After not practicing all week, wide receiver Miles Austin will miss Monday's game against the Redskins with a hamstring injury he aggravated in Week 2 at San Francisco.
The Cowboys' other starting wide out, Dez Bryant, did some work on the field late in the week, dressing out both Friday and Saturday, though he was listed as having not participated on Friday. After testing his bruised thigh before the 49ers game, he was unable to play, but says he has improved since then, however he admits he is still likely a game-time decision.
"I'm fine," Bryant said. "I'm not for sure. It's not a for sure deal."
Without both of their top two pass-catchers, the Cowboys would start Kevin Ogletree and Jesse Holley.
"I'm going to be out there helping them as much as I can, giving them whatever knowledge I see," Austin said. "Those guys, they've seen it before, they've been doing it. They've been practicing. They've been working, so they already know what's going on. I'm going to be trying to give whatever tidbits - I'm not going to be stepping in the way, coaching."
Austin said he is doing his best to get over the hamstring trouble.
"I'm doing everything I can," Austin said. "I'm getting extra work, I'm getting extra treatment, things (at Valley Ranch), I'm bringing it to the house, icing it when I get home, doing all those things and really listening to the trainers, and doing that it's been getting better. It's been feeling better, but it's not where we need it to be to go this week."