Bye Week Fortunate For A Couple Cowboys

Guard Kyle Kosier and tight end Jason Witten both underwent MRI examinations on their right knee Monday morning, neither revealing significant ligament damage.

For Kosier, who termed his fourth quarter injury in Sunday's game a "tweak," the pain is an aggravation to the sprained MCL that kept him out for a month and forced him to miss the season-opener at Washington.

Witten's knee was wrapped after the test, but he said it wasn't anything serious.

Team athletic trainers were reluctant to put a timetable on Kosier because the Cowboys don't play this week, and he's likely to stay off the knee, which may have enough time to heal before the Oct. 10 home game against Tennessee. Kosier was replaced on Sunday by Montrae Holland.

Witten, who is coming off a slight concussion against Chicago in Week 2, finished the game despite his knee trouble.

Wade Phillips is expected to address the status of both players in a 3 p.m. (CST) press conference on DallasCowboys.com.

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