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Cowboys, Raiders Week 15 Injury Report

Tonight's game between the and features two teams still hanging on to slim playoff hopes. Both will have to try to keep their seasons alive without some key players, according the final for .

Dallas Cowboys

Don't be worried by any of the key “questionable” players. They're all dealing with nagging and will likely be on the the rest of the year. There is no indication that Sean Lee, Maliek Collins, or either of the starting offensive tackles will miss the game.

Brice Butler will miss his return game against his former team, which is more sad for him than any real issue for the Cowboys. and could see some more usage on offensive as a result.

Missing David Irving will hurt as Dallas needs to get pressure on Derek Carr. Coupled with Orlando Scandrick's absence, the Raiders could be dangerous with their . Thankfully, some of this is offset by their star receiving also missing the game.

Oakland Raiders

  • WR (ankle) – OUT
  • TE Clive Walford (concussion/neck) – OUT
  • C/G Jon Feliciano (concussion) – Questionable
  • DL Mario Edwards Jr (ankle) – OUT
  • DL Denico Autry (hand/ankle) – Questionable
  • CB David Amerson (foot) – Questionable
  • S Ofi Melifonwu (hip) – OUT
  • DB Keith McGill (knee) – Questionable

The big news here is obviously Cooper being out. Michael Crabtree can still ball but Cooper is one of the top receivers in the game. Dallas' young corners can breathe easier now.

The big injury on is Edwards, the son of the former Cowboys . He's started all 13 games this year for Oakland. They also could be without starting corner David Amerson due to a foot injury. That could help to keep the momentum going from his statistical breakthrough last week.

The rest of the players on the Raiders' report are all backups.

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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