1. Sean McDermott taking a wait and see approach on the status of Mitch Morse for Thursday
Early in last Sunday's game, Bills center Mitch Morse came off the field holding his right hand. He suffered a finger injury against the Broncos and was not able to return to the game.
Head coach Sean McDermott said Morse's inability to return to the game was due primarily to functionality and snapping the ball.
The good news is Morse is practicing with the team on Tuesday, albeit on a limited basis.
When asked if Morse will be fine to play in Thursday's game against Dallas, despite the finger injury, McDermott was not ready to commit to a playing status at this point.
"We'll see," said McDermott. "I'll know more after we get through practice today and see how he does."
Morse likely has to demonstrate that his finger injury won't impact his accuracy on shotgun snaps.
Fellow offensive lineman, Ty Nsekhe (ankle) will not practice today. Wide receiver Robert Foster (hamstring) will be limited.
2. Cowboys offense is elite
Buffalo's defense ranks third in the league against he pass, but on Thanksgiving they'll be facing the best passing offense in the league as Dallas airs it out better than any other team in football.
Dak Prescott is completing almost 67 percent of his passes, has a 2:1 touchdown to interception ratio (21:10) and is averaging over 300 passing yards per game (303.5).
"It's an elite offense. It'll be a big challenge for us defensively," said McDermott. "They have five players with 30 or more catches. You don't often see that on one team. With (Jason) Witten, (Amari) Cooper, (Michael) Gallup on the other side, (Randall) Cobb in the slot and Ezekiel (Elliott) and Dak and what they do all with their offensive line that's playing at a high level, they're tough to defend. Real tough."
The Cowboys offense is among the league leaders in plays of 20 yards or more, and McDermott said the reason is simple.
"They've got explosive players. They've got receivers that can run past people," he said. "They do a good job protecting up front, giving Dak time. Dak is really playing at an elite level in my opinion, so they've got a very potent offense."
3. Rookie Devin Singletary took a step
Last Sunday's game against the Broncos was the first true sign that the bulk of the rushing load is now going to rookie running back Devin Singletary. The team's third-round pick performed admirably in what was the heaviest workload he had undertaken this season.
On 21 carries, Singletary had the first 100-yard rushing day of his career, averaging five yards per carry against what was the seventh-ranked run defense in football.
When asked if the rookie's performance confirmed anything about Singletary for him and the offensive staff, coach McDermott provided a tempered response.
"I just think it's another step for Devin really," said McDermott. "A step for him in his development and I thought he had a really good week of practice last week. This is another week and it'll be another challenge for our offense going against a good defense."
Dallas has the 15th ranked run defense in the league, as they're giving up just under 105 rushing yards per game.