The Dallas Cowboys are practicing at Valley Ranch for the first time since their indoor facility collapsed May 2 during a rookie minicamp.
While the fabric-covered tentlike structure wasn't rebuilt, the
two adjacent outdoor fields had to be redone because of damage from
The area where the indoor field stood was fenced off Monday, and
the artificial surface was gone.
The collapse injured 12 staff members, including a scouting
assistant who was paralyzed from the waist down. Special teams
coach Joe DeCamillis sustained a broken neck, but has returned to
Stephen Hodge was among 27 rookies and first-year players who
escaped injury. He said players will think about the collapse, but
have moved on.