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Owner Jerry Jones: RB Lance Dunbar highlight despite fumble

Owner Jerry Jones: RB Lance Dunbar highlight despite fumble

dallasnews.com Updated Aug 17, 2013
Arizona Cardinals' Jasper Brinkley, right, recovers a fumble by Dallas Cowboys' Lance Dunbar, left, as Cardinals' Patrick Peterson, back left, looks on in the first half of a preseason NFL football game on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP…
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  • Tough afternoon for Cowboys QB Kyle Orton

    Tough afternoon for Cowboys QB Kyle Orton

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Aug 17, 2013
    Tony Jefferson (36) intercepts a ball intended for Cowboys receiver Dwayne Harris. The pass was thrown by Kyle Orton during the second quarter of a NFL preseason game at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Cheryl Evans/The Arizona Republic
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  • Injured Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne to begin running next week

    Injured Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne to begin running next week

    dallasnews.com Aug 17, 2013
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Morris Claiborne has yet to play this preseason. But the second-year cornerback is hopeful he can begin doing some limited work early this week as he continues his recovery from the left knee injury he suffered Aug. 6. “I haven’t ran o…
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  • First-team O-line sees extended action

    First-team O-line sees extended action

    ESPN.com Aug 17, 2013
    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Tony Romo, Jason Witten, Dez Bryant, Miles Austin and DeMarco Murray may have played only three series Saturday at Arizona, but that wasn’t the case for the first-team offensive line. Tyron Smith, David Arkin, Travis Frederick, Mackenz…
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  • Sources: Cowboys LB Alex Albright lost for season

    Sources: Cowboys LB Alex Albright lost for season

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Aug 17, 2013
    Alex Albright will be the second backup defender to undergo season ending surgery for the Cowboys in this training camp. Sources said Albright will undergo surgery on his back later this week in Dallas. While a time for procedure hasn’t been scheduled, …
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  • Cowboys' Will Allen OK after shot to ribs

    Cowboys' Will Allen OK after shot to ribs

    ESPN.com Aug 17, 2013
    GLENDALE, Ariz., -- The Dallas Cowboys came out of Saturday's preseason game with the Arizona Cardinals relatively clean from a health standpoint. Safety Will Allen took a shot to the ribs, but said after the game that he was fine and if this was a regu…
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  • Brian Waters will play, if he finds the right situation

    Brian Waters will play, if he finds the right situation

    Amid a report that the Cowboys have ended their pursuit of free-agent guard Brian Waters because Waters, in the assessment of the Cowboys, “just doesn’t want to play football,” a league source with knowledge of Waters’ thinking tells PFT that Waters wan…
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  • The MMQB: Dallas Cowboys 2013 preview

    The MMQB: Dallas Cowboys 2013 preview

    CNNSI.com Aug 17, 2013
    Tony Romo gets all the attention, but the Cowboys' new zone defense will decide whether they contend.
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  • Rapid Reaction: Cardinals 12, Cowboys 7

    Rapid Reaction: Cardinals 12, Cowboys 7

    ESPN.com dallasnews.com Aug 17, 2013
    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Dreadful. Just dreadful. The Dallas Cowboys (1-2) completed the West Coast portion of training camp with a 12-7 loss to the Arizona Cardinals (2-0) on Saturday afternoon at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cowboys' first-team offens…
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  • Larry Fitzgerald, Dez Bryant stand out in sloppy half in Arizon…

    Larry Fitzgerald, Dez Bryant stand out in sloppy half in Arizona

    profootballtalk.com Aug 17, 2013
    There’s no need to watch preseason games to confirm that Larry Fitzgerald and Dez Bryant are elite wide receivers, but they went ahead and offered evidence of it on Saturday afternoon anyway. The Cowboys and Cardinals played a pretty sloppy first half i…
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  • Dwayne Harris not giving up WR fight

    Dwayne Harris not giving up WR fight

    ESPN.com Aug 17, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. -- When the Cowboys drafted wide receiver Terrance Williams in the third round, there was an assumption Dwayne Harris' days as the No. 3 receiver were over. Williams has maintained the No. 3 spot in training camp, but Harris isn't giving …
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  • Cowboys vs. Cardinals: Five to watch

    Cowboys vs. Cardinals: Five to watch

    ESPN.com Aug 17, 2013
    PHOENIX -- The Cowboys play their third preseason game Saturday at Arizona against the Cardinals. Here are five players to keep an eye on: David Arkin: He's going to start at left guard with Ronald Leary possibly out for the rest of the preseason recove…
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  • Jerry Jones: Hollywood director provides Dallas Cowboys with on…

    Jerry Jones: Hollywood director provides Dallas Cowboys with one of the most dramatic moments of training camp

    dallasnews.com Aug 17, 2013
    The Dallas Cowboys are no stranger to having celebrities attend their training camp practices. Actors like Kevin Costner, Jamie Foxx, Eva Longoria and many others have stopped by to watch Tony Romo and company. This year alone, actress Kate Bosworth, NB…
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  • Video - Pre Week 2: Dallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals highlights 03:18

    Pre Week 2: Dallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals highlights

    Aug 17
    The Arizona Cardinals defense looks sharp as they hold the Dallas Cowboys to one touchdown in a 12-7 victory in Week 2 of preseason action.
  • Video - Cowboys Can't Hold On To The Ball 02:17

    Cowboys Can't Hold On To The Ball

    Aug 17
    Calvin Watkins and Todd Archer recap the Cowboys' six turnovers in a 12-7 preseason loss to the Cardinals.
  • Video - Cardinals Top Cowboys 01:04

    Cardinals Top Cowboys

    Aug 17
    Larry Fitzgerald collected 44 yards on three catches in the Cardinals' 12-7 win over the Cowboys.
  • Video - Gavin Escobar 5-yard touchdown 00:23

    Gavin Escobar 5-yard touchdown

    Aug 17
    The Dallas Cowboys get on the scoreboard when rookie tight end Gavin Escobar hauls in a 5-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Alex Tanney.