Overshadowed by his more famous linemates, Hankins is a solid run stuffer in his own right and managed three sacks as an interior lineman.
Hankins (stinger) returned to the field in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against the Cowboys, Dan Duggan of NJ.com reports.
Hankins briefly exited Sunday's contest with a stinger but he was able to return to action midway through the fourth quarter of Sunday's divisional showdown. His return provides a boon to a defensive front that is squaring off against arguably the best offensive line in the NFL.
Hankins (quadriceps) is active Sunday night against the Cowboys.
Hankins bruised his thigh last week against the Steelers but is ready to play through it, operating in his usual starting defensive tackle role.
Hankins, who suffered a bruised thigh during Week 13's game against the Steelers, missed some practice time during the week but stands a decent chance of playing come Sunday. Robert Thomas and Jay Bromley figure to see additional reps at defensive tackle if Hankins is ruled out.
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