Cowboys couldn’t ask for higher information from injured star
After he rewarded the Dallas Cowboys with a career-best marketing campaign in 2022, it seems operating again Tony Pollard is able to tackle the upcoming NFL season.
Working again Tony Pollard loved a profession yr in 2022 however it got here to a disappointing finish within the playoffs at San Francisco. Not solely did the crew fall to the 49ers, however the four-year performer suffered a broken leg and high ankle sprain in the course of the second quarter.
Since he not solely led the Dallas Cowboys in dashing yards (1,007) this previous season however tied for the crew lead with 12 whole touchdowns, he was given the “franchise” tag this offseason to maintain him off the open market. He’s already signed his one-year, $10.091 million tender.
So far as his highway to restoration, nicely…
Tony Pollard harm replace: RB says he’s forward of schedule
“Proper now, I’m feeling actually good about the place I’m, a bit of bit forward of schedule,” mentioned the 2022 Professional Bowler on Thursday afternoon following OTAs (through Patrik Walker of DallasCowboys.com). “Having the ability to get on the market for the walkthrough elements and to be on the market with the crew, get on the market and get my ft moist. I’m not likely restricted at this level, it’s simply (about) being sensible with it. Simply attempting to work my means again in slowly and ensure I’m in tip-top form so there’s not a fall-off.”
“Truthfully, I really feel quicker,” defined Pollard (through ESPN’s Todd Archer). “I imply we received nice trainers. Working with (director of rehabilitation Britt Brown) on the bands I don’t know for what number of months we’ve been going because the season was over, I simply really feel like I received numerous juice in me left.”
It’s been an fascinating offseason for a crew that has posted consecutive 12-5 showings. Pollard will actually be the primary man within the backfield now that Ezekiel Elliott (who led the Cowboys in carries and TD runs in 2022) is not with the crew.
It’s secure to say he’s trying ahead to the problem and he might be primed for one more profession marketing campaign. A wholesome Pollard will make life a lot simpler for Mike McCarthy, quarterback Dak Prescott and the Cowboys offense normally.