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  1. Cowboys defense struggles

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- For the Cowboys defense, this isn't about the statistics. Monday night, against a third-string quarterback, at home, the Cowboys defense failed in critical moments of the game. Washington was able to beat Dallas 20-17 in ove...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  2. Upon Further Review: Tyron Smith's struggles

    Calvin Watkins

    After the Dallas Cowboys' 31-21 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday we present our weekly Upon Further Review. 1. We're not sure what the grades are for Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith, if he gets anything more than a C the grader might get...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  3. Cowboys defense continues its struggles

    Calvin Watkins

    DETROIT -- It's not getting any better. The confidence level, while still there from the people inside the locker room, seems to be waning on the outside. The Dallas Cowboys defense did it again on Sunday afternoon. It gave up a franchise-re...

    Blog | October 27, 2013
  4. Monte Kiffin, Dallas Cowboys' defensive coordinator, says not to ...

    Calvin Watkins

    Monte Kiffin is willing to accept responsibility for the Dallas Cowboys' defensive struggles and said it is unfair to blame Tony Romo for Sunday's loss to the Denver Broncos.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  5. Cowboys receiving corps struggles

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN DIEGO -- It was a tough weekend for the Cowboys' receiving corps on Sunday. There were three drops, a fumble inside the five and two touchdown receptions in the 30-21 loss to the San Diego Chargers. You know things are bad when Bryan Wansley, ...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Cowboys practice report: Day 15

    Calvin Watkins

    OXNARD, Calif. -- An overcast day had Gavin Escobar struggle and Jason Hatcher dominate. Tight end Gavin Escobar had some difficulties blocking and catching on Monday. Escobar failed to hold the block of defensive end Toby Jackson and allowed a s...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  8. Cowboys' special teams units struggle

    Calvin Watkins

    OAKLAND -- It wasn't a good night Friday for the Cowboys' special teams units. There was a blocked field goal, a muffed punt, a 51-yard kickoff return allowed and a penalty on a punt return against the Cowboys in the 19-17 loss to the Raiders. ...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  9. Jerry Jones, Jason Garrett in power struggle?

    Calvin Watkins

    The changes Jerry Jones promised were coming when the season ended are taking shape. Gone is running backs coach Skip Peete. Gone is defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. On Friday, the Cowboys hired veteran coach Monte Kiffin to run the defense in pla...

    Blog | January 12, 2013
  10. Danny McCray struggles at safety

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- One of the things the Cowboys liked about safety Danny McCray is his ability to make open field tackles. But over time, McCray improved his ability to cover receivers and tight ends giving the defensive coaches confidence in his abil...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  11. Random Thoughts: Doug Free struggles

    Calvin Watkins

    After a review of the Cowboys' 38-33 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night, we have our weekly Random Thoughts on the game. 1. It was a rough night for Cowboys right tackle Doug Free. He was pushed into the backfield on a consistent...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  12. Dallas Cowboys' Dez Bryant struggles to grasp elite receiver stat...

    Calvin Watkins

    Forgettable effort in loss to Bears shows Dez Bryant can't grasp elite WR status.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2012
  13. Stephen McGee struggles but has coach's support

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN DIEGO -- At the end of Saturday night's second preseason game, the numbers showed No. 3 quarterback Stephen McGee completing 9-of-16 passes for 86 yards with an interception and a fumble. McGee's two turnovers led to San Diego touchdowns. Now,...

    Blog | August 19, 2012
  14. Cowboys might switch Doug Free and Tyron Smith

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- For the first time this offseason, the Cowboys acknowledged that left tackle Doug Free and right tackle Tyron Smith could swap positions. Smith, the Cowboys' 2011 first-round pick, excelled in his first season, while Free struggle...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  15. Calvin Watkins ranks the Dallas Cowboys' roster heading into the ...

    Calvin Watkins

    We rank the Cowboys from Ware to Fiammetta as they enter the offseason.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2012
  16. Dallas Cowboys' defense gives scrappy effort but can't carry day

    Calvin Watkins

    Cowboys' defense holds its own in opener but struggles to finish in fourth quarter.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2011