Rob Phillips Articles
Role Call: Alec Lindstrom Joins Family Business
Cowboys rookie center Alec Lindstrom has a chance to follow in his family’s footsteps and earn a spot on an NFL roster.
Mailbag: Early OTAs Standouts? Pro Bowl Idea?
I know it’s super early and you guys have only seen one practice, but who or what stood out to you most about the first OTA?
CeeDee Lamb Ready To Be "That Guy" At Receiver
CeeDee Lamb’s new locker symbolizes his new spot as the Cowboys’ No. 1 receiver – a role he embraces heading into his third NFL season.
Mailbag: Comparison For Fowler? IR Rule Changes?
What do you guys think of Fowler being a bookend to Lawrence on the D-Line?
Problem Spots: Who Takes Over At Slot Receiver?
With many changes at wide receiver this offseason, how will the Cowboys handle the slot position? That’s one spot to watch heading into training camp.
Mailbag: Tyler Smith Comparison? Schedule Focus?
Tyler Smith reminds me of Leonard Davis. Davis was drafted as a tackle with a top-10 pick and struggled, then was moved inside to guard and became an All-Pro. Why not just keep him at left guard?
Problem Spots: Deciding On A Swing Tackle
Swing tackle might be a backup position, but it’s one of the most important jobs on the Cowboys roster. Who will take over the role this season?
Cowboys To Practice With Broncos, Chargers
The Cowboys are expected to have some competitive practices at training camp after announcing they will have joint practices with both the Chargers and Broncos.
Mailbag: Special Teams? Run Splits?
If you carry 53 professional football players on any given game day, shouldn't you be able to find capable special teamers?
Jake Ferguson Well Aware Of Jersey Significance
Rookie tight end Jake Ferguson knows the No. 48 Cowboys jersey represents blocking excellence – an area of his game he took pride in at Wisconsin.
Mailbag: Darkhorse To Handle Return Duties?
With 20 UDFAs, is there anyone they could use as kick and punt returners? Or will they be looking for roster cuts from other teams?
10 Players Who Stood Out At Rookie Minicamp
After two weekend practices, the staff of DallasCowboys.com took a look at 10 rookies who impressed during the Cowboys’ rookie minicamp.
Notes: Punt Return Competition; High-Upside Picks
With CeeDee Lamb moving into the No. 1 receiver role and Cedrick Wilson leaving in free agency, it’s possible the Cowboys will have a new featured punt returner this season.
Gut Feeling: Most Intriguing Part Of The Schedule?
Now that the 2022 regular season schedule has been released, the staff writers have each picked a game or stretch of games that seems to stand out the most.
Cowboys Open 2022 Schedule Against 2 Elite QBs
The Cowboys have five primetime games in 2022, starting with a Week 1 rematch against Tom Brady and the Bucs at home on Sunday Night Football.
Why John Ridgeway Is A "Unique Pick" For Dallas
Looking for more help against the run, the Cowboys drafted DT John Ridgeway in the fifth round. Now he’ll have a chance to earn a spot in a talented D-Line rotation.
Mailbag: 2016 Run Game vs. 2021 Passing Game?
Would you prefer the 2022 Cowboys offense has the 2016-like run game dominance or the 2021 passing game numbers? For me, it's the 2016 running attack.
McCarthy, Cowboys Return To Green Bay Nov. 13
The Cowboys’ full 2022 schedule will be announced Thursday night, but one game is already revealed: a Nov. 13 road trip to Green Bay against MVP Aaron Rodgers and the Packers.
Mailbag: Comparing Williams To Micah Parsons?
Do you guys feel Sam Williams has the closing speed similar to Micah Parsons rushing the passer? Man, he seems to close the gap quick.
Why Matt Waletzko Could Have Big Upside At Tackle
First-round pick Tyler Smith could be an offensive line starter for many years to come, but the Cowboys are also excited about fifth-round pick Matt Waletzko’s long-term potential at tackle.
Mailbag: 2-Year Development? Smith Wearing 73?
I understand the Cowboys have some numbers that they dedicate to great players at certain positions (88,94,etc.). But are you guys OK with Tyler Smith getting Larry Allen's 73?
Mailbag: Cowboys Rookie Free Agents To Watch?
From all the undrafted rookie free agents who have agreed to terms, who do you think has a realistic shot at making the club?