Dallas Cowboys Training Camp: Martellus Bennett Vs. John Phillips

July 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In the first six parts of my Training Camp Battles Series , I analyzed the future of the nickel linebacker , defensive end,  free safety , left tackle ,wide receiver , and cornerback  positions.
Today, I will take a look at the current battle between tight ends Martellus Bennett and John Phillips for the No. 2 job behind starter Jason Witten.  Recently, offensive coordinator Jason Garrett seemed to indicate that the competition for the second tight end spot is quite open.  He said there will be“healthy competition”  at every position and when referring to Phillips, Garrett claimed:
Every opportunity he gets, he seems to make the catch, make the block, do the little thing that helps our football team. He did that really all throughout last year in a limited role, and he has a little bit more of a role with Martellus out here the first four or five practices. He’s doing it. It’s not always flashy,...

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