For the first time in 10 days, wide receiver Terrell Owens practiced. He participated in the Dallas Cowboys' afternoon practice Tuesday.
Owens has been sidelined for much of the preseason by a sore hamstring muscle. He has missed all three of the team's exhibition games. It still seems to be a long shot that Owens will play in Thursday night's preseason finale against the Minnesota Vikings. But his resumption of practicing increases the odds that he'll be ready for the Sept. 10 regular season opener in Jacksonville. Coach Bill Parcells has said he would not play Owens in that game if Owens hadn't practiced first.
Left tackle Flozell Adams remains sidelined by a strained calf muscle. He is to sit out Thursday's game and Parcells said during a news conference there's a chance the Cowboys could be without Adams when they face the Jaguars. Rookie Pat McQuistan is to start at left tackle against the Vikings. But Rob Petitti, a starter at right tackle last season as a rookie who is slated for backup duty this season, perhaps would be the starter at left tackle in Jacksonville if Adams is sidelined.
Marc Colombo appears to be leading the competition to be the Cowboys' starting right tackle, ahead of Jason Fabini and Petitti.
Please email us to report offensive comments.
The comments to this entry are closed.