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Tuesday December 3rd, 2013

Dallas defense has given up 45 points in their last two victories without Sean Lee. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) Dallas' defense has given up 45 points in their last two victories without Sean Lee. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee will play in next Monday night's game against the Chicago Bears, reports Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com.

Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones made the announcement Tuesday on his weekly radio show.

Lee has missed the last two games after pulling his left hamstring in the Cowboys' loss to the New Orleans Saints on Nov. 10. He had been expected to miss three or four weeks.

Lee is second on the team with 93 total tackles and leads the team with four interceptions.

"I think I have a great shot for returning next week," Lee said after the Cowboys' victory against the Oakland Raiders on Thanksgiving. "I have to put the work in and go through practice and go through the progressions, but I feel great [and] I should have a good shot."

BANKS: Examining the coaching hot seat as NFL enters the stretch run The Cowboys (7-5) are tied with the Philadelphia Eagles for the lead in the NFC East.

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