reserve after having surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. He is targeting a return to action December 18th against the Colts or December 24th against the Packers.
TJ. Long
I-R
Achilles
11/15/16
Long has landed on the injured reserve list due to a torn Achilles tendon.
TA. Smith
I-R
Tricep
10/10/16
Smith will require surgery to repair an injury to his triceps and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
TM. Kalil
I-R
Hip
09/23/16
Kalil has been placed on injured reserve with a torn labrum in his hip and will miss the remainder of the season.
QBT. Bridgewater
I-R
Knee
09/08/16
Bridgewater had season-ending surgery to repair a dislocated left knee and a full ACL tear and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
DTS. Crichton
I-R
Undisclosed
09/08/16
Crichton has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list due to an unspecified injury.
CBJ. Price
I-R
Knee
09/04/16
Price is on the injured reserve list due to a knee injury and is expected to miss the entire 2016 season.
SA. Exum Jr.
I-R
Leg
08/31/16
Exum sustained a season-ending leg injury and was placed on the injured reserve list.
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Dallas Cowboys have not lost since the season opener but cannot afford to take their foot off the pedal as they prepare to visit the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday night. Riding a 10-game winning streak and leading the New York Giants by two games in the NFC East, Dallas has a chance to clinch a playoff spot with a win over Minnesota and some help.

 
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