Cowboys’ Gregory seeks return after yearlong ban
A person with direct knowledge of the application says Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory is set to seek reinstatement after missing the 2017 season over multiple violations of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. Gregory’s application should be received by the league office within days in hopes that he will be reinstated in time for training camp in late July, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because of privacy stipulations in the drug policy.
The NFL’s policy says those involved in the process will work to help Commissioner Roger Goodell rule within 60 days of receiving the application. The league declined to comment. The 25-year-old Gregory last played in the 2016 regular-season finale, when the former Nebraska standout had his first career sack at the end of his second season.
Head coach Hue Jackson pointed out past mistakes in handling the quarterback position, per Cabot. “We have been playing young quarterbacks here in Cleveland for the past two years and putting them in some tough situations,” Jackson said. “It’s really important that he understands. When he is ready to play, he will be ready to play.”
Mayfield took most of his snaps in shotgun formation at Oklahoma. He’s still getting comfortable as a signal-caller under center. Taylor will start, but the No. 1 overall pick could see the field later in the season if the Browns don’t have a shot at the postseason.
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