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  1. Dreadful Dozen 2009 draft class done in Dallas

    Tim MacMahon

    John Phillips' departure to San Diego isn't a major loss for the Cowboys. James Hanna, a sixth-round pick last season, offers more potential as the Cowboys' No. 2 tight end. Hanna has elite speed for the position, making him an intriguing compleme...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  2. John Garrett shouldn't be exempt

    Tim MacMahon

    Every assistant coach should be harshly and honestly evaluated after the Cowboys missed the playoffs for the third consecutive season. That uncomfortable process is very much underway with the firings of running backs coach Skip Peete and defensiv...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  3. TE Colin Cochart won't travel to New York

    Tim MacMahon

    Tight end Colin Cochart, who the Cowboys claimed off waivers over the weekend, will not make the trip with the team to New Jersey. That means that the Cowboys will have only two active tight ends if Jason Witten is unable to play. Witten (lacerate...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  4. John Phillips stars in $40,000 home run derby

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Coach Jason Garrett took home the Cowboys' home run trophy Wednesday evening, thanks primarily to a strange scoring system that strongly rewarded 250-foot fly balls. Tight end John Phillips was clearly the star of the show at R...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  5. Tony Fiammetta's value painfully obvious

    Tim MacMahon

    The Cowboys don't know when fullback Tony Fiammetta will return. They still aren't certain about the origin of the mystery illness that has sidelined him the last two games. But the Cowboys are well aware of Fiammetta's value to the team. "We'v...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  6. DeMarco Murray feels fine after 'most physical game'

    Tim MacMahon

    LANDOVER, Md. - DeMarco Murray walked out of FedEx Field with a significantly reduced yards-per-carry average and a lot of respect for the Redskins' defense. "That was probably the most physical game I've ever been a part of," Murray said after th...

    Blog | November 20, 2011
  7. Dallas Cowboys FB Tony Fiammetta (illness) out vs. Washington Red...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Cowboys running back Felix Jones will play after missing four games with a high ankle sprain, but coach Jason Garrett said fullback Tony Fiammetta is out against the Washington Redskins due to an illness.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  8. Fullback Tony Fiammetta (hamstring) inactive

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Cowboys won't have a fullback Sunday. Tony Fiammetta is inactive due to a strained hamstring. He was the lead blocker on Felix Jones' 40- and 29-yard runs in Monday night's win over the Redskins. This is the second time t...

    Blog | October 02, 2011
  9. Poor communication caused blocked punt

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas - Tony Romo took the blame for two awfully timed turnovers, but the blocked punt returned for a touchdown was perhaps the most critical play in the Jets' comeback. The simple explanation for the cause: The Cowboys got confused. As pa...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  10. Dallas Cowboys begin to feel burden of punchless 2009 draft class...

    Tim MacMahon

    The Cowboys are beginning to feel burden of punchless 2009 draft class.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2011
  11. A year later, John Phillips not worried about knee

    Tim MacMahon

    The most memorable moment from last year's preseason opener is a painful one: tight end John Phillips tearing the ACL in his right knee. After a solid rookie season, Phillips seemed to be on the verge of pushing No. 2 tight end Martellus Bennett f...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  12. Position Series: Tight ends

    Tim MacMahon

    Players: Jason Witten (signed through 2012), Martellus Bennett (signed through 2011), John Phillips (signed through 2012), Martin Rucker (signed through 2011), Jason Pociask (signed reserve/future contract) Top free agents: Owen Daniels, Houston T...

    Blog | February 17, 2011
  13. Analyzing the Dallas Cowboys roster: Players who should be brough...

    Tim MacMahon

    Cowboys roster: Who should stay, who should go, and who's on the bubble.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2011
  14. Dallas Cowboys cut veteran safety Pat Watkins, two others

    Tim MacMahon

    Veteran safety Pat Watkins, who was sidelined for most of training camp with a knee injury, was told by the Dallas Cowboys that he will be released as the team trims the roster to the league-mandated 75 players by Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2010
  15. 2010 NFL training camps: Ineffective Dallas Cowbys 2009 draft cla...

    Tim MacMahon

    The Cowboys' 2009 draft class is falling behind and in danger of being flunked.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2010
  16. John Phillips plans to stay positive

    Tim MacMahon

    OXNARD, Calif. - John Phillips returned from a torn ACL in four months during his days at Bath County High School in Virginia. But the tight end understands he's dealing with totally different circumstances after tearing the ACL in his other knee dur...

    Blog | August 16, 2010