Found October 25, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Lawrence Vickers knows he is a rare breed. In prior decades, it would not be uncommon for an NFL team to carry two fullbacks. Now, some clubs such as the Detroit Lions don't have even one on their 53-man roster, as H-backs and sixth offensive linemen fill blocking roles. Vickers, though, has that job with the Dallas Cowboys because the franchise is committed to the position -- and, during a seven-year NFL career, he's proved one of the best who plays it. As he prepared for the FOX America's Game of the Week against the visiting New York Giants (4:25 p.m. ET Sunday), Vickers spoke with about the state of fullbacks in the league, the art of playing the position, joining the Cowboys in the offseason and dealing with anaphylaxis. Yes, anaphylaxis. Vickers is allergic to ant bites. Q: What does it feel like to be part of what has become an exclusive club of fullbacks who are left in the league? Vickers: "I think it's a blessing. It's becoming ...

The loss of Sean Lee is Dallas Cowboys' biggest obstacle yet

Make no mistakes about it; Sean Lee is the Dallas Cowboys most important defensive player. He may not yet be the best (that title still likely belongs to Demarcus Ware) or the highest paid (Terrence Newman is getting paid more by the Cowboys this year…) but Sean Lee is what makes this defense tick. He calls the plays. He makes a ridiculous percentage of the tackles. He has half...

Jerry Jones: Cowboys will remain aggressive

IRVING Walking through the halls of the Cowboys' Valley Ranch practice facility there's always a realistic chance that you'll run into Jerry Jones. And the Cowboys owner and general manager is usually open to stopping and chatting for a few minutes, as he did on Wednesday. While the news of the day was the season-ending injury suffered by inside linebacker Sean Lee...

Reports: Lee could be out for season

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee is facing surgery on his right big toe. According to several reports Tuesday night, including one on the team's own website, Lee has ligament damage in his toe that will require surgery and could end his season. Lee, the team's leading tackler with 58 stops, got hurt in the second half of Sunday's win at Carolina. He was on crutches...

DeMarco Murray Injury Not a Long-Term Issue

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he doesn't expect DeMarco Murray's foot injury to be a long-term situation, according to Spin:Murray has been ruled out for Week 8 against the Giants but Jones said, "I think we'll have him back in the foreseeable future." Keep in mind that Jones is not a doctor and it's in his best interest to keep...

Cowboys lose LB Sean Lee for the season with a Toe Injury

The leading tackler for the Dallas Cowboys, Sean Lee, will not be playing Sunday against the New York Giants, or for the rest of the season as he was placed on Injured Reserve Wednesday morning. The surgery he will receive to the damaged ligament in his right big toe is to blame for the ending of his season this year. Cowboys LB Sean Lee is a big part of the Dallas Defense (AP Photo...

Ex-Cowboy's associates locked up for $20M fraud

Two business associates of former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Eugene Lockhart Jr. have been sentenced to prison in a $20 million mortgage scam. A federal judge in Dallas sentenced William Randolph Tisdale Jr. on Wednesday to 10 years for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud. Hubert Jones III of Garland must serve nearly five years in prison for wire fraud, conspiracy to...

Cowboys LB Lee may face season-ending surgery

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee reportedly may need surgery on his right big toe that would end his season. Lee was on crutches after spraining the toe during the third quarter of last Sunday's victory over the Carolina Panthers and ESPNDallas cited sources saying a season-ending procedure may be necessary to repair the toe. Lee was awaiting the results of an MRI on Tuesday...

Injuries are 'one exception' in contention talk

IRVING When Jerry Jones said last week that the Cowboys were evolving into a championship contender he left out one detail that would adjust his line of thinking injuries. While discussing Sean Lee's season-ending toe injury on Wednesday, the Cowboys owner and general manager explained the exception to his original statement. "I've said all along, this team has an...

DeMarco Murray Unlikely For Week 8

Dallas running back DeMarco Murray is unlikely to play Week 8 against the Giants. Murray missed last week's game with a sore foot.Fantasy Spin:Expect Felix Jones and Phillip Tanner to split carries Sunday when the Cowboys take on the defending Super Bowl champs at Cowboys Stadium.

Martellus Bennett stops by Good Day NY, takes shot at Tony Romo (Video)

New York Giants tight end Martellus Bennett visited the set of Good Day New York on Tuesday, and managed to take a shot at Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo in the process. New York News | NYC Breaking News Co-host Dave Price threw a football across the studio to weatherman Mike Woods, but it was low and bounced on the ground before Woods could grab it, prompting Bennett to...

Joe Gibbs defends speaking to Cowboys, says it was about religion

Legendary former Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs spoke to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday before their win over the Carolina Panthers, and as you can expect it did not sit well with some of the fans in the nation’s capital. The Cowboys are arguably the Redskins’ biggest rival, so many fans were baffled that Gibbs would agree to give them a pep talk. Gibbs insists that’s not...

Giants-Cowboys Preview

This offseason, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones insisted that his team would earn its first win in four tries over the New York Giants in his $1.2 billion stadium. The Cowboys already have beaten the Giants once this season, and now it's time to see if Jones' club can back up his words. The Giants are well aware of Jones' boast and are looking for revenge along with...

Martellus Bennett takes a dig at Tony Romo

New York News | NYC Breaking News During an appearance on FOX 5 in New York, Giants tight end Martellus Bennett took a shot at his former quarterback in Dallas. … Continue reading »
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