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Witten understands losing John Garrett part of business

Witten understands losing John Garrett part of business

Cowboys tight end Jason Witten said it saddened him to see his position coach (who happens to be his head coach’s brother) go, but chalked it up to “a bottom line business” Witten actually invited John Garrett to be with him at the Super Bowl, befor
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  • Cowboys not one of the several teams interested in former Texas…

    Cowboys not one of the several teams interested in former Texas standout Sergio Kindle

    dallasnews.com Feb 1, 2013
    Former Texas linebacker/defensive end Sergio Kindle was the last player cut from the Ravens, let go after Baltimore beat the Colts in the wildcard round. Our own Barry Horn wrote about Kindle spending his Super Bowl week working out for teams, not going…
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  • Five Cowboys who failed to meet expectations: No. 1

    Five Cowboys who failed to meet expectations: No. 1

    dallasnews.com Feb 1, 2013
    After the Cowboys failed to make the playoffs for the third consecutive season, management has spent time evaluating the roster.  They’ll instantly recognize players who surpassed expectations and others who didn’t meet them. We’ll examine the top
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  • Cowboys fans … would you rather have Tony Romo or Jay Cutler as…

    Cowboys fans … would you rather have Tony Romo or Jay Cutler as your team’s QB?

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Feb 1, 2013
    Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones has made it clear that he thinks the team has the quarterback it needs. “Tony is so much on the page with us,” Jones said on the NFL Network recently. “I really would hate to be sitting here talking about
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  • How far gone was a Cowboys player before Super Bowl XXVIII medi…

    How far gone was a Cowboys player before Super Bowl XXVIII media day? Rich Dalrymple explains

    dallasnews.com Feb 1, 2013
    Rich Dalrymple, long-time Cowboys public relations boss, made his network analyst debut this week working for NFL Network at Tuesday’s Media Day and at Friday’s coaches’ news conference. He talked mostly about the relationship between teams and the
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  • Commissioner Roger Goodell responds to question on Dallas Cowbo…

    Commissioner Roger Goodell responds to question on Dallas Cowboys NT Jay Ratliff by saying league must, “do a better job of ed

    dallasnews.com Feb 1, 2013
    Commissioner Roger Goodell said in his Friday press conference that the NFL must do a better job of educating its players on the dangers of drunk driving and the services available to avoid getting into the car. His comment was in response to a question…
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  • Cowboys’ Jason Witten finds thought of winning NFL’s man of the…

    Cowboys’ Jason Witten finds thought of winning NFL’s man of the year award humbling

    dallasnews.com Feb 1, 2013
    This is a busy time for Cowboys tight end Jason Witten in New Orleans. He’s a finalist for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award along with Arizona’s Larry Fitzgerald and Cleveland’s Joe Thomas. The winner of the award will be announced Saturday e
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  • Who Is America's Favorite NFL Team? Facebook Data Offer A Clear…

    Who Is America's Favorite NFL Team? Facebook Data Offer A Clear Winner.

    deadspin.com Feb 1, 2013
    You've seen Facebook's map of geographic NFL fandom. Our clever friends at the Harvard College Sports Analysis Collective dig deeper into the data to discover America's most popular football teams. More »
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  • Senior Bowl look-back at wide receivers: Louisiana Tech’s Quint…

    Senior Bowl look-back at wide receivers: Louisiana Tech’s Quinton Patton impressive

    dallasnews.com Feb 1, 2013
    The Cowboys need to draft a wide receiver or two for depth in 2013, but it’s not likely they go after one in the first round. That said, here’s a possible second-round option: Louisiana Tech receiver Quinton Patton (6-0, 202) did more for himself dur
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Texas DE Alex Okafor Scouting Report

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Texas DE Alex Okafor Scouting Report

    dallasnews.com Feb 1, 2013
    Jonathan Bales is a special contributor to SportsDayDFW.com. He’s the founder of The DC Times and writes for DallasCowboys.com and the New York Times. He’s also the author of 
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  • DeMarcus Ware will have elbow surgery

    DeMarcus Ware will have elbow surgery

    profootballtalk.com Feb 1, 2013
    DeMarcus Ware was hampered by injuries to his right shoulder and elbow in the second half of the Cowboys season, which led him to have shoulder surgery shortly after the end of the regular season. At the time, there was no determination about whether he…
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