QCedric Thornton
DL DAL (7)
2 months ago

Thornton underwent shoulder surgery earlier this week, Brandon George of The Dallas Morning News reports.

EDGE Analysis

Thornton had been battling an ankle injury during the playoffs but it looks he's now dealing with some shoulder problems. While there is some cause for concern, the Cowboys remain confident that Thornton will be just fine moving forward. In his first season with Dallas, the 28-year-old recorded 22 tackles across 13 games.

QCedric Thornton
DL DAL (7)
2 months ago

Thornton (ankle) is listed as active for Sunday's playoff game against the Packers, ESPN's Todd Archer reports.

EDGE Analysis

Thornton's availability boosts the Cowboys' defensive tackle depth, but with 22 tackles and 1.5 sacks in 13 games this season, the former Philadelphia Eagle is only an option in the deepest of IDP formats.

QCedric Thornton
DL DAL (7)
2 months ago

Thornton (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's playoff game against the Packers.

EDGE Analysis

Thornton hasn't taken the field since Week 14. Even if cleared to play, he's stuck in a reserve role at defensive tackle.

QCedric Thornton
DL DAL (7)
2 months ago

Thornton (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, but says he'll be able to play Sunday against the Packers, the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram reports.

EDGE Analysis

He missed the last three games of the season with the injury, but the time off appears to have been enough to get Thornton back into playing shape. He finished his first season in Dallas with 22 tackles, 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble through 13 games as a rotation piece in their defensive line.

QCedric Thornton
DL DAL (7)
3 months ago

Thornton (ankle) was ruled out of Sunday's game in Philadelphia.

EDGE Analysis

Thornton wasn't able to practice this week and will miss his third straight game.

QCedric Thornton
DL DAL (7)
3 months ago

Thornton (ankle) is inactive for Monday's game against the Lions, Todd Archer of ESPN reports.

EDGE Analysis

Thornton was held out of practice throughout the week and his absence comes as little surprise. Look for Terrell McClain to again see extra time while Thornton is sidelined for the second straight game.

QCedric Thornton
DL DAL (7)
3 months ago

Thornton (ankle) is inactive for Sunday's Week 15 matchup with the Buccaneers, David Helman of the Cowboys' official site reports.

EDGE Analysis

Crawford was closer to doubtful than questionable after he sat out each of the Cowboys' practices this past week. Terrell McClain will see an expanded role Sunday as Crawford works towards a possible return in Week 16.

QCedric Thornton
DL DAL (7)
3 months ago

Thornton (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's tilt with the Buccaneers, Todd Archer of ESPN.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Thornton missed practice all week but could still take the field Sunday. Look for more updates to come closer to kickoff, with starter Terrell McClain taking on a larger role should Thornton be ruled out.

QCedric Thornton
DL DAL (7)
3 months ago

Thornton (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Jon Machota of Dallas News reports.

EDGE Analysis

Thornton has been unable to practice throughout the entire week, so his availability for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers doesn't look too promising.

QCedric Thornton
DL DAL (7)
1 year ago

Thornton signed a four-year, $18 million contract with the Cowboys on Thursday, the Dallas Morning News reports.

EDGE Analysis

A run-stuffing defensive end in the Eagles' 3-4 defense, Thornton will shift inside for the Cowboys and line up next to Tyrone Crawford at defensive tackle, replacing Nick Hayden in the starting lineup. There won't be a lot of IDP value for Thornton in that role, but he should help solidify Dallas' team defense, and having a more active partner at DT could boost Crawford's numbers as well.