IRVING, Texas – Day 2 of the Cowboys' organized team activities is today, but it is closed to the media. Here some observations from Day 1:
What did Tony Romo actually do on the field? He was coach-like, especially with the receivers, tight ends and running backs. He also worked with the younger quarterbacks on footwork on handoffs.
DE Ben Bass did a nice job of disengaging from a blocker on a screen pass to eat up RB Lance Dunbar in the flat. RB Phillip Tanner was able to break through an earlier screen after getting sprung by LG Nate Livings and C Travis Frederick.
LB Brandon Magee dropped TE Andre Smith with a hit across the middle that drew some anger from coaches and players in the non-contact drills. After a quiet rookie minicamp, it was at least good to see Magee break up a pass, even if he was a little too exuberant.
Tanner missed a block of DE Anthony Spencer that allowed a sack of Orton in the final round of 11-on-11 drills.
After making a number of nice plays in the rookie camp, WR Jared Green continued to perform Monday with three more catches in team and seven-on-seven drills.