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  1. Training camp battles: Backup quarterback

    Calvin Watkins

    With the start of training camp coming next week, we review the five biggest position battles with the Dallas Cowboys. Backup quarterback The favorite: Kyle Orton The contenders: Brandon Weeden and Caleb Hanie Outlook: Orton missed the en...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  2. Brandon Weeden takes over as backup QB

    Calvin Watkins

    The backup quarterback, or who we think should be the backup quarterback for Dallas Cowboys is missing. Kyle Orton is thinking of retirement. Team officials anticipated Orton coming to the voluntary offseason workouts. Didn't happen. Then te...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  3. Random thoughts: Orton and Spencer

    Calvin Watkins

    With training camp five weeks away, we have some random thoughts on the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys don't seem to be winners in the Kyle Orton holdout. The backup quarterback has missed all the offseason workouts, including the mandatory sessions...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  4. Cowboys need to cut losses with Orton

    Calvin Watkins

    It appears we have The Big Three of the offseason holdouts. Andre Johnson, Vernon Davis and Kyle Orton. Something doesn't seem right about this list, does it? Johnson, of the Houston Texans, is irked at the direction of the franchise. Dav...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  5. Second-guessing Tony Romo's contract

    Calvin Watkins

    There is one thing we've learned from the Colin Kaepernick contract, worth $110 million with $61 million guaranteed: It protects the San Francisco 49ers, unlike the deal Tony Romo signed with the Dallas Cowboys. From 2014-2018, Kaepernick's base s...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  6. A maturing Dez Bryant expects success

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dez Bryant you've seen the past four seasons is still here, at least on the field. He will continue to amaze with one-handed catches, foot speed, physical play and how he dominates games. He will be challenged by the opponent's b...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  7. 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
  8. Is there a rift between Romo, Kyle Orton?

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Maybe it's nothing or maybe it's everything. The near silence from Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo regarding the absence of backup quarterback Kyle Orton from the offseason workouts speaks on so many levels. Asked Tuesda...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  9. Tony Romo of Dallas Cowboys on track for training camp following ...

    Calvin Watkins

    Tony Romo didn't do much throwing or running during the Cowboys' first day of their organized team activities on Tuesday, but one thing is becoming clear: The starting quarterback is on track to begin training camp in late July on time.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  10. 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
  11. If not Kyle Orton, who will back up Romo?

    Calvin Watkins

    Backup quarterback Kyle Orton is thinking of retirement, that is pretty clear. The Dallas Cowboys expect that he will return for the mandatory minicamp which starts June 17. If Orton doesn't play this season, the ramifications run deep. Tony Ro...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  12. Drafting from big schools vs. small schools

    Calvin Watkins

    There is always a debate about drafting players from big schools in comparison to players from small schools. Of the Dallas Cowboys' nine draft picks in May, eight came from big schools, and we're counting Boise State defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence ...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  13. Romo to Cowboys: No one can beat me out

    Calvin Watkins

    Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones told SiriusXM radio Wednesday afternoon that he had a chat with Tony Romo regarding speculation the team might draft a quarterback. The Cowboys didn't, bypassing Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Ma...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  14. Stephen Jones: Romo to be ready Week 1

    Calvin Watkins

    In a conference call with season ticket holders on Tuesday, Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said quarterback Tony Romo should be ready not only for the start of training camp in late July, but Week 1 of the 2014 season. Romo ...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  15. W2W4: Cowboys Day 2

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys enter Day 2 with selections in the second and third rounds. We preview what could happen. How many picks today: Two, 47th overall (second round) and 78th overall (third round). Players available who they m...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  16. 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