The Dallas Cowboys will be short handed on the defensive side of the ball against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers without two – maybe even three – defensive starters. The two that are definitely out are defensive end Kenyon Coleman, with a knee injury, and nose tackle Jay Ratliff is sidelined with an ankle issue; while safety Gerald Sensabaugh did not practice this week and is officially doubtful with a calf problem.
Other defensive players who were limited in practice all week are defensive end Marcus Spears, who was limited on Friday with a knee injury and is listed as questionable. Linebacker Sean Lee was limited all week with a hip issue, but is listed as probable.
Center Phil Costa is the only offensive player that is officially out, since he is still having back issues:
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