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Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 11:36 AM
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By Richie Whitt

Entering Oxnard, Cowboys Look Like 7-9: Whitt

Entering Oxnard, Cowboys Look Like 7-9: Whitt

The Cowboys have made some significant changes since late December, but only training camp will tell if they've made them better. Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 1:20 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Marinelli: Repetition is Key in Training Camp

Marinelli: Repetition is Key in Training Camp

According to Rod Marinelli, training camp is all about repetition, repetition and more repetition. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 1:46 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Marinelli: "I Think There's Something to Prove"

Marinelli:

Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli likes that a lot of his players feel they have something to prove. Read »

Thursday, Jul 3, 2014 at 11:53 AM
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By Scott Crisp

Lawrence Helped by Practice Battles with Tyron Smith

Lawrence Helped by Practice Battles with Tyron Smith

Rookie defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence says he's been helped along by having to go against Pro Bowl left tackle Tyron Smith in practice. Read »

Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 4:39 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Marinelli Banking on D-Line Depth

Marinelli Banking on D-Line Depth

Rod Marinelli is hoping a deep defensive line rotation can make up for the losses of DeMarcus Ware and Jason Hatcher. Read »

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 12:28 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Coaches Say Bruce Carter is Moving in Right Direction

Coaches Say Bruce Carter is Moving in Right Direction

Cowboys linebacker Bruce Carter is drawing praise for his work this offseason. Read »

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 10:24 AM
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By Scott Crisp

Marinelli: Lawrence "Stronger Than I Thought He Was"

Marinelli: Lawrence

Defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli admits he's been pleasantly surprised by the raw strength displayed by rookie DeMarcus Lawrence. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 1:50 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Okoye Compares Marinelli to Master Splinter

Okoye Compares Marinelli to Master Splinter

In Rod Marinelli, Amobi Okoye sees flashes of Master Splinter, the fearless leader of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Read »

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 at 1:11 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Starting Safety Job is J.J. Wilcox's to Lose

Starting Safety Job is J.J. Wilcox's to Lose

For now anyway, second-year safety J.J. Wilcox is penciled in as the starter opposite Barry Church. Read »

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 at 2:02 PM
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By Scott Crisp

George Selvie Looking to Build on 2013 Campaign

George Selvie Looking to Build on 2013 Campaign

Cowboys defensive end George Selvie put together an improbably impressive season in 2013, but he and Rod Marinelli believe he can be even better. 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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