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  1. Marinelli likes that D has much to prove

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Rod Marinelli likes what he saw from his Dallas Cowboys defense in the spring. The defensive coordinator liked that he has more players along the defensive line. He likes the linebackers' "movement skills." He likes how cornerback...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  2. Rod Marinelli defines outside LB roles

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- When is a strong-side linebacker really a weak-side linebacker? It's all about the definition used by the Dallas Cowboys' new defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli. Bruce Carter is a weak-side linebacker in Marinelli's scheme even i...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  3. Words in Tampa sound familiar to Cowboys

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- When the Dallas Cowboys made the switch to the 4-3 scheme last year, they thought they had the pieces in place to make a smooth transition. Nobody could have seen what happened to the defense in 2013, finishing last in the NFL. ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  4. Five Wonders: Season on line Sunday?

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Refreshed off the bye week, Five Wonders is back and ready for action. We'll start with this mini-wonder: Does anybody more than wonder whether the Dec. 29 meeting between the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles at AT&T Sta...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  5. Keyshawn wonders if pieces fit new D

    Todd Archer

    OXNARD, Calif. - Keyshawn Johnson knows how good Monte Kiffin and Rod Marinelli can be after spending time with them in Tampa Bay. He has a Super Bowl ring to prove it. As Johnson, the former Cowboys wide receiver and current ESPN analyst, look...

    Blog | July 28, 2013
  6. Allen, Magee enter camp same way

    Todd Archer

    OXNARD, Calif. -- Will Allen is entering his 10th season and the Cowboys are his third team. Brandon Magee is an undrafted rookie. They will arrive today in Oxnard not via the Cowboys' charter flight, but by car because they have been in Southern ...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  7. A look at Monte Kiffin's defensive stats

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- From 1996 to 2008, Monte Kiffin ran one of the best defenses in the NFL, finishing in the top 10 in total defense in 11 of his 13 years. The Buccaneers' trademark was the ability to make game-changing plays with game-changing play...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  8. Opposing voice: Ronde Barber

    Todd Archer

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay cornerback Ronde Barber must look around at his current teammates and say, 'Who are these guys? In his 15th season, Barber is by far the most tenured player on the NFL's youngest team. He is the link to the Buccaneers' glo...

    Blog | December 17, 2011
  9. Five-star: Felix Jones will have a big day

    Todd Archer

    Five-star question: Will Felix Jones, who has one run of 10 yards or more in 44 carries on the road, match or surpass that total this week in Tampa? At the beginning of the season, I thought this was the season Felix Jones would breakout and becom...

    Blog | December 15, 2011