Wide receiver Dez Bryant’s was able to practice on Friday after missing the first two days of the week with a hip injury sustained on his near-catch in the end zone last Sunday against the Giants.
That return to the field might contribute to him missing Sunday night’s game against the Falcons. Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com reports that Bryant will be a game-time decision after he fell down while catching the ball during the Friday session. He was listed as questionable on the Friday injury report.
If Bryant isn’t able to play, the Cowboys could wind up mighty thin at receiver. Kevin Ogletree and Dwayne Harris were also banged up this week.
Anyone looking for a positive spin on things could note that Bryant felt well enough Friday night to go out to a nightclub and stay out past midnight. While the Cowboys have never admitted to imposing reported rules for Bryant to follow — which reportedly include not being out past midnight without team approval — Bryant’s adviser said that he had permission to be out on Friday night.
That likely won’t make anyone feel better if he winds up having a quiet Sunday night in Atlanta, though.