We chug along through most of February, March, April, May, June, and July to hear three sweet words.
"It's football season."
Such glory can only be topped by a special four-word sentence.
"The Preseason is...
The Dallas Cowboys took the field yesterday for the first day of mini camp, with familiar faces on both sides of the ball like Tony Romo, Tyrone Crawford, Morris Claiborne, and Ezekiel Elliott - who have all been at every team practice this summer. Unfamiliar faces like Rolando McClain and Ronald Leary also arrived to Valley Ranch, where the practices are now mandatory. Head Coach Jason Garrett took to the podium and started off a day that would mostly be negative for the Cowboys though, as he announced the injuries to RB Darren McFadden and DE Benson Mayowa. Click here for more on the current status of both players. The not-so-great day continued for the Cowboys when the helmets went on for practice.
On the surface, Cowboys Nation has plenty of reasons to still be concerned about the team's secondary. However, a closer look at the depth available for Rod Marinelli and Dallas to work with warrants some optimism for a unit that has been holding the Cowboys back for years. Deji Olatoye and Terrance Mitchell stepped in at the end of the 2015 season to see some significant playing time, and certainly made the most of it. In the game the Cowboys were mercifully eliminated from playoff contention at AT&T Stadium against the Jets in week 15, Mitchell recorded the first interception by a Dallas corner since December of 2014 in a win at the Bears. Olatoye stepped in to start the very next week against the Bills, and recorded an interception of his own against Tyrod Taylor in the end zone.
Yesterday, the Dallas Cowboys brought in free agent running back Alfred Morris and defensive back Patrick Robinson for visits - now well into the free agency process. However, both players could contribute...
Mamma Mia, the Dallas Cowboys have been busy today!
In case you missed the news this week here's what's gone down:
Rolando McClain was re-signed.
Cedric Thornton was signed.
Kyle Wilber was re-signed.
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