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Cardinals vs. Cowboys final injury report: Tony Romo a game-time decision, Tony Jefferson questionable

A final look at the injury report for both teams.

Norm Hall

The final injury reports are out. Some questions have been answered and other have not.

The biggest question is about Dallas Cowboys starting quarterback Tony Romo. Thus far, nothing is any clearer. He did not practice again on Friday and is listed as questionable for the game on Sunday. ESPN has reported it would be a game-time decision as to whether he plays or not on Sunday.

For Dallas, only one player has been ruled out. That is starting right tackle Doug Free. He did not practice at all during the week. Likewise, starting left guard Ronald Leary did not practice all week, but he is listed as questionable for the game.

Potentially, Arizona could be facing Dallas with two backup offensive linemen and their backup quarterback.

Everyone else listed on the injury report is probable. Defensive end Jeremy Mincey did not practice as he was ill, and linebacker Bruce Carter was limited. Every one else practiced fully.

Brandon Carr CB Hamstring FP FP FP Probable
Bruce Carter OLB Thigh/Finger FP LP LP Probable
Jack Crawford DE Calf LP FP FP Probable
Doug Free T Foot DNP DNP DNP Out
Ronald Leary G Groin DNP DNP DNP Questionable
Rolando McClain MLB Shoulder DNP LP FP Probable
Jermey Parnell T Chest FP FP FP Probable
Tony Romo QB Back DNP DNP DNP Questionable
Anthony Spencer DE Knee/Foot LP LP FP Probable
Jeremy Mincey DE Illness N/A N/A DNP Probable

For the Cardinals, it looks like a healthy group heading into the game. Only running back Steppfan Taylor did not practice, but he was ruled out at the start of the week. He is expected to miss at least another week with his calf injury. After Taylor, the only player even limited in practice was rookie tight end Troy Niklas. He is officially questionable for the game.

Also questionable is safety Tony Jefferson. He was a full participant in practice after being cleared to practice and to play as part of the league's concussion protocol. However, as noted on the team's official website, he was to have his head tested one more time by an independent doctor. The team just wanted to be sure there were no lingering issues. Mike Jurecki reported Jefferson passed the second test and was cleared again to play.

Outside of Niklas and Jefferson being questionable and Taylor being out, everyone else on the injury report is probable.

Campbell, Calais DE Knee FP FP FP Probable
Demens, Kenny ILB Knee LP FP FP Probable
Ellington, Andre RB Foot LP LP FP Probable
Floyd, Michael WR Knee FP FP FP Probable
Jefferson, Tony S Head DNP LP FP Questionable
Johnson, Rashad S Knee FP FP FP Probable
Niklas, Troy TE Ankle LP LP LP Questionable
Peterson, Patrick CB Concussion LP FP FP Probable
Taylor, Stepfan RB Calf Out Out Out Out