Shoulder Injury Not Serious For Robinson

Even though one starting receiver was out for the fourth straight game, and his backup had to jog into the locker room during the second quarter, the Cowboys are still getting very close to full strength at wide receiver.

And with the biggest game of the season looming Sunday night against the Giants, the Cowboys are hopeful to get Miles Austin back in the lineup once again. Austin suffered a hamstring injury early in the Nov. 6 game with Seattle and hasn't played a down since.

His replacement, Laurent Robinson has been a force as the No. 2 receiver opposite Dez Bryant, catching five touchdowns in the last four games. Although that streak ended Sunday in Arizona, Robinson still caught four passes for 72 yards.

And while there was a brief scare in the second quarter when Robinson had to leave the field to get his shoulder checked out, he returned to action before halftime.

On Monday, Robinson said he expects no issues with the shoulder this week.

"It's good. I'm putting some ice on it right now," Robinson said. "It's a little sore but I'll be fine. At first it bothered me some, but after that it was fine. I'll be fine."

If Austin can return this week, Robinson would likely slide into his No. 3 role. But with the Cowboys using many three-wide sets, Robinson would still be a factor in the offense. Sunday, the club used both Kevin Ogletree and Jesse Holley at times, needing both to make key plays.

Holley caught two passes for 31 yards and Ogletree had three catches for 25 yards.  

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