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  1. Cowboys have to spend, choose wisely

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- The free-agent shopping starts today at 3 p.m. CT. If the Dallas Cowboys have learned anything, it's that they should use coupons. From 2006-11, the Cowboys signed 12 players in unrestricted free agency. Only two players who si...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  2. Win or lose, jobs at stake Sunday vs. Eagles

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- As thrilling as Sunday's 24-23 win against the Washington Redskins was, it might have only delayed the inevitable for the Dallas Cowboys. With a loss this week against the Philadelphia Eagles in a third straight NFC East champions...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  3. Why a fullback doesn't make sense for Cowboys

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys seemed to make a lot of fans happy on Tuesday when they signed a fullback. It wasn't Lawrence Vickers, which still had some upset, but at least Tyler Clutts actually has played fullback in an NFL game. To me, ho...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  4. Three spots open after Cowboys cut two

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- The Cowboys have three roster spots available before the team flies to Oxnard, Calif., on Friday for the opening of training camp after releasing tackle J.B. Shugarts and quarterback Dalton Williams. Shugarts signed with the Cowbo...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  5. Caleb McSurdy takes fullback snaps

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Caleb McSurdy did not need to be asked twice to play some fullback Tuesday. With Lawrence Vickers recovering from back surgery, the Cowboys turned to McSurdy, a linebacker, to play fullback in short-yardage and goal-line situation...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  6. Dante Rosario isn't just a camp body

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- What does the signing of veteran Dante Rosario mean for the Cowboys? This is not a camp body just to get through a couple of days. If the Cowboys wanted one of those, then they could have added some unknown face as the 90th guy on...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  7. Fullback position could be endangered

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Lawrence Vickers picked the wrong time to need back surgery, not that there's a good time to need back surgery. The Cowboys' decision to draft tight end Gavin Escobar in the second round, coupled with the never-ending discussion of...

    Blog | April 28, 2013
  8. Cowboys have decisions to make regarding cap

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - For the last two days the Cowboys have had their first in-depth meetings regarding the players on the roster. After signing seven players in unrestricted free agency last year, including cornerback Brandon Carr to a five-year, $50 ...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  9. Cowboys can get around cap issues, but at what cost?

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Once the Dallas Cowboys are done with the coaching staff, they will have to move around some money in order to get under the 2013 salary cap of $120.9 million. The Cowboys, who failed to make the playoffs for the fourth time in fiv...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  10. 5 Wonders: Roster, coach turnover in 2013?

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- With the Cowboys' season over, this will be the final weekly version of Five Wonders, but we'll continue an occasional series throughout the offseason. These Wonders are about the future: ** I wonder how much turnover this rost...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  11. Cowboys stars playing like stars

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - For all of the contributions - noticed or unnoticed - made by Alex Albright, Eric Frampton, Cole Beasley, Dwayne Harris, James Hanna, Sean Lissemore, Dan Connor, Ernie Sims, Sterling Moore and Lawrence Vickers, the Cowboys' success he...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  12. Look Back: Kudos to Rob Ryan

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Rob Ryan has taken heat for some of the issues that have cropped up with the Cowboys' defense this season. Maybe some of it is not entirely fair because of the injuries, but everybody at Valley Ranch has said you cannot use injurie...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  13. Practice report: DeMarco Murray limited

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - DeMarco Murray's return to practice on Thursday was on a limited basis only. Murray did not practice Wednesday because of a foot injury that kept him out of six games, but the Cowboys will do their best to manage his health through...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  14. Jay Ratliff listed as doubtful for Sunday

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Jay Ratliff is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against Philadelphia and likely to miss his second straight game with a groin injury. Ratliff, who was questionable for the Thanksgiving game vs. Washington and did not play, did ...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  15. Practice report: Four starters not taking snaps

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - The Cowboys were without four potential starters in Friday's practice Felix Jones, Tyron Smith, Jay Ratliff and Ryan Cook on their final practice before Thursday's game against Washington. Jones has injuries to both knees after tak...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  16. Tyron Smith, Jay Ratliff do not practice

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - The Cowboys were without eight players at Monday's abbreviated practice, including left tackle Tyron Smith and nose tackle Jay Ratliff. Smith suffered a high ankle sprain Sunday against Cleveland, and, according to a source, is dou...

    Blog | November 19, 2012