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News: ESPN Watkins: Cowboys practice report

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Everything is everything... Staff Member

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    Aug 6
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    By Calvin Watkins


    SAN ANTONIO -- The Cowboys conducted their ninth practice on Saturday and we got the highlights.

    *Chris Gronkowski was criticized for not holding his blocks well at fullback last season. In Saturday's practice, rookie fullback Shaun Chapas did a nice job of holding his block on a Lonyae Miller run. Jason Pociask, who was moved from tight end to fullback, did the same on a shorter run.

    *Want to know why Kenyon Coleman was signed to a two-year deal? To make plays behind the line of scrimmage. He read a screen play and stuffed Phillip Tanner on a run. Coleman looks pretty good in the early stages of his camp. He's been active with his push against tackles and he's moving around well while chasing running backs.

    Read the rest: http://espn.go.com/blog/dallas/cowboys/post/_/id/4681619/cowboys-practice-report-11
  2. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Excellent to hear Abe is doing some good things.
  3. gimmesix

    gimmesix Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life

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    The biggest thing to me wasn't the interceptions, which were part being in the right place at the right time, but making the right call to drop in coverage and send Sensy on the blitz.

    To me, that was the biggest liability with Ball. The safeties have to see what's going on and let the other DBs know it.
  4. T-New41

    T-New41 Shut 'em Down

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    Glad to hear elam is already showing some improvements at that position. I've heard the FS position refered to as the qb of the defense. Always makes me wonder why we havent put more attention to it since we lost woody.
  5. ThreeSportStar80

    ThreeSportStar80 Benched

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    Good stuff... Poots stunk up the joint with that dropped pass.
  6. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    It would be great ot see the OLB from Boston College make the squad.
  7. starsfreak31

    starsfreak31 Member

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    Is Poots the guy with the long blonde hair? Did not like his effort or body language during special teams at all.
  8. DocFord

    DocFord New Member

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    iseewhatyoudidthere

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