Cowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff is eligible to return this week after spending the first six weeks of the season on the physically unable to perform list, but it’s wholly unclear if he will be suiting up anytime soon and--beyond that--owner and general manager Jerry Jones said putting the veteran on season-ending injured reserve is a possibility.
Jones will be among a group of Cowboys representatives who will meet with Ratliff’s camp, as well as medical officials to decide how to proceed.
“Our plans are to visit, not only with him but medical, look and see what we’re going to do with our timing with any PUP or IR considerations,” Jones said, per the Dallas Morning News. “We’ve still got a lot of working decisions to make there.”
Ratliff missed six games last year and underwent offseason surgery to repair a sports hernia. He was placed on the PUP back in August, after aggravating the injury during the conditioning test.
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