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Dallas Cowboys Do Okay but Could Have Done Better in Draft:
The 2013 NFL Draft has come and gone and the Dallas Cowboys are better. The question still to be answered is how much better.
The NFL Draft. It is a time for teams to take a strong step towards the future. For fans it’s a chance to see if there favorite team is going to be any better than it was last season.
Fans of the Dallas Cowboys were watching this draft a little closer than past classes. Now that the future of the team is married to Tony Romo thanks to a hefty contract extension it became imperative that the Dallas brain trust surround the franchise with impact players.
And they did—sort of.
Bear in mind that this draft was unlike many in recent history. There were few stud players at the skill positions that were worthy of first round consideration. With the No. 18 pick the Cowboys were going to need to pretty much react to who was taken in the first 17 picks and see if there was someone they needed that was worth taking that high.
Not an easy task; especially while on the clock. The good thing about this draft is that while there was a shortage on quality there was no shortage on quantity. There were plenty of good players available making it a smart choice for them to trade down to No. 31 where they still got a solid player (offensive lineman Travis Frederick from Wisconsin) that fits a need, but also got another pick....
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The Dallas Cowboys spent the weekend making a series of questionable draft picks.
However, there is one name that can pan out and make a big time splash.
The Cowboys found true value in Oklahoma State running back Joseph Randle in the fifth round.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is speaking out on the team’s running back situation.
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The Dallas Cowboys made some surprise picks in this years draft for sure. Everyone thought Defense was the going to rule the board but it was the opposite for the Dallas Cowboys. I am a Cowboy fan and the 31st pick gave them flexibility they didn’t have last year and as I have discussed before also gets them younger at skilled positions. What a great choice to have Whitten help...
While watching a recent Dallas Cowboys pre-draft press conference, a record was surely set. With less than a minute’s rambling Dallas Coach Jason Garrett managed to dash any realistic hopes that Cowboy nation held for seeing significant team improvement through the NFL draft. “By nature, if you draft too much for need your team probably by definition gets worse,” Coach Garrett told...
As a huge fan of the Dallas Cowboys, I have learned to take the good with the bad.The good old years are behind us (way behind), and we as fans are waiting to see what lies ahead.Using our current seasons as retrospect as preview, folks it has not been good. What NOW?Here we are in the 2013 NFL Draft, and Jerry Jones is at it again.Mr Jerry Jones owner/general manager of the Dallas...
The VitalsNFL Team: Dallas CowboysPick Number: 31Player Name: Travis FrederickPosition: CenterSchool: WisconsinHeight/Weight: 6’ 4” 312 lbsThe FitWith the 31st pick they selected Wisconsin C Travis Frederick. I was thrilled with the pick for a few reasons. They addressed an area of need. They added a 3rd round pick. They also killed two birds with one stone. Frederick can play...
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told the Dallas Morning News that fullback Lawrence Vickers underwent back surgery this past Friday.
Jones said the surgery will limit Vickers this off-season, however.
“He is going to be fine,” Jones said. “It is not a concern.”
Vickers, who turns 30 on May 8, is under contract for $1.2 million in 2013. Jones was asked if he should pay...
Owner Jerry Jones feels the Dallas Cowboys need quality depth at running back, and that DeMarco Murray can’t shoulder the load alone.
The team needs to find a few runners who can take the burden off Murray, whose durability comes into question at times.
The team drafted in the fifth round running back Joseph Randle out of Oklahoma State.
The two other backs on the roster...
The Cowboys draft B.W. Webb, CB, William & Mary with the #114 of the 4th round. Depth was a need and adding Webb gives us another guy to fill in the departed Mike Jenkins.
Dallas Cowboys GM Jerry Jones was given his job by Cowboys owner Jerry Jones the minute owner Jones fired his friend/coach/former teammate/nemesis/adversary Jimmy Johnson.
Jones will tell you he has always been the General Manager of the team, from day one. In a sense, that is true. But Johnson revealed in 2012 that he and Jones had a contractual agreement that he would have the...
The Cowboys draft LB DeVonte Holloman, South Carolina #185 in the 6th round. This is the last pick for the Cowboys, they do not have a 7th round pick this year.
The Dallas Cowboys have taken South Carolina linebacker DeVonte Holloman in the sixth round of the NFL draft.
The Cowboys took Holloman with the 185th overall selection Saturday, their last pick of the draft. Dallas traded its seventh-round choice to Miami last year.
Holloman started more games at strong safety than linebacker in four years with the Gamecocks. He was an outside...
During the months leading up to the NFL Draft, one of the positions almost universally viewed as a major need for the Cowboys was safety, where veteran Gerald Sensabaugh was released over the offseason.
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Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo is sitting pretty after signing a a five-year, $108 million contract extension last month. Now that Romo is financially set, Tony is living up the luxurious lifestyle. Tony and his beautiful bride Candice are spotted getting manicures, pedicures — The couple that pampers themselves together, stays together.-TO
Not only does Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo play golf in his spare time, but he also goes out and gets the nails on his hands and feet taken care of by undergoing a manicure and pedicure done.
I’m speechless. I know a lot of guys have this done and I still don’t understand it.
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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (a.k.a. RG3) is not running short on confidence these days.
Despite the knee injury that left him broken down during Redskins’ playoff exit, Griffin feels so good about his rookie season that he took the time to taunt his division rival the Dallas Cowboys.
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