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Rookie pass rusher Lawrence's injury means more shuffling for Cowboys' revamped D-line

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    Dallas Cowboys defensive end Tyrone Crawford (98), left, and teammate defensive end Jeremy Mincey (92) sign autographs at the end of practice at NFL football training camp, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Oxnard, Calif. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) (The Associated Press)

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    Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton (69) runs around a blocking pad at NFL football training camp, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Oxnard, Calif. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) (The Associated Press)

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    Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli, right, shows instructions to the team during NFL football training camp, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Oxnard, Calif. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) (The Associated Press)

Rookie pass rusher DeMarcus Lawrence's broken foot didn't send the Dallas Cowboys scrambling because they're already in rebuilding mode with their defensive line.

They just know the "new" DeMarcus won't be part of the plan for roughly the first half of the season.

Lawrence was drafted early in the second round after the Cowboys triggered a revamping of their defensive front by releasing franchise sacks leader DeMarcus Ware in March.

But the former Boise State player is far from the only newcomer in the group. His absence could mean more shuffling for the other 15 defensive linemen on the camp roster, with the possibility that a new name could be added along the way.

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