It's ok to both remain calm AND internally freak out a little bit.
The Dallas Cowboys announced that receiver Amari Cooper, who has missed the last week of training camp, is suffering from "plantar fascia irritation," according to Dallas 105.3 The Fan.
While the injury is supposedly nothing too serious, it's something to keep tabs on entering the 2019 NFL season; after all, plantar fasciitis, the malady's angrier cousin, is something that lingers.
In nine games last year with the Cowboys, Cooper recorded six touchdowns and 725 yards. With Dallas in the hunt to make the postseason again this year, quarterback Dak Prescott will need all of the weapons he can get.
While Jason Witten's return will help, Cooper's versatility and speed help take the Dallas offense to the next level. With a big question mark over Ezekiel Elliott's head, Cooper returning to the lineup healthy is all the more important.
The three-time Pro Bowler has a chance this season to insert himself into the conversation for league's best receiver if he can stay healthy. I expect a breakout season from Cooper this fall.