Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton says he’s ready for Sunday’s regular season opener against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday afternoon.
Melton is coming off a torn ACL that kept out of most of the season last year and the first regular season game this summer. Then, in camp, he suffered a groin injury that kept him out of the final three preseason games. No word as of yet whether he’ll be limited to a certain amount of snaps against San Francisco.
“I’m just going to go with the flow,” Melton said, per ESPN Dallas. “If they want to hold me to a certain amount of plays, I’m just going to listen to them.”
Of course, the fact that Melton didn’t play a snap in the preseason makes this a very important week of practice for the former Chicago Bear.
“The biggest thing for (Melton),” said head coach Jason Garrett, “is to get out there and practice and go against a live opponent. He was able to do some of that today.”
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