Dallas Reynolds entered training camp knowing it was now or never for his NFL career.
For three seasons, Reynolds didn't see game action with the Philadelphia Eagles. The center spent almost all of that time on Philadelphia's practice squad after repeatedly passing through waivers.
Having used all of his practice squad eligibility under league rules, Reynolds faced three options coming out of the preseason. He was going to make the 53-man roster, get cut and claimed by another team, or be forced to accept the fact that maybe he would need to find another line of work.
"You kind of have it in the back of your mind that if this doesn't work out you're going to have to do this or that," Reynolds told FOXSports.com in a Thursday telephone interview. "But once training camp hit and you start practicing, you put all that stuff out of your mind. You just go try to practice and play hard."
Reynolds has done just that since getting his first crack at NFL action.
He was thrust onto the f...