Woicik’s return pumps up Cowboys

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Maybe the Cowboys’ window won’t close if they’re strong enough to hold it open.

Lost in the lockout was the return of Mike Woicik to serve as the team’s strength and conditioning coach, 15 years after leaving with a trio of Super Bowl rings.  During his absence, the Cowboys won only one postseason game.  Woicik, however, won another three with the Patriots.

In 2011, Woicik couldn’t do much to help the Cowboys in the offseason program, because there was no offseason program.  This year, his efforts are producing results.

“Coach Woicik and his staff did a great job with us,” defensive end Jason Hatcher recently told Brent Shirley of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, via NBCDFW.com.  “I watched my body change.  Everybody looked like they were in great shape.”

So maybe if the players, thanks to Woicik’s return, are back to looking like more like Tarzan, maybe they’ll be playing a little less like Jane — especially in the games that count the most.