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Mincey Reports, Intends To Practice; Justin Jackson Tears ACL

OXNARD, Calif. -- Jeremy Mincey has reported to Cowboys training camp and plans on practicing Sunday, according to reports.

The news comes after a brief holdout to start training camp, as the veteran defensive end is seeking a pay bump on the final year of his two-year contract with the team.

It remains to be seen if he'll actually get that bump, but Cowboys officials made it clear earlier this week that no negotiations would be happening as long as Mincey refrained from reporting to camp. He has been fined at least $30,000 since he failed to show up on Wednesday afternoon, and the front office has drawn a hard line in the days since.

"We certainly won't be talking to him about it while he's not here," said Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones.

The Cowboys can activate Mincey as soon as Sunday, and the 31-year-old has said he intends to participate in the second padded practice of training camp -- assuming he passes a physical. That's welcome news for the Dallas defensive line, which can now begin work with its full complement of pass rushers.

Jackson Injured

The Cowboys' depth at linebacker suffered another blow Saturday morning, as Justin Jackson tore his ACL during the morning special teams walkthrough.

Linebacker has been an early problem spot for the Cowboys. Rolando McClain and Mark Nzeocha were placed on the PUP to start training camp, and the team signed free agents Keith Smith and Will Smith to replace them. The injury will give them another roster spot to fill.

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