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Cowboys news leftovers

Some items I hadn't had time to post over the past few days.

The new stadium is making progress, read about it here.

A story about Drew Bledsoe off the field.

Billy Cundiff discusses his time in Big D, and especially with Bill Parcells.

Cundiff also takes a slap at Tony Romo in this article.

Cundiff said he isn't very picky about his holds, especially given coach Bill Parcells' attitude toward holders in Dallas.

"I'd like to be particular given the chance, but during my time in Dallas the holders really weren't maybe as skilled as they should have been," Cundiff said. "So a lot of time it was just, deal with what hold you got and put it through. I've always taken it upon myself that it's my responsibility to put the ball through the uprights. As long as the holder doesn't really screw it up, as long as the snapper doesn't miss it, it should be my responsibility. ... Coach Parcells didn't really care who the holder was. It was more the kickers responsibility."

JJT discusses Ahmad Brooks, the talented but troubled LB from Virginia, who is available in the supplemental draft. Al Groh, Bill Parcells' good buddy, is the coach at Virginia so we should have some good scoop on this cat.

Q: Will the Cowboys use a second- or third-round draft choice in the supplemental draft on Virginia linebacker Ahmad Brooks?

TAYLOR: I don't think they'll use that high a pick on him. If they pull the trigger, I see it coming in the fifth or sixth round. Books is a phenomenal athlete who reportedly was running the 40-yard dash in 4.75 at 275 pounds a couple of weeks ago. He wants to weigh about 260 for his workout day later this month. Current defensive end Chris Canty said Brooks is the best player he's ever seen or played with. That may be true, but Brooks comes with a lot of baggage, and the thing Dallas and other teams must figure out is whether he's a bad guy or a guy who makes bad decisions. You can work with a guy who makes poor decisions. It's almost impossible to successfully work with a bad guy.

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