Monday marked a significant day for the Dallas Cowboys as they began their first day with an actual padded practice. This is always a momentous occasion for NFL teams throughout training camp.
Putting pads on is indeed a significant step in the training camp process. Unfortunately it was reported before lunch on Monday that one notable defensive lineman went down with a leg injury.
The last question that Mike McCarthy was asked during his Monday press conference was actually about Gerald McCoy. He noted that McCoy is a perennial Pro Bowler and that he has looked to be in tremendous shape thus far. Unfortunately shortly after NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported that McCoy went down with a leg injury during practice.