- Todd Archer, ESPN Staff Writer
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IRVING, Texas -- As of today rookie cornerback Josh Thomas will not play in Thursday’s preseason finale at Miami.
Thomas strained his hamstring covering a kick in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s win at Minnesota. He did not practice Monday and said he would spend extra time getting treatment.
He faces a difficult balance of trying to clinch a roster spot in the finale or risk getting hurt more if he does play.
“As far as pushing it and putting myself in a position to where it really tears, I can’t risk that,” Thomas said. “I’m just going to play it by ear and see what happens, but I’m still working at getting ready for Thursday.”