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  1. DeMarco Murray comes up short vs. Eagles

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys' running game had a difficult time against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. DeMarco Murray, the NFL's leading rusher, finished with a season-low 73 yards on 20 carries. It did push his season total to 1,427, surpassing Emmit...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  2. Murray deals with forgotten run game

    Calvin Watkins

    The morning after the Cowboys' two-interception fourth quarter and the questions about the disappearance of the running game, DeMarco Murray visited a children's hospital. Sporting a beard that Santa would love, the Cowboys' running back visited S...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  3. Cowboys' running game isn't an issue

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN DIEGO -- Unlike the Week 2 loss at Kansas City, where the Dallas Cowboys didn't run enough in a 17-16 loss, things have picked up the past two games. Dallas has rushed 50 times the past two games, and while the team has split those games in th...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  4. Potential roster moves at FB, CB

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys are in need of an improved running game and have some issues at cornerback. Coach Jason Garrett said the team isn't interested in adding a fullback to the roster at this stage of the season despite the struggles...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  5. Jason Garrett still committed to run game

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The day after a 17-16 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said he was still committed to the running game and keeping DeMarco Murray as the starter. The Cowboys rushed for 37 yards on 16 plays in Sunday's l...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  6. DeMarco Murray wants to run the ball more

    Calvin Watkins

    KANSAS CITY -- When you look at all the negative things from the Cowboys' 17-16 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, the running game sticks out. And it seems starting running back DeMarco Murray, just two games into the season, is tired of it. The ...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  7. Positive notes about the running game

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys had a bad running attack in 2012. It finished 31st in the NFL and left many wondering why. The easy answers are the offensive line, tight ends, playcaller and the running backs themselves. The hard answers came from first-y...

    Blog | June 09, 2013
  8. Running game looked for too many home runs in 2012

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys' running unit finished 31st in the NFL in 2012 and starter DeMarco Murray, who missed six games with a foot injury, rushed for 663 yards. Murray's yardage totals ranked 56th on the franchises' single-season list. Why was the...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  9. Dallas Cowboys' Joseph Randle provides insurance for run game

    Calvin Watkins

    Joseph Randle should boost anemic running game while offering Cowboys quality insurance.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2013
  10. Mailbag: Should the Cowboys draft a running back?

    Calvin Watkins

    Q: How are you doing Calvin? It seems Felix (Jones) will be out of the picture for the Cowboys next season. Do you think the Cowboys will draft Oregon running back Kenjon Barner to help the running game or DeAnthony Thomas? I think either one can be ...

    Blog | February 10, 2013
  11. Cowboys' running game needs fixing

    Calvin Watkins

    A common theme emerged from watching the wild-card weekend: Running the football helps you win games. Of the four playoff games, the team that outrushed their opponent won three. Only Minnesota, (167-76) finished with more rushing yards than Green...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  12. DeMarco Murray returns to practice in limited form

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys received a positive sign for their running game with starting running back DeMarco Murray returning to practice Thursday. Murray caught two passes during an individual drill during the open media portion of practic...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  13. Halftime adjustments: Cowboys 6, Falcons 6

    Calvin Watkins

    ATLANTA -- The Cowboys and Falcons are tied after one half at the Georgia Dome. Here are our first-half adjustments: 1. The Cowboys' running game is poor right now. After 30 minutes, the Cowboys have 29 rushing yards. You can blame the loss of ...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  14. Cowboys can ground and pound in Carolina

    Calvin Watkins

    It was an impressive showing by the Dallas Cowboys' running game Sunday afternoon in Baltimore -- a display of power, speed and finesse. But it was against one of the worst run defenses in the NFL. Still, the Cowboys rushed for 227 yards, the m...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  15. Dallas Cowboys' run game has chance to build on momentum against ...

    Calvin Watkins

    Cowboys' run game has prime shot to build momentum vs. porous Carolina D.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2012
  16. Ray Lewis isn't backing down from Cowboys running game

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The Cowboys need to get their struggling running game going against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. The Cowboys have rushed for just 128 yards the last three weeks combined. Overall, the Cowboys are 31st in the NFL with 271 total...

    Blog | October 10, 2012