Dak Prescott has fully recovered from final yr’s season-ending harm, however one other Dallas Cowboys star is battling a well being challenge. Amari Cooper missed this week’s minicamp and may not be capable to take part firstly of coaching camp.
Cooper doesn’t have a big harm, however he’s been coping with an irritation in his ankle for about two weeks, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Cooper may not run for one more few weeks, Rapoport experiences, because the solely remedy is relaxation.
“So far as Amari, Amari has the ankle that he’s nonetheless working via,” Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy mentioned at a information convention. “He will not take part the remainder of the minicamp. I’m simply hopeful he’ll be prepared for coaching camp.”
From @NFLTotalAccess: #Cowboys WR Amari Cooper is probably not prepared for coaching camp as he rests with hopes that an irritation in his ankle will relax, whereas #Falcons WR Calvin Ridley underwent minor foot surgical procedure. pic.twitter.com/NYEfRvAXHs
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 9, 2021
The NFL has introduced its 2021 preseason schedule. pic.twitter.com/YFLPIFv0Wn
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 10, 2021
Cowboys coaching camp starts July 27. Dallas is scheduled to play towards the Pittsburgh Steelers within the Corridor of Fame Recreation per week in a while Aug. 5. With the introduction of the brand new 17-game common season, solely the Cowboys and Steelers will play 4 exhibition contests.
The NFL’s full 2021 preseason schedule was launched Thursday. Dallas will go to the Arizona Cardinals Friday, Aug. 13 at 10 p.m. ET. In Week 2 of the preseason, the Cowboys host the Houston Texans on Saturday, Aug. 21 at 8 p.m. ET. Dallas’ remaining preseason recreation is ready to happen at AT&T Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 29 at 1 p.m. ET towards the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Week 1 of the common season opens with the Cowboys visiting the defending Tremendous Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, Sept. 9.
With a wholesome roster, Dallas is the favourite within the NFC East. Prescott led the NFL’s No. 1 ranked offense in 2019 when he final performed a full season. Cooper has recorded two straight 1,110-yard seasons, at the same time as he was pressured to obtain passes from a number of backup Cowboys quarterbacks in 2020.
Dallas has missed the playoffs two years in a row for the primary time since 2013.