The Dallas Cowboys will get two players back from injury on Wednesday, when guard Derrick Dockery and defensive end Jason Hatcher return to practice. Hatcher has been out since week three with a calf injury. Dockery has missed four games, after suffering a sprained MCL and a minor right tibia fracture against the 49ers in week two.
"If I do good Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, I plan to play Sunday," Hatcher said Monday, per the Dallas Morning News. "I'm feeling good. I haven't had nobody push on me or come off the ball on me."
Hatcher’s return is right on par with his Tweet from last week, in which he stated that he’d miss the Rams game, but return in time for the Sunday night matchup with the Eagles in week eight. And if he plays, he’ll most likely start.
Dockery, a reserve guard, may have missed an opportunity to step into a starting role, as a season ending injury to Bill Nagy prompted the team to bring Montrae Holland back into the fold. Holland impressed coaches against St. Louis, and, apparently, will remain the starter regardless of Dockery’s health.
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