The Eagles will catch a huge break on Sunday night.
According to NFL Network, the Cowboys are going to be without All-Pro left tackle Tyron Smith, who has been dealing with groin and back injuries.
Smith missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday, so even if he did play on Sunday, he wouldn't have been 100 percent. Byron Bell will start in Smith's place, according to the report.
Bell came into the Falcons game and gave up two more sacks to Adrian Clayborn after Chaz Green gave up four. Smith is widely considered one of the best offensive tackles in the league, so the Cowboys will miss him.
Meanwhile, in South Philadelphia, there was a surprise on the Eagles' injury report Thursday. Alshon Jeffery was limited by an ankle injury.
Nothing to worry about, though.
"I'll be all right," Jeffery said on Thursday afternoon.
When asked if he's going to be able to play on Sunday night against the Cowboys, Jeffery said, "Most definitely."
The injury, he said, didn't happen on Thursday. It's actually been "something that's been going on." Jeffery said it wasn't a big deal and that he'll be fine.
For the second straight day, Ronald Darby (ankle), Zach Ertz (hamstring) and Jaylen Watkins (hamstring) were all full participants in practice. It appears all of them are going to be able to play Sunday.
It will be the first game since the opener for Darby, who is coming back from a dislocated ankle. Ertz missed the Denver game before the bye but used the extra time to heal.
In addition to Smith, the Cowboys are also expected to be without linebacker Sean Lee (hamstring) on Sunday. He's the most important piece of that defense. The Cowboys are obviously also without running back Ezekiel Elliott, who is serving the second game of his six-game suspension.
Dez Bryant (knee) returned to practice on Thursday and is expected to play through his injury this weekend.