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Cowboys Injury Report: Crawford goes down on first day Updated Jul 21, 2013
OXNARD, Calif. – In southern California on Sunday, the sky was unusually gray, creating a fitting backdrop during an opening day of training camp filled with disappointment for the Cowboys. In the afternoon practice, second-year defensive lineman Tyrone…
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  • Cowboys DE DeMarcus Ware: ‘I feel 100 percent’ Jul 21, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — DeMarcus Ware wore a big smile and he seemed almost giddy. “I’m looking forward to practice,” he said at the Cowboys’ morning walkthrough Sunday. It was a strange declaration for a ninth-year veteran player to make. But Ware had his rea…
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  • Romo back for first time since cyst removal Jul 21, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was able to practice for the first time on Sunday since undergoing a surgical procedure to remove a cyst in his back in April.
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  • It’s a wrap: Observations from Day 1 of Dallas Cowboys training camp practices in Oxnard: Jul 21, 2013
    DALLAS COWBOYS OBSERVATION DECK: Here’s what stood out from Day 1 of Dallas Cowboys’ training camp practices Sunday in Oxnard, Calif.: It was rare weather in Ventura County on Sunday for the first day of Cowboys’ training camp practice: overcast skies a…
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  • Garrett making Cowboys practice in new pads Jul 21, 2013
    Much to the dismay and denial of many players, the NFL’s making them wear thigh and knee pads this year, and won’t let them play if they don’t. So it makes sense to Cowboys coach Jason Garrett that they wear them during practice as well. Garrett told pl…
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  • Dolphins offense uses extra time to get an edge Jul 21, 2013
    Before 2011, NFL teams didn’t necessarily want the extra week of practice that goes with playing in the Hall of Fame game. Now, with reduced offseason workouts and limited hitting in training camp, teams see the benefit of extra time. This year, the Dol…
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  • Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray: ‘This year is going to be a great year for me’ Jul 21, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. – Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said on Friday that the Dallas Cowboys haven’t seen the best out of DeMarco Murray. On Sunday, Murray agreed with the NFL’s reigning MVP. “I think he’s right on,” Murray said after the Cowb…
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  • Stephen Jones: Cowboys ‘not concerned’ about Ratliff’s health after hamstring injury

    Though Cowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff sustained a hamstring injury at the outset of training camp, club director of player personnel Stephen Jones indicated Ratliff’s health is not a major worry, the club’s website reported Sunday. “He finished th…
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  • Cowboys officials not concerned about players who failed conditioning test Jul 21, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — Last year, around this time, head coach Jason Garrett seemed peeved when three members of the Cowboys — receiver Andre Holmes, running back Felix Jones and safety Brodney Poole — failed the conditioning test administered to players at t…
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  • Cowboys add Alex Tanney as camp arm Jul 21, 2013
    Five days ago, the Cowboys held a three-man Gong Show at quarterback. On Sunday, the Cowboys declared a winner. Winning the check for $516.32 was Alex Tanney. He joins Tony Romo, Kyle Orton, and Nick Stephens on the 90-man roster. Adding a fourth quarte…
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  • Dallas Cowboys officially announce signings of three players, including veteran OT Demetress Bell Jul 21, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — The Dallas Cowboys officially announced the signings of three players on Sunday, just before their first walk-through practice of training camp. The Cowboys signed veteran offensive tackle Demetress Bell (Northwestern State), quarterbac…
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  • Cowboys sign Bell, put him on NFI list Jul 21, 2013
    As expected, the Cowboys have signed tackle Demetress Bell. As not expected, the Cowboys placed Bell on the team’s active/non-football injury list. Bell, who spent 2012 with the Eagles, entered the league as a seventh-round pick of the Bills in 2008. He…
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  • Dawn of a New Day: OXNARD, Calif. — “Life,’’ Jason Garrett t… Jul 21, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — “Life,’’ Jason Garrett told his team Saturday afternoon, pacing in front of his 90 players, “is about opportunities. The NFL! The Dallas Cowboys! Are you kidding me? Since we were this high we wanted to be here.” I find myself this morn…
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  • Jerry Jones says NFL is “closer than ever” to Los Angeles return Jul 21, 2013
    As Cowboys owner Jerry Jones uses the far-from-home Oxnard training camp as a device for luring more folks to follow his team, the Cowboys could eventually have some California competition. Jones tells Arash Markazi of that the NFL is…
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  • Video - Jason Garrett is happy to have Tony Romo back 03:07

    Jason Garrett is happy to have Tony Romo back

    Jul 21
    Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett talks to the media after practice Sunday to discuss new defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin and the health of quarterback Tony Romo.