Dez Bryant active for Dallas

Updated: November 4, 2012, 7:38 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

ATLANTA -- Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was active and starting Sunday night game against the Atlanta Falcons despite a sore hip.

Bryant, who was limited in practices all week, fell down while catching a ball during a Friday walkthrough.

Bryant injured the hip while making a diving catch in the loss to the New York Giants last week. Bryant came out of the game and missed one snap after injuring himself.

Bryant, who has 41 catches for 488 yards with two touchdowns on the season, is coming off a five-catch, 110-yard game against the Giants.

Dallas receiver Kevin Ogletree also is active after being listed questionable with a hamstring injury.

Running back DeMarco Murray is missing his third consecutive game with a sprained right foot. Felix Jones is starting for Murray.

Also out for Dallas are linebacker Dan Connor (neck), center Phil Costa (ankle) and defensive tackle Sean Lissemore (ankle).

Mike Peterson is starting for Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon (sprained right ankle).

Falcons offensive guard Garrett Reynolds is missing his second straight game with a lower back injury, leaving rookie Peter Konz to make his second start.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

Calvin Watkins joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009. He's covered the Cowboys since 2006 and also has covered colleges, boxing and high school sports.

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