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Dez Bryant, WR, Dallas Cowboys
School: Oklahoma State
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
While many NFL experts are concerned with his route-running ability and football IQ yet, as well as his case of the dropsies, statistically speaking, Bryant broke out last year, his third season in the league and established himself as a top talent at wide receiver. He amassed 1382 yards on 92 catches with 12 touchdowns. He has had significant improvement statistically from each year to the next, despite the aforementioned issues.
Another concerning issue with Bryant has always been his maturity. Throughout his troubled youth and up until this day, his record has been littered with spats with the law, including being sued for court costs and allegedly taking jewelry without paying for it. Despite all of that, Jerry Jones and the Cowboys are confident that he is putting himself in a better environment and will shake his reputation as a troublemak...
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Extension, extension, extension is all you hear about regarding Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys want to extend Romo to free cap space to re-sign players and target free agents; why Romo would want an extension other than getting some guaranteed money is anyone’s guess?
However, even though the drums are beating for a Romo extension, he doesn’t have to do it. The...
The Dallas Cowboys announced Thursday that cornerback Brandon Carr was one of five players to restructure his contract in order to help the franchise get under the NFL's 123 million salary cap.
Carr, who signed a five-year, 50.1 million deal last year, had his 2013 base salary reduced from 14.3 million to 715,000, according to Spotrac.com. The remainder of his salary was transferred...
Brandon Carr has found time to take a few vacations since his football season came to an end on Dec. 30. The Dallas Cowboys cornerback went to Disneyland with his daughter the first week of the playoffs because he couldn't stand to watch the games on TV. He then visited New Orleans the week of the Super Bowl and made a trip to Miami last week for three days.
But despite the...
IRVING, Texas The Dallas Cowboys are wielding a credit card more than they are wielding a pair of scissors as they make salary adjustments to slice more than 20 million from the cap in order to slide under the NFL's expected 2012 salary cap of 123 million.
Three major moves were the results of levers already installed into players contracts that were simply pulled: That goes...
New Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin recently turned 73 years old, and has been around a lot of good defenses.
Kiffin has an old school approach that he brings to coaching and to the game of football. Kiffin is hoping he can turn a recently mediocre Cowboys defense into something special, and as cornerback Brandon Carr told the Dallas Morning News, “he likes...
DeMarco Murray, RB, Dallas Cowboys
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
When DeMarco Murray is playing for the Cowboys, they are a completely different team. Now if they could only get Murray for the full year without health issues, he’s missed 9 games during the past two seasons. If that ever comes to fruition, his...
According to the National Football Post, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and former head coach Jimmy Johnson still don’t care for one another and it showed this past season when Jones came out and declared he was the reason the Cowboys won three Super Bowl’s in the ’90′s.
Twenty years after the Jerry Jones-Jimmy Johnson divorce, the two still are sniping at each other. They...
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys have signed center Phil Costa to a two-year contract, pulling off another deal to save salary cap space.
Costa's agent, George Mavrikes, told The Associated Press on Saturday that Costa's 2.7 million, two-year deal includes a 450,000 signing bonus for 950,000 guaranteed this season.
That will be a savings on the cap for the Cowboys...
Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports that a source has informed him that the Cowboys have re-signed restricted free agent C Phil Costa to a two-year deal.
This will allow the Cowboys to keep Costa under team control through the 2014 season at a reduced cap figure. Clearly, this is a win-win situation for the Cowboys as they’re still looking to get under the 2013 salary cap.