Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain is in Oxnard, CA with his new teammates for the opening of training camp, but he might not be there for too much longer.
On Friday, the day after the Cowboys are scheduled to hold their first practice of camp, McClain is due in Decatur (Alabama) Municipal Court on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. McClain attempted to have his court date delayed, but Judge Bill Cook, Jr., denied the request.
The charges stem from McClain’s April 2013 arrest and, according to Decatur Municipal Court Clerk Jessica Haggard, his court date has already been postponed three times.
The Cowboys signed McClain on July 1, after the former Raider and Raven spent a year retired and out of the game, and view him as a low risk, high reward addition. To wit, unless McClain plays in 50 percent or more of Dallas’s defensive snaps in 2014, the team won’t have to give up anything to the Ravens in exchange for him.
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