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Cowboys news: Dallas may need their rookie tight ends to step up with Dalton Schultz injury

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Ferguson: Rookie TEs Ready to ‘Show Who We Are’ - Cowboys.com, Patrik Walker

The Cowboys’ rookie tight ends aren’t kidding around with their opportunities to take on the work load this week in wake of Dalton Shultz’s knee injury.

Why so serious? Well, if you’re the Dallas Cowboys, it’s because you understand how critical it was to sidestep an 0-2 hole by upsetting the Cincinnati Bengals and how equally important it is start 1-0 within the NFC East in Week 3, but a possible absence of Dalton Schultz aims the spotlight at rookie tight ends Jake Ferguson and Peyton Hendershot (a.k.a. “The Villain”, but more on that in a bit).

With Schultz nursing a knee sprain and potentially being a late-week or gametime decision against the New York Giants, the onus is on Ferguson and Hendershot to be prepped for a full workload on “Monday Night Football”.

Read the full article at Blogging The Boys