Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee is on pace to make his return in Week 7.
Lee rejoined his teammates at practice on Wednesday, per Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News.
The Cowboys linebacker missed the team’s last team games with a strained hamstring. Lee injured his hamstring in Week 3 against the Arizona Cardinals.
Jason Garrett and the Cowboys have scheduled practice for Wednesday and Thursday during the bye week before getting four days off.
Lee’s return is a major boon for Dallas. The weakside linebacker is the leader on the defensive side of the ball for the Cowboys.
The Cowboys have sorely missed the eighth-year veteran. In Lee’s absence the team’s given up 35 points in two straight games. Dallas ranks No. 21 in the NFL in total defense.
Even though Lee’s missed two games he’s still second on the team in total tackles with 25. Middle linebacker Jaylon Smith leads the Cowboys with 41 tackles.
The Cowboys travel to San Francisco to take on the 49ers in Week 7.
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