Dallas Cowboys tight end Martellus Bennett has spent the offseason working out both with his teammates, at undisclosed locations around the DFW area, and on his own at the Michael Johnson Performance Center in McKinney. The team workouts have been on hiatus for several weeks, as quarterback and head organizer Tony Romo attends settling into married life, golfing, etc.--while he’s been away, Bennett has been working out with backup and fellow Aggie Stephen McGee.
"We did a whole month of team stuff, and then Tony got married. He's probably still on his honeymoon. I don't know where he's at," Bennett told reporters at a celebrity basketball game this weekend, per the Dallas Morning News. "Me and Steve try to get together at least once or twice a week. I get out there and run some routes and go through the plays because you know all the plays, but when you don't hear them all the time, you're kind of like, 'Oh, what does that mean again?'
"Our playbook is so detailed, so for the most part, we've been getting together. Romo's doing a great job. Everybody's been doing a great job communicating with each other and staying in touch with each other, even if it's just to hang out."
Unlike many around the league, Bennett is confident that the lockout, which is now over 100-days-old, will be resolved in time for an uninterrupted training camp and preseason schedule.
"They said they should have some type of decision the weekend of the fourth, which is genius if you ask me, because the owners are super smart and we'll be going to camp the same time we usually go to camp," Bennett said. "I think everyone wants us to play, from the owners, to the players. Everyone wants to get this over with. I just can't wait to get back out there with my teammates."
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