ARLINGTON, Texas: Dallas Cowboys receiver CeeDee Lamb is out in opposition to the Las Vegas Raiders on Thanksgiving with a concussion, and left deal with Tyron Smith is returning after lacking three video games with an ankle harm.
Lamb practiced the day earlier than Thursday’s recreation in an effort to get cleared to play, however the clearance didn’t come. The second-year participant sustained the concussion simply earlier than halftime in Sunday’s 19-9 loss to Kansas Metropolis.
The absence of Lamb leaves the Cowboys with out their prime two receivers. Amari Cooper is lacking his second consecutive recreation after testing constructive for COVID-19. Cooper isn’t vaccinated, and the brief week after the loss to the Chiefs price him the second recreation due to the NFL’s protocols.
Smith harm the ankle in a victory over Minnesota on Oct. 31, and the Cowboys misplaced twice with out him within the two worst offensive performances of the season for Dallas.
Las Vegas left guard John Simpson is lively after being listed as questionable with an indirect harm, and working again Jalen Richard (ribs) was cleared for a full apply the day earlier than the sport. Linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski (ankle) and cornerback Keisean Nixon had already been dominated out.
Operating again Peyton Barber, deal with Jackson Barton and defensive linemen Malcolm Koonce and Kendal Vickers are the opposite inactives for the Raiders.
Dallas’ different inactives are quarterback Will Grier and offensive lineman Matt Farniok.
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