The Cowboys have a short injury list this week.
Center Tyler Biadasz (ankle) returned to practice Thursday and was a full participant. He injured his ankle in the Dec. 29 practice against the Titans and did not practice or play last week.
Connor McGovern moved from left guard to center to replace Biadasz against the Commanders.
Biadasz looks on track to return, allowing McGovern to move back to left guard.
Linebacker Leighton Vander Esch (neck) also looks ready to come back after a full practice Thursday. He injured his neck on the fifth snap of the Week 15 game against the Jaguars.
Vander Esch returned to limited work last week to knock the rust off but did not play.
He underwent surgery Aug. 26 to repair an avulsion fracture to his left knee and spent most of the season on injured reserve. Smith has missed 33 games the past three seasons.