OXNARD, Calif. — Front-office members and coaches called players. Head coach Mike McCarthy shared his initial hesitancy and how the science won him over. Players swapped questions and answers, communicating among themselves.
The result: The Cowboys expect roughly 84 of the 89 players on their current roster will soon be vaccinated against COVID-19.
“It was a many-faceted effort,” Jones said Wednesday morning in a news conference to launch Cowboys training camp. “From the standpoint of the players, from what I call ‘in the pipeline’ that is committed at some various stage of whether they need two vaccine shots and they’ve got one, or they’re waiting a period of time to have the vaccine and go through the protocol.
“We have a handful that in my mind that have still