Jake Ferguson, TE (DAL)

Dealing with hamstring injury

Ferguson (hamstring) picked up a hamstring issue during Tuesday's practice, Michael Gehlken of the Dallas Morning News reports.

The seriousness of Ferguson's injury has yet to be revealed, but it wouldn't be a surprise to see Dallas take extra precaution with their rookie tight end, especially when dealing with a hamstring problem. The Wisconsin product was selected by the Cowboys in the fourth round of the 2022 NFL Draft after securing first-team All-Big Ten honors in 2021, where he recorded 46 receptions, 450 yards and three touchdowns in 13 games played, all while in a run-heavy offense. Once Ferguson is cleared to play, he'll compete with Sean McKeon and Jeremy Sprinkle (Achilles) for the No. 2 tight end spot behind Dalton Schultz.

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Michael Gallup

Michael Gallup

WR | DAL

Working on agility

Gallup (knee) was spotted running and cutting on the side at Monday's practice, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Ezekiel Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott

RB | DAL

Likely won't play in preseason

Elliott isn't expected to suit up for any of the Cowboys' preseason games, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports. "This is my seventh year (in the NFL). I've seen a lot of football. I don't think I need a preseason game, especially with the joint practices (with the Broncos and Chargers)," Elliott said this week.

CeeDee Lamb

CeeDee Lamb

WR | DAL

Headed for increased volume

Lamb is the clear top option at wide receiver for the Cowboys this season, and quarterback Dak Prescott indicated Thursday he intends to look for the third-year player every chance he gets, Nick Eatman of the team's official website reports.

Tony Pollard

Tony Pollard

RB | DAL

Might get real look as receiver

Pollard could be used as more than just a receiving option out of the backfield, Patrik Walker of the Cowboys' official website reports. "He's not going to run just the RB route tree. He can go vertically and put defenders in tough spots as to how they wanna cover him," offensive coordinator Kellen Moore said Wednesday.

Noah Brown

Noah Brown

WR | DAL

No competition incoming

Brown will get an opportunity in training camp to prove the Cowboys don't need to bring in veteran help at wide receiver, David Moore of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Jeremy Sprinkle

Jeremy Sprinkle

TE | DAL

Sits out with Achilles injury

Sprinkle (Achilles) missed Tuesday's practice as Mike McCarthy said an Achilles issue flared up on the tight end, Michael Gehlken of the Dallas Morning News reports.

Noah Brown

Noah Brown

WR | DAL

Headed for bigger role

Brown figures to be the next man at wide receiver after James Washington suffered a fractured foot Monday and will miss 6-10 weeks, Rob Phillips of the Cowboys' official website reports.

James Washington

James Washington

WR | DAL

May have Jones fracture

The Cowboys are concerned that Washington sustained a Jones fracture of his right foot during Monday's practice, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.