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Sights and Sounds From the First Cowboys Padded Practice

The first full-padded practice of for the took place on Monday.

During the first four days of camp last week, players were able to get back into the swing of things. Going through early drills, trying to knock some rust off without any pads, but the first day in them did not do any favors.

The biggest news that came from Monday was the to . He was carted off the practice field, leaving many wondering, what will the Cowboys do to replace him? Washington suffered a fractured foot. A 6-10 week window that he could miss. With that now on the forefront, we shall see if Dallas brings another body to replace Washington. I think they should have been on the phone yesterday as soon as they heard the news.

Prescott had a solid day as well. He completed 17 of 23 passes in the team and 7-on-7 drills. Prescott needs to develop even more chemistry with and maybe even until we see what the Cowboys do with the loss of Washington.

I've been one to hype-up and the all . This group is the best of the two, it stood out from the first day last week.

The defense looks to be a step ahead, as anticipated. was running down on the sideline. had a pass breakup of Prescott and an interception on a deep ball by . Wright is doing all the right things to find some playing time once the season rolls around.

How about the kicking competition? It's WIDE open. From what I have seen, I may give the to as we speak. He's been more constant as the first week of camp has passed.

Let these two keep going at it and trust the guy who can consistently knock down FGs routinely both in training camp and when the games start.

Shane Taylor
Shane Taylor
Cowboys fan from the Midwest. Writing is fun, Staff writer for Inside The Star. Follow me on twitter @ShaneTaylor43

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