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November 9, 2020 06:04 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Progressing in recovery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cowboys VP Stephen Jones said Collins (hip) should be healthy for the start of the 2021 season, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

The 27-year-old began the season on injured reserve and was eventually expected to be activated, but he was ruled out for 2020 in early October. Terence Steele is starting at right tackle for Dallas, and Collins should retake the job once healthy next year.

October 4, 2020 09:12 AM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Won't return in 2020
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (hip) will undergo surgery Wednesday and has been ruled out for the rest of the 2020 season, Jane Slater of NFL Network reports.

Collins began the season on injured reserve and was expected to have a chance to return in early October, but his condition has worsened without surgery, so the offensive tackle will be shut down. Terence Steele has been starting at right tackle in his place, but with Tyron Smith (neck) likely returning soon, Brandon Knight could take Steele's job moving forward.

September 7, 2020 10:56 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Placed on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Cowboys placed Collins (hip) on injured reserve Monday.

Collins will be eligible to return to the active roster after a minimum of three weeks. Assuming he's able to make a quick recovery from his hip injury, Collins' first chance to retake the field will come Oct. 4 against Cleveland.

August 28, 2020 04:40 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Takes part in team drills
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (undisclosed) worked into team drills Friday, David Helman & Rob Phillips of DallasCowboys.com reports.

The Cowboys had both their starting tackles back with the first-team offense Friday, as Tyron Smith (hamstring) also took part in team drills. Collins remains on pace to be ready for Week 1.

August 26, 2020 09:40 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: On track for Week 1
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (undisclosed) is expected to suit up Week 1 against the Rams, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

Collins hasn't participated in a single practice since camp started, but Machota attributes his absence to "conditioning issues." Machota also notes that if the season-opener were this weekend rather than two and a half weeks away, Collins would likely take the field -- so it doesn't look as though there's any real concern about the starting right tackle's availability.

August 21, 2020 04:28 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Misses practice after car crash
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (undisclosed) didn't practice Thursday after having been involved in a "minor" car crash, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

It looks as though Collins thankfully managed to avoid any serious injuries, as Kevin Patra of NFL.com confirms that the starting right tackle is "expected to be OK." Collins was already working to the side prior to Thursday's incident, so it wouldn't be surprising to see the Cowboys take a very cautious approach to his return.

August 17, 2020 11:56 AM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Dealing with unspecified injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins has primarily been on the sidelines working with resistance cords during the early part of camp, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

During his press conference Sunday, coach Mike McCarthy didn't specify the nature of Collins' injury, saying it was "nothing serious, but he's going to miss some time." His Week 1 status as the Cowboys' starting right tackle doesn't appear to be in any jeopardy.

November 23, 2019 01:12 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Ready to go
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (knee) is absent from the Cowboys' final injury report ahead of Sunday's matchup with the Patriots, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

Collins injured his left knee in last week's victory over the Lions, but the issue does not appear to be anything to worry about. Barring any setbacks, look for him to resume his usual role as the team's starting right tackle.

November 18, 2019 06:56 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Nursing knee injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins suffered a left knee injury in Sunday's win over the Lions, but there's optimism he'll still be able to start Week 12, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Collins has been battling knee issues for much of the season, and he now appears to have added a new injury. The 26-year-old's potential availability for Sunday's game at New England should receive additional clarity when Dallas resumes practicing Wednesday.

November 18, 2019 04:44 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Suting up Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (knee/back) is officially active for Sunday's game against the Lions, David Helman of the Cowboys' official site reports.

Collins didn't practice during the week and only logged limited practice time Friday, so his status was uncertain. He'll be ready roll Sunday despite the lack of practice time and is expected to assume his usual role as the starting right tackle.

November 15, 2019 07:12 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Questionable for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (knee/back) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions.

Collins had not practiced until he did so on a limited basis Friday. Cameron Fleming has recovered from his calf injury and will take Collins' place if the veteran can't go.

November 16, 2019 12:36 AM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Sits out again Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (knee/back) did not participate in Thursday's practice, David Helman of the Cowboys' official site reports.

Collins has been managing a knee issue for much of the season, but he's been able to suit up in three straight games. Cameron Fleming could be looking at more playing time against the Lions if the 26-year-old can't go Sunday.

November 2, 2019 06:28 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Ready for Week 9
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (knee) won't have an injury designation for Monday's game against the Giants, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

Collins was a limited practice participant this week but that appears to have been precautionary as he's good to go for Monday. The 26-year-old will take up his usual starting post at right tackle.

October 20, 2019 07:56 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Will play Sunday night
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (knee) is active Sunday against the Eagles, Calvin Watkins of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Collins was expected to suit up, and that is, in fact, the result. The Cowboys will have their whole offensive line healthy, with Zack Martin and Tyron Smith also playing.

October 20, 2019 10:24 AM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Should play Week 7
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (knee) is expected to play Sunday against the Eagles, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Collins worked as a limited participant Thursday and Friday to earn the questionable tag. The 26-year-old was unable to play last week versus the Jets but should reclaim his starting spot at right tackle Sunday.

October 18, 2019 09:16 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Questionable for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

Collins logged limited practices Thursday and Friday and therefore has a shot to play Sunday. His return would provide a huge boon to the Cowboy's offense.

October 13, 2019 02:36 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Unavailable Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (knee) won't play in Sunday's game against the Jets, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Collins wasn't expected to be ready for this game, and he was eventually deemed unfit during warmups. Tyron Smith (ankle) is also out, so Cameron Fleming is expected to start at left tackle, and the Cowboys will need to bump over a guard to fill Collins' void.

October 13, 2019 02:12 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Not expected for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (knee) isn't likely to suit up in Sunday's game against the Jets, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Rapoport was pretty definitive in his report that the team will be without the lineman, which isn't a good sign for Collins' availability. As always, wait for the official word when inactives come out 90 minutes before kickoff. If Collins is indeed out, look for Brandon Knight to get the start at right tackle.

October 11, 2019 08:36 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Questionable for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (knee) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

Collins, who suffered a sprained MCL against the Packers in Week 5, will be a game-time decision. Cameron Fleming is in line to fill in for Collins if he is forced to sit.

October 9, 2019 07:32 PM
Cowboys' La'el Collins: Sits out Wednesday's practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Collins (knee) was a non-participant at practice Wednesday, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Collins suffered a sprained MCL during Sunday's loss to the Packers, so it's not much of a surprise to seem him start out the week not practicing. The 26-year-old is considered day-to-day after undergoing an MRI on Monday, but he'll need to practice in some capacity this week to have a chance of playing Week 6.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/320
Birthdate:
07/26/1993
Age:
27
Hometown:
Baton Rouge, LA, USA
School:
LSU
NFL Experience:
6
Awards: