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    Cowboys brutally honest
    Jones, Garrett see many obstacles as training camp opens.
    By Tom Orsborn

    Rose-colored glasses weren't included in the Dallas Cowboys' equipment unloaded at the Alamodome.

    Speaking at a news conference Wednesday to kick off training camp, the Cowboys' brain trust offered a sobering, post-lockout assessment about the challenges the team faces. Dallas is coming off a 6-10 season, which included a 1-7 start that cost Wade Phillips his job and left a club with Super Bowl aspirations a league joke.

    “We are coming off a really bad year,” owner Jerry Jones said at the dome. “We stunk it up.”

    Jason Garrett agreed, on the eve of his first camp as a head coach. He guided the team on an interim basis the final eight games last season.

    “We have to do everything better,” he said. “We have to play better on offense; we have to play better on defense; we have to play better in the kicking game; we have to play better in situational football; we have to take care of the ball better; we have to get the ball from them better; we have to practice better; we have to finish games better

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