With receiver/returner Dwayne Harris (hamstring) likely to miss Sunday's game at Washington, the Cowboys signed return man Micheal Spurlock, who played nine games in Detroit this year. Spurlock has averaged 9.0 yards per punt return and 24.5 yards per kick return in his career, with five return touchdowns.
Harris was averaging 30.5 yards on kick returns, sixth in the NFL, and 14.0 yards per punt return.
Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee said he's unsure if he will return for the final two games after suffering a sprained neck ligament Week 14. Lee missed his first game in Week 15 since suffering the injury.
With Sean Lee sidelined by a hamstring injury, Cowboys linebacker Ernie Sims delivered a strong performance Week 12 at the Giants. He recorded 10 tackles, including eight solo. Only defensive back Barry Church, who recorded 13, had more.
The string of hamstring injuries plaguing the Cowboys continues. Rookie receiver Terrance Williams has a hamstring injury that might sideline him for Sunday's game at Washington, reports the Dallas Morning News.
Giants receiver Victor Cruz, who's dealing with a concussion and a sprained knee, is not expected to play Sunday at Detroit, reports ESPN.com. Cruz did not practice Wednesday as he went through the league-mandated concussion protocol.
Giants running back Peyton Hillis was evaluated for a concussion in the fourth quarter Week 15 against the Seahawks after getting hurt on a 14-yard screen pass. Hillis would not return to the game, as the Giants suffered a 23-0 loss.
Giants wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan had the best game of his career during a 23-0 loss Week 15 vs. Seattle. Jernigan finished with seven catches for 67 yards, which were not only team highs but career highs for the third-year receiver.