Free, Kosier join Cowboys practice as observers

Offensive linemen Doug Free and Kyle Kosier
have signed their contracts with the Dallas Cowboys and showed up
to practice as observers.
Free and Kosier were among five veteran free agents whose
re-signings were announced Saturday. The others include safety Alan
Ball, receiver Jesse Holley and cornerback Bryan McCann.
The players can't suit up until the new collective bargaining
agreement is completely finalized and the league year begins. That
is expected to happen Thursday. In anticipation, the Cowboys
released an updated training camp schedule that gives everyone a
day off Wednesday.
Free and Kosier were unrestricted free agents. Ball was
restricted, while the Cowboys held exclusive rights on Holley and