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Terrell Owens’ wait for Canton is over. Read

The former Cowboys receiver – one of the most dynamic wideouts in NFL history – is among eight selections officially announced to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018, joining Bobby Beathard, Robert Brazile, Brian Dawkins, Jerry Kramer, Ray Lewis, Randy Moss and Brian Urlacher. Read

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On Saturday night, the NFL will present several players with such of the most prestigious awards and accolades in sports. Read

While the Pro Football Hall of Fame will also announce its new inductees, which could include a couple of former Cowboys in cornerback Everson Walls and wide receiver Terrell Owens, the weekend will see a few current superstars land some hardware as well at the annual NFL Honors Show. Read

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DeMarcus Lawrence spent last week in Orlando, Fla., enjoying his first Pro Bowl appearance with Cowboys teammates Jason Witten and Read

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FRISCO, Texas – Way back in the summer of 2016, Dak Prescott had never started a game in his NFL career. He won AP Offensive Rookie of the Year. Read

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ERIC PODBERESKY Read

WASHINGTON, D.C. Read

Despite it not being the Cowboys’ philosophy recently, don’t the last four teams in the playoffs provide a blueprint for Dallas to spend more money on free agents this year? Philadelphia, Minnesota, New England and Jacksonville all have over 20 players on their 53 who they got through free agency and trades. Read

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(Editor’s Note: The 2017 Cowboys finished with a winning record, but they fell out of the playoffs in a disappointing follow-up to a 13-3 season. As the team seeks to find a way back to the postseason, the writers of DallasCowboys.com will look back at last year, picking a positive and a negative from all 16 games that might be something to either build on or correct as we head into the 2018 season.) Read

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LANDON CABELL Read

CHARLESTON, SC Read

How big of a get is Kris Richard? This seems like it could be the biggest move of the offseason bringing in a proven defensive mind to run the back end of the defense while Rod Marinelli handles the guys in the trenches. With these young DB's and the success he had with the secondary in Seattle, how much of an impact do you think he has? Read

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(Editor’s Note: The 2017 Cowboys finished with a winning record, but they fell out of the playoffs in a disappointing follow-up to a 13-3 season. As the team seeks to find a way back to the postseason, the writers of DallasCowboys.com will look back at last year, picking a positive and a negative from all 16 games that might be something to either build on or correct as we head into the 2018 season.) Read

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FRISCO, Texas – The NFL has announced that 49ers offensive tackle Joe Staley and Panthers guard Trai Turner will replace Cowboys Pro Bowlers Tyron Smith and Read

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FRISCO, Texas – The Cowboys are expected to hire former Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard to head coach Jason Garrett’s staff. Read

An official announcement has not yet been made, but according to reports, Richard will become the team’s new secondary coach and take over passing game coordinator duties on defense. Read

An NFL cornerback for five seasons, the 38-year-old Richard has been an assistant coach in Seattle for the past eight years, including the last three seasons as defensive coordinator. He and the Seahawks parted ways last week. Read

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BERNARD HENRY Read

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Fair to say the Eagles will be favored to repeat as division champs. What can Dallas do to close the gap? It seems clear to me that the priority should be on defense and offensive line. Read

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(Editor’s Note: The 2017 Cowboys finished with a winning record, but they fell out of the playoffs in a disappointing follow-up to a 13-3 season. As the team seeks to find a way back to the postseason, the writers of DallasCowboys.com will look back at last year, picking a positive and a negative from all 16 games that might be something to either build on or correct as we head into the 2018 season.) Read

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Each year the number of underclassmen headed to the NFL Draft seems to grow, and this year a league-record 106 players have been granted special eligibility for the 2018 draft. Read

Each of the 106 players have met the NFL’s three-year eligibility rule and submitted written notification of their intentions to declare for the draft before the Jan. 16 deadline, the league announced. Read

The 2018 NFL Draft will be held at AT&T Stadium from April 26-28. The Cowboys hold the 19thoverall pick. Read

Here’s the full list, announced by the league: Read

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(Editor’s Note: The 2017 Cowboys finished with a winning record, but they fell out of the playoffs in a disappointing follow-up to a 13-3 season. As the team seeks to find a way back to the postseason, the writers of DallasCowboys.com will look back at last year, picking a positive and a negative from all 16 games that might be something to either build on or correct as we head into the 2018 season.) Read

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FRISCO, Texas – The Cowboys are expected to hire Sanjay Lal as their new wide receivers coach, replacing Derek Dooley. Read

Lal last coached the Indianapolis Colts’ receivers in 2017 and has been an offensive assistant in the NFL since 2007. He has worked as receivers coach in Oakland, the Jets, Buffalo and Indianapolis over the last nine seasons. Read

Lal is expected be the second new hire to Garrett’s staff in the last week. Paul Alexander, a top Bengals assistant for 23 seasons, has been officially hired to coach the offensive line, replacing Frank Pollack. Read

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(Editor’s Note: The 2017 Cowboys finished with a winning record, but they fell out of the playoffs in a disappointing follow-up to a 13-3 season. As the team seeks to find a way back to the postseason, the writers of DallasCowboys.com will look back at last year, picking a positive and a negative from all 16 games that might be something to either build on or correct as we head into the 2018 season.) Read

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MARK JOHNSTON
SILSBEE Read

Will we see a second-year leap from Taco? A starter/almost every-down type player? Read

Bryan: Once this staff moved on from Damontre' Moore, I felt like it helped Charlton play better. He started to get work and developed a better feel for how to attack the pocket. With a better plan came better snaps. Offseason will be huge for him to develop strength but also develop more flexibility. DeMarcus Lawrence redeveloped his body before last season. I would hope that Charlton could do the same. Read

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FRISCO, Texas – DeMarcus Lawrence and Zack Martin have already been named to the Pro Bowl and the AP All-Pro second team. They’ve also been recognized the Professional Football Writers of America. Read

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FRISCO, Texas – Former longtime Bengals offensive line coach Paul Alexander is expected to join the Cowboys’ staff, presumably to replace Frank Pollack in overseeing the offensive line. Read

Last week, the Cowboys parted ways with Pollack after five seasons, including the last three as offensive line coach. Pollack has been announced as the new offensive line coach in Cincinnati, the job Alexander held over the previous 23 seasons. Read