Yesterday saw a lot victories for the defense, let’s see how the offense reacts today as we get set for another amazing day at Oxnard.
Here are some of the highlights and plays of interest that occurred today in training camp.
First there’s some good news on how Tyler Smith has been performing.
Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy on LG Tyler Smith: “I’ve really liked the path he’s on because he does some incredible things freakishly. He had a block in a 9-on-7 yesterday that you just don’t see every day.” This is that block vs. DT Osa Odighizuwa. pic.twitter.com/tSeavZU5TQ— Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) August 8, 2023
And the RB2 race is slowly coming into focus.
Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said RB Malik Davis is a “very, very natural runner.” Route running, protection have improved. Davis having a strong training camp. “Rico (Dowdle) has had probably the most impressive pass pro pickups of camp.” Team seeing what a healthy Dowdle can do. pic.twitter.com/m9qzJSoXAs— Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) August 8, 2023
Not what we want to see at camp as Tyler Biadasz exits practice after getting his leg rolled up on.
Pro Bowl center Tyler Biadasz grabbed his right leg and exited drill, walking under own power. But he has rejoined his Cowboys teammates, standing with them on sideline. Good sign. pic.twitter.com/BePIZNMKGc— Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) August 8, 2023
Cowboys center Tyler Biadasz has exited practice after further evaluation. pic.twitter.com/Ikcuz0TLz2— Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) August 8, 2023
Could things be on the up for the Cowboys kicker situation?
For the first time in camp, Brandon Aubrey made all of his FG attempts, going 9 of 9 from 33 (3 times) 36, 37, 38, 39, 41 and 43 yards.— Todd Archer (@toddarcher) August 8, 2023
Dak throwing buckets like it’s nothing.
Running backs getting their work in.
Michael Gallup keeps making plays.
And the rest of the receivers make some big plays, starting with Jalen Brooks.
More from Jalen Tolbert.
Dennis Houston reminds he is still around.
wow and what an incredible gran this is from Dennis Houston - that wide receiver room looks today pic.twitter.com/DGaGlKh9ay— Hailey Sutton (@_HaileySutton) August 8, 2023
Cowboys WR Dennis Houston catches deep pass down right boundary with CB Eric Scott Jr. in coverage. pic.twitter.com/krfRAi2JMY— Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) August 8, 2023
Simi Fehoko doing things.
Brandin Cooks endzone.
Brandin Cooks gets behind Trevon Diggs for the TD. Nice pass by Dak Prescott. pic.twitter.com/O6Nbe3kAZ4— Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) August 8, 2023
KaVontae Turpin with an excellent route on Trevon Diggs.
Luke Schoonmaker making plays, scoring a touchdown.
Trevon Diggs gets hyped after intercepting Dak Prescott.
Trevon Diggs intercepts Dak Prescott on the sideline, and then fires the football into the sun pic.twitter.com/QsrsSCmOsN— Mike Leslie (@MikeLeslieWFAA) August 8, 2023
Leighton Vander Esch makes a great play.
Today has not been a good day for Dak Prescott. Another interception, this time courtesy of Leighton Vander Esch. pic.twitter.com/aMkK8SOZI6— Mike Leslie (@MikeLeslieWFAA) August 8, 2023
No review is complete without a Micah Parsons highlight.
It’s fourth and two, Turpin in the backfield and Parsons just wrecks the play. pic.twitter.com/0ezV3FK8ej— Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) August 8, 2023
CATCH OF THE DAY
After the play David Durden walked off the field under discomfort.
And finally, some important player news from the day.
Just mentioned on Inside Training Camp: #Cowboys first-round pick DT Mazi Smith isn’t practicing today here in Oxnard, and a source said he’s getting a precautionary MRI on his knee. Smith has been battling tendinitis in camp.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) August 8, 2023
Cowboys RB Tony Pollard is scheduled to return to Oxnard tonight, as he attends to a private matter. Won’t practice today.— Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) August 8, 2023
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