We still have almost a full week until the Dallas Cowboys’ second preseason game, but on Sunday, owner and general manager Jerry Jones declared two All-Pro pieces on the offensive side of the ball out for the exhibition match-up with the San Francisco 49ers on Aug. 23.
Left tackle Tyron Smith is dealing with a biceps injury suffered last Tuesday, and receiver Dez Bryant is still nursing a hamstring issue suffered a week and a half ago.
Neither played in the preseason opener against the Chargers, and per the Dallas Morning News, Jones said neither will play against the 49ers.
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If you’re looking for more promising news on the injury front, Doug Free returned this weekend to full participation in team drills after another issue in that surgically repaired foot/ankle area surfaced on Aug. 5.