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Nick Eatman Staff Writer

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Witten Returns; Still “Antsy” After 16 Seasons 

Jason Witten has had plenty of practices this offseason, but he took another step in his comeback by starting Saturday’s game. He even contributed with a clutch reception to move the chains. 
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Who to Watch: Opportunities for Rookie DTs

The last time the Cowboys faced the Rams, the stakes were much higher obviously. But the defense didn’t have its best performance that night in LA, and saw the season come to a crashing end.
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Big Game For Other Drafted RB; Former Ram TE

While practice evaluation is always important, we all know these guys are judged even more by what happens in the game.
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Rank’Em: Best 15 Players of Training Camp

The Cowboys have 15 players on the roster who have made a Pro Bowl. But only four of them made our Top 15 players of training camp, where plenty of youngsters came to play. 
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Garrett: “Hawaii Has Great Football Tradition”

The California-portion of training camp is done. But before heading back home, the Cowboys are headed to Hawaii to face the Rams in what Jason Garrett calls “a magical place.” 
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Deep Blue Series Continues With “Own It” 

The fifth season of Deep Blue is well underway. 
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Practice Recap: 5 Players Jerry Is Excited About 

While Tuesday’s practice was spirited, highlighted but several big plays on both sides of the ball, the attention shifted rather quickly after practice when owner Jerry Jones addressed a host of topics about his team.
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Trying to Prevent “Backward Steps” For Cooper

Amari Cooper continues to make progress from a heel injury that has been widely termed a bruise in camp.
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Quinn on Recent Setbacks: “This Is Just Life” 

Speaking for the first time since his suspension and broken hand, DE Robert Quinn said “This is nothing. I’ve dealt with a lot worse.” 
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Rank’Em: Pollard Leads Top 10 Rookies of Camp 

Camp is usually the time when rookies prove themselves – one way or another. So let’s look at the Top 10 rookies from training camp, with four undrafted players making the list, which is headlined by running back Tony Pollard. 
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Gifford’s “Rollercoaster” Night; Wilson Update

Rookie LB Luke Gifford and WR Cedrick Wilson both had solid starts to Saturday's game before the injury bug hit. Here's an update on both players. 
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Eatman: Cowboys Play Hide & Zeke in Red Zone

Preseason games are still preseason games. The good stuff you see has to be minimized just like the bad stuff … and there was plenty of that. 
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Who to Watch: Young WRs Will Get Noticed

After three weeks of camp, it’s finally time play some football. Even if it’s a preseason game, this is when things start to ramp up in terms of the evaluation process.
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Who to Watch: Time to Shine For Rookie DEs

Let’s look at some key defensive players that will be watched closely on Saturday night in San Francisco
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Spagnola: Nothing Comes Easy During Camp

Gosh, this don’t come easy; you know it don’t come easy.
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Already Injured, Quinn Gets 2-Game Suspension

On top of suffering a broken hand this week, now Robert Quinn has been suspended for two regular-season games by the NFL
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Rank’Em: Projecting Current WR Depth Chart 

There are a few positions that are hard to predict right now and wide receiver is one of them. Here’s a projected look at where things stand, ranking the 11 receivers from the top to the bottom.
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Experiment Over; Cowboys Waive TE Rico Gathers

The Cowboys have decided to part ways with TE Rico Gathers, officially waiving the former basketball player after three seasons.  
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Scrimmage Recap: 2 Rookies Caught Jerry’s Eye 

The Blue-White Scrimmage is annual tradition at training camp, but leave it to a pair of drafted rookies that not only stood out, but caught the eye of owner Jerry Jones. Plus, more scrimmage notes. 
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Updated Timetables For Martin, Lee & Cooper

The first week of camp has been relatively quiet among the players actually here in California, but a trio of Pro Bowl players on both sides of the ball have been sidelined here recently.
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