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Dallas Cowboys running back Phillip Tanner may just be the odd man out this season with the team currently holding a stable of backs. DeMarco Murray is the starter, followed by Lance Dunbar, rookie Joseph Randle, undrafted rookie Kendial Lawrence and veteran fullback Lawrence Vickers. Tanner saw limited play time last season with only 25 carries for 61 yards, but this offseason, he lost some weight and feels great about his chances at catching the coaching staff's eyes. “I feel a lot better,” said Tanner, who is listed as 5-foot-10, 217 pounds," Tanner said, via Christian Clark of the Star Telegram. “I worked a lot on my quickness and explosiveness. I lost a little weight and leaned up a little bit. I’m able to see things and hit the hole without hesitating. Coming in and working hard every day, working with the offensive line and jelling with my team is the big thing." One important member of the Cowboys staff has noticed the change in Tanner, who spent the offseason sprinting and liftin ghis way back into shape - first-year running backs coach Gary Brown. “From what I’ve seen so far, he looks like he’s in great shape,” Brown said. “He’s studying. He knows what he’s doing and not making any mental errors.”

Cowboys sign 2nd round pick Gavin Escobar

The Dallas Cowboys announced today that they’ve signed second round pick, tight end Gavin Escobar. The Cowboys signed second-round pick Gavin Escobar on Friday, leaving first-round pick Travis Frederick as the only draft pick yet to sign. Escobar became the third tight end to be drafted in the second round by the Cowboys since 2006. The other two, Martellus Bennett and Anthony...

Cowboys’ Tyrone Crawford should have an expanded role in 2013

According to, second-year defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford should have an expanded role this coming season The third-round pick out of Boise State performed well in a limited role last season. That role should expand in his second season, when he’ll back up Anthony Spencer at the strongside defensive end and could also get playing time at both interior spots....

Tony Romo not fazed by Top 100 omission

Tony Romo's peers don't consider the Dallas Cowboys quarterback to be one of the Top 100 players in the NFL. They also don't consider Romo to be one of the top 14 quarterbacks. On Thursday, NFL Network continued to reveal their top 100 players of 2013 by showing the players ranked between 11 and 20. Romo didn't make the cut, but four other quarterbacks did, meaning...

Cowboys' Josh Brent's bond hearing postponed

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Dallas Cowboys lock up 2nd Rounder Gavin Escobar

The Cowboys just announced they had signed second-rounder Gavin Escobar, the 47th overall pick. That leaves only first-rounder Travis Frederick without a deal among their seven picks. Escobar could make an early impact for the Cowboys, as they’ve made a point that they want to use two-tight end sets more often this year. While veteran Jason Witten will remain the primary target...

Dallas Cowboys Flashback Friday | Jethro Pugh, the man on ice

Looking for the best Dallas Cowboys blog? Look no further. You found it. Congratulations! Silver and BlueBlood - The Essential Dallas Cowboys Blog | Totally Biased * Highly Opinionated * Unapologetic Green Bay Packers fans and NFL fans in general over the age of 50 remember Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jethro Pugh for one defining moment. That moment came in the NFL championship...

Cowboys sign 2nd-round pick, only 1st-rounder left

The Dallas Cowboys have signed tight end Gavin Escobar, their second-round draft pick. With Escobar's deal Friday, the only of the team's seven draft picks unsigned is Travis Frederick. The Wisconsin center was selected 31st overall. Escobar, the 47th overall pick in April, played 39 career games for San Diego State. He had 122 catches for 1,646 yards and 17 touchdowns...

Cowboys cut former Bountygate DE Anthony Hargrove

The Dallas Cowboys have released former New Orleans Saints defensive end Anthony Hargrove, who signed a one-year deal with the team on May 16th. The team announced the move on their official website on Thrusday. Hargrove didn't play a snap in 2012, although he was only suspended 8 games for his paricipation in the Saints' bounty program. He struggled in his return with...

Dallas Cowboys Position Outlook: Safety

Barry Church-Courtesy of ESPN Perhaps the biggest question marks exist entering the 2013 season for the Dallas Cowboys at the safety position. This position was a huge weakness in 2012, and still remains an immediate weakness for the Cowboys. With the switch to Monte Kiffin’s Cover 2, corners Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne will be relied upon to play much more man-coverage,...

Fantasy Profile: Dez Bryant

2012 Recap:  I have been waiting since his rookie campaign for Dez to be a breakout star.  In 2012, it happened.  Dez used his supreme talent to make big plays and finished as the #1 fantasy WR over the last 8 games of the season thanks to his fantastic 18.4 FPG on 50/879/10.  Dez Bryant played all 16 games for the first time in his career, but his rate stats were also career...
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