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Cowboys' Bryant sees himself as a leader

Cowboys' Bryant sees himself as a leader

ESPN.com dallasnews.com Updated Jul 23, 2013
Receiver Dez Bryant, fresh off a breakout season and drama-free offseason, sees himself as a blossoming leader for the Dallas Cowboys.
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  • Cowboys' Witten, Lee support HGH testing

    Cowboys' Witten, Lee support HGH testing

    ESPN.com Jul 23, 2013
    With the NFL and the NFL Players Association closing in on an agreement regarding testing for human growth hormone, two prominent members of the Dallas Cowboys, Jason Witten and Sean Lee, believe it will be good for the game.
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  • Saints sign safety Akwasi Owusu-Ansah

    Saints sign safety Akwasi Owusu-Ansah

    profootballtalk.com Jul 23, 2013
    The New Orleans Saints announced Tuesday they have signed safety Akwasi Owusu-Ansah and waived cornerback Ryan Steed. Owusu-Ansah has appeared in 14 games with the Dallas Cowboys and Jacksonville Jaguars in two seasons in the league. Owusu-Ansah was a f…
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  • Cowboys have interest in Amobi Okoye

    Cowboys have interest in Amobi Okoye

    ESPN.com Jul 23, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. -- The Cowboys have expressed interest in free-agent defensive lineman Amobi Okoye, according to a source. Team officials have no plans at the moment to bring in any linemen for a workout, but the team does have one roster spot available …
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  • Dwayne Harris: Miles Austin’s age is the reason the Dallas Cowb…

    Dwayne Harris: Miles Austin’s age is the reason the Dallas Cowboys drafted Terrance Williams

    dallasnews.com Jul 23, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin (19) prepares to catch a ball during the afternoon practice on the first day at Dallas Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, California on July 21, 2013. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News)
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  • Cowboys Stadium Is A Horrible Place To Host Soccer

    Cowboys Stadium Is A Horrible Place To Host Soccer

    deadspin.com Jul 23, 2013
    The Gold Cup semifinals will be held tomorrow at Cowboys Stadium, and if early photos are any indication, it's going to be an embarrassing shitshow for everyone involved. How bad? That photo is a pile of green sand to cover up the holes in the grass.Rea…
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  • Cowboys coach Jason Garrett on Anthony Spencer’s knee injury: ‘…

    Cowboys coach Jason Garrett on Anthony Spencer’s knee injury: ‘We don’t think it is a very severe thing’

    OXNARD, Calif. — Jason Garrett didn’t seem too worried about the status of defensive end Anthony Spencer. Spencer, who will have a scope performed on his left knee later this week after he he continued to be bothered by a bone bruise he initially incurr…
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  • Cowboys WR Danny Coale sidelined because of swelling in left kn…

    Cowboys WR Danny Coale sidelined because of swelling in left knee

    dallasnews.com Jul 23, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — Danny Coale’s ongoing recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee had a setback after the Cowboys’ first training camp practice Sunday. The second-year wide receiver, who has yet to appear in an NFL regular season g…
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  • Brandon Carr: Defending the NFL’s top WRs, like Dez Bryant, ‘is…

    Brandon Carr: Defending the NFL’s top WRs, like Dez Bryant, ‘is what you live for’

    dallasnews.com Jul 23, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — Brandon Carr said he’s not keeping score when he defends Dez Bryant during practice. It wouldn’t make much sense if he did during the first two days of training camp. Neither player was wearing pads, limiting how physical a defensive pl…
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  • Former sprinter Sean Lissemore hoping to ‘run all day’ with fir…

    Former sprinter Sean Lissemore hoping to ‘run all day’ with first team defense

    dallasnews.com Jul 23, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. – When Sean Lissemore was a child, the wish he’d make when blowing out the candles on his birthday cake was the same every time, he hoped to one day play in the NFL. That dream didn’t become tangible for the 314-pound defensive tackle unt…
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  • Links: Reed Doughty knows his role

    Links: Reed Doughty knows his role

    ESPN.com Jul 23, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys Defensive end Anthony Spencer says he may need surgery to repair his left knee. The Dallas Morning News' Brandon George recaps what stood out to him during the second day of practice in Oxnard, Calif. New York Giants The Giants will catch…
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: 3 Can’t-Miss Things to Watch for Cowbo…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: 3 Can’t-Miss Things to Watch for Cowboys in Preseason

    dallasnews.com Jul 23, 2013
    Running back Joseph Randle goes through conditioning drills during Dallas Cowboys rookie minicamp at Valley Ranch, in Irving, Texas on May 10, 2013. (Michael Ainsworth/The Dallas Morning News)
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  • Video - Better run game in Dallas? 00:42

    Better run game in Dallas?

    Jul 23
    After missing six games last season, Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray enters training camp as the team's No. 1 rusher.
  • Video - Run game the early focus of Dallas Cowboys training camp 05:27

    Run game the early focus of Dallas Cowboys training camp

    Jul 23
    Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten reveals offense will have renewed focus on the run game under offensive coordinator Bill Callahan.
  • Video - Cowboys Season Preview 02:50

    Cowboys Season Preview

    Jul 23
    Mark Schlereth and Adam Schefter break down the top storylines for the Cowboys heading into the 2013 season.
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett on Dez Bryant 04:57

    Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett on Dez Bryant

    Jul 23
    Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett discusses receiver Dez Bryant's progress on and off the field.

Sports Columnists

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    Jul 23
    PETER KING: What’s your reaction to Aaron Hernandez’s being arrested and cut from the team, and how will his absence affect your offense? TOM BRADY: I’ve seen a lot of things over 13 years, and what I have learned is that mental toughness and putting as…
  • 2013 NFL training camp -- Eager for whirlwind road trip

    Jul 23
    Here are the 10 things John Clayton is eager to see in his whirlwind 12-day tour of training camps.
  • Colin Kaepernick Does Not Care What You Think About His Tattoos

    Jul 23
    TURLOCK, Calif. — On a hot May night in California’s Central Valley, graduation night at Pitman High, eight police officers stand in a multipurpose room listening to instructions. One is an undercover cop. A couple are SWAT-teamers in bulletproof vests.…
  • Don Banks: Bruce Arians' long-awaited opportunity arrives

    Jul 23
    The day Bruce Arians worked for and dreamed of, but had every right to doubt he'd ever see, has at last arrived. On Tuesday, his first group of Arizona Cardinals players, his guys, his team, will begin taking the field in training camp, led by a rookie …