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Dick Butkus Visits Cowboys Camp

Updated: Thursday, August 15 2013, 11:50 PM CDT

A year ago, the Cowboys defense ranked 14th worst in the NFL. Therefore, this offseason, Dallas changed defensive schemes and defensive coordinators. But this week, owner Jerry Jones and head coach Jason Garrett really got serious about defense: they brought in Dick Butkus.

Arguably the greatest middle linebacker to ever play the game spent time at Wednesday's Cowboys practice in Oxnard. Butkus, a Hall of Famer from his years with the Bears, had his eyes on one player in particular - Dallas linebacker Sean Lee.


"Yeah, I've been watching him," admitted Butkus. "He's a good one. He's an old school guy I understand. And yeah, he's for real."

Lee was floored by the compliment.

"That's as good as it gets," said Lee. "When you have one of the best, if not the best linebacker of all time, saying that about you. I mean, growing up - when you're a linebacker and you talk about playing tough, hard nosed - everyone says Dick Butkus. So to have that is an unbelievable honor."
Dick Butkus Visits Cowboys Camp


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Scores & Schedules

December 19, 2014 08:05 GMT

NFL

Thursday's Game

Jacksonville 21, Tennessee 13

Saturday's Games

Philadelphia at Washington, 4:30 p.m.

San Diego at San Francisco, 8:25 p.m.

Sunday's Games

Baltimore at Houston, 1 p.m.

Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m.

Atlanta at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

Minnesota at Miami, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Carolina, 1 p.m.

Green Bay at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.

Kansas City at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.

New England at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at St. Louis, 4:05 p.m.

Buffalo at Oakland, 4:25 p.m.

Indianapolis at Dallas, 4:25 p.m.

Seattle at Arizona, 8:30 p.m.

Monday's Game

Denver at Cincinnati, 8:30 p.m.

NBA

Thursday's Games

Chicago 103, New York 97

New Orleans 99, Houston 90

Milwaukee 108, Sacramento 107

Golden State 114, Oklahoma City 109

Friday's Games

Charlotte at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Utah at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Washington at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Toronto at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Brooklyn at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Portland at San Antonio, 8 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Denver, 9 p.m.

Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

NHL

Thursday's Games

Florida 2, Philadelphia 1, SO

Pittsburgh 1, Colorado 0, OT

Carolina 4, Toronto 1

Washington 5, Columbus 4, OT

Anaheim 2, Montreal 1

Los Angeles 6, St. Louis 4

San Jose 4, Edmonton 3

Friday's Games

Tampa Bay at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Anaheim at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Boston at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

Dallas at Calgary, 9 p.m.

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