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  1. What changed with Sam since draft day?

    Calvin Watkins

    The Cowboys had limited thoughts about drafting Michael Sam in May. The team tried desperately to get a pass-rusher or immediate impact defensive player in the first round but the options were not there when it came time for the Cowboys to pick. S...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  2. Notes: First-round pick gets promoted

    Calvin Watkins

    GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Texas Rangers first-round pick, right-handed starter, Luis Ortiz was promoted from rookie ball to Class A on Wednesday. Ortiz, 1-1 with a 2.06 ERA for the Rangers' rookie team, will pitch for Hickory. In six appearances, the...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  3. Left guard battle is between brothers

    Calvin Watkins

    The business of the NFL takes over on a regular basis, so when the Cowboys drafted Zack Martin in the first round last month, it meant somebody along the offensive line was going to lose a starting job. What the team did was pit Ronald Leary again...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  4. Orlando Scandrick becomes the leader

    Calvin Watkins

    Orlando Scandrick has been one of the better cornerbacks on the Dallas Cowboys' roster the last few seasons. Morris Claiborne, the Cowboys' 2012 first-round pick, has been inconsistent. Brandon Carr, the veteran corner with the high-priced salary,...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  5. Cowboys almost found Carter replacement

    Calvin Watkins

    If there is one thing we learned from the 2014 NFL draft in regards to the Dallas Cowboys is the statement they made to weak side linebacker Bruce Carter. Sitting there in the middle of the first round was Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier, whom ...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  6. Stephen Jones says Cowboys are better

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said after the NFL draft that his team is better. The Cowboys made upgrades to the offensive line, getting Zack Martin in the first round, the defensive line, selecting Demarcus Lawre...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  7. Cowboys go for best player available

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- When the NFL draft's first round ended Thursday night, Dallas Cowboys' officials were pretty happy with their work. In the war room, there was national scout Walter Juliff pumping his fist with what was accomplished: The Cowboys s...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  8. Zack Martin needs to be Travis Frederick

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Last April, the Cowboys traded down in the first round and selected center Travis Frederick. He took over the starting job in his rookie season and gave the Cowboys confidence that he will maintain in that spot for several seasons...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  9. Why they drafted him: Zack Martin

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Despite anxious moments in the Dallas Cowboys' war room, the team made the smart decision by drafting Notre Dame tackle Zack Martin on Thursday night with the 16th overall pick of the first round. While the Cowboys need to upgrade...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  10. Beyond the first round: Running backs

    Calvin Watkins

    Over the past nine days, we have focused on one position in the NFL draft by highlighting a prospect in Rounds 2-7 who might fit for the Dallas Cowboys. With so much attention placed on the first round in mock drafts, "Beyond the first round" focuses...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  11. McShay believes Cowboys should draft QB

    Calvin Watkins

    During a conference call with reporters on Wednesday, ESPN draft expert Todd McShay said the time is right for the Dallas Cowboys to draft a quarterback. Not in the first round, mind you, but somewhere among the 11 picks. "I think it's a good y...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  12. Beyond the first round: Tight ends

    Calvin Watkins

    Each day over the next 10 days, we will focus on one position in the NFL draft by highlighting a prospect in Rounds 2-7 who might be a fit for the Dallas Cowboys. With so much attention placed on the first round in mock drafts, "Beyond the first roun...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  13. Beyond the first round: Inside linebackers

    Calvin Watkins

    Each day over the next 10 days, we will focus on one position in the NFL draft by highlighting a prospect in Rounds 2-7 who might fit for the Dallas Cowboys. With so much attention placed on the first round in mock drafts, "Beyond the first round" fo...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  14. Beyond the first round: Cornerbacks

    Calvin Watkins

    Each day over the next 10 days, we will focus on one position in the NFL draft by highlighting a prospect in Rounds 2-7 who might fit for the Dallas Cowboys. With so much attention placed on the first round in mock drafts, "Beyond the first round" fo...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  15. Beyond the first round: Defensive ends

    Calvin Watkins

    Each day over the next nine days, we will focus on one position in the NFL draft by highlighting a prospect in Rounds 2-7 who might fit for the Dallas Cowboys. With so much attention placed on the first round in mock drafts, "Beyond the first round" ...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  16. Cowboys have interest in TCU corner

    Calvin Watkins

    Dallas Cowboys' officials were one of several teams attending TCU's pro day on Thursday morning. The biggest name to watch from the pro day was cornerback Jason Verrett, a potential late first-round or second-round pick. The Cowboys have an int...

    Blog | March 06, 2014