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Why The Dak-Amari Connection Has No Ceiling

With a full offseason, Amari Cooper and Dak Prescott have a chance to build on the new passing game partnership that pushed the Cowboys into the playoffs last year.
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Mailbag: A Sleeper On The Defensive Line?

I see this D-Line being great no matter how it’s cut down after training camp. I think DT Christian Covington is the key. Great run stuffer. How do you feel about his chances?
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Mailbag: The Front-Runners At Wide Receiver?

If we are expecting Amari Cooper, Michael Gallup and Randall Cobb as our top three receivers, who do you view as the front-runners for the next two or three spots?
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More To Robert Quinn’s Game Than Just Pass Rush

How will Robert Quinn help the defense? More ways than you might think. With training camp around the corner, we’re taking a closer look at the Cowboys’ offseason additions.
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Mailbag: Witten’s Role; A Young LB To Watch?

It seems that Jason Witten is being talked about this season as helping out immensely in the red zone. 
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TE Rico Gathers Gets One-Game NFL Suspension

Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended without pay for the first game of the 2019 regular season for violating the NFL’s policy and program on substances of abuse, the league announced Friday.
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Rank’Em: The 10 Biggest Surprises Of OTAs?

With the offseason program concluded, it’s time to take a look back at the 10 Cowboys players who surprised during spring practices.
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Mailbag: The Speed Element; All-Time WR Group?

How importance is the depth at WR this offseason for installing the deep ball passing game with this offense? 
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Notes: “Staying Driven,” WR Knee Scope, More

The Cowboys wrapped up the offseason program with Thursday’s final minicamp praxctice, their final on-field work before training camp in late July.
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Mailbag: How To Measure Success For The Rookies?

Would five or six make you happy about drafting him in the second round when there were there were a couple of nice options at safety to draft? 
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Notes: Dak’s Accuracy, Frederick Update; More

Wednesday marked the second day of minicamp, giving the Cowboys just one more practice day before they break for the summer. 
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Cowboys Agree With Last Unsigned Draft Pick

The Cowboys have now agreed to terms with all eight draft picks, after getting a deal done with third-round pick Connor McGovern before Wednesday’s practice.
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Mailbag: Area For Most Improvement; DT Battle?

What is the one area this team must improve most over last year and how do you feel the offseason has addressed it so far?
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Notes: Woods Welcomes D-Line Competition

Last year as an unheralded signing, Woods won a starting job in training camp and made 17 starts at nose tackle, including playoffs, as a valuable part of the Cowboys’ fifth-ranked run defense.
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Mailbag: The Most Intriguing Camp Battle?

Which training camp battle will be the most intriguing to you? 
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Reintroducing A Receiver To Watch This Summer

Cedrick Wilson is back to battle for a roster spot in a crowded 12-man receiver group that includes six players (counting himself) no older than 23.
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Mailbag: Dak’s Offseason; Bigger Red Zone Add?

Have you seen any noticeable improvements in Dak's throwing accuracy this year at OTAs compared to the past? 
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Practice Schedule For Training Camp In Oxnard

The Cowboys have announced the tentative training camp practice schedule for their three-week stay in Oxnard, California.
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Mailbag: Checking Up On The Rookies After OTAs

I think the last CB spot will come down to Chris Westry, Mike Jackson and Donovan Olumba. Can you talk about what you’ve seen from these guys in OTAs? 
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Dak, Cowboys Approach Final Offseason Stretch

With nine OTA practices in the books, the Cowboys now turn to next week’s three-day minicamp – the final stretch before training camp.
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