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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 Cowboys in now making offensive calls. Yes, it was coming, we all had to have seen it. Jerry Jones' first call came in acquiring tight end Gavin Escobar from San Diego State in the second round, rumors floated that he demanded that the offense coaching staff get him involved. The New England Patriots have been the long standing pliar of the NFL for their usage the two-tight end set. Could the vision be that the Cowboys see Escobar and Jason Witten being the new studs to breakout this season? Jerry Jones seems to leaning in this direction. This leads one to ask if this will truly shake things up for th...
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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...
Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones continues to cripple his franchise with poor drafts The Dallas Cowboys’ ineptitude at running a draft was again on full display during the second day of the 2013 NFL Draft. The Cowboys second and third round selections show that there is no clear strategy or plan in place for the franchise to advance out of its current state of mediocrity. In the first...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
I think part of the problem in Dallas is that owner Jerry Jones refuses to let his football people make the major decisions. In Jones’ defense though, he is the owner and GM so he has every right to run his team as he sees fit. After signing quarterback Tony Romo to a long-term extension, [...]
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.
We now know the seven players the Cowboys took in the 2013 NFL draft. We know who they are and where they were taken.
San Diego State
William & Mary