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Report: Cowboys WR Michael Gallup to Miss 3-5 Weeks With Strained Calf

The lost a tough 31-29 battle to the on Thursday night. Unfortunately, they lost even more than that. According to Michael Gehlken of the , Michael Gallup will miss the next three to five weeks with a calf strain.

Gallup suffered the injury in the second half. He had hauled in four receptions for 36 yards up until that point including two excellent catches on the sidelines where he displayed excellent footwork. Gallup is in a contract year so this setback isn’t ideal by any means. Gehlken also mentioned that the timeline for Gallup’s injury makes him a candidate for , meaning he’d be activated later if he was placed there.

was recently activated off of the Reserve/COVID list but was inactive on Thursday. He’ll be an option for depth behind and . will also have a chance for snaps as well. He caught all three of his targets for 24 yards against the Buccaneers.

This is a blow to the Cowboys receiver room. Fortunately, they have a few capable plug-ins while Gallup is away.

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  1. Wilson and Gallup are both FAs next year, Likely they keep Cooper thru next year and try to develop or draft another WR to compliment Lamb, who could be WR1 soon depending on the health of Cooper and whether we keep him around with his 20+ million dollar contract.

  2. I believe Cedric Wilson can come in and take over as the 3rd receiver just fine until Gallup comes back!! That’s not too much of a problem!! Our issue is at corner…. We need to get somebody to take over for Anthony Brown!! That’s a player we definitely need to replace!!

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