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  1. Adrian Peterson still looking to break Emmitt's record

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- On a conference call with reporters, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said he still wants to break Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith's all-time rushing record. Smith rushed for 18,355 yards in a career and Peterson is third...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  2. Is DeMarco Murray's durability an issue?

    Calvin Watkins

    Ed Werder talked briefly about DeMarco Murray's durability with Fitzsimmons and Durrett on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM today. Murray has missed nine games because of injuries in his brief two-year career. In comparison, Emmitt Smith missed a total of ...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  3. Cowboys could play in Hall of Fame game

    Calvin Watkins

    PHOENIX -- The Dallas Cowboys are looking into playing in the Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio, according to a source. The last time the Cowboys played in the Hall of Fame game was 2010, the year Emmitt Smith was inducted into the Hall of Fame. F...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  4. Charlie Peprah finally plays for his favorite team

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Growing up in Plano, Texas, Charlie Peprah was a Dallas Cowboys fan. Emmitt Smith is the reason he's playing football now. So when Peprah walked into the Cowboys locker room this week after signing a contract, the safety was livin...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  5. Dallas Cowboys need RB DeMarco Murray to be elite

    Calvin Watkins

    Cowboys counting on DeMarco Murray to become reliable weapon at running back.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  6. What to expect of DeMarco Murray in 2012

    Calvin Watkins

    It's hard to replace a legend. Really hard. The Cowboys have been searching for somebody to fill the shoes of Emmitt Smith, the NFL's all-time leading rusher, for almost as long as they did waiting for Tony Romo to come along and fill the void cre...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  7. Emmitt Smith: 'We need Felix to step up'

    Calvin Watkins

    During a podcast with NFL Network's Rich Eisen scheduled to air Thursday, The Triplets -- Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith and Michael Irvin -- talked about the 20th anniversary of the 1992 Super Bowl title, the first for Jerry Jones, and various other subj...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  8. Retired Marion Barber sacrificed his body

    Calvin Watkins

    Former Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber ended his career Friday when he announced his retirement from the NFL at age 28. It was classic Barber: No news conference, just a statement through his team -- the Chicago Bears. For a few years...

    Blog | March 25, 2012
  9. Who is next for the Ring of Honor?

    Calvin Watkins

    Today the Cowboys will induct Larry Allen, Charles Haley and Drew Pearson into the Ring of Honor. It's the first time the Cowboys have conducted such an event since the Triplets in 2005. With that we look at ten players who might be next for the J...

    Blog | November 06, 2011
  10. Emmitt Smith, Tony Dorsett reach out to Murray

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING -- The two Hall of Fame running backs DeMarco Murray surpassed in the Cowboys record book on Sunday reached out to him. Smith contacted Murray by phone and sent him a message on Twitter. Dorsett has plans to meet with Murray on Tuesday. ...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  11. Dallas Cowboys' DeMarco Murray steps into spotlight after record-...

    Calvin Watkins

    Spotlight awaits Cowboys' record-setting RB DeMarco Murray in Philadelphia.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2011
  12. Dallas Cowboys rookie DeMarco Murray takes opportunity, runs with...

    Calvin Watkins

    Cowboys rookie DeMarco Murray takes his opportunity and runs to a record.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2011
  13. ESPN Dallas HOF voters whiffed on Bob Lilly, Ben Hogan, Doak Walk...

    Calvin Watkins

    Bob Lilly, Ben Hogan, Doak Walker too important to be overlooked for inaugural class

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2011
  14. Former players invited back for scrimmage

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Coach Jason Garrett is proud of the Cowboys' past. He wants his players to understand what it means, not to dwell on it. Last Friday, Garrett said some former players -- he wouldn't say who -- are scheduled to attend Friday's s...

    Blog | August 14, 2011
  15. Dallas Cowboys to announce Ring of Honor plans in next 10 days

    Calvin Watkins

    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he will announce the next Cowboys Ring of Honor inductee soon, and hinted it could be former lineman Larry Allen.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2011
  16. Potential Ring of Honor candidates

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN ANTONIO -- There is a Hot Button debate regarding Deion Sanders and if he should be in the Cowboys' Ring of Honor. Sanders did play five seasons with the Cowboys, snagging 14 interceptions, scoring one offensive touchdown and returning four punts...

    Blog | August 04, 2011