Calvin Watkins joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009. He's covered the Cowboys since 2006 and also has covered colleges, boxing and high school sports.
25 years later, we take a look back at Jerry Jones purchasing the Cowboys.
Anthony Spencer needs another big season with the Cowboys to earn his payday.
After missing 22 games due to suspensions, Anthony Hargrove is trying to move forward in Dallas.
Cowboys need young players like Ronald Leary to push their way into the lineup.
ESPNDallas.com grades the Dallas Cowboys' selections for the 2013 NFL draft.
ESPN Dallas season predictions: Breaking down the Cowboys' 2013 schedule.
Jerry Jones put the coaches on notice and needs to do the same with the players.
The Cowboys need to release Jay Ratliff in light of arrest for DWI.
Jerry Jones has every right to be upset because what the Cowboys have shown him the past few years is unacceptable, Calvin Watkins writes.
Free agents, offensive line and Tony Romo's contract on laundry list of questions.
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant catches on with maturity, confidence.
The Cowboys can't rely on their shorthanded defense to win games.
Cowboys develop ability to close out opponents, improve playoff chances
Rob Ryan's makeshift Cowboys defense continues to carry the day.
Cowboys need Dez Bryant for stretch run but must be delicate with WR's broken finger.
The Cowboys honored their fallen teammate Jerry Brown with a win.
Cowboys' defense needs to perform to standard in remaining four games.
Cowboys' win over Eagles does little to inspire playoff hopes.
Jason Garrett needs to make drastic changes to salvage Cowboys' season.
Cowboys' defense breathes easy after win over Browns, but it's hard to find positives in unit.
Cowboys' win in Philadelphia, manageable schedule ignite playoff hope.
Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne has a bad day, but confidence in rookie remains high.
The Cowboys' defense failed with the game on the line in Atlanta.
Turnovers show why the Cowboys need to move on from Tony Romo.
Cowboys LB Sean Lee leaves big shoes to fill, but someone on defense must try.
The Cowboys D made the adjustments and plays necessary to grind out a win.
Cowboys' run game has prime shot to build momentum vs. porous Carolina D.
The Cowboys should win games like this one, but they couldn't pull it off.
Cowboys have leaders -- maybe not like Ray Lewis -- but bottom line is winning.
Cowboys' stretch, season hinges on Tony Romo's ability to reach elite mode.
Cowboys need to get run game going if they are to turn their season around.
Forgettable effort in loss to Bears shows Dez Bryant can't grasp elite WR status.
The Cowboys need to clean up an offensive line that has been a mess.
After getting hammered last week, Cowboys' defense steps up vs. Bucs.
The Cowboys' defense showed no fight and was beat up by physical Seattle.
Rob Ryan's adjustments, influx of talent has Cowboys' defense on upswing.
Cowboys WR Kevin Ogletree shows what he can do in emotional breakout effort.
The Cowboys want to put their Giant losses in the past, but it's not easy.
Stephen McGee must show progress or Cowboys will be forced to move on.
After brief departure, Cowboys receiver Cole Beasley emerges as top slot option.
Tony Romo won't let the team's injuries and personnel changes get to him.
Kevin Ogletree makes strong argument for third WR role against Chargers.
The Cowboys must do more on offense despite injuries and personnel changes.
The Cowboys' offense showed it still has work to do before the season starts.
DeMarcus Ware is one of the best at what he does but isn't done learning.
Cowboys counting on DeMarco Murray to become reliable weapon at running back.
Rob Ryan spares no feelings instilling competition to fix the Cowboys' defense.
With training camp getting underway, we rank the entire Cowboys roster.
Dez Bryant should take a leave from the Cowboys to deal with his problems.
Mailbag: Andre Holmes looking like front-runner to be Cowboys' No. 3 receiver.
Kyle Orton seems to be a perfect fit as backup quarterback for the Cowboys.
Mailbag: CB Mike Jenkins' dispute adds suspense to Cowboys' offseason.
The Cowboys' Morris Claiborne is in a tough position as a rookie cornerback.
Mailbag: Dan Bailey earned Cowboys kicking job with stellar rookie season.
Jason Hatcher changes his tune, says Cowboys' leaders are "doing great."
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones feels personal sense of urgency to win now.
Mailbag: DeMarco Murray has potential to be a true lead back for Cowboys.
Rangers' young pitchers can learn from Colby Lewis' veteran performance.
Mailbag: Cowboys scouts search far and wide hoping to unearth hidden gems.
Mailbag: Cowboys, rivals scramble to come out on top this offseason.
The Cowboys won't say it, but their offseason focused on fixing the pass rush.
The Cowboys have to draft guys who can play, and it doesn't matter how.
An offensive draft selection by the Cowboys shouldn't be surprising.
Despite the addition of Brandon Carr, the Cowboys face issues at cornerback.
Mailbag: Tony Romo understands wins and losses are what matter on the field.
Cowboys Mailbag: Tony Romo is one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL.
Mailbag: Jason Garrett has made mistakes, but he's learning from them.
Mailbag: Cowboys should continue to improve offensive line through draft.
Mailbag: Cowboys' depth at WR is challenged after losing Laurent Robinson.
Mailbag: It might finally be time for the Cowboys to let Terence Newman go.
Mailbag: Cowboys have decisions to make as the draft approaches.
Former Cowboy Calvin Hill provides off-field support for today's players.
Mailbag: Re-signing wide receiver Laurent Robinson is a must for the Cowboys.
Mailbag: Cowboys must decide if they will keep Anthony Spencer or let him walk.
Mailbag: The Cowboys' roster needs an upgrade, with O-line a primary candidate.
Mailbag: GM-for-life Jerry Jones realizes his Cowboys are in need of change.
Tony Romo is solid, but the Cowboys should prepare by drafting another QB.
Jerry Jones, Jason Garrett working on plan to change things in the offseason.
We rank the Cowboys from Ware to Fiammetta as they enter the offseason.
Jerry Jones must come to the realization that changes are needed for Cowboys.
The Cowboys D didn't make the plays it needed to, and that must change.
Cowboys have reason to be concerned about Dez Bryant's off-field issues.
The what-ifs will haunt Cowboys if season finale goes anything like 2008's.
Jason Garrett knew what he was doing, so Jerry Jones should have stayed away.
The Cowboys need a statement game from their defense against the Eagles.
Felix Jones stepped up for a Cowboys club that is depending on him again.
The Cowboys' season is on the brink, but they still control their own destiny.
Collapse against Giants reveals Cowboys' cracks under struggling Jason Garrett.
Tony Fiammetta's return could be the spark the Cowboys' run game needs.
The Cowboys must once again regroup and move on from a painful loss.
After loss, Cowboys' rumble with Giants becomes challenge to validate season.
The Cowboys' special teams will face a tough test containing Patrick Peterson.
The Cowboys need Tony Romo to carry his November form into December.
Rob Ryan's primary concern better be fixing the Cowboys' struggling secondary.
Cowboys can be thankful for productive signings, reliable rookies, healthy QB.
Rookie Dan Bailey has earned Cowboys' trust with 24 consecutive made FGs.
Safety Abram Elam brings calm, communication to Cowboys' defense.
Cowboys cornerback Terence Newman is showing he's not ready to be replaced.
Laurent Robinson could soon make a bigger impact with Miles Austin injured.
We rank the Cowboys' roster as we reach the midway point of the 2011 season.
It's time for Cowboys to put DeMarco Murray in starting role over Felix Jones.
Bradie James is seeing decreased playing time in the final year of his contract.
Charles Haley passing on his knowledge as he prepares to join Ring of Honor.
Soft schedule could work well with Jason Garrett's 'one game at a time' philosophy.
Jason Garrett focused on moving forward after Cowboys' embarrassing loss.
Spotlight awaits Cowboys' record-setting RB DeMarco Murray in Philadelphia.
Cowboys rookie DeMarco Murray takes his opportunity and runs to a record.
Whatever the factors, Cowboys' running attack has been grounded so far.
For a Cowboys team in transition, there's no shame in falling short to Patriots.
Tom Brady will test Cowboys' pass rush, but Rob Ryan has contained him before.
Quad injury is hampering Dez Bryant's chance to practice and progress.
Jason Garrett needs a 60-minute rule after the Cowboys failed to finish again.
The Cowboys have put their egos aside and turned into a group of grinders.
The Cowboys' defense took Washington's punches then returned a knockout blow.
Tony Romo, Cowboys feel pressure to play through injuries outweighs risks.
With injuries piling up, it's time for Cowboys to get their run game going.
A hobbled Miles Austin inspires another breakout WR effort in San Francisco.
The Cowboys are counting on Alan Ball to bridge the gap with injuries in secondary.
Jason Garrett must be resourceful and stay positive to bounce back from loss.
Cowboys' defense holds its own in opener but struggles to finish in fourth quarter.
Rex and Rob Ryan, foes on the field, stand united behind their ailing dad.
Cowboys rookie DeMarco Murray displays power, speed as starting running back.
Cowboys fighting for roster spots get another shot in preseason finale at Miami.
Tony Romo is taking on a teaching role with the Cowboys' young receivers.
With the clock ticking, the Cowboys are still working things out on defense.
Cowboys' Kevin Ogletree vies to be next No. 3 on roster lacking veteran WRs.
Cowboys' Dez Bryant gaining confidence, maturity entering his second season.
The Cowboys' defense has plenty of things to work on against the Chargers.
Jason Garrett has put his stamp on the Cowboys by demanding accountability.
Sunday's practice generates worry in Cowboys' long search for reliable kicker.
Cowboys want to set tone for 2011 -- and bury 2010 -- with first preseason game.
The Cowboys are counting on career backup Felix Jones to carry the load.
Newman's injury will test Cowboys' depth -- or the lack thereof -- at cornerback.
Terence Newman isn't bitter after the Cowboys flirted with Nnamdi Asomugha.
Rob Ryan is confident he has the talent to turn the Cowboys' defense around.
The humbled Cowboys aren't talking about expectations after last year's flop.
Now that lockout is over, here are first items of business for Jerry Jones & Co.
Tragedy that much more difficult for a sport known for its father-son moments.
Money, depth issues should keep Roy Williams with Cowboys in 2011.
Cowboys mailbag: Kevin Ogletree could end up being the Cowboys' No. 3 WR.
At the halfway point of the season, the Rangers are still searching for consistency.
Dallas native Chris Bosh of Heat keeps attachment to hometown in check.
The Rangers have no choice but to stick with slumping closer Neftali Feliz.
Tony Romo has been good, but he can follow Dirk Nowitzki's lead to elite level?
After two bad outings, Rangers closer Neftali Feliz appears to be back on track.
Help on the way, but current Rangers lineup must pick up solid starting pitching.
Former Cowboys teammates fondly recall bond they shared with Ron Springs.
The Cowboys have areas to address in free agency when -- and if -- it begins.
With the draft completed, it's time to rank all the Cowboys players from 1-70.
Cowboys' picks show team banking on free agency for defensive needs.
USC's Tyron Smith helps Cowboys get younger, more athletic on offensive line.
What will Dallas Cowboys owner "Trader" Jerry Jones do in this NFL draft?
In his first main event, Dallas boxer Roberto Marroquin was dealt his first loss.
Cowboys mailbag: Laying it all on the (offensive) line as we approach the draft.
Dallas' Roberto Marroquin eyes contender status with first fight as a headliner.
Cowboys mailbag: Jason Garrett believes Felix Jones can carry the rushing load.
Cowboys mailbag: Will Tony Romo go to the next level or fall off in his 30s?
Only time will tell if Jason Garrett's plans to revive the Cowboys will work.
The Cowboys hadn't been worrying about Dez Bryant, but maybe they should.
Mailbag: A rehabbing Dez Bryant has been a popular topic of discussion.
TCU's Andy Dalton isn't a big-name NFL prospect, but he's a proven winner.
Cowboys' Jerry Jones haunted by ghosts of 2010, not ready to move forward.
Mailbag: Cowboys DL coach Brian Baker has his eyes on a top college job.
Cowboys defensive coordinator Ron Ryan confident his unit has talent to succeed.
Mailbag: The Cowboys are unlikely to cut Roy Williams for a variety of reasons.
Mailbag: Left tackle Doug Free could become very expensive for the Cowboys.
Michael Vick has paid his debt, but a Dallas politician is wrong to give him key.
Packers safety Charlie Peprah came a long way to win a ring in his hometown.
Luis Yanez is ready to return to the ring Friday after a nearly yearlong layoff.
Staying at SMU for senior year was wise of Steelers rookie Emmanuel Sanders.
Cowboys Mailbag: How does 6-10 team wind up with six players at the Pro Bowl?
Jerry Jones is still excited to host the Super Bowl despite his team's exclusion.
Cowboys Stadium and points beyond making final preparations for Super Bowl XLV.
Cowboys face altered free agency, salary-cap gridlock with potential lockout.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones didn't do his homework before hiring Jason Garrett.
We rank the Cowboys from Ware to Barron as they head into the offseason.
It's looking more like the right time for the Cowboys and Roy Williams to part.
Cowboys struggle to reflect on a season that quickly turned disappointing.
For the record, Cowboys' mistakes confirm status as bad, 10-loss team.
Unfortunately for the Cowboys' youth, the team is still playing to win the game.
Dallas' win over the Redskins doesn't make the Garrett dilemma any clearer.
The Cowboys' defense was a strength last season, but this year is different.
The Cowboys' Felix Jones can't shake comparisons to other RBs drafted in '08.
Familiar mistakes reared their ugly heads in the Cowboys' loss to the Eagles.
Dez Bryant should focus on the mental aspects of the game while his leg heals.
When his chance came, rookie Sean Lee grabbed it, along with two interceptions.
With Cowboys' season winding down, we look at five lingering areas of concern.
Rookie Dez Bryant's maturation process has progressed nicely, despite hiccups.
The Cowboys played hard for Jason Garrett, but moral victories don't count.
A renewed commitment to running the ball has helped the Cowboys surge.
The Cowboys showed signs of life in a game Jason Garrett needed to win.
Subtle changes under Paul Pasqualoni net eye-opening results on D for Cowboys.
Takeaways, balanced offense and confidence are keys for Cowboys wins.
With a win over the Giants, Jason Garrett has the Cowboys on the right path.
Promoters are confident Manny Pacquiao-Antonio Margarito fight will be big.
The differences between Jason Garrett and Wade Phillips are loud and clear.
Cowboys' Jerry Jones left with no choice but to make change after latest flop.
Wade Phillips won't change his ways as the Cowboys struggle, and he shouldn't.
Firing Phillips wouldn't change culture that has gotten out of control for Cowboys.
Wade Phillips has no idea how to fix the broken Cowboys after another loss.
Despite losing Tony Romo, the Cowboys are ready to rally behind Jon Kitna
It's time for the Cowboys to focus on the draft instead of thinking about playoffs.
Roy Williams is enjoying his best season as a Cowboy, but how long will it last?
Inexperience, mistakes make Cowboys' special teams less than ordinary.
The Cowboys are on edge as time begins to seep from a season full of high hopes.
Instead of fixing problems, the Cowboys make new ones and keep losing.
Cowboys QB Tony Romo continues to battle leadership perception issues.
Players jilted on draft day can hold long-term grudges against the Cowboys.
The Dallas Cowboys' season is not over. Here are five keys to turning it around.
Disbelief sets in over Cowboys' 1-3 start, but loss to Titans lends record credence.
Cowboys' tough run defense begins string of tests against ground-based offenses.
Cowboys reap benefits of Doug Free's flawless move to left tackle.
Cowboys mailbag: Still a lot of beef about Dez Bryant's bill from Dallas Cowboys dinner.
Roy Williams, who came up big for the Cowboys, never let the critics faze him.
Tony Romo made sure the meetings and changes led to a Cowboys victory.
The Cowboys feel the impact -- much of it negative -- of key offseason decisions.
Practice, discipline issues make it hard to believe Cowboys will recover from 0-2.
As good as it is, the Cowboys' defense has dropped the ball when it comes to turnovers.
It's hard not to wonder about Jason Garrett's play calling after Cowboys' loss.
Cowboys' gaggle of errors in opener against Redskins leaves them at a loss.
Cowboys passer Tony Romo tackles transition to elite quarterback level.
Cowboys can afford patience but not uncertainty with WR Miles Austin.
Cowboys mailbag: Mike Jenkins enjoying stress-free environment heading into season.
We rank all the Cowboys from 1 to 53 as they head into the regular season.
Buy, sell, or hold? You decide if the Dallas Cowboys' roster is worth what they're making this season in total compensation.
Antonio Margarito's Texas approval for fight with Manny Pacquiao disappoints.
If Cowboys choose to save money with roster, unproven players must step up.
The Cowboys' first-team offense needs work, but is it worth the injury risk?
Cowboys refuse to use fatigue as an excuse for poor preseason performances.
Despite support for Buehler, uncertainty lingers for Cowboys' kicking game.
Cowboys mailbag: Coach Wade Phillips has made it mandatory for all linemen -- offensive and defensive -- to use knee braces.
TE Martellus Bennett is showing why the Cowboys haven't given up on him.
The Cowboys' first-team offense finally found the end zone, but it needed help.
Cowboys WR Roy Williams still is trying to catch up to high-priced expectations.
Cowboys mailbag: The offense has struggled to score, but it's too early to worry.
Cowboys' stout defense looking for ways to get even better for the 2010 season.
Sure it's just the preseason, but the Cowboys' lack of offense is a bit disturbing.
Cowboys' red zone difficulties of last season carry over into preseason opener.
Emmitt Smith carries father's dreams with him into Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The Cowboys have some young players who must step up in preseason games.
With changes in the game, ex-Cowboy Emmitt Smith's rushing mark has legs.
Cowboys rookie Dez Bryant should take note of Anthony Spencer's example.
Cowboys Mailbag: Dez Bryant, Jason Witten receiving high praise for catching everything thrown their way.
WR Miles Austin says sudden fame won't keep him from focusing on football.
As training camp opens, the Cowboys aren't shying away from Super Bowl talk.
We rank all the Cowboys from 1 to 80 as they open training camp in San Antonio.
Improved roster allows Dallas Cowboys' Jerry Jones to flaunt Super imagination.
Cowboys Mailbag: CB Orlando Scandrick ready to step up in case of injury
Cowboys Mailbag: Concerns linger at secondary, kicker, and what's Dez Bryant's role?
Things are bright for red-hot Rangers, and the future could be even brighter.
Cowboys Mailbag: Expect untested players Ogletree, Buehler, Ball to battle.
Despite a strong offseason, there are still some questions about the Cowboys.
Is wear and tear beginning to break down game of Cowboys' Marion Barber?
Third-string Cowboys QB Stephen McGee eager to learn while waiting his turn.
Reaching the Pro Bowl was just a start for Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins.
Cowboys mailbag: Roy Williams still could be a star, even with Dez Bryant around.
Cowboys mailbag: Don't worry about Romo's commitment or a playoff berth.
Miles Austin hasn't signed, but don't let that fool you. He wants to be with Dallas.
Old School 101: Cliff Harris says a safety must be able to think fast and react.
Cowboys mailbag: Jason Garrett is next in line, unless the Giants get him first.
Old School 101: Former Cowboy Nate Newton gives Free left tackle advice.
Cowboys DE Marcus Dixon set to begin another chapter in life's dramatic story.
Cowboys mailbag: Don't worry, left tackle and safety are already covered.
Cowboys top pick Bryant's skills come with a catch on first day of minicamp.
One year later, visible scars remain from collapse of Cowboys' practice facility.
When ranking all the Cowboys from 1 to 65, it starts out easy then gets tricky.
Cowboys mailbag: Why draft a receiver? Dez Bryant was to good to pass up.
Jerry Jones makes up for weak 2009 harvest with a fruitful draft class.
The Cowboys had other needs, but second-rounder LB Sean Lee is a good fit.
Talented WR Dez Bryant doesn't come without off-the-field risks for Cowboys.
The most important part of the Cowboys' schedule begins in December.
OT Free provides Cowboys' Jones with a safety valve heading into the NFL draft.
Weekly Mailbag: Williams wants bigger role, and Cowboys want to give it to him.
Powerful memories linger along with Texas Stadium's debris and ashes.
Cowboys Mailbag: Is QB Tony Romo getting too old or entering a prime age?
Cowboys WR Roy Williams is eager to erase memories of a disappointing 2009.
Cowboys Mailbag: Players putting in time, and then some, for offseason workouts.
Stadium lets Jerry Jones market team, and make money, like no other owner.
With the Cowboys' return to winning ways, it's good to be Wade Phillips.
Mailbag: With core players and payroll in place, Cowboys concentrate on draft.
Wade Phillips and the Cowboys thrived when he started calling defensive plays.
Mailbag: Making noise over why Cowboys have been quite quiet during free agency.
The Pacquiao-Clottey fight packed star power and fans into Cowboys Stadium.
Manny Pacquiao is a global star, but there was a time when he toiled in anonymity.
Weekly mailbag: The Cowboys don't plan to break up their trio of running backs.
Budget worries in an uncapped year have Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in a bind.
Young Oak Cliff fighter Roberto Marroquin learning to balance boxing, books, family.
Cowboys' Jones in no hurry to reveal his free-agency plans so early in the game.
Manny Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach isn't grizzled but he's full of wisdom.
Mailbag: Tempering expectations for free agency, Tashard Choice and Marty B.
Mailbag: Barber's future, Moss rumors and Pearson's Ring value are hot topics.
The Pacquiao-Clottey fight at Cowboys Stadium is near sellout target of 45,000.
UT-ex Kindle, other hopefuls begin NFL transition at Michael Johnson's center.
Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin said he's not worried about his contract status.
North Texas starts a one-year countdown until it hosts Super Bowl XLV.
After stalling to start the season, Garrett Hartley finished with a Super surge.
Cowboys' HOF rushing duo of Smith, Dorsett leave rest of NFL in the dust.
Southlake's Garrett Hartley kick-starts his prospects with Saints after suspension.
Go to the roots, and you'll see how you came to know NFL legend Emmitt Smith.
Remi Ayodele settles in with Saints, beats his big brother to the Super Bowl.
Dallas native Matt Stover honors his ailing mother during the Colts' playoff run.
The Cowboys' large Pro Bowl bunch is piece of evidence that the future's bright.
Cowboys owner still will face budget challenges during uncapped 2010 season.
Cowboys' decisions of the last offseason served NFC East champions well.
Dallas Cowboys coach-in-waiting Jason Garrett still finds himself waiting.
Report Card: The final grades for the Cowboys' defense and special teams.
Pacquiao might be fighting Clottey, but he's still taking shots at Mayweather.
With 13 restricted free agents, the Cowboys have a lot of decisions to make.
Report Card: Handing out the final grades for the Cowboys' offense this season.
The pieces are in place, and Wade Phillips finally gets his shot to finish the job.
Cowboys made strides this season, but loss to Vikings shows they're not yet elite.
The Cowboys will try to pressure Brett Favre, but it's easier said than done.
Judging by playoff win, Roy Williams has worked way back into Cowboys' plans.
Cowboys are road tested, and they'll get a big exam at the Metrodome in playoffs.
Felix Jones is the Cowboys' best option at running back against the Vikings.
Olshansky has flourished since reuniting with Phillips, and so has the run defense.
In Minnesota, the Cowboys will face a Vikings team that offers familiar looks.
Playoff win shows weathered Cowboys have finally learned how to triumph.
For the Dallas Cowboys, taking two out of three against the Eagles would be bad.
Nothing seemingly getting to, or through, the Cowboys' defense these days.
Jerry Jones isn't afraid to take risks, but he hasn't been rewarded in the playoffs.
Five keys to winning in the playoffs start with the running game for Cowboys.
The Cowboys, left for dead in October, enter playoffs as NFC's hottest team.
The Cowboys aren't getting their 2009 returns on Roy Williams, Marion Barber.
The Cowboys look to contain the Eagles' quick-strike offense for the second time.
Cowboys receiver Miles Austin's breakout season leads to Pro Bowl selection.
Cowboys are using messages as mediums -- and they're delivering.
With win and berth, Cowboys show they're buying into Phillips' message.
Tony Romo's care of the ball, trust in team have improved his December play.
Anthony Spencer is starting to seize his opportunity to start for the Cowboys.
The Cowboys have bought into Wade Phillips' one-game-at-a-time philosophy.
The Cowboys' core group got a big December lift from lesser-known stars.
Looking back, Jerry Jones had three NFL head coaches-to-be on Dallas' payroll.
While the drama builds, coach Wade Phillips stays calm, sees an opportunity.
While problems continue to mount, time seems to be running out for the Cowboys.
Yet again, Cowboys players fail to follow through for their head coach.
Cowboys have golden opportunity to gain NFC East ground, silence criticism.
Cowboys consider having Marion Barber resume his role as fourth-quarter finisher.
Cowboys' holder to be Tony Romo, who made a costly flub the last time he tried.
McBriar is lunging. Folk is missing. And it's put their on-field friendship on hold.
The Cowboys are struggling to grasp the significance of their late-season collapses.
Sunday's game between the Cowboys and Giants should be NC-17.
Cowboys WR Miles Austin, who grew up in North Jersey, returns as The Man.
The Cowboys don't know why December is a struggle, just that trend must end.
As schedule gets tough down the stretch, Cowboys defense knows it has to step up.
Cowboys learn to finish inferior opponent just in time for December challenge.
An inconsistent Cowboys offense can snap out of its funk against the Raiders.
Redskins' LaRon Landry calls out Boys WR Roy Williams: 'He was scared.'
The Cowboys won't have much time to make over an unattractive offense.
Frugal Cowboys strike it rich in NFC East; Redskins' big pockets have holes.
After running wild early, the Cowboys' offense seems to have taken a flier.
Stitches in time: Boys' Gurode befriended Haynesworth after horrific 2006 incident.
Whoever replaces Hamlin and Colombo on Cowboys must also talk the talk.
The Cowboys are left to ponder their mistakes after loss to Packers.
Cowboys' Romo returns to Wisconsin a year older and much improved.
When it comes to the defensive line, the Dallas Cowboys have a very united front.
Midseason report card: What Cowboys have made the grade at each position?
The Dallas Cowboys have finally found their happy place - first in the NFC East.
The Cowboys used beauty and grit to make a statement in Philly, division.
The Cowboys' season-ending loss to Philly sparked a string of changes.
Cowboys have faulty connection (Romo-to-Williams), but it hasn't slowed surge.
It's not a must-win scenario in Philly, but plenty remains at stake for Cowboys.
The Cowboys saw just how good they could be with Sunday's win over Seattle.
Cowboys RBs coach Skip Peete has sold his talented trio on sticking to their roles.
Since becoming the full-time starter, CB Mike Jenkins hasn't disappointed.
Although frustrations mount for Roy Williams, the receiver stays optimistic.
The Cowboys are enjoying their statement win while looking to stay hot.
A complete performance by the Cowboys' defense rattled Falcons QB Matt Ryan.
Dallas' Jason Witten and Atlanta's Tony Gonzalez have set the standard for TEs.
Cowboys are dealing with a lot of issues, but Tony Romo keeps "plugging along."
Dallas gave up a lot to get Roy Williams, but his opportunities have been few.
The Cowboys' offense is tops in the NFL in yardage, but points remain scarce.
Perceived lack of respect fuels Choice to be Cowboys' first option at running back.
Here are 10 things that the Cowboys need to work on during their bye week.
Win aside, Cowboys have a ways to go before they can reach elite status.
The sputtering Cowboys offense looks to rebound against the Chiefs.
Chiefs' Haley coaches with a passion
It appears there's a trust issue between Cowboys QB Tony Romo and his receivers.
Wade Phillips and the Cowboys are dealing with unusual early-season struggles.
Victory over Carolina allows Cowboys time to reflect as they head to Denver
Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware led the NFL in sacks last season with a career-high 20. So far in '09, he has none.
Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins escapes "D-Block" mentality, focuses on being leader.
The Cowboys have yet to record a sack or turnover, but coach Wade Phillips assures that his defense will come around.