Cowboys’ Dez Bryant (foot, ankle) misses second straight practice

Thursday December 24th, 2015

Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant missed practice Thursday due to foot and ankle injuries, head coach Jason Garrett told reporters.

Bryant also sat out on Wednesday. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said last week that the team didn’t intend to shut Bryant down for the season, despite the fact Dallas is eliminated from the playoffs. Bryant broke a bone in his foot in Week 1 and missed five games. Garrett said the new injuries were related to the previous problem.

Garrett said Bryant would play Sunday against the Bills “if he’s healthy,” according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. With his status in doubt, it stands to reason that the team could potentially change its stance on resting him for the final two weeks.

Bryant has 31 catches for 401 yards and three touchdowns this season, playing with several different quarterbacks given multiple injuries to starter Tony Romo, who is out for the season with a collarbone injury.

- Jeremy Woo

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