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Sources: Michael Gallup Plans On Playing Thursday

November 20, 2018 - 3:23 pm

FRISCO (105.3 The Fan) - Sources close to 105.3 The Fan tell us that wide receiver Michael Gallup plans on playing this Thursday against the Washington Redskins despite the recent death of his brother. 

The team has been in contact with Gallup while the receiver's family plans his brother's funeral. 

Dallas is expecting Gallup to make it back in time for the game but also wants to check on his mental state before making a determination on his status for Thursday. 

Gallup released a message on social media to express his gratitute to his teammates, Cowboys family members and the fans for their love and support. 

105.3 The Fan's Mike Fisher reported Sunday that Gallup's brother died of an apparent suicide while his family was watching him play against the Atlanta Falcons.