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Past/Present: HOF Semifinalists Includes Woodson 


Three former Cowboys players advance to the Pro Football Hall of Fame semifinal round, including Darren Woodson and DeMarcus Ware.

The HOF round includes 28 modern-day semifinalists for the 2023 class, which will be revealed in February before the Super Bowl.

Along with Ware and Woodson, former linebacker Zach Thomas, who spent one year in Dallas but the majority of his career with the Dolphins, also advanced to the semifinal round.

Last year was Ware's first season of eligibility and it was surprising to many when he was not announced as a member of the HOF class. It's likely the Cowboys all-time leading sack artist will get that Gold Jacket in 2023.

For Woodson, he's made it this far before but never to the round of 15 finalists. The five-time Pro Bowl safety was one of the defensive catalysts for the team of the 90s. -Nick Eatman

While the Cowboys are never short on current superstars, their legacy was built on legends, many of which have long retired from the game. Still, former Cowboys players and coaches constantly garner headlines, which will be captured in the ongoing "Past & Present Blog." Here are some of the latest news items that have come from some members of the Cowboys' alumni.


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