6:58 PM EDT, Thu September 21, 2017
Inside The Star

Are Cowboys Rushing Jaylon Smith to Replace Anthony Hitchens?

With linebacker Anthony Hitchens likely to miss half the season after a knee fracture, the Cowboys are working on solutions. Yesterday, our Sean Martin looked at the increased role veteran Justin Durant should be getting. However, it also appears that young Jaylon Smith will be impacted by Hitchens’ absence. Consider the following reports that came out of the Cowboys’ Tuesday practices: Brandon George on Twitter Cowboys working nickel defense and Sean Lee and Jaylon Smith on the field at LB. Marcus Mosher on Twitter Not sure if this is new news or not, but Jaylon Smth participated in...

Fort-Worth Star Telegram

Justin Durant won’t play Saturday, but ready for season

The household linebacker names on the Dallas Cowboys will be playing in the “dress rehearsal” Saturday against the Oakland Raiders. Sean Lee, who has dealt with a hamstring injury in …