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Tony Pollard INACTIVE for Cowboys in Week 14

The Cowboys backfield will be a little bit short-handed for Week 14. We break down the fantasy football implications of Tony Pollard being inactive

Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Pollard heads to the bench after making a two-point conversion during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit, Michigan USA, on Sunday, November 17, 2019. Photo by Amy Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images

The Dallas Cowboys released their inactive report for Week 14 Thursday Night Football, and running back Tony Pollard is INACTIVE. Pollard was questionable this week after being added to the injury report on Thursday with an ankle injury. He was a DNP on Thursday and Friday.

Fantasy football analysis: Cowboys RB Tony Pollard

If you’re in traditional fantasy leagues, Pollard being active or inactive should have little impact on your fantasy football roster decisions. Ezekiel Elliott is a must-start whether or not Pollard is around. On the other hand, Pollard is not someone to start in most traditional fantasy leagues — outside of 16+ team leagues or those with deeper rosters.

If you’re in DFS, Pollard would have been an intriguing cheap option for Showdown given his work in the passing game in recent weeks. Instead, Jamize Olawale will likely get some extra work in place of Pollard. Elliott remains the main rushing option in this offense by a long shot.