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    Cowboys DT Maliek Collins Suffers Foot Injury During Offseason Conditioning

    The ' defensive linemen room will be loaded in 2018, filled with names that will build a very strong unit and haunt opposing offensive fronts week after week. DT , who's heading into his third season in the NFL will be one of those names. Unfortunately, his season will begin with a bit of a challenge.

    For the second time in his career, he'll miss a big part of the . Although there's still not a clear timeline for his , a surgery will likely be required soon.

    Maliek Collins has been a very important player for this team's , even though he's not widely known in the NFL landscape. Out of 32 career games, Collins has started in 30. A former third-round pick out of Nebraska, he's managed to get 7.5 and 27 tackles in his two years playing for the Cowboys.

    For Collins, a foot injury is anything but new. In 2016 he broke his right foot and was able to get back on the field before the season started.

    It's never good to hear about a player getting injured. Even still, it's slightly better if the player is expected to return for the regular season. Hopefully, Maliek Collins is able to gear up in September.

    In the meantime, the Dallas Cowboys hosted Defensive this week, hoping to get him back on the team and fill a need that wasn't addressed in the Draft. McClain had a pretty good season in 2016, before he ended up playing for the in 2017.

    After being released by their rival, the Cowboys showed interest in the 29-year old DT. Bringing in McClain, who had a very good year in 2016 simply makes sense for Dallas. Despite trading for , they still need help at the position. McClain not only fits, but has found success wearing .

    Unless he's asking for a ridiculous contract, I don't see why the wouldn't decide to use some of the cap space that they have available to get the former Cowboy back on the team.

    Having Collins, McClain, Ward, Jones and Irving at will be a very fun thing to watch during the , and something should be very excited about. Here at , will continue to update you about Maliek Collins' status, Terrell McClain's and everything about your Dallas Cowboys!

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    Mauricio Rodriguez
    Mauricio Rodriguezhttps://www.facebook.com/PrimeroCowboys/
    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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    Travis Diggs

    Definitely need Mcclain now. David Irving has to show out in his contract season, regardless of Collins availability. I think this a be a formidable D line, their going to create havoc

    Mauricio Rodriguez

    I’d love McClain in Dallas, as well. Thanks for reading!