A Defensive Boost Coming for Cowboys Defense with Randy Gregory’s Return?

The Dallas Cowboys haven’t given up on defensive end Randy Gregory.

Gregory could be available for the 2018 campaign after missing all of last season because of violating the league’s substance abuse policy for the third time. The 25-year-old defender is expected to apply for reinstatement, according to the Dallas Morning News’ Kate Hairopoulos and Jori Epstein.nfl custom jerseys cheap

“He’s being very diligent in preparing his information and preparing his application,” owner Jerry Jones said Wednesday. “I have been proud of Randy during this offseason. I’m very aware of how hard he’s working to get back in the league and get back on the field.”

Dallas took a chance on Gregory¬†cheap custom nfl jerseys¬† in the second round of the 2015 draft because his attributes make him perfectly suited for defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli’s scheme.

Being away from the game can be difficult, though. Relapses can easily occur when a professional athlete lives outside of team structure because of a lack of support.

“It’s best he’s back in the locker room cheap customized nfl jerseys , he’s back around us,” fellow defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford said. “I think it will be good for him and good for us.”

The 45-day window between application and a cheap nfl custom jerseys potential ruling places Gregory on the field for Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, California. His presence will provide depth behind Demarcus Lawrence, Taco Charlton and Kony Ealy.