Defensive end Anthony Spencer can’t shake a troublesome knee problem, and backup Tyrone Crawford is out for the season after tearing his left Achilles tendon during the first full workout of camp.
With Hollywood just down the highway from the host city of Dallas Cowboys training camp, it seems appropriate that the opening of the proceedings here have the flavor of a tripleheader at the Cineplex.
The major focus at Valley Ranch is the extension of quarterback Tony Romo, which would offer huge relief from his $16.8 million cap impact – maybe cutting that in half.
Averaging 78.7 yards rushing per game — just 3.5 yards a carry — the Cowboys are on pace for their worst rushing season since the very first year of the franchise in 1960.
The Cowboys revamped their offensive line during the offseason. The problem is they never all played together in the preseason. But they will, for the first time, on Wednesday.
Mackenzy Bernadeau signed an $11 million, four-year contract with the Cowboys in March. But he missed all offseason workouts because of hip and knee surgeries.
Three months from the surgery would get Bernadeau back on Aug. 12, the day before the preseason opener in Oakland.
The Dallas Cowboys have released starting guard Kyle Kosier, a 10-year veteran who spent six seasons in Dallas.