Tapper (illness) made one tackle and forced and recovered a fumble in Thursday's preseason opener.
Tapper skipped some early preseason action due to illness, but he appears to be out of the weeds and made a big play for the Cowboys in his first preseason action of the year. He remains in the mix for a reserve role on the defensive line after appearing in two games for Dallas last season.
It has been nearly two weeks since Tapper suffered the concussion during OTAs, but it looks like he has cleared protocol in time for the start of the team's mandatory minicamp. Given the seriousness of concussions and Tapper's injury history, the team will likely ease the defensive end back into the swing of things.
Tapper suffered a concussion during Tuesday's practice, Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
It's not clear how long Tapper will be sidelined. More information on his recovery should emerge as OTAs continue.
Tapper (foot) reported via his personal Twitter account that he's received medical clearance to return to the field.
Tapper underwent surgery to repair a foot he fractured in Week 2. Although the Oklahoma product has played in just two out of a possible 32 games since being drafted in the fourth round of the 2016 draft, Tapper has shown promise when healthy and could be an integral part of the Cowboys' defensive line rotation in 2018.