Scandrick, healthy Cowboys eager to face Patriots
Brady and Welker will present test for Dallas defense.
By Tom Orsborn
Barring any setbacks from his ankle injury, Dallas Cowboys nickel cornerback Orlando Scandrick is expected to practice this week.
“I'm good to go,” he told reporters in Irving last week after missing three games.
Scandrick's return is noteworthy because it elevates the secondary to full strength for the first time this season. That's big for the Cowboys, who face the daunting task of trying to beat the Tom Brady-led New England Patriots next weekend in Foxborough, Mass.
While the Cowboys (2-2) enjoyed a day off Sunday, the Patriots (4-1) retained a share of the AFC East lead with a 30-21 win over the New York Jets.
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