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  1. Jason Garrett mindful of Mike Tomlin fine

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- With Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin fined $100,000 by the NFL for standing on the white portion of the sidelines during a kick return, it's made coaches aware of their surroundings. "I think it has," Dallas Cowboys coach Ja...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  2. Cowboys adjusting kick return unit

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The Cowboys are making some changes to their struggling kick return unit. The immediate changes have John Phillips replacing Dwayne Harris at one of the off blocker positions (flanking the deep returner) and Tyrone Crawford moving...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  3. Kick return unit facing changes

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The Cowboys moved running back Lance Dunbar to the active roster Monday with the goal of putting him on special teams. Coach Jason Garrett said Dunbar can return kicks and play a gunner role on the special teams unit. If Dunbar...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  4. Calvin Watkins' practice report

    Calvin Watkins

    OXNARD, Calif. -- The Cowboys conducted their last practice before Monday night's preseason opener at Oakland. Some thoughts. * This is how bad the kick return game was last season for the Cowboys: It was the first time since 1973 the Cowboys d...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  5. Bryan McCann back to returning kicks

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- With Kevin Ogletree out for the season after undergoing toe surgery this week, rookie cornerback Bryan McCann had a chance to regain the punt and kick return job. McCann fumbled a punt out of bounds last week against the Eagles...

    Blog | December 19, 2010
  6. Cowboys trailing after three quarters

    Calvin Watkins

    MINNEAPOLIS -- We are done with three quarters here at the Metrodome and the Vikings lead the Cowboys 21-14. The scoring went this way, very quickly. Percy Harvin with a 95-yard kick return for a score to start the second half and Adrian Peters...

    Blog | October 17, 2010
  7. Cowboys could make roster move

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The Cowboys could make a roster move on Friday regarding the 53-man roster. Tight end Scott Chandler, the Southlake native who was signed to the Cowboys practice squad Sept. 6, was getting first-team reps on the kick return team T...

    Blog | September 23, 2010
  8. News and notes from Phillips' news conference

    Calvin Watkins

    Ok, Allen Rossum didn't practice, again, and Felix Jones will take over kick return duties. Coach Wade Phillips said he's not concerned with Jones' health, considering he just came back from a sprained ligament. If case you missed it, Rossum is out t...

    Blog | Conversation | October 29, 2009
  9. Dallas Cowboys sign KR/DB Allen Rossum

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys are on the verge of completing a deal to sign returner/defensive back Allen Rossum, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2009
  10. Dwayne Harris gets another challenge

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys punt returner Dwayne Harris is second in the NFL in punt (16.3) and kickoff (35.1) return averages. Last week, Harris fielded one kick for 39 yards and five punts for just 23 yards with two fair catches against the ...

    Blog | October 26, 2013
  11. Is Felix Jones getting kicked off returns?

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- With the expected return of cornerback Mike Jenkins to the game-day roster Sunday in Seattle, a trickle-down effect could take place as far as kick returns are concerned. Rookie cornerback Morris Claiborne has gotten work on kick ...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  12. First quarter: Cowboys 17, Rams 3

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The first quarter of the Cowboys' preseason home opener against St. Louis is done. Dallas leads, 17-3. Some thoughts: * Felix Jones, Kevin Ogletree and Phillip Tanner were lined up to return the opening kick. It was Jones wh...

    Blog | August 25, 2012
  13. What is Felix Jones' role?

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Cowboys running back Felix Jones didn't get a rushing attempt in the Thanksgiving Day game vs. Miami. He did touch the ball five times -- one reception and four kick returns -- in the victory. "I didn't know that he didn't have a ...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  14. Return game needs improvement

    Calvin Watkins

    The Cowboys might have some help in their bad return game. Felix Jones was working in practice this week on kick returns and this could be one way the Cowboys use him to get those valued touches they were talking about as he comes back from a left...

    Blog | November 19, 2011
  15. Felix Jones should return kicks

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- When Felix Jones returns, maybe this week, his role needs to be redefined. It's clear he won't be the lead running back anymore thanks to the effort of rookie DeMarco Murray. There is a role for Jones on this team. He can be...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  16. Dwayne Harris to return punts, maybe kicks

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- When the Cowboys released Bryan McCann, it meant Dwayne Harris and possibly Demarco Murray could get moved to kick returns. Harris, a sixth-round pick from East Carolina, has returned kicks and punts in college. In the NFL, Harris...

    Blog | September 24, 2011