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  1. Cowboys prepare for Eli Manning

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Anthony Spencer had to make sure he was hearing it correctly: Eli Manning threw five interceptions last week in a loss to the San Francisco 49ers. It was the second time Manning had thrown five interceptions, yet Spencer and sever...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  2. Cowboys defense doing just enough

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys' defense had zero sacks and New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning was upright for the majority of the game. There were three pass breakups and no interceptions. The defense, run by Rod Marinelli, isn't going t...

    Blog | October 19, 2014
  3. Kiffin says Cowboys' D needs improvement

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys' defense forced six turnovers in the season-opening victory over the New York Giants. That might be the only good thing that happened. Eli Manning threw for 450 yards and four touchdowns, and the Giants had t...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  4. Will Cowboys' defensive changes stop RG3 and Chip Kelly?

    Calvin Watkins

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Late Tuesday night, Monte Kiffin and Chip Kelly shared a beer and some conversation. Before Kiffin, the Dallas Cowboys' newly-hired defensive coordinator, left for the night, he hugged Kelly, the new coach of the Philadelphia Eagle...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  5. Are Cowboys losing NFC East arms race?

    Calvin Watkins

    The Washington Redskins will host the Seattle Seahawks in an NFC wild-card game Sunday afternoon. At one point during the regular season, the Redskins were 3-6. But they won seven consecutive games, including five against the NFC East, to emerge as t...

    Blog | January 06, 2013
  6. Dallas Cowboys' win in Philadelphia, manageable schedule ignite p...

    Calvin Watkins

    Cowboys' win in Philadelphia, manageable schedule ignite playoff hope.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2012
  7. Morris Claiborne welcomes Eli Manning

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Rookie cornerback Morris Claiborne remembers his first NFL game. He was nervous, but a good kind of nervous before facing the New York Giants on the road. Giants quarterback Eli Manning targeted Claiborne four times and complet...

    Blog | October 27, 2012
  8. The Other Side: Ohm Youngmisuk

    Calvin Watkins

    This week The Other Side stays in-house and talks about the New York Giants with the man who covers the Giants, Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPNNewYork. Q: How different are the Giants since that season-opening loss? A: They're getting better. They aren...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  9. Cowboys defense must dominate to win

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The first meeting told all you need to know about the Cowboys' defense against the New York Giants. There were three sacks of Eli Manning, a forced fumble, five quarterback hits, five tackles for loss and two pass breakups. Manni...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  10. W2W4: Cowboys vs. Buccaneers

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The home opener has arrived, with the Cowboys taking on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. We preview: The series: The Cowboys lead the all-time series 12-3 and have won the last four meetings, including last season's meeting in Tampa B...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  11. Dallas Cowboys' Tyron Smith fined for key horse-collar tackle

    Calvin Watkins

    Left tackle Tyron Smith was fined $15,750 by the NFL for a second-quarter horse-collar penalty in last week's 24-17 season-opening victory over the New York Giants.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2012
  12. Are the Cowboys underrated?

    Calvin Watkins

    Khaled Elsayed of Pro Football Focus writes that maybe the Cowboys are not as respected as they should be despite the Week 1 victory over the New York Giants last week. Writes Elsayed: This wasn't the same Dallas defense we saw a year ago. They...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  13. DeMarcus Ware sacks century mark

    Calvin Watkins

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- All summer, outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware kept thinking about the Cowboys' opener against the New York Giants and setting the tone for the season. It was hard for Ware to forget about what happened last season. A two-ga...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  14. Josh Brent gets start, helps keep Giants in check

    Calvin Watkins

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Josh Brent got his first career start Wednesday night, replacing starting nose tackle Jay Ratliff (high-ankle sprain), and finished with two tackles against the New York Giants. "I didn't really focus on that," Brent said....

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  15. W2W4: Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants

    Calvin Watkins

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Finally. The 2012 season begins tonight when the Dallas Cowboys visit the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. There are all sorts of subplots in a game like this. Here's a nice little preview....

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  16. Five players to watch against the Cowboys

    Calvin Watkins

    I've decided to compile a list of five players the Cowboys will face in 2012 who could give them fits. This doesn't include Eli Manning, the New York Giants receivers, Ray Lewis, Michael Vick, DeSean Jackson, Atlanta's receivers, New Orleans' offense...

    Blog | May 14, 2012