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Cowboys Will Be Without Several Key Players vs Eagles

The enter the final week of the having clinched the East and at worst the four seed in the with an 11-5 record. It's a possibility they could go up the three seed, and with a mini-miracle, reclaim the two seed they squandered in by losing to the .

Dallas hits the road in Week 18 to face their hated rival the who have also clinched a playoff spot. The Cowboys planned for their starters to play to get some continuity before the postseason. , , and backup won't be on the field though as all three were ruled out on Friday.

Diggs missing this game means he won't get a shot to break the franchise record for interceptions in a season. However, it's been a season to remember for Diggs as he's snagged a league-leading 11 interceptions and registered 21 passes defended which rank second. Also, Diggs has returned two interceptions for touchdowns.

His impressive stat line has him as one of the top candidates for and earned him the first nod of his career.

Kearse has been a godsend to the Cowboys' . Once looked at as a depth , Kearse has brought stability to the safety position with his and consistent play. He leads the Cowboys in tackles with 101 (career-high) and set career highs in interceptions (2) and passes defended (10).

The six-year veteran is on a one-year deal and will certainly be one of the top priorities for the Cowboys in .

Pollard is the Cowboys' homerun threat in the . His electric burst and open field speed have been the perfect complement to and his bruising style of running. Pollard has averaged 5.5 yards per attempt this season and he also provides another weapon in the .

The former fourth-round pick has gained over 1,000 all-purpose yards (719 rushing, 337 receiving) which is rare for a backup running back.

Left , , and Cornerback will also miss the Cowboys' season finale after testing positive for COVID. Fortunately, every player who will be out on Saturday is expected to be ready for the postseason.

Matthew Lenix
Matthew Lenix
I write dope stuff about the Dallas Cowboys and what not.

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