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  1. Rangers open for a Colby Lewis return

    Calvin Watkins

    PHOENIX -- A few weeks ago, Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said right-handed starter Colby Lewis would test the free-agent market. Daniels did caution at the time that it didn't mean the end of the line for the veteran, who pitched in 170 inning...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  2. Cowboys' rookies decorate linebackers room

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys linebacker Justin Durant had seen enough. He was tired of the rookies messing up candy and water orders for road trips for the veterans. So Durant made rookie linebackers Anthony Hitchens and Keith Smith decorate...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  3. Cowboys add depth to offensive line

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- With starting right tackle Doug Free out three-to-four weeks with a fractured right foot, the Cowboys boosted their line with the signing of veteran tackle Tony Hills on Wednesday. The team released defensive end Lavar Edwards to ...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Angels 9, Rangers 3

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Colby Lewis is becoming the pitching leader for the Texas Rangers in a season in which the expectations were small given what he was returning from. Lewis, the veteran right-hander, has emerged as the rock for the Rangers' rota...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  5. Pregame Notes: Tepesch is out for Friday

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Rangers made some changes to their starting rotation for the weekend series at Cleveland. Nick Tepesch will not pitch Friday against the Indians and will be replaced by veteran journeyman Jerome Williams. Miles Mikolas w...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  6. Pregame notes: Williams earns next start

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jerome Williams pitched so well Friday night for the Texas Rangers that manager Ron Washington said the veteran right-hander deserves another start. When that occurs is uncertain, but if anything else, Williams' performance gav...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  7. Veteran depth key to offensive line

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys haven't made the signing of guard Uche Nwaneri official because they have to make a roster move first. Moving Sean Lee to injured reserve, thus clearing space when training camp starts, is one possibility. The Nwaneri signing me...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  8. Orlando Scandrick becomes the leader

    Calvin Watkins

    Orlando Scandrick has been one of the better cornerbacks on the Dallas Cowboys' roster the last few seasons. Morris Claiborne, the Cowboys' 2012 first-round pick, has been inconsistent. Brandon Carr, the veteran corner with the high-priced salary,...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  9. Justin Durant is latest to replace Sean Lee

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The latest man to get some first-team snaps at middle linebacker during organized team activities is veteran Justin Durant. Last season, Durant started five games as the strongside linebacker and one more game at middle linebacker...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  10. Stephen Jones expects Kyle Orton to return

    Calvin Watkins

    Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones didn't sound worried about backup quarterback Kyle Orton's absence from voluntary offseason workouts. However, Jones did say he expects to see Orton for the mandatory veteran minicamp from June...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  11. Cowboys like Marinelli's personal touch

    Calvin Watkins

    The Cowboys enjoy having a veteran coaching staff, and almost at the top of that is defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli. The veteran coach develops close relationships with the defensive players, particularly the linemen. Last season, Marinelli...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  12. Dez Bryant becomes the veteran

    Calvin Watkins

    Jason Garrett was asked about the Cowboys' desire to obtain a veteran wide receiver this offseason. The head coach was quick to point out the team already has one: No. 88. "We consider Dez Bryant a veteran receiver," Garrett said. "He's played ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  13. Veteran wideout in Cowboys' plans?

    Calvin Watkins

    Miles Austin is gone and most likely will never play for the Dallas Cowboys again. Hamstring injuries, a huge contract and the emergence of Dez Bryant made Austin expendable. Austin will be missed because he was a veteran receiver who could hel...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  14. Eagles need to look for veteran backup at QB

    Calvin Watkins

    Michael Vick is expected to visit the New York Jets this weekend and if all goes according to plan he'll backup Geno Smith and send Mark Sanchez to the free agent market. With Vick looking for a new place of employment it leads you to wonder if th...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  15. Higher cap helps some veteran players

    Calvin Watkins

    Before the NFL increased the salary cap from $123 million to $133 million, the Cowboys were nearly $25 million over it. The increase allows the Cowboys to possibly save some the jobs of some veteran players. Backup center Phil Costa turned down...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  16. Age not a factor for Cowboys

    Calvin Watkins

    After a third consecutive 8-8 season, you have to say age isn't a factor with the Dallas Cowboys. The average age for the Cowboys in 2013 was 26.1, and that two veterans who didn't finish the season in Will Allen (31) and Brian Waters (36). In 201...

    Blog | February 04, 2014