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Garrett: Austin is a Work in Progress

Miles Austin failed to record a catch in his return to the lineup on Sunday

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Cowboys receiver Miles Austin failed to record a catch on four targets in his return to the lineup on Sunday, following a two-week stint on the sidelines with a minor hamstring injury, suffered in the victory over the Rams.

Obviously, the Cowboys are glad to have him back, but head coach Jason Garrett knows it’ll take Austin a little bit before he’s really back to his old self.

I thought Miles looked OK,” Garrett said, per ESPN Dallas. “He's clearly working his way back into it. I don't think he looked as explosive as he did early on in the year. He's clearly trying to get his hamstring healthy. He came through the game, looked like he was able to function, everything we asked him to do. But he's a work in progress coming back.”

Prior to the hamstring injury, Austin had 15 catches and 125 yards on the season. In his absence, rookie Terrance Williams stepped up with aplomb: In the past three games, Williams has 13 catches for 249 yards and two touchdowns.

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