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Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas writes that although the Cowboys would like to keep CB Mike Jenkins next season, “wants an opportunity to start,” which implies he’ll be playing elsewhere next season.
Dallas drafted Morris Claiborne with the No. 6 overall pick in last year’s draft and signed Brandon Carr to a very large five-year, $50 million free-agent contract. On top of that, the Cowboys have limited cap space to work with, so they’ll have to unsure that they’re getting the most for the money.
We have Jenkins listed as the No. 74 best available player in our Top 100 Free Agents list.
Tim MacMahon of ESPN Dallas writes that the Cowboys would be better served using their limited cap space on DT Henry Melton than to keep OLB Anthony Spencer.
MacMahon mentions that not only is Melton an exceptional fit for the Cowboys new Tampa 2 defensive scheme, but Rod Marinelli, the Cowboys new defensive line coach, was his defensive coordinator last season with the Bears.
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DeMarcus Ware said Thursday that he wasn't pleased to learn that Rob Ryan had been fired earlier this month. Ryan, the Cowboys' defensive coordinator the previous two seasons, always seemed to be popular among the players he coached in Dallas.
"He was one of the best coaches I've ever played for, really teaching me how to play and think like a linebacker,"...
Charles Haley is still a regular at Valley Ranch. During the season the former Dallas Cowboys All-Pro defensive end can occasionally be found on the practice field, assisting a current defensive lineman on a pass-rushing move.
When Haley was terrifying opposing quarterbacks in Dallas the team was running a 4-3 defensive scheme. With Monte Kiffin taking over the defense next season...
Troy Aikman has been a loyal Tony Romo supporter for several years. The Hall of Fame quarterback and current FOX NFL analyst is rarely critical of the current Dallas Cowboys signal caller and says Romo is still the right guy for the franchise.
But with Romo turning 33 in April, Aikman said Thursday that it would be a good idea for his former team to start looking for their quarterback...
Dallas has turned to Rich Bisaccia, a veteran NFL and college assistant to be its next special teams coach. "Rich has been among the top special teams coordinators in the NFL for the last decade," Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said in a statement. "He combines a tremendous amount of expertise to go along with outstanding teaching ability. His units play with a relentless...
A lot could change from now until national signing day on February 6. In football recruiting there is always some last minute things that develop as the national letters of intent are sent in via fax machine. Let’s hope that is the case with 4-star defensive end Jason Hatcher.
Late last week Hatcher’s recruiting was in a state of flux. A week ago Hatcher announced via his Twitter...
The Cowboys made the hiring of Rich Bisaccia as special teams coach official on Wednesday, adding to the list of assistants with strong ties to Jon Gruden.
Bisaccia was a member of the Tampa Bay staff from 2002-2010, the first seven seasons under Gruden as the special teams coach and later adding the title of associate head coach.
Prior to coming to the Cowboys, Bisaccia spent...
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After the Josh Brent tragedy that enveloped the Dallas Cowboys, one of the team’s marquee defensive players Jay Ratliff some how, some way allowed himself to get arrested for DUI last week.
On Monday,the team issued a statement by former Cowboys player Calvin Hill, who works as an consultant in the Cowboys’ player development...
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A former No. 88 evaluating a current No. 88 was a popular topic during Super Bowl week interviews in New Orleans.
Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin made the rounds Wednesday and critiquing Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was asked of him on multiple occasions.
"Dallas is starting to bring some pieces together," Irvin told WTEM-AM 980 in Washington D.C...
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has often been compared to Brett Favre because of his high risk, high reward style of play. Now, ex-Cowboys great Troy Aikman is adding another link between Romo and Favre. According to Aikman, it’s time for Dallas to mimic the draft strategy that the Green Bay Packers used during much of Favre’s career.
“I like the way the Packers...
With Jason Hatcher no longer in the picture, the Louisville coaching staff is working hard to try and land a visit from Paul James, a 6-foot-3 240-pound defensive end from Miami, FL.
Louisville apparently saw the writing on the wall with Hatcher and made a late push for James last week. He hasn’t’ scheduled a visit to Louisville this weekend, but he is reportedly considering...