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  1. Cowboys not too patient with draft picks

    Tim MacMahon

    Patience is a virtue, but too much of it can be a problem for NFL decision-makers. Roster decisions are too often influenced by draft investments. Teams are hesitant to give up on a guy they graded highly coming out of college. They're hesitant to...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  2. Cowboys plan to use Dez Bryant on punt returns

    Tim MacMahon

    PHOENIX, Ariz. - The Cowboys plan to use Dez Bryant as their primary punt returner against the Cardinals, a source said. Bryant had not been used in that role since Miles Austin strained his hamstring in the Nov. 6 win over the Seahawks. Bryant's ...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  3. Dez Bryant should be primary punt returner soon

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas - The release of Akwasi Owusu-Ansah indicates that the Cowboys intend to make Dez Bryant the primary punt returner again. It just might not happen this week. That decision could come down to Miles Austin's availability. Owner/gene...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  4. Nnamdi Asomugha not worth price for Cowboys

    Tim MacMahon

    SAN ANTONIO -- As long as Nnamdi Asomugha can play cornerback, strong safety, free safety and defensive end all at the same time, it makes perfect sense for the Cowboys to sign him. That, of course, isn't the case. That's why the Cowboys shouldn't...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  5. How much safety help can Cowboys afford?

    Tim MacMahon

    SAN ANTONIO - The Cowboys' front office accomplished its primary goal by locking up left tackle Doug Free to a long-term deal. Addressing the safety positions isn't far down the list. Jerry Jones acknowledged in the middle of last season that t...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  6. Position Series: Safeties

    Tim MacMahon

    Players: Alan Ball (free agent), Gerald Sensabaugh (free agent), Barry Church (signed through 2012), Danny McCray (signed through 2012), Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (signed through 2013), Andrew Sendejo (signed through 2011) Top free agents: Michael Huff, ...

    Blog | February 23, 2011
  7. Analyzing the Dallas Cowboys roster: Players who should be brough...

    Tim MacMahon

    Cowboys roster: Who should stay, who should go, and who's on the bubble.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2011
  8. Dallas Cowboys place Marcus Spears, Akwasi Owusu-Ansah on IR

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys defensive end Marcus Spears has been placed on injured reserve along with rookie safety Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, creating room to sign two defensive linemen to the roster.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2010
  9. Cowboys will be patient with 4th-round pick

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas - The Cowboys' decision to keep only three cornerbacks isn't necessarily a sign that they're confident that rookie fourth-rounder Akwasi Owusu-Ansah is ready to contribute there. Owusu-Ansah has worked as a slot corner since being cl...

    Blog | September 07, 2010
  10. Cowboys keeping only three corners

    Tim MacMahon

    It appears that the Cowboys will keep only three true cornerbacks after cutting Cletis Gordon and Bryan McCann. This is an option because of the position flexibility of fourth-round pick Akwasi Owusu-Ansah and veteran Alan Ball, two of the six saf...

    Blog | September 04, 2010
  11. Akwasi Owusu-Ansah's reality check

    Tim MacMahon

    SAN DIEGO - Akwasi Owusu-Ansah is angry. He didn't play up to his standards in his preseason debut. He was especially disappointed that he fumbled on a kickoff return and called for a fair catch on a punt return when he had plenty of room to run. ...

    Blog | August 22, 2010
  12. Akwasi Owusu-Ansah eager for return(s)

    Tim MacMahon

    OXNARD, Calif. - Fourth-round pick Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, a safety project with a lot of potential, is a lock to make the 53-man roster. The question is whether he can contribute as a rookie. His best chance of making an immediate impact is in the re...

    Blog | August 16, 2010
  13. Akwasi Owusu-Ansah finally practices

    Tim MacMahon

    SAN ANTONIO - Fourth-round pick Akwasi Owusu-Ansah put on a pair of shoulder pads for the first time as a pro. Owusu-Ansah practiced for the first time Wednesday, coming off the physically unable to perform list five months after he had surgery on...

    Blog | August 04, 2010
  14. Who will be Cowboys' next cuts?

    Tim MacMahon

    Once all the draft picks are signed, the Cowboys will have 82 players on the roster, two over the limit for training camp. When the Cowboys have to cut a couple of players, the educated guess here is that undrafted nose tackle Junior Aumavae and e...

    Blog | July 17, 2010
  15. Proving Ground: Akwasi Owusu-Ansah

    Tim MacMahon

    Ninth in a 10-part series focusing on young non-starters who have a lot to prove during training camp (series): The Cowboys believe Akwasi Owusu-Ansah has the potential to develop into a playmaking free safety, but they plan to be patient as he ma...

    Blog | July 15, 2010
  16. Jerry Jones: Dallas Cowboys won't pursue safety in free agency

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said Wednesday that he doesn't intend to pursue a safety in free agency.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2010