The Dallas Cowboys will head into their 2014 training camp with more wide-open position battles than perhaps ever before.
Outside of quarterback, tight end, strong safety and a couple spots on the offensive line, you could make an argument that there’s a legitimate battle at every other position.
This competition is good for the Cowboys. For so long they relied on veterans coming off big contract extensions who probably didn’t have all the motivation in the world to prepare as hard as possible. Now the Cowboys have young—albeit unproven—talent at nearly every position, with nearly everyone currently on a “prove it” deal.
With that said, let’s take a look at five position battles to monitor in training camp for Dallas.