The Dallas Cowboys have wrapped their second week of OTAs. Newcomers Brandin Cooks and Stephon Gilmore are already making an impact, while Micah Parsons told reporters he expects to play eight (!) different positions this upcoming season.
Of course, Cooks, Gilmore, and even Parsons, are stablished vets at this point in their respective careers. Organized team activities should come easy for players of their prestige, and most of the starting 11 on both sides of the ball in general.
That being said, there are several key takeaways fans should be aware of before the Cowboys take the field again in two weeks. Good or bad, it's important not to overreact from practices this early in the offseason, but there have been plenty of both over the first two weeks.
Positive Cowboys takeaway: Eric Scott practicing with first-team defense
Is it time to believe the hype? Sure, Trevon Diggs hasn't been practicing everyday and Nahshon Wright has also been sidelined, but it speaks volumes Scott has taken extensive reps with the first-team defense opposite Stephon Gilmore.
The Cowboys surprised seemingly everyone when they traded up to draft Scott, a prospect many analysts pegged to go undrafted, in the sixth round.
Every Cowboys reporter has spoken glowingly of Scott's performance thus far, culminating in Isha Morrison of the famed "The Draft Show" and the "Girls Talk, 'Boys Talk" podcast noting Scott ran stride for stride with some of the team's best receivers.
It'll be fascinating to monitor Scott's development before the regular season kicks off.