OXNARD, Calif. – It's been a trying offseason for Terrance Williams, but it seems like things are rounding into shape in training camp.
For starters, the Cowboys' veteran receiver is practicing after having to watch from the sidelines. Williams required surgery on a foot injury back in the offseason, and he missed the entirety of OTAs and minicamp. It wasn't until this past week that the Cowboys began to ease him into the full flow of practice.
"I feel like I can do a lot of stuff that I couldn't do before, but it's still a work in progress," Williams said on Sunday. "I'm trying not to push it just yet."
As they typically do with players returning from injury, the Cowboys have been slow with Williams. He didn't practice at the start of camp, and he has gradually increased his workload. Williams said he is still managing the pain from the injury, but it hasn't limited his ability to make plays in practice.
"It's just something I got to fight through. Me being the guy that I am, I'm going to continue to fight through it no matter what. I'm just happy to be back out here."
Of course, there's also the off-field component of the offseason. Williams was arrested in May for public intoxication and leaving the scene of an accident in Frisco, Texas. That situation was resolved earlier this week, as the case was dismissed.
Williams declined to comment on the situation.
Still, though, the news brings a conclusion to one story that has lingered around Williams for several months. For a wide receiver corps in need of veteran experience, the Cowboys undoubtedly look at that as good news.