When the phase “Day-to-Day” is used by head coaches in football, it always gets my attention. The Dallas Cowboys will once again opening training camp much like they did in 2012 with two offensive linemen sitting out the first practice with injuries.
Starting left guard
On the other side, Leary had taken advantage of both Livings and
For an offensive line that shouldered the blame for the inability to run the ball with any consistency, this is clearly not the way this group wanted to start out. There are other positions on the squad where you can work around injuries in camp and still function well but the offensive line is not one of those.
With the commitment to
In the opening press conference, Jason Garrett said that Travis Frederick would start out as the center and when the opportunity presented itself, he would get some reps at guard. The way I believe that practice will open on Sunday is that
Both Livings and Leary met with the medical staff today as they went through their physical and from my experience in these situations, the staff will look at how they move around on Sunday and get a better gage then what they need to accomplish before heading back on the field.
For Leary, the calf injury always makes me nervous especially with the offensive line because how they have to push off and use their lower body for leverage so this can be a serious injury. The last thing this club needs is their offensive line dealing with injuries right out of the gate after what they went through last season. There are so many things that need to be right for this team to have success and the offensive line is at the top of that list. Being “Day-to-Day” never gives me a great deal of confidence because of the unknown associated with it. This staff hopes that it’s just more like a day.