Thursday, August 12, 2010
Welcome to the second preseason game
By Calvin Watkins
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The temperature is 104 degrees outside. Inside here at Cowboys Stadium, it's a nice 75 degrees. Very nice.
Oakland visits the Cowboys in the second preseason game. Let's update you on what's going on.
Who is not playing?
Dallas: S Pat Watkins, S Cletis Gordon, LB Sean Lee, G Montrae Holland, T Alex Barron, TE Scott Sicko, WR Dez Bryant, TE John Phillips, DE Marcus Spears and NT Sean Lissemore.
Oakland: RB Darren McFadden, QB Charlie Frye.
Teams that were scheduled to send scouts:
Buffalo, Miami, New Orleans, Baltimore, Indianapolis and St. Louis.
Referee Tony Corrente, umpire Fred Bryan, head linesman Dana McKenzie, line judge Adrian Hill, field judge Gary Cavaleto, side judge Allen Baynes, back judge Greg Wilson, instant replay Howard Slavin.
Notes: Bryant still has a walking boot on his right ankle. It could come off Friday. ... CB Bryan McCann (sore chest), who was questionable for the game, will play. ... K David Buehler made attempts from 45 and 50 yards in pregame warmpus.