Rookie receiver Danny Coale was one of five Cowboys to be placed on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list on Wednesday, when the team opened it’s three-day, pre-training camp mini-camp on Wednesday, but Coale expects his time on the sidelines to be relatively short.
A fifth round pick out of Virginia Tech in April’s draft, Coale fractured his foot on the first day of organized team activities back in May.
“Sooner rather than later,” Coale said of his return, per ESPN Dallas. “It’s really how it responds. We really don’t put a timetable on it. I’d like to say (near) the beginning of camp, the first couple of weeks into camp, we’ll be ready to roll. But it’s how it responds really. Everybody responds differently. We’ll just add more each day and see how it feels.”
Coale, who’s drawn comparisons to New England’s Wes Welker for his speed, ability to get open and come down with the ball in traffic and so forth, remains optimistic about his chances in the race for the No. 3 and No. 4 receiving spots.
“My opportunity will come,” Coale said. “You’ve just got to stay mentally right and focused.”
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