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@Cowboys_Chile:I liked how tight end Martin Rucker played Thursday. What are his chances of sticking around and what role could he have?
Nick:I still think he's a long shot. Let's not judge the fourth quarter of a preseason game because he's going to look pretty good as a receiving tight end. Can he block in the trenches and play special teams? Those two questions must be answered in his favor for him to have a shot.
Josh: I wouldn't reserve a spot for him just yet, because I think he's still clearly the fourth best tight end. If you went that heavy at the position, you probably don't keep a fullback, and I think Jason Garrett wants a true fullback. So while he may be improved, I don't give him a great chance to make the team.
@GodsSon1206 :What's the most significant change Jason Garrett made in training camp and preseason practice, and what effect will it have on the team?
Nick:The most significant change has been putting them in pads every day at 2:30. That's the change and he only hopes it will make them a more physical team.
Josh: Being in pads almost every day is the biggest tangible thing, but I think he has a totally different attitude and demeanor about him than Wade Phillips did, and his energy can rub off on the players.
Mailbag: Biggest Surprises Of The Season So Far?
What other two players do you feel have been nice surprises after the first six games of the year?
Mailbag: Real Trade Expectations? O-Line Rotation?
With the trade deadline coming up, do you see the Cowboys being active?
Mailbag: Assessing Micah Parsons' Progress?
Haven't heard much about Micah Parsons since he was moved to linebacker. How is he grading out at linebacker?
Mailbag: Explaining The Waivers Situation
With Brandon Knight not reporting to the Ravens, can the Cowboys claim him and re-sign him to the practice squad?
Mailbag: Wildcat QB? Give Cam Newton A Call?
Now that he's vaccinated, don't you think we should consider making Cam Newton an offer as backup QB?
Mailbag: Future Of The WR Corps? OT Depth?
Assuming the younger receivers keep producing in this offense is it becoming more evident that Michael Gallup leaves in free agency next year?
Mailbag: In-Game Decisions? Red Zone Issues?
Why is Coach McCarthy getting so much bad press for his poor game management? Is it really that bad?
Mailbag: Four 1,000-Yard Players On Offense?
Has the idea of two 1,000-yard receivers and two 1,000-yard backs ever crossed you guys' mind? Looks possible at this rate
Mailbag: Not Afraid Of Third-And-Long Anymore?
This year, we seem to routinely overcome first-and-15 or first-and-20. Do you think that is showing the maturation in Kellen Moore's play calling?
Mailbag: Tough Roster Decisions Ahead?
I'm awaiting the return of some key players but I'm also starting to worry that we simply won't have enough roster spots. Am I over thinking it?
Mailbag: Cowboys Still Peaking? Try Diggs At WR?
Can't remember having more fun watching a team come together. Don't we still have a lot of room to grow and improve?