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Weeden Looking Forward to Oxnard

Brandon Weeden will begin camp as the No. 2 quarterback on the depth chart

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    Gone from Cleveland after two disappointing seasons, quarterback Brandon Weeden is looking forward to his first training camp as a Dallas Cowboy. But he admits it’ll be tough to say goodbye to his wife and his new, three week old son.

    That’s going to be tough, being away but at the same time I’m looking forward to practicing somewhere else,” Weeden said, per ESPN Dallas. “I always heard about Oxnard and the setup and the fan base that travels and the people that are out there already who are Cowboys fans. I heard it's first class, top-notch. I’m excited about that part and the weather, getting out of that 100 degrees is always nice.

    “But having the little man around would’ve been nice. I’m going to miss him and the wife, but I think that’s part of playing this sport. There’s adversity you’ve got to get over.”

    The offseason has been good to Weeden, for the most part. He was released by the Browns back in March but quickly found a new home with the Cowboys, where he believes he can make a much-needed fresh start. The little bundle of joy came and then, last week, holdout backup quarterback Kyle Orton’s release was made official, meaning Weeden is pretty much locked in as Tony Romo’s backup going into camp.

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