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Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 12:40 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Durant Hurting, Hitchens Prepping to Start

Durant Hurting, Hitchens Prepping to Start

With Justin Durant dealing with a groin injury, rookie Anthony Hitchens could get the start at weakside linebacker on Sunday. Read »

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 8:40 AM
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By Richie Whitt

Replacing Durant Presents Another Obstacle

Replacing Durant Presents Another Obstacle

An already beleaguered defense must now fill the cleats of leading tackler Justin Durant. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 2:48 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Justin Durant Dealing with Groin Issue

Justin Durant Dealing with Groin Issue

Justin Durant suffered a groin injury in Sunday's season-opening loss to San Francisco. Read »

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 at 1:50 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Cowboys Name 2014 Team Captains

Cowboys Name 2014 Team Captains

Tony Romo, Jason Witten, Barry Church, Justin Durant and Dan Bailey have been named Cowboys team captains for the 2014 season. Read »

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 at 12:18 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Justin Durant Stepping Up

Justin Durant Stepping Up

Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett says Justin Durant has stepped up nicely at middle linebacker in the absence of Sean Lee. Read »

Thursday, Jul 3, 2014 at 4:32 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Durant's Versatility Draws Praise from LBs Coach

Durant's Versatility Draws Praise from LBs Coach

According to linebackers coach Matt Eberflus, linebacker Justin Durant can play anywhere. Read »

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 1:24 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Justin Durant Not Satisfied

Justin Durant Not Satisfied

Entering his second season with the Cowboys, veteran linebacker Justin Durant says he has yet to truly show what he can do. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 12:13 PM
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By Richie Whitt

Cowboys Aren't Perfect, But They Have Managed to Pinch Their Pennies

Cowboys Aren't Perfect, But They Have Managed to Pinch Their Pennies

For the first time in a long time, the Cowboys have some financial flexibility to improve their roster during training camp. Read »

Monday, Jun 23, 2014 at 2:01 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Durant Getting Reps at Middle Linebacker

Durant Getting Reps at Middle Linebacker

With Sean Lee out, the Cowboys turned to veteran Justin Durant to take the majority of the reps at middle linebacker in minicamp last week. Read »

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 4:36 PM
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By Schuyler Dixon

Cowboys Looking at Many Options Without Sean Lee

Cowboys Looking at Many Options Without Sean Lee

Justin Durant took the first turn in Sean Lee's spot at middle linebacker to start the second week of offseason practice for the Dallas Cowboys. 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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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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