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  1. Felix Jones vs. Rashard Mendenhall

    Calvin Watkins

    The sudden retirement of running back Rashard Mendenhall brings to mind what might have been with the Dallas Cowboys in the 2008 NFL draft. The Cowboys selected Felix Jones with the 22nd overall pick out of Arkansas. Jones was supposed to be a com...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  2. Cowboys get a one-two running punch

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- A few years ago, the Dallas Cowboys tried something with their running attack. They wanted a one-two punch. It was supposed to be the power of Marion Barber and the speed of Felix Jones. It never worked out. Barber's health ...

    Blog | November 28, 2013
  3. 'Juice' Dunbar making impression on Cowboys

    Calvin Watkins

    OXNARD, Calif. -- The word "juice" is often repeated when people talk about Cowboys running back Lance Dunbar. "He gets better every single day and it really goes to the kind of young man he is, how important it is to him," coach Jason Garrett sa...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  4. Garrett says Boys committed to run game

    Calvin Watkins

    OXNARD, Calif. -- To say the Cowboys had a bad rushing attack in 2012 is an understatement. The Cowboys finished 31st in the NFL with a 79.1 yards per game average. The 355 team carries also ranked 31st, marking the first time the Cowboys had fewe...

    Blog | July 21, 2013
  5. DeMarco Murray has quality support

    Calvin Watkins

    One of the biggest challenges the Dallas Cowboys faced this offseason was finding a comfort level with DeMarco Murray's backups. It appears that wasn't the case last season when Murray went down for six games with a severely sprained foot. Murray ...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  6. Felix Jones era is over with Cowboys

    Calvin Watkins

    Felix Jones signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles today, officially ending his time with the Dallas Cowboys. If Jones remains healthy -- and that's always been a big "if," because he's had toe, hamstring and thigh injuries -- the...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  7. Joseph Randle limited in practice with cast

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Rookie running back Joseph Randle has plenty going on right now. The Dallas Cowboys' fifth-round pick had surgery on his thumb and will wear a cast for six weeks. Randle is doing limited work during the three-day rookie minicamp a...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  8. Cowboys could be in market for running back

    Calvin Watkins

    The Cowboys like starting running back DeMarco Murray, but he has had injury issues and there are questions about whether he can stay healthy over the long term. It means the Cowboys could be in the market for a running back in the middle rounds o...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  9. Is a veteran running back in the Cowboys' future?

    Calvin Watkins

    Thanks to the Tony Romo deal, the Cowboys gained $5 million in salary cap space. Before the Romo deal was completed, the team picked up veterans at safety (Will Allen) and linebacker (Justin Durant), solving some of their offseason goals. What ...

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  10. Advanced scouting: Kenjon Barner

    Calvin Watkins

    To help preview who might be on the Dallas Cowboys' board for the NFL draft, has identified players at five key positions that we'd like to learn more about. Along those lines, we've asked former Cowboys assistant coach Glenn "Stretch"...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  11. These Cowboys are truly Jason Garrett's team

    Calvin Watkins

    When the Cowboys begin the 2013 season, Jason Garrett will see more of the players he's seen drafted under him than when Wade Phillips was the coach. There are only six players remaining on the active roster from the Wade Phillips era, 2007 to 201...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  12. Jerry Jones: Can't dismiss Felix Jones' return

    Calvin Watkins

    PHOENIX -- Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said he's open to bringing former first-round pick Felix Jones back to the team if the free agent is still available. Felix Jones showed flashes at time, but injuries hampered his ability...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  13. Lack of cap space could be a positive

    Calvin Watkins

    With the exception of Anthony Spencer, the Cowboys will not be able to retain any of their unrestricted free agents. On Friday, wide receiver Kevin Ogletree signed a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Other free agents, including ti...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  14. FA update: Chase Blackburn or Kevin Burnett?

    Calvin Watkins

    The first day of free agency is over and things will probably slow down a little on Day 2. With that, we review what we heard, saw and talked about Tuesday night and preview what could happen down the line. The loss of John Phillips: The Cowboys l...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  15. Felix Jones, Mike Jenkins draw interest

    Calvin Watkins

    Running back Felix Jones and cornerback Mike Jenkins are drawing interest from NFL teams as the free-agency period nears. The Dallas Cowboys have no interest in re-signing Jenkins, a one-time Pro Bowler. Jenkins lost his starting job last season w...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  16. Cowboys weekend mailbag: Sign Michael Turner?

    Calvin Watkins

    The weekend is here and with that we got our weekly, weekend mailbag. Have fun. Q: Will Dallas go after Michael Turner? He can be a big help if Dallas got him. Michael (Maine) A: The NFL is a young man's game and I don't think signing a 31-y...

    Blog | March 03, 2013