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DeMarcus Lawrence Set to Debut

Lawrence missed the first half of the season with a fractured foot



    DeMarcus Lawrence Set to Debut
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    If all goes as expected, Dallas Cowboys fans will finally get a glimpse of second round pick DeMarcus Lawrence on Sunday when the team faces the Arizona Cardinals. Lawrence was forced to miss the first half of the season with a fractured foot, suffered in training camp.

    The injury cut short what was an impressive camp for the rookie.

    "He was doing well," said head coach Jason Garrett, per ESPN Dallas. "He's one of those guys who seemed to be picking things up the right way and maybe as much as anything else the physicalness and the tempo with which you have to play. Obviously from a technical standpoint he has to improve. He just doesn't have that much experience, but he's certainly off to a good start and it will be good to get him back."

    The defensive end out of Boise State said before the season that his goal was to record double-digit sacks and, while that may not be a realistic goal eight weeks in, he’s still focused on getting at the quarterback--something the Cowboys’ defense could use.

    "I ain't going to say they need me because they've been doing it and winning games off of me not being there," Lawrence said. "I just say I'll be a help to them when I get back."

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