Dez Bryant and Tony Romo have built a bond on and off the field during the last five years that helps the Dallas Cowboys' duo thrive.
NFL Nation reporters look ahead to Monday's practices at each team's training camp.
Jerry Jones on fight: 'That's good stuff'
Said the Cowboys owner: “That [training camp] atmosphere breeds that kind of passion, that kind of excitement, and sure enough here comes some little after-the-whistle action. … That’s good stuff. That’s training camp. Now that’s not new. That’s been happening in our training camp for years and years and years."
That there was a scuffle in training camp was not a surprise. The fact that it came on the second day the Dallas Cowboys were in full pads was.
Dez Bryant, Tyler Patmon in camp scuffle
Bryant and CB Tyler Patmon got into the first fight of Cowboys training camp today. Both lost a helmet, and neither player appeared to back down. Teammates and Cowboys staffers eventually stepped in to restore order, with QB Tony Romo trying to get Bryant under control.
Receiver Dez Bryant and cornerback Tyler Patmon got into the first fight of the Cowboys' training camp on Sunday.
Jason Garrett said his team needs to work on its execution and communication, but the effort was not in question.
Mincey ends holdout, could face fines
After ending a brief absence, Cowboys DE Jeremy Mincey will ease into today’s practice. He led the Cowboys in sacks last year and could now pay up to $30,000 in fines. Mincey is scheduled to make $1.5M this season. Story
Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey ended his brief holdout after meeting with coach Jason Garrett on Saturday night.
When the arrow has trended up for the Cowboys in recent seasons, they've failed to meet expectations.
The Sunday Dallas Cowboys Mailbag talks about the importance of needing a leader at running back and the roles the top rookies are expected to play.
Jeremy Mincey is meeting with Executive Vice President Stephen Jones at Dallas' training camp complex in hopes of ending a brief holdout.
Dallas' Lee working back from torn ACL
Cowboys LB Sean Lee was limited in his first work in pads since Dec. 2013, but that was part of plan. “Everything is fine,” Lee said. “I’m just trusting the trainers. They’ve got a progression plan for me that is working from Day 1 and that’s what I’m going to continue to do. But I think being in pads for the first time in a long time, they just want to progress me a certain way and it’ll be good.” (via Todd Archer)
Practicing for the first time in pads since tearing his patellar tendon on Sept. 28, 2014, Morris Claiborne made a diving interception of a Tony Romo.
With their eyes on the regular season, the Cowboys are smartly working some regulars coming off injury or inactivity to the flow of training camp.
Tony Romo has some slight bruising under his left eye after having a sty removed on Friday but after Saturday's practice Romo said he's good.
Tony Romo missed earlier camp activities after receiving treatment for a sty below his left eye.
Here is a look at the Cowboys' 2016 opponents fresh from the NFL's Record and Fact Book.
Cornerback Morris Claiborne has battled injuries throughout his career, and the Dallas Cowboys didn't pick up his fifth-year option for 2016.
The Cowboys flew to California on Tuesday, but in some ways training camp actually starts today when the pads come on for the first time Saturday.
With Tony Romo missing Friday's practice, Brandon Weeden said his work with the first team resembled his situation in regular-season games.
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo did not practice Friday after having a sty below his left eye treated earlier in the day.
Tony Romo out of today's practice
The Cowboys QB only took part in the walkthrough as he had a sty below his left eye treated today. He will be re-evaluated for tomorrow, the Cowboys' first padded practice.
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