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  1. Injury updates: Melton, McClain, Claiborne

    Calvin Watkins

    FRISCO, Texas -- Before the Dallas Cowboys' brass left for Miami, they updated the media on a few injured players. Team executive vice president Stephen Jones said defensive tackle Henry Melton (groin) will not play in the third preseason game o...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  2. Training camp battles: defensive tackle

    Calvin Watkins

    With the start of training camp coming next week, we review the five biggest position battles with the Dallas Cowboys. Defensive tackle The favorite: Nick Hayden The contenders: Terrell McClain, Ken Bishop and Tyrone Crawford Outlook: Hay...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  3. Brent deserves a chance -- not with Dallas

    Calvin Watkins

    Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was moved from jail to a treatment facility Sunday. This is a positive step in Brent's recovery from his conviction on intoxication manslaughter charges following the car crash that resulted in the...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  4. Henry Melton on target for training camp

    Calvin Watkins

    There isn't a rush right now to get Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton on the field. Training camp isn't tomorrow and the first practice doesn't begin until July 24. The season won't sneak up on anybody so while Melton does his rehab from a ...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  5. Cowboys make several roster moves

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys made some roster moves during the first day of the rookie minicamp Friday. The biggest was signing defensive tackle Amobi Okoye to a two-year contract. "We like a lot of things about him," coach Jason Garrett...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  6. Update: Cowboys sign three draft picks

    Calvin Watkins

    The Cowboys signed the first of their nine draft picks Thursday when seventh-round selection, Stanford defensive tackle Ben Gardner, inked a four-year deal, according to a source. Gardner was one of five seventh-rounders the Cowboys drafted on Sat...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  7. Dallas Cowboys release six players

    Calvin Watkins

    The Cowboys released six players on Monday. Chris DeGeare, guard, Wake Forest Frank Kearse, defensive tackle, Alabama A&M Lance Lewis, wide receiver, East Carolina Tristan Okpalaugo, defensive end, Fresno State Quinton Spears, linebacker, ...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  8. Communication worked for Cowboys

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- After what occurred last year in the draft, communication was clearly lacking in the Cowboys' war room. There was a split as to what to do with Sharrif Floyd, a defensive tackle from Florida, who became available in the middle rounds...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  9. Why they drafted him: Zack Martin

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Despite anxious moments in the Dallas Cowboys' war room, the team made the smart decision by drafting Notre Dame tackle Zack Martin on Thursday night with the 16th overall pick of the first round. While the Cowboys need to upgrade...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  10. Ten players the Cowboys might draft

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys have 11 draft picks over the next three days. Here are 10 players who might become rookies for America's Team. 1. Zack Martin, tackle, Notre Dame: The Cowboys might be able to stay at No. 16 overall and select him in the first r...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  11. Cowboys keeping Jernigan on board

    Calvin Watkins

    According to multiple sources, the Dallas Cowboys are keeping Florida State defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan on their draft board, at least for now, despite a positive drug test because of a diluted urine sample. Fox Sports reported that Jernigan ...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  12. Cowboys host two defensive end prospects

    Calvin Watkins

    The Cowboys completed three days of their national visits with college prospects on Wednesday. Some of the confirmed names are as follows: Tackle Zack Martin (Notre Dame), wide receiver Josh Huff (Oregon), defensive ends Scott Crichton (Oregon Sta...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  13. Redskins need more help for defense

    Calvin Watkins

    Now that the offense has been taken care of, the Washington Redskins need to continue fixing their defense. The highlight of the offseason, from a defensive standpoint was the signing of defensive tackle Jason Hatcher, who moves to end in the 3-4 ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  14. The Tyrone Crawford answer

    Calvin Watkins

    Recently, Todd Archer wrote about what position does Tyrone Crawford, the young defensive lineman, play. Is he an end? A tackle? Well, at the NFL owners meetings, I asked coach Jason Garrett what position Crawford plays and here's the answer...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  15. Medical issues for Tony Romo, Henry Melton

    Calvin Watkins

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- While the Dallas Cowboys project quarterback Tony Romo and defensive tackle Henry Melton will be ready for Week 1 of the 2014 season, their availability for the offseason program, starting April 21 is in question. Romo, according ...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  16. Cowboys mull vested option on OT Smith

    Calvin Watkins

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Cowboys have had discussions with the agents for Tyron Smith about picking up the vested option on the starting left tackle's contract. Smith, the ninth overall selection in the 2011 NFL draft, enters his fourth season on the ...

    Blog | March 25, 2014