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Blogging The Boys Aug 16, 2018
Sanjay Lal helped Tavon Austin have his best training camp ever

Sanjay Lal helped Tavon Austin have his best training camp ever

Sanjay for MVP. It’s not hard to find a Dallas Cowboys wide receiver raving about Sanjay Lal. Lal has come in and immediately made a gigantic impact. If you don’t believe me just know that Terrance Williams has been balling out and catching with his hands through Lal’s first training camp with the Cowboys. Yes, that’s right. Williams isn’t the only receiver who’s seemingly been re-made under Lal’s tutelage. Buffalo Bills castoff Deonte Thompson has had a great camp (when he was healthy enough to participate), Allen Hurns is playing well, and former Los Angeles Rams utility...
SportsDay Aug 15, 2018
Cowboys LB Leighton Vander Esch (groin), WR Tavon Austin (hamstring) exit practice early

Cowboys LB Leighton Vander Esch (groin), WR Tavon Austin (hamstring) exit practice early

The Dallas Cowboys appeared to have dodged a couple of bullets Wednesday at training camp.Rookie linebacker Leighton Vander Esch and wide receiver Tavon Austin left practice with a strained groin and tight hamstring, respectively, with neither returning to the field.Afterward, Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said their injuries "didn't seem serious."Vander Esch, the team's 2018 first-round draft pick, walked off the field under his own power after getting hurt on the following play:Austin, the speedy receiver whose energy at camp has been lauded by teammates and coaches, was...
SportsDay Aug 14, 2018
The most important game plan of Randy Gregory's life, what many are getting wrong about Dallas' support of Gregory, and Tavon Austin invokes Steph Curry -- Your Cowboys Catch-Up

The most important game plan of Randy Gregory's life, what many are getting wrong about Dallas' support of Gregory, and Tavon Austin invokes Steph Curry -- Your Cowboys Catch-Up

August 14Here's everything you need to know to stay up to date with all things Dallas Cowboys.Today's top storiesOnce far-fetched, Randy Gregory is with the Cowboys again. Now comes the most important game plan of his life.Gregory spoke Monday of the fun of rejoining his teammates after spending nearly all of the past two seasons suspended for multiple violations of the NFL's substance abuse policy.What many are getting wrong about the Cowboys' support for Randy GregorySportsDay's David Moore explains.How Tavon Austin invoked Steph Curry following his 2017 struggles with RamsAustin said he...
SportsDay Aug 13, 2018
How Cowboys WR Tavon Austin invoked Steph Curry following his 2017 struggles with Rams

How Cowboys WR Tavon Austin invoked Steph Curry following his 2017 struggles with Rams

OXNARD, Calif. -- Veteran receiver Tavon Austin said he can see the light again after climbing out of what he described as "the bottom of the barrel" last season with the Los Angeles Rams.Austin's production dipped last year because he had left wrist surgery in May 2017 to repair a torn ligament and rushed to get back on the field. He also injured his hamstring the third day of training camp with the Rams. In the end, he finished last season with only 13 catches for 47 yards and 59 carries for 270 yards.Now, Austin is eager to put 2017 behind him and has embraced a fresh start with the...
Turf Show Times Aug 13, 2018
Sean McVay Approval Poll: Preseason Edition

Sean McVay Approval Poll: Preseason Edition

Sean McVay took the NFL by storm as a rookie - earning Coach of the Year honors. How do you view McVay as the 2018 preseason approaches? You couldn’t have asked for a better rookie season for Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay. They won 11 games and the NFC West crown when they were largely expected to have a rebuilding year. Props to McVay for getting the job done in 2017. But this is 2018. The Rams coaching staff endured some minor changes, but there were some drastic changes on the personnel side of things. Out are Jeff Fisher holdovers Tavon Austin, Robert Quinn, Alec Ogletree,...
Niner Nation Aug 9, 2018
Reuben Foster was filthy in coverage of Tavon Austin

Reuben Foster was filthy in coverage of Tavon Austin

It was an ugly first half, but this play was something to behold. The San Francisco 49ers had a rough first half of football against the Dallas Cowboys, but there were some highlights. My favorite might be this play involving Reuben Foster. Look at Reuben Foster work off PA and pick up Tavon Austin on the crossings route. #NorrisNotes pic.twitter.com/j1rFSxFE2Q— Josh Norris (@JoshNorris) August 10, 2018 Wide receiver Tavon Austin was split to the right of the line of scrimmage and cut across the field fairly open. However, Foster dropped into coverage and quickly caught up with...
ClutchPoints Aug 8, 2018
Cowboys news: Tavon Austin blames struggles with Rams on system

Cowboys news: Tavon Austin blames struggles with Rams on system

The Los Angeles Rams parted ways with wide receiver Tavon Austin this offseason. Despite now being with the Dallas Cowboys, Austin has not been shy about expressing what went wrong during his time in Los Angeles. It goes without saying that he was virtually a non-factor during the 2017 campaign. Austin said during an appearance on the […] The post Cowboys news: Tavon Austin blames struggles with Rams on system appeared first on ClutchPoints.
SportsDay Aug 8, 2018
Tavon Austin’s Rams stats, training camp snaps are instructive for predicting his role in Cowboys offense

Tavon Austin’s Rams stats, training camp snaps are instructive for predicting his role in Cowboys offense

Kristi Scales, the sideline reporter for the Dallas Cowboys radio network, answered your questions about the team during a live chat recently. Here are some highlights:Which position should Cowboys fans be the most concerned about? Receiver or something else?Scales: The receivers have had some really good moments individually with some great grabs, but overall the pass game is still developing its consistency and chemistry. Dak admitted as much following Sunday's Blue White Scrimmage in which the first-team offense was very effective in Red Zone, but got dominated in 2-minute drills. Overall,...
SportsDay Aug 7, 2018
'He'd been wanting me:' WR Tavon Austin explains how Jerry Jones made him feel comfortable joining the Cowboys

'He'd been wanting me:' WR Tavon Austin explains how Jerry Jones made him feel comfortable joining the Cowboys

Wide receiver Tavon Austin joined the Shan & RJ show on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM] recently to talk all things Cowboys training camp. Here are some of the highlights, edited for clarity:How comfortable are you and how much are you fitting in with the Cowboys at this stage?Tavon Austin: "Yeah, I feel good. The 'Boys welcomed me in and I'm feeling healthy -- that's the main thing. I feel healthy and coach is putting me in position to make some plays. I'm just glad that me and Dak Prescott and the rest of the quarterbacks have been able to make them."Can you talk about your reaction to being traded...
Blogging The Boys Aug 7, 2018
Cowboys practice highlights: ‘Web back’ Tavon Austin shines; Dak Prescott with 72.4% completion rate in camp

Cowboys practice highlights: ‘Web back’ Tavon Austin shines; Dak Prescott with 72.4% completion rate in camp

All the highlights from yesterday’s Cowboys practice in Oxnard. Cowboys break out Tavon Austin in backfield - Todd Archer via FacebookArcher looks at Austin’s role and drops an interesting nugget on Dak Prescott’s completion rate in camp to date. To be clear, Tavon Austin is a Dallas Cowboys wide receiver but on Monday the Cowboys finally used him in the backfield. When the Cowboys acquired Austin during the draft, executive vice president Stephen Jones said Austin would be a “web back,” lining up all over the formations, like he did for the Los Angeles Rams. Austin lined up in...
Fox Sports Aug 5, 2018
Tavon Austin starts fresh with Cowboys after trade from Rams

Tavon Austin starts fresh with Cowboys after trade from Rams

Tavon Austin starts fresh with Cowboys after trade following five disappointing seasons with Rams as eighth overall pick in 2013
ClutchPoints Aug 3, 2018
Cowboys WR Tavon Austin hasn’t ‘touched the backfield yet’

Cowboys WR Tavon Austin hasn’t ‘touched the backfield yet’

The Dallas Cowboys weren’t super active this offseason, but one of their must influential pickups might have only cost them a sixth-round pick. The Cowboys sent a sixth-round pick to the Los Angeles Rams to acquire former first-round draft pick Tavon Austin. With the Rams, Austin was more known as a playmaker rather than a wide receiver, […] The post Cowboys WR Tavon Austin hasn’t ‘touched the backfield yet’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Ramblin' Fan Aug 2, 2018

Los Angeles Rams could see numerous receivers earn carries in 2018

The Los Angels Rams are in training camp, busily getting ready for the 2018 season. As they do, we consider which receiver might take some carries this season. Over the last few seasons, the Los Angeles Rams have seen the speedster of diminutive size wide receiver Tavon Austin carry the ball several times a game. Much […] Los Angeles Rams could see numerous receivers earn carries in 2018 - Ramblin Fan - Ramblin Fan - A Los Angeles Rams Site (formerly St. Louis Rams Fan) - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
ClutchPoints Jul 31, 2018
Tavon Austin was ‘a little hurt’ by Rams trading him to the Cowboys

Tavon Austin was ‘a little hurt’ by Rams trading him to the Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys had quite the wide receiver conundrum on their hands this offseason with the departure of wideout Dez Bryant. As a result, they were forced to bring in a number of potential playmakers to help fill the void. Among them is former Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin. According to Calvin Watkins […] The post Tavon Austin was ‘a little hurt’ by Rams trading him to the Cowboys appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blogging The Boys Jul 26, 2018
Training camp will show what the Cowboys have in store for Tavon Austin

Training camp will show what the Cowboys have in store for Tavon Austin

Training camp is here, thus gives us our first look at newly-acquired Tavon Austin. With training camp finally here, Cowboys Nation will get their first real look at newly-acquired web-back, Tavon Austin. Austin was acquired from the Rams on draft day for a sixth-round pick. In the trade the Cowboys got a 28-year old playmaker who can operate at both wide receiver and running back. Austin is a guy whose role has yet to be determined in the Cowboys offense. Is he a running back? Is he a receiver? According to Tavon Austin, he’s a playmaker, and that’s just what the Cowboys need. “At...

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