Raiders-Cowboys Week 12 Injury Report: John Simpson a gameday decision, Lamb questionable for Dallas

Las Vegas Raiders:

Interim Head Coach Rich Bisaccia confirmed guard John Simpson is a "gameday decision" for Thursday's game against the Dallas Cowboys as he continues to deal with a rib injury. Simpson was a limited participant in Wednesday's walkthrough, with Bisaccia saying the guard "did move around pretty good out there today."

Meanwhile, linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski (ankle) will miss his third straight game, while cornerback Keisean Nixon (ankle) has also been ruled out.

Running back Jalen Richard (ribs) was a full participant in Wednesday's walkthrough, after he was limited earlier in the week.

Linebackers coach Richard Smith will not attend Thursday's game at Dallas due to COVID-19 protocols. His gameday duties will be absorbed by the defensive staff.

The Raiders conducted walkthroughs Monday-Wednesday, and the reports are an estimation. Take a look at the full report below:

Table inside Article
Player Position Injury Monday Tuesday Wednesday Game Status
Daniel Carlson K Illness DNP FP FP --
Kenyan Drake RB Knee FP FP FP --
Brandon Facyson CB Finger/hamstring FP FP FP --
Nick Kwiatkoski LB Ankle DNP DNP DNP Out
Yannick Ngakoue DE Ribs FP FP FP --
Keisean Nixon CB Ankle DNP DNP DNP Out
Jalen Richard RB Ribs LP LP FP --
John Simpson G Ribs DNP LP LP Questionable
Dillon Stoner WR Achilles -- FP FP --
Andre James C Thumb -- FP FP --

Dallas Cowboys:

Wide receiver CeeDee Lamb could be available for the Cowboys on Thursday, after going through protocol for a concussion sustained in their Sunday game against the Chiefs. Lamb returned to practice Wednesday in a limited capacity and is listed as questionable. He is the only Cowboy with a designated game status.

Table inside Article
Player Position Injury Monday Tuesday Wednesday Game Status
Ezekiel Elliot RB Knee LP FP FP --
Trysten Hill DT Foot FP FP FP --
CeeDee Lamb WR Concussion DNP DNP LP Questionable
Tyron Smith T Ankle LP FP FP --
Cedrick Wilson WR Shoulder FP FP FP --
Donovan Wilson S Shoulder/chest DNP DNP (IR) --
Nahshon Wright CB Hamstring FP FP FP --

Practice Status

  • DNP - Did not participate in practice
  • LP - Limited participation in practice
  • FP - Full participation
  • (-) - Not listed
  • NIR - Not injury related

Game Status

  • Out - Player will not play
  • Doubtful - Player is unlikely to play
  • Questionable - Player is not certain to play
  • (-) - Not listed

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