The Dallas Cowboys are getting right tackle La’el Collins back this week but he won’t step directly back into his starting role. Quarterback Dak Prescott is being worked back into practice slowly after suffering a calf strain in Week 6. He’s making progress, but the Cowboys are preparing Cooper Rush as well to be on the safe side.
Safety Jayron Kearse was seen as a roster bubble player by some before the season started, however he has been superb in his role in the “Big Nickel” package featuring three safeties. Rookie defensive tackle Osa Odighizuwa has gone from a maligned pick to one of the Cowboys’ most impactful defenders this season, and he’s exceeded his expectations in the process. Breaking down the unbelievable start to the 2021 season for Trevon Diggs, odds and predictions for the Cowboys Week 8 matchup against the Vikings, and much more made the headlines in this edition of the news and notes.