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Cowboys @ Giants Friday Injury Report: Cowboys Healthy, Giants Shifting Along Offensive Line

The final practice reports of the week are in.

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The Dallas Cowboys practiced on Friday and they are very healthy going into their game on Sunday night against the New York Giants. Everybody on the roster practiced for the Cowboys Friday except for cornerback Tyler Patmon. Both defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford and middle linebacker Rolando McClain have practiced this week without issue so should be good to go on Sunday night. Both are officially listed as probable. Of course Tony Romo is also listed as probable but he did his customary two practices this week and will start.

The Cowboys will be without Tyler Patmon leaving them thin at cornerback. To beef up the depth Dallas will call up cornerback Micah Pellerin from the practice squad. To do that, they will need to make a roster move, likely to happen some time on Saturday.

The one question mark still out there is the status of defensive tackle Josh Brent, he's listed as probable with a groin injury but the coaches have not definitively said if he'll be on the active 46-man roster. They are worried about his weight and conditioning, and just how many snaps he could play effectively if he was active. We probably won't know the answer to this until Sunday some time.

Over on the Giants side of things, they will be missing three players for sure: defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins, linebacker Jacquian Williams and most importantly right tackle Justin Pugh. Pugh's absence and the return of guard Geoff Schwartz has led to some shuffling along the Giants offensive line.

All indications are that Geoff Schwartz will get the start in Pugh's place against the Cowboys. After watching Charles Brown struggle to stay in front of pass rushers last weekend, it's not surprising that the Giants have opted to insert Schwartz at that spot for his 2014 debut despite the fact that they signed Schwartz to be a starting guard.

Schwartz may not be the only new face up front. Jordan Raanan of reports that Adam Snyder is expected to replace rookie Weston Richburg at left guard. Richburg moved into the starting lineup when Schwartz went down with a toe injury in preseason and has struggled as a run blocker this season.

The Giants will definitely be lacking continuity along the line, something the Cowboys defense will try to exploit.

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