Terence Newman will make his season debut tonight, after missing more than a month with a groin injury.
Newman has been sidelined since August 3 with a groin injury.
Mike Jenkins has spent the first two weeks of the season pushing through a variety of injuries.
On Monday night, cornerback Terence Newman tweeted that he would return to action this week.
Jerry Jones said Thursday that Terence Newman will be held out of the team's week two matchup with San Francisco. Receiver Dez Bryant is expected to play.
The Cowboys could get Martellus Bennett and Terence Newman back in practice on Wednesday.
After spending last season at safety, Alan Ball has returned to cornerback on a full-time basis.
Cowboys' cornerback Mike Jenkins believes he'll be ready for the team's regular season opener against the Jets on Sunday night.
Martellus Bennett (ankle) and Terence Newman (groin) remained sidelined Wednesday, and it appears doubtful that they will return for the regular season opener on Sunday.
Mike Jenkins missed the entire preseason with a stinger, but he remains hopeful for the regular season opener, against the Jets on September 11.