With the alleged club knockouts, strip club parking lot foot races, and dog ransoms it seems training camp couldn’t come soon enough for the Dallas Cowboys. This weekend America’s Team will head to Oxnard, CA for the start of training camp.
The Cowboys will have a total of 16 open practices in Oxnard before returning to the Ford Center in Frisco to finish out camp.
— Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) July 18, 2017
The Cowboys have been granted extra days to practice due to they’ll be playing in the Hall of Fame Game, in which Jerry Jones will be inducted into Canton that same weekend. Below is the full preseason schedule.
Thurs., Aug. 3 vs. Arizona Cardinals 7:00 p.m. (Hall of Fame Game)
Sat., Aug. 12 @ Los Angeles Rams 8:00 p.m.
Sat., Aug. 19 vs. Indianapolis Colts 6:00 p.m.
Sat., Aug. 26 vs. Oakland Raiders 7:00 p.m.
Thurs., Aug. 31 @ Houston Texans 7:00 p.m.
While some may argue there’s no such thing as bad publicity, all eyes are currently on star running back, Ezekiel Elliott. Zeke has been in the news A LOT this offseason and there’s a possibility the ‘Boys may have to start the year without their top rusher, leaving the load to vets Darren McFadden and Alfred Morris.
Good news for #21 though, Dallas PD has suspended their investigation in regards to a recent incident at a local bar Elliot was allegedly involved in.
— Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) July 16, 2017
During this year’s ESPY awards Dak Prescott, who was named Best Breakthrough Athlete, said on the red carpet, “We’re the Cowboys. We’re gonna win the NFC East.” With the odds in their favor, the Cowboys have a good chance to defy the odds and be the first team to win the NFC East in back-to-back seasons in over a decade since the Philadelphia Eagles in 2003 and 2004.