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Dallas Cowboys consultant Calvin Hill, who administers off-field support programs for the team is looking into devices that will immobilize vehicles when a driver is impaired. After a single-car, alcohol-related crash Saturday morning killed practice squad linebacker Jerry Brown and put defensive tackle Josh Brent behind bars, Hill is considering mandating Cowboys players have the device SafeKey used in their vehicles. "Obviously, we do whatever we can do," Hill said. "I don't know what more we can do. We're always examining and going over things." "We are considering that," Hill said. The SafeKey is a unique ignition key immobilizer that prevents a vehicle engine from starting if the driver is unfit to drive safely. It is fully independent of other driver analysis methods – breath or otherwise. It analyzes the only thing that counts: how quickly a driver can react to a stimulus – braking, swerving, avoiding pedestrians and the like. It’s well-known that many drugs, including alcohol, significantly increase the time a person requires to react to a change in circumstance such as a red light or obstruction in the road. USA TODAY Sports reached out to the NFL Players Association to see if they would allow teams to mandate SafeKey for players. They did not respond to their calls. "Everyone has free will and makes their own decisions," Hill said. "You try to make them aware that every decision has a consequence and that they're responsible. You hope they consider the potential consequences."
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Just as the Dallas Cowboys started to build momentum, it appears as if fate may be dealing them a bad hand.
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Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was examined by an orthopedic hand surgeon Monday afternoon and X-rays revealed a fractured left index finger.
Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said Tuesday morning that it had yet to be determined if Bryant would have season-ending surgery on the finger he injured in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 20-19 victory over the Cincinnati...
Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant could miss the rest of the season with a finger injury, pending the results of an examination by a hand specialist on Monday.
Bryant injured the hand early in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 20-19 win at Cincinnati.
Bryant was able to finish the game despite the injury and caught a 27-yard touchdown pass with 6:35 left.
"Dez hurt his finger...
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told KRLD 105.3 FM
1. Tony Romo is carrying this football team.Sure he’s having the worst year of his career. But he is playing on an offense with four starters on the offensive line that will not be starters next year.The Cowboys really didn’t address the offensive line in the offseason and it shows.Romo is running for his life half the time and sometimes makes bad decisions. The Cowboys'...
The folks from ProFootballMock.com have put together their NFL Quarterback’s Facebook Conversation opposite day edition following Week 14′s whacky display, which included wins from Nick Foles, Cam Newton, Brandon Weeden, Christian Ponder and Mark Sanchez, not to mention a clutch performance from Tony Romo in the month of December, and much more.
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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin and running back
DeMarco Murray are both considered probable to play today against the
Cincinnati Bengals, while the team has ruled three players out, including
defensive lineman Jay Ratliff and defensive backs Charlie Peprah and Orlando
Scandrick, reports Brandon George of The Dallas Morning News.
Three Cowboys players have been...
IRVING, Texas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says the play-or-not-play determination on Dez Bryant's fractured finger will be "a medical decision.'' Cowboys owner Jerry Jones tells 105.3 The Fan on Tuesday that Dez himself will have the "ultimate decision" about undergoing the season-ending surgery that on Monday afternoon club sources said they considered...
The Dallas Cowboys were facing a crucial third-and-20 on Sunday afternoon against the Cincinnati Bengals. They were trailing the Bengals 19-10 late in the third quarter, looking at a seemingly insurmountable third-and-long.
However, the Cowboys looked to have overcome those odds to get a drive-prolonging first down. Quarterback Tony Romo dropped a perfect pass into the hands of Dez...
Tough loss for the Bengals. They had the Cowboys beat. This game was not lost because of bad officiating (although there was some) or being outplayed. It was lost because the Bengals failed to play a good game. They dropped passes, failed to execute and the defense got beat when they needed stops the most.
Peter King did approach the subject of the hit Reggie Nelson laid on Dez Bryant...