Topic: Cowboys starter Maliek Collins reportedl

Cowboys starter Maliek Collins reportedl

The offseason injury bug bit the on Thursday. According to Network's Ian Rapoport, Cowboys starting defensive tackle .Rapoport reported that a timeline for his return has not yet emerged. However, according to ESPN's Todd Archer, the , which means he'd Dennis Seidenberg Kids Jersey be able to play Week 1.This isn't the first time Collins has dealt with a broken foot. During his first offseason with the team, he broke his right foot at OTAs and underwent surgery, but reported in January that . Archer reported that he is set to have another surgery on his left foot, which means Robin Lehner Jersey he will have had two surgeries on his left foot since January. Collins, a third-round pick in 2016, has developed into a decent starter on the Cowboys' defensive line. Over the past two seasons, he's played John Tavares Kids Jersey in all 32 games, and collected 7.5 sacks and 27 solo tackles. He's better at attacking the quarterback than he is against the run. According to Pro Football Focus, Collins ranked 21st in pa s-rushing productivity at his position group (out of 38 qualified candidates), but finished dead last in run-stop percentage (out of 55 qualified defensive tackles).So, he's replaceable. It now just becomes a question of how the Cowboys plan to replace him -- if at all. Their plan might have to do with free agent defensive tackle . According to Rapoport, McClain worked out for the Cowboys and the two sides are discu sing a contract. Valtteri Filppula Jersey The visit with DT Terrell McClain went well and contract talks are escalating, Im told. It also included a workout in front of coaches, many of whom are familiar from his time in Nikolay Kulemin Jersey Dallas. Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) McClain has played for five teams ( , , , Cowboys, and ) during his seven-year career. From 2014-16, he notched 3.5 sacks and 37 tackles for the Cowboys, so the two sides are familiar with each other. Last year in Washington, McClain registered two sacks.