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  1. Is Dez Bryant an elite wide receiver?

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Dez Bryant earned his first Pro Bowl berth after a strong season with 93 catches for 1,233 yards and 13 touchdowns. It was puzzling that Pro Football Focus didn't rank Bryant among their list of the top 101 players in the league. ...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  2. Tony Romo blocks out Johnny Football

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- During the NFL draft process, Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones and executive vice president Stephen Jones spoke to quarterback Tony Romo about the potential of drafting a quarterback. The Jones family wanted Romo t...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  3. Bryant not on top 101 player list

    Calvin Watkins

    When you compile a list of the top 100 players in the NFL, it's a major undertaking. You need to look at the stats, the type of talent, the opponents played against, almost everything. Pro Football Focus recently came out with its Top 101 players,...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  4. Manziel: It would be cool to play for Dallas

    Calvin Watkins

    Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel told Pro Football Talk Live on Thursday that it would be cool to play for the Dallas Cowboys. There are several mock drafts, ESPN's Todd McShay's and NFL Network's Mike Mayock, that have the Cowboys selecti...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  5. Garrett needs Cowboys to draft better

    Calvin Watkins

    In three seasons, Jason Garrett is just a .500 coach. His football team has finished 8-8 in all three of his seasons running the Dallas Cowboys on the football field. But the man, or men, running the football team in the front office might have...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  6. Lance Dunbar's return is positive sign

    Calvin Watkins

    Tony Romo returned to the Dallas Cowboys' practice fields at Valley Ranch on Monday morning to participate in the offseason program. Romo's presence in the weight room and on the field throwing footballs is a positive sign in his return from back sur...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  7. Quick fix for the Cowboys draft

    Calvin Watkins

    The good people at Pro Football Focus have quick fixes for five NFL teams. The Dallas Cowboys, with the No. 16 pick in the draft, are in need of several upgrades on defense. PFF believes the Cowboys should find a pass-rusher at defensive end. "...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  8. Is Tony Romo too close to Jason Garrett?

    Calvin Watkins

    Former Cowboys defensive end and new SEC Network football analyst Marcus Spears had an interesting comment Monday night on Twitter that sparked debate on the social media site. It also prompted a written piece by Spears on the Dallas Morning News' we...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  9. DeMarcus Ware deals with life after football

    Calvin Watkins

    During the course of the 2013 season, DeMarcus Ware was asked about the business side of the NFL. We're not talking about handling his money, the conversation was about how NFL teams treat its players. Ware has a keen understanding of what that bu...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  10. Jason Garrett sticks with the process

    Calvin Watkins

    Jason Garrett is a man who deals with the process. His process is work hard today, tomorrow and next week. Garrett's stance on building a football program hasn't changed. It never will. Garrett is a man who understands history. When he first be...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  11. Tony Romo meets with David Cutcliffe

    Calvin Watkins

    Over the weekend, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, along with coach Jason Garrett, met with Duke football coach David Cutcliffe. The details of the meeting weren't revealed and Cutcliffe wasn't available for comment, according to Duke officials, bec...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  12. Evaluating Tony Romo: Analytics or skill?

    Calvin Watkins

    There was a major discussion regarding analytics and how it pertains to football last week. Bill Barnwell wrote a nice piece about it on Grantland and this quote from Tennessee coach Ken Whisenhunt was my favorite. When asked about analytics, Whi...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  13. Logjam at wide receiver hurts Tim Brown

    Calvin Watkins

    This logjam at wide receiver might be hurting Tim Brown. The Dallas native, who played for the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, was a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but missed out on election Saturday. ...

    Blog | February 01, 2014
  14. Charles Haley a finalist again

    Calvin Watkins

    On Saturday night in New York, Charles Haley will discover if he's going to be elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Haley is a finalist for a fifth time since his retirement. Former New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan and Tampa Ba...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  15. Brent must show he's changed to play again

    Calvin Watkins

    DALLAS -- Josh Brent stood in front of a judge and listened patiently and silently about his fate. He wasn't in front of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell or a room of his football peers. There were no NFL coaches or scouts determining Brent's future...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  16. Charles Haley a finalist again

    Calvin Watkins

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced 15 finalists on Thursday night. Defensive end Charles Haley, who won three Super Bowls with the Cowboys, was named a finalist for the fifth time. Haley recorded double-digit sacks in six seasons and was a tw...

    Blog | January 10, 2014