Rolando McClain, Jeremy Mincey return to Cowboys practice

Friday January 9th, 2015

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey and linebacker Rolando McClain were both cleared from concussions and returned to practice on Friday, according to

McClain left last Sunday's playoff game against the Detroit Lions due to concussion-like symptoms and did not play in the second half. Head coach Jason Garrett later said McClain was also dealing with an injured neck.

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The 25-year-old is Dallas' second-leading tackler this season with 67. He also has a sack, two interceptions, three passes defended and one forced fumble. 

Mincey also sustained a concussion during the Wild Card game and needed clearance to be allowed to play in Sunday's playoff game against the Green Bay Packers

The 31-year-old pass rusher started all 16 games for Dallas in the regular season and led the team with six sacks. He also recorded 23 tackles and a forced fumble. 

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The Cowboys travel to Green Bay to take on the Packers at 1:05 p.m. ET on Sunday. 

- Molly Geary

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