Found July 22, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
With Tony Romo back on the field for the first time since undergoing back surgery in April, the first practice of the Cowboys’ 2013 training camp had all the markings of a feel-good event for the club. But that was before defensive end Tyrone Crawford was carted off the field Sunday afternoon with what the club fears is a season-ending torn Achilles’ tendon. A 2011 third-round pick from Boise State, Crawford suffered the injury in a non-contact drill less than an hour into the first practice of camp. “This is part of our game, but it’s disappointing because Crawford was probably our top young defensive lineman,” Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said. In finishing 8-8 and out of the playoffs a third straight season last year, Dallas lost 71 games by starters because of injury. Five defensive starters finished the season on injured reserve, including Church. Now it already looks like the team could be headed toward another injury-plagued season. In addition to Crawf...
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