Found May 03, 2013 on Silver and BlueBlood:
Closed for Bidness, Y’all [View the story "Dallas Cowboys Country Club is closed as Jerry Jones raises accountability bar on #cowboys players" on Storify] Dallas Cowboys Country Club is closed as Jerry Jones raises accountability bar on #cowboys players Dallas Cowboys Country Club is closed as Jerry Jones increases player accountability at Valley Ranch. Storified by Gene· Fri, May 03 2013 11:09:44 The Dallas Cowboys Country Club has closed its doors for business. Jerry Jones – thanks, we believe, to the influence of Jason Garrett and the stinging criticism of former coach Jimmy Johnson – has raised the bar of accountability on the Dallas Cowboys players. Jimmy Johnson: ‘Country club’ Cowboys have no fearIRVING, Texas — Wednesday was a busy day for former Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson. He called out owner Jerry Jones for saying he was the g… Jimmy Johnson: Cowboys atmosphere is like playing at a Country Clubs4SsmG_OWKnPkf2uhY1yLQ New Atmosphere of accountability evident in ...

Report: Doug Free thinks the Cowboys will release him

According to CBS Dallas Fort Worth, Cowboys offensive lineman Doug Free  doesn’t he’ll be in Dallas much longer. A source close to Free tells me the veteran “anticipates not being with the Cowboys’’ as of June 1 – an indication he is presently unwilling to accept Dallas’ proposal that would substantially reduce his $7 million salary and allow him to likely retain his...

Witten defends Romo's work ethic

Jerry Jones said he expects Tony Romo's game preparation to improve now that he has signed a huge contract, but Jason Witten says that has always been the case.

Cowboys sign 13 undrafted free agents

One of the most underrated post draft activities is the chase for undrafted free agents. Teams can find diamonds in the rough by combing though their draft boards and finding out who is left. According to, in the everlasting quest for talent, the Cowboys have signed 13 rookie free agents. Clemson CB Xavier Brewer Virginia TE/FB Paul Freedman South Carolina...

Cowboys reportedly showing interest in Bryant McKinnie

According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, the Dallas Cowboys are now showing some interest in free agent tackle Bryant McKinnie. Bryant McKinnie update, per source, offers from Chargers, Dolphins; Cowboys have made inquiry about left tackle as well. — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) May 2, 2013 The Cowboys could certainly use an upgrade at left tackle.   Need NFL Tickets?

It's pay cut or get cut for Doug Free in Dallas

The Dallas Cowboys and right tackle Doug Free are quite seeing eye to eye these days. The team isn't willing to pay him his $7 million base salary in 2013, so it's either take a pay cut or get released to make room for his replacement. And their replacement they have in mind is apparently free agent Tyson Clabo. According to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas, "The Cowboys...

Witten: Romo's time at Valley Ranch not a concern

MESQUITE Tony Romo's six-year, 108 million contract extension has Dallas Cowboys owner and GM Jerry Jones looking for more time on the job from his franchise quarterback. Jones has said multiple times that his request for Peyton Manning-type hours from Romo shouldn't be confused with the idea that Romo hasn't been putting in extra work. Jones wants even more commitment...

Draft pick J.J. Wilcox will help Cowboys at safety

Upgrading at safety was one of the Dallas Cowboys' top priorities following the conclusion of the 2012 season. The lack of playmakers at the position had many thinking the Cowboys would draft a safety in the first round last Thursday. However, when former Longhorn Kenny Vaccaro was selected by the New Orleans Saints at No. 15, the Cowboys had no other safety ranked high enough...

Report: Tyson Clabo is the Cowboys’ top free agent target

According to CBS Dallas Fort Worth, offensive tackle Tyson Clabo is the Cowboys’ top free agent target right now. The Cowboys’ top-rated free-agent tackle is, by far, ex-Falcons stalwart Tyson Clabo. One source maybe optimistically says Clabo might settle for a one-year deal worth around $4 million. But his leverage in this situation figures to earn him more – somewhere. The...

J.J. Wilcox cried after the Cowboys drafted him (Video)

Former Georgia Southern safety J.J. Wilcox cried right after he got a call from Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones. If I had the talent to play in the NFL, I would probably cry if I ended up getting drafted.   Need NFL Tickets?

Report: Cowboys not pursuing Bryant McKinnie

We reported earlier today that the Dallas Cowboys have shown some interest in free agent left tackle Bryant McKinnie. According to Clarence Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Cowboys aren’t pursuing McKinnie. A cowboys source said the team is not pursuing free agent tackle Bryant McKinnie — Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) May 2, 2013   Need NFL Tickets?

Jerry Jones says the Cowboys don’t have a “country club atmosphere”

According to the Dallas Morning News, during a conference call with season ticket holders, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made it clear that an unmotivated locker room isn’t the reason why they’re a combined 16-16 over the past two years. “I don’t think that we do have a country club atmosphere around here,” Jones said. “There’s too much competition. These players recognize...

Jason Witten welcomes fellow TE Gavin Escobar

Longtime Cowboys mainstay Jason Witten says he has no qualms about the the team drafting a tight end in this year's draft. In fact, he's looking forward to the opportunity to mentor the young Gavin Escobar out of San Diego State. “It sounds like they were really high on him and think he can be a good player,” Witten said Friday at the Mesquite Boys & Girls Club...

Cowboys look at Options At Right Tackle - Tyson Clabo

Now that the smoke has cleared from the draft weekend, we believe that the Cowboys are doing what they claimed they would be doing this week: Trying to sort through their right tackle situation. This is clearly difficult when your stated objectives seem to be to handle it at a really cheap price, given the lack of cap room this year, but more importantly are the cap issues that...

Cowboys sources laud 2013 draft class

At a time when most discussion of the Dallas Cowboys draft begins with the question “can you believe they drafted that center in the first?!” sources inside the organization are apparently quite pleased with this year’s haul. In contrast to most fan analysis across the country which is disappointed with the Cowboys draft based solely on assessment of value at pick 31, the Cowboys...

NFL Network Schedule for the Coming Week

The NFL Network is in post NFL Draft mode.  Here is its schedule through next Tuesday: Thursday, May 2 10:00 AM – NFL AM – Re-Air 2:00 PM – NFL Top 10: Cornerback Tandems 3:00 PM – NFL Top 10: Dallas Cowboys 4:00 PM – Kurt Warner: A Football Life 5:00 PM – The Top
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