Michael Gallup injury update: Cowboys receiver (knee) ‘not ruled out’ vs. Packers

first_img“We got to see how he does out there (in practice this week),” Jones added.Gallup had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee last month and he was expected to miss two to four weeks. Jones’ comment comes after the receiver reached the two-week mark in his recovery this past Sunday.  Related News Matt Nagy dodges questions about Roquan Smith’s mysterious absence; status uncertain for Week 5 Tyler Boyd: Bengals ’embarrassed’ by Steelers in prime time Melvin Ingram injury update: Chargers defensive end (hamstring) could miss multiple weeks, report sayscenter_img There’s a chance receiver Michael Gallup could make his return Sunday against the Packers. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday on  105.3FM The Fan  that the team isn’t “ruling it out.”  Gallup was injured in the fourth quarter of the Cowboys’ 31-21 road victory over the Redskins in Week 2. Further testing revealed damage to the meniscus, though there was initial optimism that the knee was only bruised.Gallup, 23, got off to a strong start this season as he was a consistent target for quarterback Dak Prescott and an alternative to veteran star Amari Cooper. Gallup has 13 receptions (15 targets) for 226 yards through two games this season in his second year with Dallas.The Cowboys are 3-1 and have relied on depth in Gallup’s absence between Cooper, Randall Cobb and Devin Smith. Dallas had a 31-6 win over the Dolphins in Week 3, but fell 12-10 to the Saints on Sunday. The Cowboys are scheduled to host the Packers (3-1) at 4:25 p.m. ET Sunday.last_img read more