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2012 Record: 8-82012 DownfallDefensive PushoversWhile Rob Ryan fixes to ply his trade eastward in New Orleans, he leaves behind a Cowboys teamthat took a back-step in 2012. With Monte Kiffin, patron saint of the 'Tampa 2' defense, coming to town, he's tasked with fixing a defense that largely lacked bite.The Cowboys were tied at the bottom of the league with just seven interceptions. Brandon Carr had three, while four other players had only one apiece. DeMarcus Ware and Anthony Spencer combined for 22.5 of Dallas' below-average total of 34 sacks.The Cowboys run defense allowed 4.54 YPA, the sixth worst average in the league. On five occasions, opponents ran for over 140 yards in a game on them. That segment includes the Redskins' 274 ground yards in the season finale, with the NFC East at stake.Offense Wasn't Much BetterCritics who delight in Tony Romo's unending struggles, especially in dire situations, had themselves a field day last year. The constantl...
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Once again the Dallas Cowboys are slugging their way through a drama-filled offseason. The constant power struggle between Jerry Jones and Jason Garrett has been on national display and that has not made things easier. As the Cowboys prepare for the upcoming season, most critics are putting a ton of pressure on Tony Romo to perform while there are massive holes elsewhere in the...
The Dallas Cowboys signed first round draft pick (31st Overall) Travis Frederick on Tuesday. The rookie center out of Wisconsin has participated in minicamps as the starting center but is said to be in competition with fourth year center, Phil Costa. Over the past two seasons, the Cowboys’ running game has been absolutely horrible. Even before DeMarco Murray was injured...
The Dallas Cowboys won’t have to worry about any rookie contract negotiations running into training camp. According to a source, the Cowboys have agreed to terms with first-round pick Travis Frederick on a four-year deal with a fifth-year option.
Frederick was the last of the Cowboys’ seven draft picks left unsigned.
Frederick said after mini-camp two weeks ago that both sides...
Cowboys tight end Jason Witten isn't one to boast.
In fact, Witten's humble nature along with his considerable charitable contributions is one reason why he received the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award last season.
So it was probably more a matter of optimism and positive thinking when Witten made a rather bold prediction last Friday.
While being honored with Jason...
Dallas Cowboys' fans you have two Hall of Fame Quarterbacks, both were Super Bowl MVP's; two that can be considered amongst the "All-Time Greats", and lead your franchise to all five of its SB rings. The big question is, if you were the GM with the foresight of knowing how their careers would turn out, and both Roger Staubach and Troy Aikman were on the...
Carr (39) and Claiborne (24) Courtesy of Sports Illustrated
Last season the Cowboys went out and signed Brandon Carr to a huge free agent contract, and moved up to draft Morris Claiborne so they would be better suited to play man coverage, bolstering the corner position.
For the upcoming 2013 season, the Cowboys have brought in Cover 2 expert Monte Kiffin. Although one of the better...
@AdamSchefter: Cowboys DT Josh Brent booked into Dallas’ Lew Sterrett Justice Center on Thursday after another positive drug test.
This does not bode well for the massive Defensive Tackle.
Even though defensive tackle Josh Brent is back in jail for failing a second drug test, the Dallas Cowboys don’t plan on cutting him, according to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
They are waiting for nfl to suspend josh Brent . No plans to cut him
— Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) June 27, 2013
I still don’t understand why the Cowboys are holding onto Brent...
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Cowboys and Anthony Spencer’s agent Jordan Woy have broken off contract talks.
I used the term "broken off" for Anthony Spencer talks. A better way to say it is both sides are fine with a one-year deal at this point.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 25, 2013
.@JordanWoy told me: "Both sides have diligently tried...
Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys and DE Anthony Spencer have ”ended” discussions regarding a long-term extension.
Ian Rapoport spoke with Spencer’s agent who also mentioned that long-term talks between the two sides have broken off.
Watkins adds that Spencer will enter the 2013 season with the “expectation that he will become a free agent...
DALLAS -- Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent was booked into the Dallas County Jail on Thursday afternoon after allegedly failing a second drug test while awaiting trial on intoxication manslaughter charges in the death of his teammate and friend Jerry Brown Jr.
FoxSportsSouthwest.com has learned that Brent failed the second test on June 19 just two days before he was...
As if Tim Tebow couldn't be more polarizing, he recently admitted to being a Dallas Cowboys fan.
If that's unsettling news to you, blame Emmitt Smith.
Tebow recently confessed his affection for the Cowboys during a recent public speech. He became a fan because Smith, a former Florida Gator great, was also a Cowboy.
"I was actually a Dallas Cowboys fan," Tebow...
Will Allen learned a lot under the Steelers defensive backs. One thing stuck in his mind that he wants to bring to over to Dallas. Allen wants to make the Cowboys secondary more physical.
“The first thing Ryan Clark and Troy Polamalu and Ike Taylor and those guys said to me when I walked into the defensive back room, was if you don’t stick your face in the thing, you can’t...
According to WFAA-TV's Eric Valadez, through his Twitter, the Cowboys' Josh Brent failed a second drug test while waiting for bond to be revoked for 1st violation...
Brent failed the second drug test for marijuana, according to court documents. He is currently back in jail. Brent tested positive for marijuana on June 19th, according to court records. Test results were...
The Dallas Cowboys added a defensive tackle to their 90-man roster on Monday, according to DallasCowboys.com. Jerome Long, a seventh-round draft pick by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2012, takes the open spot that was created when the Cowboys released defensive end Anthony Hargrove on Thursday.
Long was signed off the Chiefs’ practice squad by the Jacksonville Jaguars in December....