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Frederick Not Worried About Shotgun

Center Travis Frederick is reportedly picking up the art of the shotgun snap pretty quickly



    Cowboys first round pick Travis Frederick will almost surely enter the 2013 season as the team’s starting center. Doing this will require Frederick to get acquainted with snapping in a shotgun, something Dallas does quite a bit, but he doesn’t foresee any problems with picking it up.

    We did it a little bit [in college],” Frederick said, per ESPN Dallas. “Not a whole lot, but enough that I have experience in shotgun snaps.”

    Frederick will likely be plenty familiar with shotgun snapping by the time the pre-season begins, as he has mini-camps, OTAs and camp proper to work on it. He was seen snapping from the shotgun in last week’s rookie mini-camp and, according to Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas, he fared pretty well.

    “I think because it’s featured a little more in this offense we’re going to practice it more, so I don’t think it’s something to worry about," Frederick said. "I think I’ll handle that fine.”

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