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Cowboys roster move: LB Chris Covington promoted to 53-man roster with Sean Lee questionable for Rams

Linebacker is an issue for the Cowboys against the Rams.

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We are one day from the Dallas Cowboys hosting the Los Angeles Rams and needless to say the Divisional Round rematch of a year ago is going to be a tall task for America’s Team.

The Cowboys have lost three games in a row and, like most NFL teams, are dealing with a handful of injuries. Dallas is particularly thin at linebacker as Leighton Vander Esch has already been ruled out (this will be the fourth straight game that he misses) and Sean Lee is questionable having not practiced at all throughout the week.

Dallas has Luke Gifford ready to go if things come to that but they are obviously going to need more bodies. To properly prepare themselves, according to the Dallas Morning News, the Cowboys are promoting linebacker Chris Covington to the 53-man roster from the practice squad.

There has been a lot of turnover happening between the practice squad and 53-man roster for the Cowboys this week. Initially they signed wide receiver Cyril Grayson to the practice squad and shortly after we found out they had promoted Mitch Hyatt from it to the 53-man roster due to putting Cedrick Wilson on injured reserve. There are lots of dominoes falling this time of year.

Covington played in five games for the Cowboys last season so he’s not exactly a stranger to regular season time. We’ll see if Sean Lee ultimately plays, but at least the Cowboys have options if he does not.

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