Gurode, Jenkins and Austin are out

MINNEAPOLIS -- In addition to center Andre Gurode not playing tonight in the third preseason game vs. Minnesota, the Cowboys will not have the following players active tonight: K Kai Forbath (quad), WR Teddy Williams (hamstring), K David Buehler (hip), WR Miles Austin (hamstring), CB Mike Jenkins (stinger), CB Terence Newman, LB Bruce Carter (knee), G Montrae Holland (back), C Phil Costa (knee) and DE Marcus Spears (groin).

Keith Brooking who has missed nearly three weeks and the first two preseason games with a hamstring injury, will make his preseason debut tonight. Also, running back Tashard Choice, who also missed about the same amount of time, will also play tonight.

Kevin Kowalski will start for Gurode at center and Bill Nagy will play left guard for Phil Costa.