WHAT: Denver Broncos at Dallas Cowboys
WHEN: Thursday, 3:15 p.m. (CST)
WHERE: Texas Stadium, Irving, Texas
CROWD: 65,639 (sellout)
TELEVISION: CBS (Jim Nantz & Phil Simms)
Receiver Patrick Crayton continues to improve from the ankle injury he suffered earlier this season against the New York Giants, having been upgraded to questionable for Thursday's game and practicing on Wednesday for the first time since suffering the injury on Oct. 16. Cornerback Anthony Henry (groin) played only on the nickel defense against the Lions and is probable for Denver. Linebacker Scott Shanle (ankle) is also probable.
Running back Tatum Bell, who carried 10 times for 34 yards against the New York Jets, is questionable with a chest injury, but did practice on Wednesday. Cornerback Champ Bailey (hamstring) and kicker Jason Elam (calf) are probable, as are tight end Jeb Putzier (side/shoulder), defensive tackle Demetrin Veal (shoulder), wide receiver Darius Watts (ankle). All practiced on Wednesday.