2014 MINICAMP WRAP-UP: Dallas Cowboys rookie defensive linemen stand out | Aspiring offensive players to watch | Special Feature
The 2014 Dallas Cowboys Rookie Mini Camp has wrapped up and it’s time to look ahead to the Dallas Cowboys OTA workouts scheduled to begin next week.
Here’s a look at the rookie class of defenders and offensive players to keep an eye on as the 2014-2015 Dallas Cowboys season transpires …
THE EBERFLUS EXPERIMENTS: Defining Dallas Cowboys rookie LB Anthony Hitchens role means being tested inside and out
IRVING, Texas – Last Monday and Tuesday, Anthony Hitchens had to take final exams in sociology, earth science and sports promotion at the University of Iowa.
The first two days of the Dallas Cowboys rookie minicamp have been a more difficult test.
“It’s just starting out, so of course it’s supposed to be,” the fourth-round draft pick said.
Hitchens (31) moved to inside linebacker after playing on the weak side at Iowa (pictured above), where he led the Hawkeyes in tackles his last two seasons. He now has to call the defenses, call the checks and communicate with the entire group.
THE BOYS ARE BACK-DAY 2: Dallas Cowboys 2014 rookie minicamp underway at Valley Ranch | DeMarcus Lawrence talks about birth of son | Watch team drills and practice
2014 Dallas Cowboys Rookie Mini-Camp cam | Second Look | Team Drills | Duration: 19:27 | Join Bryan Broaddus and David Helman for a recorded look into today’s Dallas Cowboys 2014 Mini-Camp practice at Valley Ranch (Watch | Listen)
DeMarcus Lawrence: Confidence, pressure, birth of his son Damari | 6:45 | Dallas Cowboys rookie DE DeMarcus Lawrence talks about the birth of his newborn son, running on no sleep, and why he thinks he can be the best. (Watch | Listen)
Editors note: Check out both of these videos to get a better feel for your 2014 Dallas Cowboys rookies at minicamp; also great interview with Dallas Cowboys 2nd round NFL Draft pick DeMarcus Lawrence as he talks about the events of the past few days and how the birth of his son (Damari Lawrence) has already changed his outlook.
THE AMERICA’S TEAM DREAM: Jason Garrett’s 2014 rookie mini-camp Press Conference | First impressions of your aspiring Dallas Cowboys | Rookie minicamp scouting report
Jason Garrett – Rookie First Impressions | 16:23 | Jason Garrett speaks to the media LIVE from Valley Ranch after the first 2014 Dallas Cowboys rookie minicamp. (Watch | Listen)
THE BOYS ARE BACK: Dallas Cowboys 2014 rookie minicamp kicks off at Valley Ranch | First look at your new players | Watch team drills and practice
IRVING, Texas – It’s not exactly football season, but it feels that way to some extent at Valley Ranch.
At least the newest of Dallas Cow ‘boys are back on the field today (Friday) for the start of a two-day rookie minicamp that includes the draft picks, undrafted free agents, and even a few workout players here on a tryout basis.