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Cowboys Camp: McCoy Goes Down Injured, Griffen Joins Team

We missed football. Unfortunately, paired with the start of practices come news. We didn't miss those. The most recent one comes in the shape of , a projected starter for the 2020 . McCoy, who was signed as a in March, suffered a leg injury on Monday's practice.

Although the severity of the injury is still unknown, Michael Gehlken reported McCoy fell to the ground while on an individual drill and that he was unable to put weight on his leg while walking off the field.

While we wait for an update on Gerald's health, questions naturally emerge for the defensive position. With expected to be a starter on the , , , , and rookie might get the chance to compete for some extra snaps with the team's starters.

Hopefully, Gerald McCoy can get back to the field soon as the closes in on us. Here at Inside , we'll keep you updated with news about his health.

But not everything is bad news for the Cowboys defensive line. , a surprise signing last week, was incorporated to the team on Monday after passing testing, per Jori Epstein.

Griffen is expected to win the competition for the starting position while is turning heads during the first training camp practices. Since 2015, the former Minnesota Viking ranks eighth in the in QB hits with 114 in 72 games.

Update as of Monday 11:30 a.m: Since the original publication of this post, Ian Rapoport and Jane Slater have reported that McCoy is feared to have suffered a torn ACL. It won't be confirmed until he undergoes an MRI. 

Update as of Monday 12:35 p.m: confirmed Gerald McCoy is out for the season with a ruptured right quad tendon. 

Mauricio Rodriguez
Mauricio Rodriguez
I love to write, I love football and I love the Dallas Cowboys. I've been rooting for America's team all the way from Mexico ever since I can remember. If you want to talk football, I'm in... You'll find me at @MauNFL.

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