FRISCO (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas Cowboys reportedly be without starting quarterback Andy Dalton again this Sunday.
Sources say the team will place Dalton, who suffered a concussion on October 25 after an illegal hit during the game against the Washington Football Team, on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday.READ MORE: Experts Hope Rise In COVID Vaccinations Means US Is Waking Up To Delta Variant Dangers
Dalton was out last week when the Cowboys fell hard to Philadelphia during rookie quarterback Ben DiNucci’s first start and being put on reserve means Dalton will miss this Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.READ MORE: Proposed Texas GOP Elections Audit Would Only Look At Large, Mostly Democratic Counties
DiNucci will take the reins again, this time at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, while Garrett Gilbert will serve as backup quarterback.
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The Cowboys have a Week 10 bye, so Dalton is most likely looking to return as Dak Prescott’s fill-in during the Week 11 game against the Vikings.