DALLAS -- Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones delivered welcome news to his fan base Tuesday about playmaking receiver Dez Bryant and his sprained left foot.
"It'll be something we will watch this week, but he can play with this week," said Jones on his weekly radio show on KRLD-FM.
But remember, however, this is the same organization that always downplays injuries initially.
Head coach Jason Garrett said Monday Bryant was undergoing a MRI and the team had yet to get the results. We'll find out more Wednesday when the Cowboys get back on the practice field.
Jones echoed Garrett's thoughts on quarterback Tony Romo, saying his bruised ribs won't keep Romo out of Sunday's game against Kansas City.
Defensive back Morris Claiborne is a different story. He dislocated his shoulder against the Giants making a tackle.
"That's the one we'll have to keep a real eye on," Jones said. "And we'll probably have to brace that up pretty good, but there's a good chance he'll go."
Jones also said he's optimistic that recently-acquired offensive lineman Brian Waters will be able to play this week.
He was also hopeful linebacker Anthony Spencer will continue to improve after having arthroscopic knee surgery in late July.
Jones also touched on the impressive performance by the Philadelphia Eagles' offense under new head coach Chip Kelly in one of Monday night's games.
"I think they can run," Jones said. "You just have to honor that. I'd say it did look faster to me than I thought it would."
Since 1950, NFL teams have averaged around 63 plays per game. The Eagles ripped off a mind-numbing 53 plays in the first half alone, and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones took notice.
"I think they're going to be a formidable team for us," Jones said.
Quarterback Michael Vick threw a pair of touchdown passes and running back LeSean McCoy ran for 184 yards and a touchdown. The Eagles racked up 443 totals yard, 263 of which was via the run.
Among the biggest questions with this type of offense is how much you put your quarterback in harms way. While Vick was seen limping late in the game, Jones said he didn't think the Eagles' signal caller took any extra hits because of Kelly's scheme.
Dallas will have plenty of tape to breakdown before they get a crack a Philadelphia, however. The two teams will not meet until Oct. 20.