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ClutchPoints Jul 16, 2018
Cowboys TE Blake Jarwin ‘regularly targeted’ by Dak Prescott during offseason program

Cowboys TE Blake Jarwin ‘regularly targeted’ by Dak Prescott during offseason program

The Dallas Cowboys’ lack of a true No. 1 receiver has been a main talking point around the team heading into the season. But perhaps just as pressing is their need to replace starting tight end Jason Witten’s production. Geoff Swaim is the only Cowboys tight end who’s caught a pass in an actual NFL […] The post Cowboys TE Blake Jarwin ‘regularly targeted’ by Dak Prescott during offseason program appeared first on ClutchPoints.
SportsDay Jul 16, 2018
Cowboys position series: Without Jason Witten, where will the Cowboys go at tight end?

Cowboys position series: Without Jason Witten, where will the Cowboys go at tight end?

SportsDayDFW.com is breaking down the Cowboys roster position-by-position in advance of training camp, which begins with the first practice on July 26. Today's installment looks at the tight ends.On the rosterGeoff Swaim, Blake Jarwin, Rico Gathers, Dalton Schultz and David Wells.2017 recapCowboys veteran Jason Witten again started all 16 games and rarely came off the field. He also continued to provide Dallas with leadership in the locker room. However, Witten's production declined. He had the fewest receptions (63) and fewest receiving yards (560) since his rookie year of 2003. Beyond...
Blogging The Boys Jul 16, 2018
Ranking Cowboys current tight ends: who steps up as the number one guy?

Ranking Cowboys current tight ends: who steps up as the number one guy?

Which tight end to you think makes the biggest impact for the Cowboys this season? The Dallas Cowboys have a big question mark at tight end. After relying heavily on Jason Witten the last 15 years, it’s easy to not give much thought about his successor. Despite some second-round draft investments over the years, the team has failed to find anyone to stick. Martellus Bennett was an athletic player, but he was buried behind Witten and was never allowed to spread his wings. Gavin Escobar left in free agency after his rookie deal last offseason, but has struggled finding a home. Just a year...
SportsDay Jul 14, 2018
In the wake of his retirement, Jason Witten says Cowboys will have to 'lean on' Geoff Swaim

In the wake of his retirement, Jason Witten says Cowboys will have to 'lean on' Geoff Swaim

Editor's note: This is the 23rd in a series of Cowboys player profiles leading up to training camp. To see more profiles, click here.Geoff SwaimPosition: Tight endSize: 6-4, 260Age when season starts: 27College: TexasDrafted: Seventh round in 2015, 246th overallExperience: Fourth seasonContract status: Fourth year of 4-year, $2.3 million rookie deal2017 stats: Player Position Games played Starts Reception Yds Y/C Geoff Swaim TE 15 2 2 25 12.5 2017 recap: Geoff Swaim is the most experienced tight end left on the Cowboys roster. But like most Dallas tight ends...
SportsDay Jul 13, 2018
What they're saying about the Cowboys' tight ends: 'Potential phenom' Rico Gathers is the wild card

What they're saying about the Cowboys' tight ends: 'Potential phenom' Rico Gathers is the wild card

As you've probably heard, tight end Jason Witten, a Dallas Cowboys mainstay for more than a decade, has retired to the TV broadcast booth, leaving the position wide open as training camp nears for America's Team.No single player on the roster can replace No. 82, so the Cowboys likely will try to fill the void with a number of players. Tight ends currently on the roster include David Wells, Dalton Schultz, Rico Gathers, Geoff Swaim and Blake Jarwin.Here's a sampling of what's being said and written about this group of hopefuls, taken from stories, columns and live chats. Here's some tidbits...
Blogging The Boys Jul 12, 2018
ESPN’s Bill Barnwell says Cowboys have third-worst “offensive arsenal” in the NFL

ESPN’s Bill Barnwell says Cowboys have third-worst “offensive arsenal” in the NFL

Somebody isn’t a fan of what Dallas has on offense. There’s not a single Dallas Cowboys fan out there who would tell you that they aren’t at the very least apprehensive when it comes to who the team will be on offense this season. Releasing Dez Bryant and seeing Jason Witten retire rightfully makes us think the Cowboys are going to be without some of the biggest playmakers they’ve had in recent history. All of that makes sense. The Cowboys offense is like if The Brady Bunch suddenly had six new actors playing the kids. It can totally be as good, or even better, than the previous...
Blogging The Boys Jul 11, 2018
Rico Gathers looks to be working on his route running ahead of training camp

Rico Gathers looks to be working on his route running ahead of training camp

What about his blocking, though? We’re just about two weeks away from the Dallas Cowboys arriving in Oxnard for training camp. There’s a lot to be determined under the bright California sun, namely roster spots. With a few faces of the franchise gone, things are going to be shaken up quite a bit at certain positions. One spot that highlights this idea is tight end. Jason Witten is now retired which means the tight end spots is wide open. When you bring this up with fellow Cowboys fans the responses are all over the place. Some people believe in the veteran Geoff Swaim. Others prefer...
SportsDay Jul 8, 2018
Here's who's replacing Jason Witten behind the scenes, the latest player profiles, and where Jason Garrett fits into coaching rankings -- Your Cowboys Catch-Up

Here's who's replacing Jason Witten behind the scenes, the latest player profiles, and where Jason Garrett fits into coaching rankings -- Your Cowboys Catch-Up

July 9Here's everything you need to know to stay up to date with all things Dallas Cowboys.The top 10 stories1. Here's who is replacing Jason Witten behind the scenes and how he's embracing the role"For me, we need to make a move now, win now, and my impact has to be greater than it ever has been."2. How will David Irving respond to starting another season on the sidelines?The latest in a series of Cowboys player profiles leading up to training camp.3. NFL.com's head coaching rankingsWhere does Jason Garrett fit in?4. 10 things you might not know about Stephen JonesThe story of Martin over...
Blogging The Boys Jul 8, 2018
Off the field, Sean Lee looks to replace the departed Jason Witten

Off the field, Sean Lee looks to replace the departed Jason Witten

The veteran linebacker is the old man on the roster now among the regulars. The Dallas Cowboys are getting younger as a football team. As has recently been noted, they only have three players on their roster that are over 30 years of age, and two of those are specialists in the kicking game (L.P. Ladouceur and Dan Bailey). That leaves only one regular on the roster who is on the other side of 30. That would be linebacker Sean Lee. The old man on the roster used to be Jason Witten. The player known as the Senator or Gold Jacket Witt served two functions on the team. He was the starting tight...
ClutchPoints Jul 8, 2018
Cowboys news: Sean Lee knows he needs to step up as a leader with Jason Witten gone

Cowboys news: Sean Lee knows he needs to step up as a leader with Jason Witten gone

The Dallas Cowboys lost much more than just one of the greatest ever tight ends when Jason Witten decided to retire this offseason. They also lost their veteran leader, the one who set a great example for others and brought together both sides of the ball. With Witten’s departure, linebacker Sean Lee acknowledges that it’ll […] The post Cowboys news: Sean Lee knows he needs to step up as a leader with Jason Witten gone appeared first on ClutchPoints.
SportsDay Jul 7, 2018

Here's who is replacing Jason Witten behind the scenes and how he's embracing the role

The final scene of the All or Nothing Cowboys docuseries focuses on Sean Lee watching film in the team's linebacker room.The visual of Lee studying alone is used to demonstrate that although the 2017 season is over, he is already preparing for 2018.At the time, Lee didn't know that a larger leadership role would be coming in about four months.When Jason Witten decided that his 15th year in the NFL would be his last, Lee understood he had to take on more responsibility."There is no question," Lee said after a minicamp practice last month, "that I need to step up because he's gone."Lee is...
Blogging The Boys Jul 7, 2018
Cowboys news: Three reasons why Dak Prescott will be better in 2018

Cowboys news: Three reasons why Dak Prescott will be better in 2018

Check out the latest and greatest news surrounding America’s team! Don't sleep on Dak Prescott in 2018 - Bucky Brooks, NFL.comBrooks offers three reasons why Dak Prescott will be better in 2018 than he was in 2017. I find it interesting that so many skeptics question whether Prescott can guide the Dallas Cowboys' offense without a real WR1 on the field. I've previously outlined why the offense will function just fine without Dez Bryant and Jason Witten, but I really believe Prescott is capable of doing some Tom Brady-like things in 2018, thanks to his increased comfort level with...
SportsDay Jul 2, 2018
La'el Collins: Playing for Cowboys has exceeded my expectations 'times 10'; If I had to do it over, I'd come here every time

La'el Collins: Playing for Cowboys has exceeded my expectations 'times 10'; If I had to do it over, I'd come here every time

A little over three years ago, La'el Collins and his mother sat at Jerry Jones' Highland Park home, eating dinner with a group that included Jason Garrett, Tony Romo, Jason Witten, Tyron Smith, Zack Martin and Travis Frederick.They pitched Collins on joining the Cowboys after he went undrafted.Two days after the 2015 NFL Draft, Baton Rouge police questioned Collins about a shooting death of his former girlfriend. Although the likely first-round pick was never a suspect in the homicide, his draft stock took a significant hit.Three days later, Collins signed a three-year deal with Dallas. He...
Blogging The Boys Jul 1, 2018
Cowboys’ main concern may be tight end, not wide receiver

Cowboys’ main concern may be tight end, not wide receiver

The Cowboys have their issues on the roster, but people seem to be talking more about their wide receiver room than their tight end room. With long-time veterans Dez Bryant and Jason Witten no longer on the roster, the Cowboys are going to look vastly different at the skill positions in 2018. Bryant leaves a hole in the Cowboys receiver room, along with Brice Butler and Ryan Switzer, while Witten’s looming presence will no longer dominate the tight end’s room. The national media continues to malign the Cowboys efforts for their supposedly inexperienced, unproven, and unreliable wide...
Blogging The Boys Jun 30, 2018
The Cowboys last five first-round draft picks have never missed a game due to injury

The Cowboys last five first-round draft picks have never missed a game due to injury

Availability is ability Jason Witten is no longer a member of the Dallas Cowboys. That makes me sad on so many levels. Maybe it was his charismatic smile. Maybe it was his serious demeanor. Or maybe it was the fact that the’s as reliable as the sun. Every day, you could always count on him. Well, the sun has gone down on his career and never again will we see Witten catch passes and meander towards the first-down marker. For 235 consecutive games Witten has been a reliable fixture on this Cowboys team. That is good for the 12th longest streak in NFL history. It’s also the most ever for...

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