News: DC.COM: Spears: This Training Camp Is No Different

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Posted by jellis at 8/17/2011 10:17 AM CDT on

    While the official camp portion of the preseason is in the rearview, the Cowboys have been conducting practice similarly this week, but one thing has remained the same since the players reported in late July. With just a couple exceptions, Garrett has kept the pads on in practice. There is very little tackling to the ground, but it's still a more physical regimen than the last four years.

    One of the guys who takes the most punishment, defensive end Marcus Spears, says this year's preseason practices have really been no more and no less strenuous than in the past.

    "It's tough," Spears said. "It's training camp. Training camp last year was six weeks. I've been through two training camps with Bill Parcells. I've been through a few tough ones. This is no different. (My) body feels the same. Mentally you've got to adjust because you've got a new defense going in, but the physical aspect is the same.

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  2. ThreeSportStar80

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    Spears is going to have a very good year, I'm glad they re-signed him!

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