Switzer was bothered by an ankle injury during the final five games of the 2017 season. This procedure isn't considered to be serious and the budding wideout is expected to be healthy in time for offseason workouts.
Switzer finished the regular season with six catches on seven targets for 41 yards, five rushing yards on four carries, and 856 return yards including a punt return for a touchdown.
The rookie wide receiver didn't get much of a chance to contribute on offense, but he improved as a kick returner as the season progressed, with his Week 13 punt return TD against Washington standing as the highlight of his campaign. As long as Cole Beasley is a Cowboy, Switzer likely won't see much action as a slot receiver, but he should enter 2018 as the team's primary return man.
Switzer will suit up for Thursday's divisional tilt after being limited in practice all week with an unspecified ankle injury. The 23-year-old wideout is more of a special teams performer and has only been targeted on offense twice this season.
Switzer (ankle) is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Redskins, Todd Archer of ESPN.com reports.
Switzer was limited in practice the entire week due to an unspecified ankle injury. If Switzer isn't able to play Thursday, the Cowboys could turn to either Jourdan Lewis or Cole Beasley to handle return duties on punts and kickoffs.
Switzer played only a handful of snaps in last Thursday's loss to the Chargers (mostly special teams), but apparently tweaked his ankle at some point. The 23-year-old's status for Thursday's game against the Redskins should become clearer as the week goes on, but he mostly remains just a return man with the rest of the Cowboys' receiving corps currently healthy.
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