3 Cowboys players who have gone missing at training camp

These Cowboys have been concerningly quiet over the first three weeks of training camp.
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2. Matt Farniok

Talk about fumbling a golden opportunity.

With Zack Martin holding out amid a contract dispute, Farniok has opened a number of practices as the Cowboys' starting right guard.

We hadn't heard much of Farniok over the first two weeks up until a few days ago when Mike McCarthy told reporters that the second-year linemen will focus more at center (his natural position) than guard.

The reason being? Farniok has endured some tough reps at guard, including getting bullied by first-round pick Mazi Smith, who hasn't exactly stolen the spotlight in Oxnard. As we alluded to earlier, Farniok is a case of a player whom fans haven't heard from because he's struggled to make an impact.

Now, he's a talking point for all of the wrong reasons, though the switch back to center could be a blessing in disguise with Tyler Biadasz nursing an ankle injury. Remember, Biadasz suffered a high-ankle sprain late last season, so it's likely Dallas is extra cautious with its staring center.

That could lead to Farniok seeing extensive work at center in preseason.