Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber’s strained left calf kept him from practicing on Monday, and will likely keep him from playing in Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts, David Moore of the Dallas Morning News reports.
Barber’s injury is described by interim head coach Jason Garrett as a “day-to-day” situation, which will be monitored throughout the week.
“We’ll see how he’ll he responds as we go,” Garrett said.
Barber has struggled this season, averaging just 3.1 yards per carry on 102 carries and prompting calls for him to be replaced in the starting lineup with Felix Jones.
In other Cowboys news, quarterback Tony Romo did some light throwing for the first time, and rookie safety Andrew Sendejo was signed off the team’s practice squad. Rookie defensive tackle Jimmy Saddler-McQueen has been placed on waivers.