Barry Church anxious for first real start
On Dec. 11, Church started as the Cowboys opened up in a sub-package defense. On Wednesday, he will be the Cowboys’ starting strong safety.
“That was just a package I was in, but, man, words can’t even describe it,” Church said. “I’m really looking forward to this opportunity to show people what I can do and look forward to what our defense has got because we’re looking good in practice.”
Church won the starter’s job a few days into camp and has not looked back since. He just hopes this start does not end like the first New York start when he suffered a shoulder injury that eventually landed him on injured reserve.
“Before every game I get butterflies, but once I get that first hit I’m cool after that,” Church said.
Wouldn’t the pregame nerves be a little bigger this time?
“Pterodactyl like out there opening up in New York,” Church said, “but I’ll be all right.”
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