Thomas (thumb) was assigned to the Cowboys' non-football injury list Tuesday per the NFL's official transaction report. Thomas was moved from injured reserve to the NFI list as he continues to nurse a thumb injury that has sidelined him all season.
Thomas (thumb) was placed on IR on Monday, Drew Davison of the Star-Telegram reports. The 27-year-old was expected to serve as a depth cornerback for the Cowboys during the 2016 season. Daxton Swanson and Arjen Colquhoun are likely to fill in during his absence.
Thomas signed a one-year deal Thursday to remain with the Cowboys. Originally drafted by Dallas in 2011, Thomas bounced around the league until winding up back with the Cowboys at the tail end of 2015. He's provide depth in the secondary and on special teams.
The Vikings have signed free agent cornerback Josh Thomas, who spent last season with four different clubs. He did play significantly for Carolina in 2012 and 2013, racking up 48 tackles during that time.
The Lions have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday's Wild Card game against the Cowboys: guard Larry Warford (knee), defensive tackles Nick Fairley (knee) and Caraun Reid, defensive back Josh Thomas, wide receiver Ryan Broyles, defensive end Larry Webster and quarterback Kellen Moore. Fairley was deemed doubtful to play Sunday on the team's final injury report, while Warford had been ruled out for the Wild Card game. Travis Swanson will draw the start at guard in Warford's absence. The Lions had three players listed as probable to play and all are active. Detroit is a 6-point underdog in Dallas for Sunday's playoff game.