The Cowboys have certainly missed wide receiver Michael Gallup the last two weeks. But there's at least a chance the second-year receiver could play Sunday against the Packers at AT&T Stadium.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said on 105.3 The Fan that he's not ruling out Gallup, who had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his knee after the Week 2 game with the Redskins.
"We've just got to see how it goes out there (Wednesday) especially and just take a look at him," Jones said.
Gallup has been working on his conditioning while he rehabs his knee. The Cowboys are hopeful he can return to practice in full by Wednesday.
Gallup opened the season with seven catches for 158 yards against the Giants, followed by six receptions for 68 yards against the Redskins. But late in that game is when Gallup suffered the knee injury, which has kept him out the last two weeks.
In Week 3 vs. Miami, the Cowboys were able to get by the winless Dolphins 31-6 but the offense struggled in the first half, scoring just 10 points. Last week against the Saints, the receivers were not effective. Amari Cooper was held to five catches for 48 yards while Gallup's main replacement in the starting lineup – Devin Smith – did not record a catch.
The Cowboys will likely need as much offensive firepower as they can get with the Packers coming to town Sunday. The last two meetings with the Packers, including the 2016 playoffs, have seen Green Bay win 35-31 and 34-31.