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Rob Phillips Staff Writer


Mailbag: The Two-Point Conversion Debate?

I am amused by everyone who thinks the two-point conversion try in the fourth quarter Sunday was too early. Thoughts? 
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Dalton Schultz Answers Call In Jarwin's Place

The third-year tight end had a career day in the Cowboys’ comeback win over Atlanta.
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An Onside Kick, And Comeback, You've Never Seen

Greg Zuerlein earned the nickname “Legatron” for his booming field goal attempts, not dribbling onside kicks.
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Gut Feeling: Staff Predictions For Cowboys-Falcons

The Cowboys host the Falcons this Sunday at AT&T Stadium. Find out what the staff thinks will happen on the field! 
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Injury Status Of Tyron Smith, Amari Cooper

Smith did not practice Thursday and Cooper had limited participation.
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Injuries Force Cowboys To Regroup At Linebacker

With Leighton Vander Esch and Sean Lee sidelined for the next few weeks, Jaylon Smith and the linebackers will have to make adjustments.
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McCarthy: Trevon Diggs Has Earned Starting Job

Trevon Diggs started at cornerback in his NFL debut against the Rams, and Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy is impressed with the rookie’s early performance.
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Injury Updates: Surgery For Lee; Erving's Timetable

Some clearer timetables for two players currently on injured reserve:
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3 & Out: Addressing Issues From The Opener

Back with three quick topics as the Cowboys look to rebound from last Sunday’s 20-17 loss in Los Angeles.
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Brandon Carr, LB, OT Signed To Roster; 3 To IR

The Cowboys have filled three open spots on their 53-man roster after placing tight end Blake Jarwin, linebacker Leighton Vander Esch and offensive tackle Cameron Erving on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday.
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Mailbag: Which Injury Impacts The Roster More?

Which injury hurts the team more as they try to rebound from the Week 1 loss, and what should they do to address it?
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Vander Esch Expected To Have Collarbone Repaired

Starting linebacker Leighton Vander Esch is expected to have surgery for a collarbone injury suffered in the first quarter of Sunday’s 20-17 loss to the Rams, Cowboys chief operating officer Stephen Jones said on 105.3 The Fan.
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McCarthy Explains Critical 4th-Down Decision

The first major in-game decision of the Mike McCarthy era arrived with just under 12 minutes remaining in Sunday’s 20-17 loss to the LA Rams.
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Gut Feeling: Staff Predictions For Cowboys-Rams

The season is finally upon us. The Cowboys travel to Los Angeles this weekend for a Week 1 matchup against the Rams. Let’s find out what the writers think will happen.
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Jones: Dak Is "Extremely Gifted As A Leader"

Dak Prescott has been a captain and a Pro Bowler in his first four years as the Cowboys’ starting quarterback, but his leadership qualities have always resonated beyond the football field.
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Bold Predictions: Dak For MVP? Pollard Over Zeke? 

With the season finally here, it’s about that time to make some big predictions. The staff writers each picked something to watch for during the 2020 season.
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Amari Cooper Updates His Week 1 Injury Status

The Pro Bowl wide receiver has been a full participant in practice the last two days.
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Practice Report: Progress For The Secondary

The Cowboys are holding their first practice of the regular season Wednesday, and the secondary appears to be making progress on the injury front.
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3 & Out: 3 Players I Can't Wait To See Sunday

Football’s almost here.
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Mailbag: Level Of Concern About The O-Line?

I’m deeply concerned about our offensive line. Am I worrying too much? 
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