Specifically, Coale broke the fifth metatarsal in his left foot, the source said, an ailment that could hold him out for a month. This would put his availability for mandatory minicamp in jeopardy. Coale was spotted by a reporter for DallasCowboys.com icing his foot and undergoing an MRI. The team's practice was not open to reporters.
A fifth-round pick out of Virginia Tech, Coale impressed NFL.com personnel guru Gil Brandt with his speed and hands. Brandt calling him a "move-the-chains" type of receiver who does many things well.