OXNARD, Calif. – Staying healthy.
That is and always has been the main agenda of training camp, especially for a team that is coming off a season in which injuries plagued the team from start to finish, especially on defense.
But the first day of practice here at training camp in Oxnard, the Cowboys have suffered another big blow on the injury front.
Crawford couldn’t put any weight on his left foot and was in obvious pain as he rode in the back of the cart, with his dejected face buried in a towel. Even before he was placed on the cart, Crawford was beating the ground with frustration and then tossed his helmet to the ground in disgust when he made it back to the training room area.
The Cowboys were hoping Crawford would be a key player in the defensive-line rotation as a tackle. Crawford played in all 16 games last year, registering 33 tackles and five quarterback pressures.
Last year, the Cowboys lost linebacker