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QUARTERBACK FRIENDLY: Gavin Escobar could be immediate contributor

IRVING – The Dallas Cowboys finished with 29 passing touchdowns last season, sixth-most in the NFL. Through three preseason games, however, the Cowboys have only passed for two touchdowns. One of them came Saturday in Arizona, a five-yard score from third-string quarterback Alex Tanney to second-round draft pick Gavin Escobar. The sure-handed tight end hauled […]

THE ONE-TWO PUNCH: Young Gavin Escobar and James Hanna gives the Dallas Cowboys multiple two-tight end offensive packages

Gavin Escobar, one of the best receiving tight ends in college football the past two seasons, joins Jason Witten and James Hanna in the tight ends room. All Witten did was set the single-season record for receptions by a tight end in league history. So are there enough balls to go around? “I’m just ready […]

2013 NFL DRAFT–DAY TWO: Dallas Cowboys use second pick on towering tight-end Gavin Escobar

IRVING, Texas – The Cowboys used their second round pick at No. 47 overall on San Diego State tight end Gavin Escobar. Escobar compiled 122 catches for 1,646 yards and 17 touchdowns in his three-year career. He actually had his most productive season his sophomore year in 2011, when he finished with 51 catches for […]

DALLAS COWBOYS GAMEDAY PRIMER: The 2015 Bone Bowl–Broken Bryant and DeMarco’s Meat | Week #2 Practice & Injury Update | Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles

With the Dallas Cowboys All-Pro wide receiver Dez Bryant sidelined by foot surgery, there was no crowd around his empty locker. Instead, scattered groups were talking to his fellow receivers – the ones who will be asked to fill his shoes in Philadelphia.

DALLAS COWBOYS DRAFT BOARD: Eighty-Two Team-Screened NFL Draft Prospects | Dallas Cowboys War-Room Cheatsheet | 2015 Dallas Cowboys Draft Primer

It cannot be said that The Boys Are Back readers aren’t prepared for the 2015 Dallas Cowboys draft! Ever since the catch, that wasn’t ruled a catch, we’ve been looking towards the 2015 re-tooling.  

BOYS BIG BRITISH BRUTE: Dallas Developing Defender–DE Efe Obada | From home hopping to home shopping | Living the American Dream with America’s Team | Cowboys commit to promising prospect with 3-year contract

IRVING, Texas – Not only did the Dallas Cowboys have a productive week in London last fall, which ended with a victory over the Jaguars, but they might have found an interesting prospect along the way.

2013 Dallas Cowboys Draft

ARCHIVE | 2013 DALLAS COWBOYS DRAFT | NFL DRAFT 2013  #70 C Travis Frederick, Wisconsin 1st Round, 31st Pick (31st Overall) Bio Conference Call (Video | Audio) Photo Gallery Selection Video 105.3 The Fan Interview (Audio) Story Instant Analysis Secret Call (Video | Audio) Scouting Report Pre-Draft Interview (Audio)  #89 TE Gavin Escobar, San Diego State 2nd Round, […]

2014-2015 GAME 6 RECAP: Dallas vs. Seattle | Big D shocks Seahawk jocks | Dallas defeats defending champs, 30-23 | Dallas D Shines in Seattle; Special Teams Struggle | Postgame videos and analysis | Highlights

Folks, we just might have something special here.

DALLAS COWBOYS ROSTER 2014 | Meet your initial 53-man squad | 2014 Dallas Cowboys Practice Squad taking shape | Final roster cut-down | Player trade

IRVING, Texas – The 2014 Dallas Cowboys roster for Week 1 against San Francisco is bound to look change. But for the time being, this is the team’s 53-man roster – a group that has several surprising additions and subtractions, particularly at quarterback.

2014 PRESEASON GAME RECAP: Dallas Cowboys vs. San Diego Chargers | Defense struggled without key starters | Players performance reviewed | Broaddus from the broadcast booth | Ahmad Dixon shines | Third-string RB battle taking shape

Highlights Video | Cowboys at Chargers | 2:21 | The San Diego Chargers played host to the Dallas Cowboys in Week 1 of the preseason, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Brandon Weeden had 107 yards and a touchdown. (Watch | No Audio) First Take | 3:33 | Break down of the game from Qualcomm Stadium after the […]

THE BOYS ARE BACK TONIGHT: 2014-2015 Dallas Cowboys vs. San Diego Chargers | Pre-Season opener 2014 | Weeden getting feet wet | Nine intriguing players to watch | Five storylines to watch

SAN DIEGO – When Brandon Weeden signed with the Dallas Cowboys back on March 17, he had both short-term and long-term goals. 

2014 COWBOYS CAMP COVERAGE: Tony Romo update | Brandon Carr, Rolando McClain out; expect Ronald Leary soon | Rookie DeMarcus Lawrence sack-hungry

Tony Romo: Just starting to be the player I want to be | 8:07 | Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo talks about managing reps while at training camp, his injury status, and why he thinks his best years are head of him. (Watch | Listen) OXNARD, CA – For all intents and purposes, Tony Romo’s […]

MEET YOUR NEW TIGHT END: Dallas Cowboys add TE Dallas Walker prior to Training Camp | Dallas Cowboys Roster 2014-2015

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys didn’t wait for training camp to make their next addition.

COWBOYS OFFSEASON OUTLOOK: Evaluating the offensive fits as 2014-2015 mini-camps conclude | Dallas Cowboys roster

IRVING, Texas – With the Dallas Cowboys 2014-2015 offseason practices now finished, here’s a breakdown of what to look for at each offensive position moving forward.

THE BOYS ARE BACK TO WORK: Sean Lee injury key topic at Jason Garrett’s press conference | Anthony Hitchens needs time to become ‘next man up’ | 2014 Dallas Cowboys OTA’s Report

Jason Garrett Press Conference: Sean Lee and thoughts from Day 1 | Duration 12:07 | Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett speaks to the media from Valley Ranch following Tuesday’s OTA practice. (Watch | Listen) IRVING, Texas – With OTA work finally set to begin this morning, Let’s take a quick look at a few […]

THE NFL’S GURU OF COACHES: Jason Witten appreciates the honesty of tight ends coach Mike Pope | 2014 Dallas Cowboys coaching staff

New tight ends coach Mike Pope is “nit-picking” with him, but Jason Witten said it’s for his own good. “He’s been honest with me in trying to really push me to ‘Let’s even take this to another level,’ ” Witten said of his new coach, a 32-year veteran NFL assistant who started with the Giants […]

INSIDE THE 2014 PLAYBOOK: Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Scott Linehan sees strength in running | More deep shots downfield will stretch defenses

Scott Linehan is known for directing pass-heavy offenses. During his previous five seasons as Detroit’s offensive coordinator, no team threw the ball more. Over those 80 games, the Lions averaged 40.7 pass attempts per game, four more than the Dallas Cowboys averaged during that time. So, it was somewhat surprising to hear the new Dallas […]

FUTURE OF THE FRANCHISE: Debating the 2014-2015 Dallas Cowboys needs position-by-position | NFL Free Agency vs. NFL Draft

We’re conditioned to believe that the Dallas Cowboys won’t be major players when the NFL Free Agency period begins on March 11, 2014 Well, this article may not make you feel any better, but hopefully more informed. With the little bit of cap space they will likely have, here’s were the Dallas Cowboys could spend […]

ROAD TO THE 2015 SUPER BOWL: What it will take for your 2014-2015 Dallas Cowboys to reach Super Bowl XLIX

The Dallas Cowboys haven’t been to the Super Bowl in 18 years. The NFL’s parity driven league allows most franchises to feel like they’re close to the mountain top. After three consecutive .500 seasons, what would it take for the Cowboys to make it to next year’s Super Bowl? Photo: Tom Fox/DMN 1.) Stay healthy. […]

ROAD TO THE 2014 NFL DRAFT: Dallas Cowboys 2014 Mock Draft 1.0 | Analyzing the Dallas Cowboys position

The 2014 NFL Draft order is not yet official. Selections Nos. 21-32 are determined by the results of the playoffs. A coin flip between the Baltimore Ravens and Dallas Cowboys will determine picks No. 16 and No. 17. Please note, the Ravens are penciled in to draft a wide receiver. If that works out, It […]

THE ROOKIES IN REVIEW: Evaluating the youngest Dallas Cowboys value going into the 2014 2015 NFL season | Team needs emerging stars to impact roster depth

IRVING, Texas – Technically, the guys like Travis Frederick and Terrance Williams are still considered rookies and will be until the NFL calendar year ends in March. Some of them played active roles, had to grow up quickly and learn on the run. Looking ahead, it’s time to rank the best rookies on the roster. […]

IT’S OVER … FAT LADY SINGS: Philadelphia Eagles end Dallas Cowboys 2013 season | Trifecta complete: All NFC East teams sweep Cowboys playoff hopes

ARLINGTON — Unexpectedly, drama filled AT&T Stadium. Hope – and the Cowboys — were alive with less than two minutes remaining in tonight’s season finale. But backup quarterback Kyle Orton, subbing for injured Tony Romo, threw an interception with 1:43 left, clinching Philadelphia’s 24-22 NFC East-clinching victory over the Dallas Cowboys before a sellout crowd […]

COWBOYS @ REDSKINS PRIMER: Jason Garrett press conference | 2013-2014 Dallas Cowboys game 15 | Thursday

Jason Garrett Press Conference: Cowboys vs. Redskins | Thursday Practice (15:52) Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett speaks to the media as his team continues preparation for Sunday’s game with the 2013-2014 Washington Redskins (Watch Video | Play Audio) Garrett discussed: Coach Jason Garrett’s gift from Dallas media What challenges Washington QB Kirk Cousins presents for […]

DALLAS COWBOYS INJURY UPDATE: Several key players not practicing today | Terrance Williams pulls hamstring | Special Teams veteran added to roster | Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins | 2013-2014 NFL Game 15 of 16

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys returned to practice at Valley Ranch with several players not in attendance, as expected. In fact, there were a handful out on the field working with strength coaches and the athletic trainers. Among those players included DeMarcus Ware, who has been slowed by a quad strain this year, although […]