With their long practices, constant yelling from coaches and endless meetings, football training camp is hard enough. But Dallas Cowboys tight ends coach Mike Pope has decided to take things a step further, introducing two new drills that are sure to sweep the nation.
In the first drill we see All-Pro tight end Jason Witten standing shirtless, chopping his feet and catching the balls thrown to him. Simple enough. Sure, until Pope dumps a bucket of freezing cold ice water on Witten in the middle of the drill.
Hey, this season maybe a teammate will prematurely celebrate victory, run onto the field, and give Witten a Gatorade bath mid-play. Always gotta be prepared, right?
Another one of new Dallas Cowboys TEs coach Mike Pope's crazy drills: TEs catching passes with bags on their heads: pic.twitter.com/KokaNQvOKv
— Brandon George (@DMN_George) July 31, 2014
Pope's techniques may be unorthodox, but considering that the New York Giants won four Super Bowls during his time as a coach there, maybe he is onto something. Hopefully he'll keep not up with more Patches O'Houlihan-esque training techniques throughout the season.
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