IRVING, Texas Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett confirmed Thursday morning that Dez Bryant's Wednesday visit with a second hand specialist revealed "pretty similar" information to the first examination. Bryant has a fractured left index finger that requires surgery.
But that doesn't eliminate the Cowboys wide receiver from playing on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bryant has said all week that he desires to play through the injury.
The Cowboys plan to test Bryant's finger by having him catch passes, however, that has not occurred yet and Garrett said he doesn't anticipate it occurring on Thursday. Although Bryant still has swelling in his finger he participated in the walk-through portion of Wednesday's practice.
"We don't have a definitive plan for Dez right now," Garrett said Thursday. "He did see the doctor yesterday. Nothing has really changed. We're going to see how he feels today and see if there's a chance...