Rookie linebacker Sean Lee and strong safety Gerald Sensabaugh, each of whom suffered a concussion in the first half of Sunday’s victory over the Washington Redskins, told reporters on Tuesday that they had passed a set of neurological tests and were cleared to return to practice.
Under the new rules regarding players who suffer concussions, a battery of tests is required, and said player is not cleared to participate in team activities until he is completely asymptomatic.
According to Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas, Sensabaugh gave a thumbs up when asked Tuesday if he would play in Saturday’s Christmas Day match-up with the Arizona Cardinals. Lee offered no such positive gesturing that we know of, but if he indeed passed the tests, his return in time for Saturday appears likely.
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