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REPORT: Cowboys DE Randy Gregory to Request Reinstatement on Monday

of 105.3 The Fan is reporting that Randy Gregory, the Dallas Cowboys' defensive end currently under indefinite , will request a full from this coming Monday. Gregory hopes to rejoin the team and be a full participant in Dallas' 2019 and .

Last February, Gregory was hit with the suspension after another violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy. It is unknown what sort of violation occurred; Randy's probationary status means several different possibilities for what triggered the suspension.

The Cowboys have expressed confidence throughout this that Gregory would be able to return for the . This may due to the league's softening stance on use, or their belief in Randy's genuine efforts to confront his issues.

According to Fisher's :

“The application will include an update on Gregory's process as a result of his in-depth treatment in behavioral and substance-abuse clinics and will feature a continuing “personal responsibility” plan that will likely have him living with family members in DFW.”

If it works out for him, Randy Gregory will return to a much more crowded defensive end position than last year.

The Cowboys have loaded up at DE this offseason. They added veterans and , then drafted and . These four join , , and as returning players.

Gregory has the talent to be factor regardless of who else is around. Hopefully he's done enough to earn his way back onto the team and avoid future .

What do you think?

Jess Haynie

Written by Jess Haynie

Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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