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Houston Chronicle May 21, 2015

Ex-Texans RB Ben Tate looking for a shot in Dallas

Former Texans running back Ben Tate is working out for the Dallas Cowboys, the National Football Post reported Thursday. Tate played for the Texans from 2011-13, rushing for 1,992 yards and 10 touchdowns. His best season in Houston was 2011, when he ran for 942 yards and scored four TDs. Tate, 26, signed with the […]
Battle Red Blog May 21, 2015

Texans News and Notes: Tate trying out for the Cowboys, Slaton retires, Smith investigated for Child Abuse

Former Texans making news. Ben Tate Trying out for the Cowboys Former Texans running back Ben Tate is attempting to join the party to replace DeMarco Murray. Tate, along with former Cowboys running back Felix Jones, is trying out for the Cowboys. As @JosinaAnderson said, Cowboys working out RB Ben Tate today at Valley Ranch. Interesting move considering stated belief in crop of RBs — Todd Archer (@toddarcher) May 21, 2015 The Texans let the former Auburn running back walk during the 2014 offseason. Tate was signed by the Browns but later cut. He spent time with the Vikings and...

Source: Cowboys to work out RBs Felix Jones and Ben Tate

Running backs Ben Tate and Felix Jones, two players are aiming to resurrect their careers, will work out for the Cowboys on Thursday, according to a source. Tate, a former second-round pick of the Houston Texans, played with three teams last season …
Blogging The Boys May 21, 2015

Cowboys Working Out Veteran Running Back Ben Tate

There has been speculation that the Dallas Cowboys might add to their stable of running backs competing to replace the departed DeMarco Murray. But until now, there really hadn't been anything tangible to support the theory. The Cowboys will work out Ben Tate today, a back who has bounced around to a few teams last season but is know for his time in Houston. Tate was a second-round pick for the Texans in 2010 and had a really good year playing in 2011, racking up 942 yards with yards per carry average of 5.4. In 2013 in Houston he caught 34 passes for 140 yards. His 2014 season was a bust...

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