Report: Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee out for Week 17 vs. Eagles

Thursday December 26th, 2013

Dallas defense has given up 45 points in their last two victories without Sean Lee. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) This will be the fourth straight year Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee won't play 16 games. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles, reports's Adam Schefter.

The Cowboys, with a victory, would win the NFC East and lock up a playoff spot.

Lee has missed the past two games with a sprained neck, which he suffered in a loss to the Chicago Bears on Dec. 9.

Lee has 99 combined tackles with a team-leading four interceptions and six passes defensed.

He also missed two games in late November with a hamstring injury.

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