Owner/GM Jerry Jones wasn’t ready to make an early determination on Murray’s status Tuesday morning, citing his running back as a likely game time decision. Murray had surgery on his broken hand at 6 p.m. on Monday, and Jones said the Cowboys are still in the process of evaluating his health for Sunday’s game against Indianapolis. "I think we just want to take a look at it. We don’t know,” Jones said. “I’m not so sure, when they say the definition of healing, how much can heal between now and Sunday.”
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Having said that, Jones was optimistic Murray could be ready to go when the Indianapolis Colts visit this weekend. The Cowboys don’t have any more padded practices this season, so the determination of whether Murray can be ready is simply a matter of feedback on the injury. “I don’t think we’d have to see him practice. I think it’s more a question of the condition of the hand at game time and what we can do to protect it,” Jones said. “I think it’s one of those that you’d want to wait and see just how he’s feeling before the game.” While Murray recuperates, the Cowboys will no doubt prepare Joseph Randle and Lance Dunbar for a heavier workload this weekend. There is also the possibility they could activate Ryan Williams from the team’s practice squad if necessary.