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Cowboys defenders hungry for more

Former first-round picks Mike Jenkins, Anthony Spencer aim to fulfill their potential

Updated: August 4, 2010, 10:47 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

SAN ANTONIO -- Proud general manager Jerry Jones can give two potentially great reasons as to why the Dallas Cowboys' defense can improve after allowing the fewest points in the NFC last season.

Those reasons are a couple of recent first-round picks: outside linebacker Anthony Spencer and cornerback Mike Jenkins.

Jenkins and Spencer were hand-selected by coach Wade Phillips to play opposite Pro Bowlers Terence Newman and DeMarcus Ware in the most important positions in his defensive ...

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