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Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 10:08 AM
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By Richie Whitt

Matt Johnson Cut Without a Snap

Matt Johnson Cut Without a Snap

The Cowboys for years have been desperate for help at safety, but have finally admitted that Matt Johnson isn't the solution. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 at 12:07 PM
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By Richie Whitt

Matt Johnson on the Sideline Yet Again

Matt Johnson on the Sideline Yet Again

The Cowboys drafted Matt Johnson to be a play-making safety, but he's yet to even play in a game. Read »

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 at 2:45 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Poll: 6 of 10 Cowboys Say They'd Play SB with Concussion

Poll: 6 of 10 Cowboys Say They'd Play SB with Concussion

According to an anonymous players poll, six of ten Cowboys say if they had a chance to play in the Super Bowl, they wouldn't let a concussion stop them. Read »

Friday, May 3, 2013 at 11:21 AM
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By Scott Crisp

Jerry: Dallas "In Good Shape" at Safety

Jerry: Dallas

Jerry Jones isn't worried about the safety position, one of the team's greatest areas of need going into the 2013 offseason. Read »

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 at 2:29 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Stephen Jones: Cowboys Have Needs At Safety

Stephen Jones: Cowboys Have Needs At Safety

Stephen Jones believes the Cowboys could use some shoring up at the safety position. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 at 3:27 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Wider Field Could Prevent Collisions: Hawkins

Wider Field Could Prevent Collisions: Hawkins

Bengals receiver Andrew Hawkins believes the NFL would be safer if the league took a cue from the Canadian Football League, and widened the playing field. Read »

Friday, Oct 26, 2012 at 1:42 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Barry Church Gets A Four-Year Contract Extension

Barry Church Gets A Four-Year Contract Extension

Injured safety Barry Church did enough through three games in 2012 to earn a four-year extension from the Cowboys on Friday. Read »

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 at 3:48 PM
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By Josh Alper

The Cowboys Take a Risk at Safety

The Cowboys Take a Risk at Safety

Irony noted. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 at 1:52 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Report: Five DBs Trying Out At Valley Ranch

Report: Five DBs Trying Out At Valley Ranch

The Cowboys have brought in five defensive backs for a tryout this week, after losing Barry Church for the season last week. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2011 at 9:13 AM
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By JAIME ARON

Ready or Not, Cowboys' Owusu-Ansah at Free Safety

Ready or Not, Cowboys' Owusu-Ansah at Free Safety

As the Cowboys scramble to find a starter, Owusu-Ansah has been handed a starting job in the NFL. 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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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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