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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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Mailbag: Who Has The Edge In WR Battle?

How do you rank the remaining of the depth chart after Cooper, Gallup, and Cobb? Is Davis or the UDFA gaining ground on some of the other vets? 
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Mailbag: Pick To Make First Pro Bowl?

How is Jaylon Smith looking during training camp? He gets my vote for player on this roster most likely to make his first Pro Bowl. Do you agree?
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Practice Recap: Wrapping Up The Oxnard Stretch

The Cowboys are wrapping up the Oxnard portion of training camp, but Wednesday’s session remained competitive – and got heated at times.
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Mailbag: Most Improved Player In Camp?

From your observations, who on the roster has made the biggest strides from the offseason to the end of training camp? 
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Jerry Updates Contract Progress; More

Jerry Jones spoke with reporters on Tuesday night, and he covered a little bit of everything. From Dak’s contract talks to Amari Cooper’s health, here are the highlights.
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Gallup’s First Game In Hawaii Went “Pretty Good”

Michael Gallup couldn’t help but smile when a reporter asked him if he’s ever visited Hawaii.
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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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Cowboys at 49ers | Preseason Week 1

Mailbag: Concerned Contract Talk A Distraction?

Any concern that all the reports about Dak's contract negotiations (what he might have turned down or what he might be asking for) could affect his play on the field? 
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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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White: “I’m Better Than What I Put On The Field”

Backup QB Mike White is ready to move forward from last Saturday's preseason opener.
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)

Mailbag: Will The Red Zone Offense Improve?

"I know it's only one preseason game. But what are your thoughts on Kellen Moore's red zone scheme?"
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Maher Gets Plenty Of Work, And Attention

Brett Maher was the surprise of training camp and preseason last year, taking the kicker job from a former Pro Bowler.
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Did Rush Gain An Edge In Backup QB Battle?

The backup quarterback competition between Cooper Rush and Mike White still requires a full body of work.
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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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Mailbag: ‘Greatness’ For Xavier Woods?

 Of course he'd need to stack together a couple of years, but would that type of statistical year be a good starting point towards greatness? 
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Practice Recap: Cowboys “Support, Trust” Quinn

The Cowboys learned of Robert Quinn’s suspension right after their 11th practice of camp, and the team supports their new veteran pass rusher.
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Mailbag: Figuring Out The 53-Man Roster?

When do you think the coaches will have a pretty good idea of which players will make the team this season?
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Practice Recap: Roster Churning; First Fight

It’s a bit surprising that it took this long, but the Cowboys saw their first scuffle of training camp as they get closer to their preseason opener against San Francisco.
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