Cowboys president Jerry Jones said Cooper (ankle) should return to practice in mid-August and make at least one brief appearance in the preseason, Todd Archer of ESPN.com reports.

Placed on the PUP list to start training camp, Cooper is expected to begin practicing at some point in August, with Jones specifically mentioning the week after an Aug. 13 preseason game against Arizona. The 27-year-old wideout had ankle surgery in January, and while a report in early June revealed that he still was dealing with irritation, Cooper apparently is doing better now that another month and a half has passed. The Cowboys otherwise have all their starters on offense healthy for training camp, including QB Dak Prescott, LT Tyron Smith, RG Zack Martin and RT La'el Collins -- a quartet that combined for 47 missed games last season.

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