DallasCowboys.com Staff Writer
IRVING, Texas –
The growing excitement over undrafted rookie running back Jamize Olawale
has a familiar ring to it. This time last year, there was another guy just like him, trying to prove he deserved a spot.
Were it not for a hand injury, Phillip Tanner
would almost certainly be getting a bulk of the carries that have gone to Olawale in these preseason games. While he recovers, hopefully in time for the preseason finale, Tanner is working to stay positive.
“I try to tell myself to focus on the things that I can control,” Tanner said. “That just means paying attention in meetings, paying attention in walkthroughs, keeping my body in shape, running and staying mentally prepared.”
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