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Danny Coale's place on the wide receiver depth chart is also far from set in stone. Coale is currently on the the Dallas practice squad after an injury-ridden rookie season last year.
The former Virginia Tech player suffered a stress fracture in his first OTA last offseason and then tore his ACL last December. The tear ended his 2012 season and likely left coaches wondering about his ability to stay healthy.
“His biggest thing right now is getting healthy, being available. The key for him is, number one, to get to where he is Danny Coale, that he’s the guy that we like,” receivers coach Derek Dooley told Rainer Sabin of The Dallas Morning News back in May.
Coale will have had several months to heal and rehab from his ACL injury, but he'll be battling receivers who have been 100 percent for some time.
Dwayne Harris made an impression in the kick return game, but he also had 222 yards and one touchdown on 17 receptions last year. Terrance Williams was just drafted, and there's Cole Beasley to worry about.
Coale will not only have to prove he's healthy, but that he's a better option for Dallas than Beasley and others like Anthony Armstrong fighting for spots.
If Dallas decides to keep five receivers on the roster, Coale's biggest competition will likely be Beasely. Both could make the roster if the Cowboys decide on carrying six wideouts. Oherwise, Coale has some work to do to prove his health and worth to the team.