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Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 at 1:14 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Free Embraces Role as Elder Statesman

Free Embraces Role as Elder Statesman

At 30, right tackle Doug Free is the elder statesman of the Cowboys' young offensive line, and it's a role he embraces. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 2:00 PM
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By Richie Whitt

Cowboys Strengthen Offensive Line By Signing Veteran With Dallas Roots

Cowboys Strengthen Offensive Line By Signing Veteran With Dallas Roots

Adding a veteran with 94 NFL starts and a Dallas background makes sense for the Cowboys' interior offensive line. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014 at 9:40 AM
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By Richie Whitt

Cowboys Aren't the Same Ol' Cowboys

Cowboys Aren't the Same Ol' Cowboys

Despite repeated, rancid results, the Cowboys are attempting to change their players, and their identity. Read »

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 3:13 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Doug Free Has Ankle Surgery

Doug Free Has Ankle Surgery

Cowboys right tackle Doug Free has reportedly undergone ankle surgery, but is expected to return in time for the team's offseason conditioning program. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013 at 9:34 AM
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By Richie Whitt

Scandrick and Free: Duds to Studs

Scandrick and Free: Duds to Studs

After years of being blamed for the Cowboys' mediocrity, Doug Free and Orlando Scandrick have improved their play and shrugged off criticism. Read »

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 3:05 PM
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By Richie Whitt

Murray Hurdles, Spins, Runs Down Critics

Murray Hurdles, Spins, Runs Down Critics

After a lackluster week that had us all questioning his role, the Cowboys' running back turned in his best performance in two years. Read »

Sunday, Sep 22, 2013 at 3:18 PM
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By Richie Whitt

Cowboys 31, Rams 7: My Top 10 Whitty Observations

Cowboys 31, Rams 7: My Top 10 Whitty Observations

Cowboys harass Sam Bradford and DeMarco Murray runs wild in blowout win over Rams. Read »

Thursday, Sep 12, 2013 at 9:09 AM
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By Jonathan Bales

3 Key Matchups vs Kansas City

3 Key Matchups vs Kansas City

Three key matchups to watch in the Cowboys' Week 2 meeting with the Chiefs Read »

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 at 11:22 AM
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By Scott Crisp

Free Admits Surprise at Move to Guard

Free Admits Surprise at Move to Guard

Doug Free seems to be open to moving around, but he admits he was a bit surprised by Dallas installing him at right guard. Read »

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 at 2:30 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Jerry: Free May Stay Put at Guard

Jerry: Free May Stay Put at Guard

Jerry Jones seems to like the idea of starting Doug Free at right guard in Week One. Read »

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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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DAVID WATKINS A Plano native who most recently covered the Vikings and Twins in chilly Minnesota, D-Wat returned to his roots in 2012. David loves all sports and has a passion for playing golf.
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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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