Don’t rule out CeeDee Lamb for the Thanksgiving party yet.
During a radio interview on November 22, the vice president of the CowboysStephen Jones spoke optimistically about his star catcher, who suffered a concussion during the team’s loss to Kansas City on Sunday.
According to Jones, Lamb – who is about to feel the agony of the concussion protocol of the NFL– “he’s doing great” after his brain injury and “will have a chance” to play in front of the visiting Las Vegas Raiders on Thanksgiving.
“He will start protocol immediately,” Jones said Monday at 105.3 The Fan, according to the team website. “He is very good, so he will have a chance to play. If he was still struggling then he would have to be cautious, but it really is fine. But you will have to do studies. So we won’t know if he can play until Thursday. “
Dak Prescott: ‘It’ll be fine’
It won’t be easy for Lamb to get through all the stages of the NFL protocol, which ends when an independent neurologist discharges him. It can happen at any time, but it usually takes a few days, depending on the severity.
Lamb was hit very hard hitting the Arrowhead Stadium playing field when he fell after catching a ball and hit the back of his helmet on the ground. He was seen to be a bit dizzy, which required assistance from the coaches. Lamb was ruled out for the remainder of the game as the team lost 19-9 and finished the game with three receptions for 14 yards.
After the game, Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott gave information about Lamb’s condition after speaking with the player in his second year in the NFL.
“I talked to him. He said it was fine. It was going to be okay, ”Prescott told reporters, via ESPN’s Todd Archer. “I didn’t really know what was happening to him, but this is so. We have to move on and trust the players we have. That ‘s what I did. He’ll be fine. He will get over”.
Jones talks about Zeke’s ongoing ailment
Although he played in pain, Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot took a hard knockdown. A Chiefs defender ran over Elliot’s ankle when he dropped him during the first quarter, forcing Elliot to limp off the field.
Elliot, who had 32 yards on nine carries, declined to receive assistance from the physical trainers and later described the injury as a worsening of an old – ongoing – knee injury.
Elliot quickly eased concern about his knee, and so did the team officially.
“He suffered a bone contusion. He didn’t have a good time, but he’s a fighter. He’s strong, ”Jones said Monday at 105.3 The Fan, via specialist reporter Brianna Dix. “I think our main problem was that the Chiefs played at a very high level.
Backup Tony Pollard would replace Zeke if he couldn’t play or was limited. Pollard led Dallas in the running game against Kansas City, averaging 7.0 yards per carry on seven total attempts.