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Cowboys @ Bears 2019: Final Week 14 Injury Report

Both the and will be without starters this evening for . Let's check out the final reports and see just how bad the damage is.

This is a must-win game for both teams. Dallas is clinging to their lead in the and Chicago, riding a two-game win streak, had climbed back into the mathematical discussion for a spot.

Who will be absent tonight and where do that leave the Cowboys and Bears in this pivotal matchup?

Dallas Cowboys

Vander Esch remains out with his neck issues and may not be back anytime soon. Leighton recently commented that he's trying to look out for his long-term health, giving no timetable for a return in 2019. Will the Cowboys' long rest between tonight's game and 's be enough, or maybe staying out until the , or could we not see the again until 2020?

Antwaun Woods was already ruled out for his knee injury tonight and now has some legal issues to deal with as well. That means a likely start for but also probably more playing time for rookie , who was recently praised by Coach Garrett for his late-season progress

Jeff Heath is still battling issues with both shoulders and will miss his second-straight game. This means another start for , Though expected to play, Thompson is dealing with his own arm injury and a bad play could open the door for to get more time.

After missing practice the last two days with an ankle injury, RB Tony Pollard is now questionable for tonight. Dallas has no other running backs on the roster other than , so that would mean relying on FB and WR as emergency backs. Dallas could still make a move, perhaps calling up from the , before this evening.

Chicago Bears

  • WR Taylor Gabriel (concussion) – OUT
  • TE Ben Braunecker (concussion) – OUT
  • OL Bobby Massie (ankle) – OUT
  • LB Danny Trevathan (elbow) – OUT
  • CB Prince Amukamara (hamstring) – Questionable

Four starters are missing for Chicago tonight, three of whom are on . The without two targets in Taylor Gabriel and Ben Braunecker, limiting an low-producing group.

The will be without starting Bobby Massie. Behind him on the is undrafted rookie Alex Bars, who would be getting his first career start tonight.

Missing on is Danny Trevathan, one of the starting inside linebackers in the Bears' 3-4 scheme. They could also be without starting CB Prince Amukamara, an old friend of ours from his Giants days, after his missed the full week of practice with a hamstring injury.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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