CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Cowboys

Cowboys Not Planning On Having Ware, Murray Against Eagles

Mike Fisher for 105.3 The Fan | CBSDFW.com
1268572 Mike Fisher
Mike Fisher is an award-winning newspaper journalist, the author of...
Read More
Cowboys Central
Shop for Cowboys Gear
Buy Cowboys Tickets

NFL Scoreboard
NFL Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
More Cowboys

Cowboys News Cowboys News

CoachesCorner Coaches Corner

JerryJonesShow The Owners Box

CowboysCheerleaders Cowboys Cheerleaders

Fantasy_tileNFL Cheerleaders

IRVING (105.3 THE FAN)  – The Dallas Cowboys will be playing for the lead in the NFC East this Sunday in Philadelphia but are planning on doing so without a pair of key starters, defensive end DeMarcus Ware and running back DeMarco Murray.

While Cowboys executive Stephen Jones tells 105.3 The Fan, “I don’t think we’re dealing with anything here that’s going to be a long time period,’’ a source tells FOXSports that both players – injured in Dallas’ 31-16 victory Sunday over the Redskins – will miss the Eagles meeting.

The club is hopeful that Ware (quad strain) and Murray (sprained knee) might miss just  that one game, though in the case of Ware, that may be betting on the optimistic side.

For Ware, it will mark the end of an ironman streak. The future Hall-of-Famer has not missed a game since entering the NFL in 2005. For Murray, it will mark the continuation of injury issues that have plagued him since being drafted by Dallas three seasons ago.

Dallas (like Philadelphia at 3-3) will likely rely on defensive end  Kyle Wilber and running back Joseph Randle to pick up the slack. Both played key roles Sunday, Wilber registering an important strip/sack/fumble recovery against Robert Griffin III and Randle scoring his first NFL touchdown.

The Cowboys, already thin along the defensive line, may bring in a group of free agents for tryouts this week.

(©2013 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending: