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Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 at 1:47 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Orton's Release Won't Change Weeden's Approach

Orton's Release Won't Change Weeden's Approach

Cowboys backup quarterback Brandon Weeden says Kyle Orton's release won't change his approach in training camp. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014 at 3:25 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Weeden Wants No. 2 Job Regardless of Orton's Status

Weeden Wants No. 2 Job Regardless of Orton's Status

Kyle Orton says his goal is to win the backup job behind Tony Romo, whether or not Kyle Orton returns for training camp. Read »

Friday, Jul 4, 2014 at 3:08 PM
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By Scott Crisp

So Far, So Good for Caleb Hanie in Dallas

So Far, So Good for Caleb Hanie in Dallas

Signed in April, Forney native Caleb Hanie is looking to make the most out of his opportunity with the Cowboys. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 at 1:49 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Valley Ranch Hosts Nike Football Festival

Valley Ranch Hosts Nike Football Festival

The Dallas Cowboys opened the doors at Valley Ranch over the weekend to a number of area high schools. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 1:53 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Weeden Holds No Grudge Against Browns

Weeden Holds No Grudge Against Browns

Brandon Weeden says he harbors no ill will toward the Browns, the team that drafted him in the first round two years ago and cut him earlier this offseason. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 at 2:25 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Weeden Taking Advantage of First-Team Reps

Weeden Taking Advantage of First-Team Reps

With Kyle Orton absent and Tony Romo recovering from back surgery, Brandon Weeden has been getting a good deal of first team reps. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 at 12:12 PM
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By Schuyler Dixon

Weeden Ready to be Romo's Backup

Weeden Ready to be Romo's Backup

Like any backup who knows his role, Brandon Weeden happily stepped aside when Tony Romo wanted to take some first-team snaps. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014 at 1:07 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Kyle Orton Absent as Mandatory Mini-Camp Starts

Kyle Orton Absent as Mandatory Mini-Camp Starts

Cowboys backup quarterback Kyle Orton wasn't at Valley Ranch for the beginning of the team's mandatory mini-camp on Tuesday, and is considering retirement. Read »

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 at 1:25 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Weeden: Dez Has Grown a Lot Since OK State Days

Weeden: Dez Has Grown a Lot Since OK State Days

Brandon Weeden says Dez Bryant is noticeably more mature than he was when the two met in 2007, but his passion for the game hasn't changed. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014 at 2:29 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Brandon Weeden Sticking Close to Romo in OTAs

Brandon Weeden Sticking Close to Romo in OTAs

New backup quarterback Brandon Weeden is hoping to soak up all the knowledge he can from Cowboys starter Tony Romo. Read »

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Todd L. Davis Web Editor When not writing hard news for NBCDFW.com, Todd posts to the Blue Star Blog to vent his useless sports knowledge and avoid driving his wife and four children crazy.
ADAM BOEDEKER Adam Boedeker is a sports writer with the Denton Record-Chronicle and responsible for prompting the No. 8 Bob Knight soundbite as ranked by ESPN.
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NEWY SCRUGGS AKA Newdawg. NBC 5 sports director, host of "NBC 5 Sports Zone" and "Voices of the Game with Newy Scruggs" on NBC Sports Radio Monday - Friday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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RICHIE WHITT Since 1986, Richie has covered America's Team in most every way, including print, radio and TV. He currently writes a sports/guy-stuff blog at DFWSportatorium.com and lives in McKinney with his fiancee, Sybil, and two very spoiled dogs.
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