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Source: Nerve improving for Cowboys LB Smith

A source tells ESPN that the injured nerve in the left leg of Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith continues to regenerate, giving the team and Smith hope of a full recovery months down the road.

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Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Dallas Cowboys rookie Jourdan Lewis will stand trial next week for one misdemeanor domestic violence charge. Jury selection will start Monday. Lewis' attorney John Shea said he hopes the trial will be over by Tuesday.

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Buechele makes Davey O'Brien Award watch list

Texas QB Shane Buechele has been named to the 2017 Davey O'Brien Award watch list. This year's list was selected based on player performance during the previous year and expectations heading into the 2017 college football season. During his rookie campaign last season, Buechele threw for 2,958 yards and 21 touchdowns.

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Police suspend investigation involving Elliott

Dallas police have suspended their investigation into an alleged assault that a source said involved Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, citing a lack of witnesses and an inability to contact the victim.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

According to Dallas Police, the investigation into the incident that occurred Sunday that a source said involved Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended due to the lack of a complaint. Detectives made several attempts to contact the victim through various ways, including Twitter, but have not been able to make contact. To date, no witnesses have come forward with more information.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith will follow a similar practice schedule in training camp to what he did in the spring by working every other day, according to coach Jason Garrett. He is part of the group of players that opened camp today with the rookies. He is scheduled to have another test to check on the regeneration of the nerve.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett has yet to speak with Ezekiel Elliott regarding the running back's alleges involvement in an incident last weekend but they will meet Friday. Garrett did not address specifics regarding Elliott but he said the team believes in Elliott as a person and football player and will continue to put support in place, "to help them make great decisions to grow."

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