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Nick Saban’s endorsement part of reason Dallas Cowboys traded for Rolando McClain

OXNARD,Calif. – Alabama football coach Nick Saban played a significant role in Rolando McClain winding up with the Dallas Cowboys. McClain, 25, was traded to Dallas earlier this month. Garrett was Saban’s quarterbacks coach when Saban was head coach of …

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Cowboys alter conditioning, practice plans

OXNARD, Calif. -- Injuries have played a big part in why the Dallas Cowboys have missed the playoffs the last two seasons, so coach Jason Garrett is doing what he can to mitigate the chances of more players getting hurt unnecessarily. Garrett canceled the normal conditioning test the players typically run the day before practices began, calling it a “recipe for disaster,” but the bulk of the players ran the test on Monday before flying to California on Tuesday.

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Jones: It’s not a make-or-break season for coach Jason Garrett

Young, new-look Cowboys open camp with the usual optimism and some time on Jason Garretts side according to owner Jerry Jones.

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Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett calls conditioning tests ‘a recipe for disaster’

OXNARD, Calif. — In the past, Jason Garrett has been a proponent of administering his players conditioning tests. “We need to make sure they are physically ready to practice the way we want to practice before we put them out …

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Romo cleared; Spencer, Okoye aren't

OXNARD, Calif. – The Dallas Cowboys believe quarterback Tony Romo has made a complete recovery from December surgery to repair a herniated disk in his back. After not participating in competitive drills during offseason workouts, Romo has been fully cleared for the start of training camp. Meanwhile, defensive end Anthony Spencer and defensive tackle Amobi Okoye “won’t be ready to go for a while,” coach Jason Garrett said.

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Cowboys training camp prevew video

Will Tony Romo return to form? Can the depleted Cowboys defense stop anyone? And will coach Jason Garrett save his job? These are just a few of the questions facing the Dallas Cowboys as they pull into Oxnard, Calif., for the 2014 edition of training camp.

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Jerry Jones and Jason Garrett highlights from Dallas Cowboys’ training camp press conference

OXNARD, Calif. — Jerry Jones and Jason Garrett sat behind their Ford truck podium – Jones sitting at the driver’s seat, of course – for nearly an hour Wednesday evening. The Dallas Cowboys owner and head coach were kicking off …

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How will Jerry Jones sell the Dallas Cowboys when he addresses media today to kick off training camp?

OXNARD, Calif. — The Dallas Cowboys begin training camp today with owner Jerry Jones, executive vice president Stephen Jones and coach Jason Garrett scheduled to address the media with their opening remarks. The news conference is scheduled for 5 p.m. …

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So-so season for Cowboys could mean so long for Garrett

The future of the Cowboys coach and several players are in the balance in 2014.Follow Clarence Hill Jr. on Twitter

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Garrett enters his biggest season -- again

IRVING, Texas -- This is the biggest year of Jason Garrett's coaching career with the Dallas Cowboys. That is after 2013 was the biggest. And 2012. And probably 2011 even if it was his first full year as a head coach and the offseason was shortened because of a lockout. These are the Cowboys, after all, where winning is a birthright, even if those born after Jan. 28, 1996 have never seen their team make a conference title game. But now we mean it.

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Rod Marinelli wants habits formed in camp

IRVING, Texas -- Every day in practice, the defense opens practice the same way. The players run over bags at full speed with coaches on either side, hollering encouragement. Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli wants his defense to be fast and furious. The drill might seem monotonous, but Marinelli is trying to perfect habits. Head coach Jason Garrett has called Marinelli a great speaker and his speech on habits is at the top. Marinelli said it is more than an oft-repeated coaching mantra: you are what you repeatedly do.

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Longtime Cowboys assistant Myers dies at 92

He was also head coach at Texas A&M after Bear Bryant.

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Training camp battles: Backup quarterback

With the start of training camp coming next week, we review the five biggest position battles with the Dallas Cowboys. Backup quarterback The favorite: Kyle Orton The contenders: Brandon Weeden and Caleb Hanie Outlook: Orton missed the entire offseason contemplating retirement. The Cowboys took a wait-and-see approach with Orton, with coach Jason Garrett citing the collective bargaining agreement, to deal with the veteran. The status of this position is unsettled because while Orton is 35-35 as a starter, he’s still one of the better backups in the NFL.

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Five questions with: Cole Beasley

IRVING, Texas – With the players entering the downtime of the offseason, we offer up a Five Questions segment. Today's subject is Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley. Beasley has developed into one of the Cowboys' top threats from the slot. He caught 39 passes for 368 yards and two touchdowns last season. This offseason wide receivers coach Derek Dooley said Beasley has expanded his route tree, but he will mostly continue to work the slot as one of Tony Romo's security blankets.

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Dez Bryant the Next Michael Irvin?

First Take's Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss the potential of Dez Bryant after Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett compared him to Michael Irvin.