Rookie right tackle Tyron Smith is dealing with a dislocated finger, but he has been practicing this week and, apparently, plans on playing through the injury in this Sunday night’s matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants at Cowboys Stadium.
Smith reportedly suffered the injury in the Thanksgiving Day victory over the Miami Dolphins. He played in the game against the Cardinals in Arizona last week, but said this week, per the Dallas Morning News, that the finger “swelled up” during the loss. Asked about the effect the injury might have on his status for next week, Smith said, “I’ll be alright.”
Head coach Jason Garrett, meanwhile, said “We’ll see how it goes,” when asked if Smith would have to play in the Giants game with a cast on his hand. Further, he said he was unsure if the finger was broken.
"I don't know that," Garrett said. "That [injury] happens to offensive and defensive linemen a lot because they use their hands so much."
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