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  1. Safety track record not good for Cowboys

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - After the Cowboys released Gerald Sensabaugh on Monday, I wrote that the move was risky, considering the Cowboys do not have a known commodity currently under contract. After checking out the comments section, I soon realized Sensa...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  2. 5 Wonders: Cowboys' pass rush not helping secondary

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - While I'm still wondering how the Cowboys can run one offensive play in the final 26 seconds of a game like they did Sunday at Baltimore, it's time to move on to the weekly Five Wonders feature as Carolina awaits. ** I wondered at ...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  3. Dallas Cowboys' safeties get off to good start

    Todd Archer

    The Cowboys' safeties show the potential to make plays, stabilize the position.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2012
  4. Barry Church hopes to stop revolving door

    Todd Archer

    OXNARD, Calif. -- For the fourth straight year, Gerald Sensabaugh will have a different partner as one of the Cowboys' two starting safeties. In 2009, Sensabaugh was paired with Ken Hamlin. In 2010, it was Alan Ball. Last year it was Abram Elam. ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  5. Is Mike Jenkins' rehab a question?

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Intended or not, the Cowboys' decision to trade up for cornerback Morris Claiborne sends a message to Mike Jenkins. One of the messages could be related to Jenkins' approach to his rehabilitation from offseason shoulder surgery. A...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  6. Deciphering Jerry Jones is never easy

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Sometimes it is difficult to translate Jerry Jones. Over the years you get a feel for not so much what the Cowboys owner and general manager says but how he delivers the message. Jones spoke to reporters Monday at the Senior Bowl ...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  7. Breakdown of Cowboys' penalties

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- For the sixth straight year the Cowboys had more than 100 penalties in a season, matching the longest streak in team history. The Cowboys' 114 penalties were fifth-most in the NFL and Jason Garrett was unable to correct a problem ...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  8. Who stays/goes: Unrestricted free agents

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- The Cowboys have 13 players who will be unrestricted free agents in 2012, and there is a possibility none of them will return. CB Alan Ball: He started off well in the No. 4 cornerback role, but his play tailed off late in the sea...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  9. A look at Cowboys' 2012 free agents

    Todd Archer

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- For some Cowboys, tonight's game against the New York Giants could be their final game with a star on the helmet. Here's a list of the team's free agents -- unrestricted, restricted and exclusive rights -- going into 2012....

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  10. 5 Wonders: Changes on D, 1,000 yards, vet QB

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- It's Week 17 and it's the NFC East Championship Game Sunday at MetLife Stadium against the New York Giants, but I'm still wondering about some things. Here we go: ** Maybe it would be too much of a sign of desperation, but I wo...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  11. Phil Costa to start at center

    Todd Archer

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Phil Costa will start tonight against Tampa Bay after being listed as questionable because of a concussion suffered last week against the New York Giants. Coach Jason Garrett left open the possibility that undrafted rookie Kevin Kow...

    Blog | December 17, 2011
  12. Phil Costa starts for Dallas Cowboys; DeMarcus Ware, Mike Jenkins...

    Todd Archer

    Phil Costa started Saturday night against Tampa Bay after being listed as questionable because of a concussion suffered last week against the New York Giants.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2011
  13. Dallas Cowboys' defense has no answers for New York Giants' Eli M...

    Todd Archer

    Rob Ryan's defense had no answers for the Eli Manning and the Giants.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2011
  14. Cowboys break out corner rotation

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- At the beginning of the Cowboys' season cornerback depth seemed to be one of the club's biggest issues. Mike Jenkins was coming back from a stinger. Terence Newman missed almost all of camp and the entire preseason with a groin in...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  15. Anthony Spencer not fined for Tom Brady hit

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Anthony Spencer was not fined for his second-quarter roughing the passer penalty on New England quarterback Tom Brady Sunday. "It's disappointing in the fact that they called it and you think maybe it wasn't a penalty since you di...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  16. Penalty breakdown through four games

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Normally on Tuesday we bring you the officials' breakdown but with the bye we have changed it up for you with a penalty breakdown. In four games this season the Cowboys have been penalized 28 times for 211 yards. Two penalties hav...

    Blog | October 06, 2011