Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Will Return to Practice

The Dallas Cowboys' depth chart at wide receiver could look radically different in the coming weeks. According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, wide receiver James Washington is ready to return to practice after suffering a serious foot injury in training camp. Washington has been unavailable since breaking his foot in August. The Cowboys will open his 21-day practice window as he returns from injured reserve, meaning he'll have three weeks to hit his stride before rejoining the active roster.

Washington's arrival (as well as the possible addition of Odell Beckham Jr.) could refresh an already soaring offense for the Cowboys in the stretch run of the season. The team has scored 33.8 points per game since the return of quarterback Dak Prescott in Week 7. Washington should have every opportunity to thrive as a complement to wide receiver CeeDee Lamb and the effective rushing attack provided by Ezekiel Elliot and Tony Pollard.

Washington joined the Cowboys earlier this year following four years with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He nabbed 114 receptions for 1629 yards over 60 appearances with the Steelers after being picked 60th overall in the 2018 NFL Draft but failed to ever truly establish himself as a starter. He signed a one-year, $1.1875 million deal with the Cowboys this offseason. 
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