Michael Gallup

FPPG: 8.7  |  FanDuel Salary: $6,100
FPPG: 8.7  |  FanDuel Salary: $6,100
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Cowboys "hopeful" Michael Gallup (calf) returns for Week 8 practices

Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy said the team is "hopeful" that wide receiver Michael Gallup (calf) will practice in a limited fashion after the team's Week 7 bye.

What It Means:

Gallup hasn't played since Week 1, but his return will surely be welcomed by the Cowboys after their bye. McCarthy's tone implied that Gallup wouldn't necessarily play in Week 8, but his return is approaching. The Cowboys' offense has heavily incorporated their tight ends since Gallup's injury, meaning he will have even more competition for targets in his return.

Gallup was clearly a focal point of the Cowboys' passing attack in Week 1, drawing 7 targets in just over a half of football. While it was just a single game, it is also worth noting that his average depth of target landed at just 6.0 in Week 1, indicating a potential shift in his role in the offense after posting aDOTs of over 10.0 in each of his first 3 seasons. We'll have to wait and see how Kellen Moore works Gallup back into the team's offense after the bye.