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Michael Gallup at least a couple weeks from return with knee injury

We have the latest on Cowboys wide receiver Michael Gallup. His knee injury could sideline him a couple more weeks. We break down the fantasy football implications.

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Gallup is tackled by Washington linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton during the second half at FedExField. Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Cowboys could be without wide receiver Michael Gallup for at least a couple more weeks. Gallup injured his knee in Week 2 and has yet to return to practice. He is expected to sit out Week 4 vs. the New Orleans Saints, and it is not looking good for Week 5 vs. the Green Bay Packers, according to Cowboys beat writer Clarence Hill.

Gallup had a monster game out of the gate, catching seven passes for 158 yards in the opener against the New York Giants. In Week 2 he had six receptions for 68 yards against Washington.

Fantasy impact: Amari Cooper remains Dak Prescott’s top wide receiver, with Jason Witten turning into a consistent presence and Devin Smith starting to find his way. The Cowboys face a Saints defense that has struggled amidst high expectations coming into the season. They rank 25th against the pass in Football Outsiders’ DVOA statistic, and Prescott could feast in Week 4. Cooper is a must start and Witten is emerging as a solid option at tight end. Devin Smith is not yet a clear starting option.