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  1. Mike Pope gets adjusted to the Cowboys

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Mike Pope has known East Rutherford, N.J. for 14 seasons. Pope was the New York Giants' tight ends coach, but after he was let go this offseason, coach Jason Garrett jumped at the chance to hire him. So how is Pope doing as the ne...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  2. Beyond the first round: Tight ends

    Calvin Watkins

    Each day over the next 10 days, we will focus on one position in the NFL draft by highlighting a prospect in Rounds 2-7 who might be a fit for the Dallas Cowboys. With so much attention placed on the first round in mock drafts, "Beyond the first roun...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Football Outsiders: Safety an issue for Cowboys

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys have been trying to replace Darren Woodson, and to a certain extent Roy Williams, for years. The Cowboys had physical safeties who could cover tight ends and make plays on the ball in Woodson and Williams. Not so much now. ...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  5. Drafts don't affect Jason Witten's status

    Calvin Watkins

    In the last two drafts, the Cowboys have added pass-catching tight ends James Hanna and Gavin Escobar. Does this mean the Cowboys are ready to move on from veteran Jason Witten? Of course not. If anything, the Cowboys want to add to their pass...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  6. Rapid Reaction: DeVonte Holloman

    Calvin Watkins

    Pick: South Carolina outside linebacker DeVonte Holloman, 185 overall Pros: Does a nice job against the run and displays power when he tackles. Has the ability to play some safety and he can cover tight ends in a pinch. Cons: Could be stronger...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  7. Free-agency series: Tight ends

    Calvin Watkins

    The finale of a 10-part series breaking down the Cowboys' free-agency needs, position by position: Tight ends Who's on the roster: Colin Cochart, James Hanna, Andre Smith and Jason Witten Analysis: Witten, after a slow start in 2012, proved...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  8. Report: John Garrett applies for Delaware HC job

    Calvin Watkins

    CBS Sports is reporting that Dallas Cowboys tight ends coach John Garrett has applied for the head coaching job at the University of Delaware. Cowboys officials couldn't be reached for comment. The Cowboys have released two assistant coaches, R...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  9. 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
  10. Tony Romo unfazed by Dallas Cowboys' injuries

    Calvin Watkins

    Tony Romo won't let the team's injuries and personnel changes get to him.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  11. Cowboys pick Oklahoma TE James Hanna

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The Cowboys have added depth to the tight end position by drafting Oklahoma tight end James Hanna with their sixth-round pick Saturday. The Cowboys came into the draft with Jason Witten and John Phillips as the only tight ends bec...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  12. Cowboys position series: Tight ends

    Calvin Watkins

    This is the fourth installment of a 12-part series breaking down the Cowboys roster. Today we look at tight ends. Players: Jason Witten (signed through 2017), Martellus Bennett (free agent), John Phillips (signed through 2012) Top free agents...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  13. Cowboys roster breakdown

    Calvin Watkins

    The 53-man roster is set, we think, and there could be more changes. Jason Garrett has said he will churn the bottom of the roster and you can't believe the Cowboys will really last a month with four tight ends, do you? Let's break it down. Qua...

    Blog | September 04, 2011
  14. Dallas Cowboys set roster, release DE Igor Olshansky

    Calvin Watkins

    The Cowboys made their cuts to the 53-man limit Saturday, releasing veteran defensive end Igor Olshansky.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2011
  15. Jason Witten picked as best tight end

    Calvin Watkins

    When you look at the best tight ends in the NFL, it's hard to pick one. Well,'s NFL writers selected Cowboys tight end Jason Witten as the best tight end in the game. San Diego's Antonio Gates tied Witten with four first-place votes. But...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  16. John Garrett: Cowboys were best situation

    Calvin Watkins

    In January, tight ends coach John Garrett interviewed with the Miami Dolphins about becoming the offensive coordinator. Garrett didn't get the job, which eventually went to Brian Daboll. But Garrett doesn't feel that was a bad thing. He was ...

    Blog | February 18, 2011