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New faces: TE Jason Witten, DE Robert Quinn, WR Randall Cobb, RB Tony Pollard, DT Trysten Hill, DE Kerry Hyder, DT Christian Covington, OL Connor McGovern, S George...
Despite talk, Cowboys haven’t replaced safeties Woods, Heath
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Xavier Woods was always ready with a reminder for Jerry Jones when he saw the Dallas owner and general manager during an offseason filled with talk about whether the Cowboys...
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have signed safety George Iloka, adding experience at a position that was a high priority going into the offseason.
Maliek Collins out, Randy Gregory in for Cowboys at Seahawks
Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Maliek Collins has been ruled out of Sunday's game at Seattle with a knee injury and pass rusher Randy Gregory is set to return after missing a week with a concussion.
Collins missed the preseason recovering from surgery for a broken foot sustained during offseason workouts. He injured the knee in last week's win over the New York Giants.
Cowboys DE Randy Gregory out against Giants with concussion
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory is inactive against the New York Giants after sustaining a concussion in the opener.
Tight end Rico Gathers is active for Dallas on Sunday night for the first time in his three-year NFL career. The former Baylor basketball player missed all of last season after getting a concussion in training camp.
Cowboys claim safety, center for depth because of injuries
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have claimed safety Ibraheim Campbell and center Adam Redmond off waivers to address two positions that need depth because of injuries.
Dallas also signed defensive end Charles Tapper to the practice squad Sunday, a day after waiving the fourth-round draft pick from 2016.
Campbell, a fourth-year player, was in training camp with Houston before getting waived. The second-year pro Redmond was with Buffalo.
Playoff-chasing Cowboys also eye future with young secondary
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jourdan Lewis doesn't recall sitting around at training camp with fellow rookies Chidobe Awuzie and Xavier Woods, plotting their takeover of the secondary for the Dallas Cowboys.
There was this little thing called the depth chart, and they weren't at the top of it.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have signed eight of their nine draft picks, including first-rounder Taco Charlton.
Dallas announced the signings Friday at the start of the team's rookie minicamp. Along with the eight draft picks, the Cowboys also signed 13 undrafted rookie free agents.
The 6-foot-6, 277-pound Charlton, a defensive end from Michigan, was drafted 28th overall by the Cowboys in their search for a strong pass-rushing threat. He had 10 sacks for the Wolverines last season.
Louisiana Tech wins C-USA showdown with FIU, 44-24
MIAMI (AP) — Carlos Henderson's 92-yard kickoff return and a big interception by Xavier Woods helped Louisiana Tech blunt Florida International comebacks and take a 44-24 victory Saturday night.
After FIU's Alex McGough hit Thomas Owens for a 6-yard pass to get within 37-24 with 6:14 left, Henderson took the ensuing kickoff the distance. After FIU got within 10 in the third quarter, Woods' 45-yard return to the FIU 2 set up a score.