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Mailbag: What’s The Value Of Pre-Draft Visits?

What is looked for when the pre-draft visits are brought in? 
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Mailbag: The Cost Of Moving Up In The Draft?

If the Cowboys were to see an attractive prospect still available in the middle of the second round, what would it cost them to move up say 15 notches in the second round? 
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Frederick Updates His Progress, Offseason Plan

Just last week, Travis Frederick rejoined his teammates for the start of the Cowboys’ voluntary offseason workout program – a major step in his plan to return for the 2019 season.
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Early Guess At The 2019 Starters On Offense

With the NFL Draft still to go, what does the Cowboys’ offense look like at the moment? Let’s try to project the starting lineup for 2019. 
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Mailbag: Finding More Help For The Red Zone?

Wondering if you guys see a difference maker in the red zone area at pick 58 in the draft?
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Projecting the 2019 Starting Lineup on Defense 

Even before next week’s NFL Draft, the Cowboys have assembled a pretty talented group of defensive players. Let’s try to project the starting lineup for 2019. 
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Finding 58: Ferguson Can Find The Quarterback

The Cowboys have addressed their defensive end depth this offseason, but here’s why Jaylon Ferguson is the most accomplished pass rush in this year’s draft.
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Cowboys VS Eagles, December 8th, 2018 @ AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX

Mailbag: Would 10-6 Win The Division Again?

Watching the schedule release show last night it seemed like all the analysts see the Cowboys as a .500 team. Am I too optimistic to believe they can go 10-6 and win the division?
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6 Points: The Most Pivotal Part of the Schedule

The Cowboys finally know their schedule for the 2019 season. For months, we’ve known the Cowboys will travel to New England, New Orleans and Chicago with key home games against the Packers and Rams.
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Cowboys Looking At Safety, With “BPA” Mindset

The Cowboys are one week from the NFL Draft and as usual, the decision-makers held a press conference Wednesday to discuss their plans, without giving away the game plan. Check out the highlights. 
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Mailbag: Expectations For Robert Quinn, Dak?

With defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli's history of bringing out the best in D-Linemen, is it safe to say he will have this effect on Robert Quinn?
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Jones On ‘Active’ Contract Talks, Draft, More

Are talks progressing with Dak and Amari? Could the Cowboys make a major move up the draft board? Stephen Jones covered several topics with 105.3 The Fan.
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Cowboys Look To Continue Checking Boxes

A major box got checked when DeMarcus Lawrence signed on the dotted line last week. So, what’s left on the offseason to-do list?
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Mailbag: Safety Depth? Wild Card At RB?

Kavon Frazier is a good young box safety who I’d like to see get more action, but he doesn’t get the playing time Jeff Heath does. Can you break down why that is?
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Finding 58: Why Taylor Rapp Is Everywhere

Taylor Rapp’s versatility at Washington is a big reason he’s widely considered one of the top safety prospects in this year’s draft.
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Mailbag: DT Impact? Range For An Amari Deal?

Does Adam Thielen's reported deal with the Vikings give us an idea for an Amari Cooper extension? 
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Finding 58: Can’t Judge Knox On Numbers Alone

Dawson Knox’s college numbers won’t wow you, but there’s a reason he’s among the top tight end prospects in this year’s draft.
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Mailbag: A Draft Advantage? Tackle Depth?

Your comments about cornerback being a sneaky draft need got me thinking. Any thoughts about adding offensive tackle depth in the draft, dependent on value? 
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Mailbag: Finding A Comparison To Dak Prescott?

I did compare him back then to one Steve McNair in terms of toughness and play and leadership potential. Do you see some of McNair in his game now?
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6 Points: Writers Debate the Next Star to Sign

The D-Law press conference on Tuesday likely won’t be the last one in 2019 as several other big names are expected to get paid. The writers debate on which player should be next. 
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