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IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys have released quarterback Stephen McGee from their 53-man roster and claimed tight end Colin Cochart off waivers from Cincinnati.
The moves were announced Saturday as the Cowboys started practice four days before their season opener at the New York Giants.
Dallas also had a full eight-man practice squad in place and on the field. That group included rookie receiver Danny Coale, the injury-hampered fifth-round pick who was left off the 53-man roster at Friday's deadline.
With seven-time Pro Bowl tight end Jason Witten still questionable while recovering from a lacerated spleen, Cochart provides some extra depth at that position. Cochart started three games as a rookie last season.
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The New York Giants are the defending Super bowl champions, but the Dallas Cowboys still seem to get the attention heading into the season opener on September 5th. The Cowboys have made noise in the offseason with an aggressive draft and are claiming this is the year they make the next step to winning it all.
The oddsmakers are still giving the Giants respect as the spread...
Even with the addition of Kyle Orton this past offseason, quarterback Stephen McGee found a way to make it onto the Dallas Cowboys’ final 53-man roster.
With the injury problems Tony Romo has had over the years, it makes sense for the Cowboys to keep three quarterbacks. McGee already knows the system so it wouldn’t make sense to bring someone else in.
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten won't know until Tuesday if he will be cleared to play in the season opener.
Witten is set to have a CT scan before the team leaves for New York to determine if his lacerated spleen is healed. Owner Jerry Jones says that scan probably will dictate if the seven-time Pro Bowl tight end gets to play against the Giants on Wednesday night.
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten was on the practice field in pads and hopeful that he will be able to play in the season opener.
Saturday's practice was the first time Witten had been in pads since lacerating his spleen in the preseason opener on Aug. 13. He says it felt good to put the pads on and that he just ran around and caught some passes at practice.
Former New York Giants line backer Lawrence Taylor is aware of the new rules and stipulations placed upon Dez Bryant.
The Hall Of Famer is just not sure they would have worked on him.
In an article written by USA Today, Taylor expressed that sentiment.
“It boils down to the guy and if he is willing to adhere to those rules. I’m not sure I would’ve been able to do...
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Jay Novacek teamed with Allstate Insurance Company to help kick off the 2012 college football season with the Cowboys Classic, which will feature powerhouse programs Michigan and Alabama on September 1 at Cowboys Stadium.
(Yeah. That is just a few hours from now. Getcha popcorn ready.)
As part of the Allstate Tailgate Tour, Novacek will do a meet and...
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett indicated that there’s a chance wide receiver Dez Bryant will return punts against the Giants next week.
“If he’s the best guy, and he’s healthy, we’ll give him a chance to do it,” Garrett said per the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “Those guys have to be reliable, first and foremost, in taking care of the ball. And then you...
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has already made it clear that he believes tight end Jason Witten will play in Wednesday’s season opener against the Giants, after being asked if his teammate will be healthy enough after suffering a lacerated spleen just a few weeks ago.
“As of what I know, I think he’s going to, yes,” Romo said.
Today Romo was once again asked...
The Dallas Cowboys reportedly released wide receiver Danny Coale, defensive back Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, offensive linemen Pat McQuistan and Daniel Loper and quarterback Rudy Carpenter on Friday. Coale, a fifth-round pick, didn't do enough to set himself apart according to owner Jerry Jones, who made the comments on his weekly radio show on Friday. Owusu-Ansah was back with...
The NCAA college football sack leader last year has found a new home. After an amazing preseason with the Dallas Cowboys where Adrian had tons of quarterback pressures, a sack and a forced fumble. Adrian was famous in the SWAC division where he blew up quarterbacks for a living. Now he is going to go to the Ravens practice squad where he will be pushing Sergio Kindle for his...
Cowboys tight end Jason Witten (lacerated spleen) returned to practice Saturday, according to ESPN.Fantasy Spin:Witten hasn't practiced since suffering a lacerated spleen on Aug. 13. The Cowboys' tight end had a scan of his spleen Aug. 28 which revealed the injury was healing, but he was not cleared for contact. He's still questionable for Week 1.
The Dallas Cowboys traded a seventh-round pick in the 2013 draft to the Miami Dolphins for backup center Ryan Cook. The Cowboys, thinned by injuries to interior offensive linemen since the start of training camp, are likely to use Cook at center and as a "swing" backup who played offensive tackle in college and was a second-round pick of the Vikings in 2006. Among Cook...