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Mike McCarthy Hopeful Trevon Diggs, Chidobe Awuzie, Donovan Wilson Will Resume Practice Wednesday

The in 2020 has resembled a car wreck. The areas that have been the most affected have been the and the . The latter was decimated in the Cowboys 30-7 win against the this past Sunday with rookie , , and on the sidelines.

Diggs has been on since November 18 after suffering a fractured foot in Week 9 against the . Awuzie was placed on the Reserve/ list last week, and Wilson is dealing with a groin issue. Even with that being said, is hopeful that all three will return to the practice field on Wednesday, per Michael Gehlken of the .

In his last five games before suffering a broken foot, Diggs was hitting his stride. He recorded 22 tackles, eight passes defended, and also hauled in the first two interceptions of his career in Week 8 against the . For the season, Diggs has 48 tackles and 10 passes defended in just nine games.

is arguably the hardest position to transition from college to the pro level, and Diggs is already showing why a second-round pick was used on him in 2020.

Awuzie has had a rough season, to say the least. In addition to currently being on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, he spent six weeks on injured reserve due to a hamstring injury suffered in Week 2 against the . These setbacks couldn't have come at a worse time for Awuzie with 2020 being a contract season.

He has yet to prove consistently that he's worthy of a second deal with the organization, however, he may have a chance to finish strong in the final three games if he returns this week.

Wilson's star started to shine during his rookie campaign in 2019. He led all with three interceptions in the and was primed to challenge for a starting role before an ankle injury derailed his first year in the NFL. However, Wilson has reignited the hype behind him in 2020. He registered 53 tackles, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, and 2.5 in seven starts before his injury.

Not only is the former sixth-round pick skilled against the pass but he also shows great support in the run game. In a league that's predicated on huge offensive numbers, it's a great luxury to have a well-rounded like Wilson.

The Cowboys still have an outside chance at winning the East at 4-9 with the division's leader, the Washington Football Team, sitting at just 6-7. If they are to make a run at the postseason they'll need all hands on deck and getting Diggs, Awuzie, and Wilson back would be a huge boost.

Matthew Lenix
Matthew Lenix
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Gary b

If these were veteran players and since we have nothing to play for, I would say sit them the rest of the season. But these young guys need the experience and playing time, provided they aren’t being rushed back. I’m particularly worried about Diggs and making sure he doesn’t have a big setback with his foot.

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