Jason Garrett: Demarcus Lawrence likely back Week 9

The surging Dallas Cowboys are about to add another pass rusher to the mix.

Coach Jason Garrett told reporters Saturday that second-round defensive end Demarcus Lawrence is expected to be activated in time for the team's Week 9 meeting with the Arizona Cardinals, per ESPN.com's Calvin Watkins.

The No. 34 overall pick out of Boise State was placed on IR-Recall after breaking his right foot at practice in July.

Lawrence has the chance to make an immediate impact for Dallas. Despite the team's 6-1 record, the Cowboys have just seven sacks on the year, ranking them 27th in the NFL.

Once healthy, the rookie is a lock to see snaps as a pass-rushing specialist behind Jeremy Mincey and Tyrone Crawford. With George Selvie and Anthony Spencer in the mix, Lawrence will have time to develop as Dallas preps for its playoff push.

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