Dallas Cowboys: 3 great training camp battles to come

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Connor Williams, Dallas Cowboys
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With Dallas Cowboys’ training camp rapidly approaching, let’s look the most exciting battles ahead

Don’t look at the calendar. You didn’t get the date wrong. Training camp for the Dallas Cowboys begins in about a month.

But it’s never too early to start thinking about the big battles to come. Besides, it’s the middle of June and nothing else is happening.

But don’t go tuning up your car for a drive to Oxnard, California. Due to the pandemic, the ‘Boys will be training back at the Star in Frisco. Anyway, here we go:

Left guard: The battle of the Connors (This time it’s personal!)

Imagine you’re Connor Williams. You’ve started two years in a row and improved from one year to the next. And yet, you still have doubters. Then, on top of that you have to battle another guy with the same name?! What’s next? Will Other Connor steal your girlfriend too?

McGovern was drafted a year ago, seemingly as an insurance policy for both guard and center, but then a pectoral injury kept him out for the whole 2019 campaign. Odds are he’s healed now.

But has he been able to bulk enough to mount a serious challenge to Williams? Might he get pulled into the center fray? Has Williams bulked up even further? We’ll see …