However, with five games left to play this season, that might be the next time both of them get on the field, with or without each other.
Lee is already on injured reserve and there is now a chance Carter could join him, depending if he needs surgery on a dislocated elbow injury he suffered Thursday against the Redskins. Carter will see a arm/hand specialist in Dallas on Monday to determine if he needs the surgery, which of course would be season-ending.
The fact Carter won’t have that visit until Monday suggests the linebacker will probably miss this week’s game with the Eagles, regardless if his injury requires surgery.
So what’s left at middle linebacker?
That would be four-year veteran
The Cowboys put Sean Lee on IR following his toe surgery after suffering torn ligaments in his right big toe at the end of the Cowboys’ 19-14 win over the Panthers on Oct. 21. The club also placed
If Carter indeed goes to IR, he’d be the fourth defensive starter lost for the season, along with Lee,