Dallas Cowboys: Where Is Rookie Tight End Gavin Escobar?

August 17, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

So, training camp has come and gone for the Dallas Cowboys in 2013 and I can still ask an easy question: Where is Gavin Escobar?
This was the pick that made many a fan to drop their faces into their hands upon learning that Dallas chose a pass-catching tight end in Round 2 of the NFL Draft for the third time since 2006. Other fans might have simply turned the television off or thrown their smart phone.
If you were happy with this selection then the above might not make sense, but the following numbers suggest that Escobar's output so far could be a glimpse into the future.
One: Number of catches for Escobar after two preseason games against Miami and Oakland.
Three: Number of yards Escobar has been credited with gaining.
This is not to claim already that Escobar will be a bust or not a good player after just two exhibition contests. We all know what his strengths look like in a passing offense and that he has wide receiver-like hands and blah, blah, ...

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