Jason Garrett, head coach of the Dallas Cowboys, spoke with the media before the team began this week's mandatory minicamp.
Here's a summary of what the head coach had to say:
The mandatory minicamp is exactly that, mandatory. Garrett confirmed that he's expecting full attendance from his roster.
That doesn't mean every player will be playing every day however. Guys recovering from offseason surgery or injury will be given a day between practices to evaluate their condition, particularly Jaylon Smith (recovering from a nerve injury) and Sean Lee (who had constantly suffered injury trouble, but is healthy so far this preseason)
Garrett also let slip some praise for his players.
On backup QB Kellen Moore, Garrett said:
As for first-round pick Taco Charlton:
And of course, Garrett weighted in on Byron Bells diet-related payday:
Expect to hear more from Garrett and the returning and hopeful Cowboys as this week's minicamp progresses.
Source: SportsDayDFW.com · Photo Credit: KEYSTONE PRESS