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Cowboys, Cardinals Injury Reports for Week 6, 2020

The are hoping to start stringing some wins together as they host the on . Here's a look at both teams reports heading into their Week 6 matchup.

For the Cowboys, the only tells part of the story this week.

Dallas Cowboys

  • No players reported.

This is a pretty rare sight around here, especially in 2020, but the Cowboys currently have no players on their with an injury designation for Week 6.

The biggest for the Cowboys happened away from their official report this week. Of course, QB was placed on following his season-ending ankle fracture. But there was also some good news as LB returned to practice and is expected to play against Arizona.

Other players who've been dealing with nagging issues such as CB and DE were full participants this week. Nobody who isn't already on injured reserve is expected to miss Monday's game due to health concerns.

The Cowboys still have big absences to overcome; Prescott, , , , and . They hope to get Awuzie back soon and perhaps Lee in a few more weeks, but the rest of this season may be defined by how well Dallas copes with the loss of their starting QB and some of his primary protectors up front.

Arizona Cardinals

  • OL J.R. Sweezy (elbow) – OUT
  • DL Rashard Lawrence (calf) – OUT
  • LB Kyle Fitts (hamstring) – OUT
  • OL D.J. Humphries (back) – Questionable
  • LB Dennis Gardeck (foot) – Questionable
  • LB Devon Kennard (calf) – Questionable

The only starter officially out for Monday night is veteran J.R. Sweezy, who typically plays RG for the Cardinals. That should put versatile backup Justin Murray back into the starting lineup, where he served for 12 games last season in Arizona.

Left D.J. Humphries is now dealing with a back injury that wasn't reported until Saturday's practice. If he joins Sweezy in missing the game then that's a huge boon for the struggling Cowboys . It could be a big night for DeMarcus Lawrence and if they get to face rookie .

Arizona's other listed injured players are all defensive backups. Their absences may impact or come into play when a starter goes down, but otherwise they're not significant to Monday's game.

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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