Young Cowboys have chance to impress

Preseason games, starting Sunday, are important proving grounds for hopefuls

Updated: August 7, 2010, 12:47 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

SAN ANTONIO -- When the preseason starts Sunday, there are several young Dallas Cowboys players who need to prove themselves.

The Cowboys will run their first-team offense and defense for about two series before the backups take over.

"We're going to get to see our draft picks of last year," Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said. "We got a couple of draft picks we won't see up there, but we will see last year's draft picks in this game and some of these younger guys we brought on. That's ...

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