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Cowboys @ Chiefs Week 11 Injury Report

Arguably the biggest game on the Week 11 schedule is the ' visit to the . As the defending AFC Champs look to defend home turf against one of the current frontrunners, both teams will be missing some key pieces based on the final reports.

Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys already know that WR Amari Cooper will be out after landing on the Reserve/COVID-19 list yesterday. He was expected to play despite a hamstring injury, having been a full participant in practice until the news broke last night about the COVID issue.

Also, rookie CB Kelvin Joseph has been excused from the game due to a recent death in the family. He'd recently returned from a groin injury and appeared in Dallas' last three games, playing mostly on .

Fellow rookie corner Nahshon Wright is also on the after being limited the last two practices with a hamstring issue. If neither Joseph or Wright can play, it would likely mean some rare snaps on for special teams ace .

Obviously Cooper's absence is the big item here. But thankfully it should coincide with a big return from OT Tyron Smith. After leaving Dallas' win over the Vikings with an ankle injury, Smith has been out the last two games but is expected to resume duty in Kansas City.

The Cowboys will also welcome back K after missing last week's rout of the Falcons on the COVID list.

Kansas City Chiefs

  • OT Lucas Niang – OUT (Ribs)
  • CB L'Jarius Sneed – Questionable (Knee)
  • S Armani Watts – Questionable (Illness)

The Chiefs will be missing starting Right Lucas Niang and veteran backup Mike Remmers, who's currently on . This is bad news as KC has already struggled to protect Pat Mahomes this year, leading to increased sack and turnover numbers for their franchise QB in 2021.

This is big for the Cowboys defense with and both still missing. Hopefully it helps , , and others to generate a and put that much-needed pressure on Mahomes.

Kansas City could also be down one of the starting corners with L'Jarius Sneed battling a knee issue. After getting three interceptions as a rookie and one so far this year, Sneed's been making waves as one of the better young in football. But even if he plays, L'Jarius could be hampered and that's bad news against or .

Backup Armani Watts is also on the injury list this week after missing Friday's practice due to illness.

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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