Mickey Spagnola Articles


Mickey Spagnola

DallasCowboys.com Columnist


Mick Shots: Hard To Say Goodbye To Oxnard

Well, final full day here in training camp.
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of the Dallas Cowboys in the first half of theiir NFL preseason week one game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.  Photo by Sam Smith/Dallas Cowboys

Spagnola: Just Remember This Is PRE-Season

But for anyone trying to ascertain far-reaching conclusions about who the Cowboys are and what this game might indicate, they are doing a disservice to common logic.
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Mick Shots: Let’s Get Real On Market Value

Been meaning to get this off my chest for some time now, so time to take the first shot.
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Mick Shots: Nothing Stops Down Training Camp

Still no Zeke. Now no Sean Lee practicing. No Zack Martin practicing. No Amari Cooper practicing. But the show must go on, as it did on Sunday with the Blue & White scrimmage.
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Spagnola: One Mighty Long Road To Canton

Gil Brandt's upcoming induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame has been a long time coming.
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Mick Shots: A Big Spin Around Training Camp 

And on the seventh day of training camp, the Cowboys rest.
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Spagnola: Gil’s A Long Way From Forest Grove

Hang around Gil Brandt long enough and amazing takes place.
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Spagnola: Keep Your Finger Off The Panic Button

So what Ezekiel Elliott is not here the official first day of training camp. This is not a big deal.
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Mick Shots: Hey Oxnard, Here We Come Again

Well, it’s time, here we go, off to Oxnard, Calif., Thursday afternoon for the start of training camp.
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1) Is This A “Super Bowl Or Bust” Roster?

Is this a “Super Bowl or bust” roster? That’s the final installment in our 20 Questions series.
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2) How Good Is Good Enough For Garrett?

Figuring out what it will take for Jason Garrett to get a new contract is the next installment in our 20 Questions series.
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3) Can Dak Raise His Game To Another Level?

How far can Dak Prescott raise his game in 2019? That’s the next installment in our 20 Questions series.
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4) Can Kellen Moore Fix The Offense?

Will new offensive coordinator Kellen Moore take the Cowboys’ offense to new heights? That’s the next installment in our 20 Questions series.
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Spagnola: Unquestionable Difference This Year

My, oh, my, what a difference a year makes.
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Mick Shots: Common Sense Debunks Zeke Rumors

So the other day on Twitter, the question to me was about the possibility of Ezekiel Elliott holding out from training camp next week.
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6) When Will D-Law & Byron Be Ready?

Both Byron Jones and DeMarcus Lawrence figure to ease their way back to full health during this training camp. When will the two Pro Bowlers be ready to roll?
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7) Position Battle To Watch At Camp?

Which roster spot will be the most competitive when the Cowboys get to Oxnard for training camp? That’s the next installment in our 20 Questions series.
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Spagnola: This Jones Wearing The Shield Again

Never ever more have I been so envious of what another person’s been able to do.
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10) Is Witten Going To Help The Offense?

How will Jason Witten help the Cowboys’ offense in his return from retirement? That’s the next installment in our 20 Questions series.
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Mick Shots: Camping Just Around The Corner

Someone asked me last week if I was ready for training camp, and my response was, I will be in like 21 days.
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