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When you're the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys there are going to be distractions. Jason Garrett has dealt with his share in his two and half seasons leading the club, with the most recent being the perception that team owner and general manager Jerry Jones was responsible for making all of the coaching staff changes over the last month.
One change still remains up in the air and that's who will call offensive plays next season. Jones seems to want Garrett to give up playing-calling duties but Garrett hasn't publicly made a final decision.
If former NFL head coach Herm Edwards was in Garrett's position he said Tuesday that he wouldn't give up that responsibility.
"If I'm Jason Garrett, I'm calling the plays. That's Jason Garrett's strength," Edwards said on 103.3 KESN-FM. "That's what he does. That's why he was hired, because he was a good play-caller. Let's not lose sight of that now.
"By the way, he is the h...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Dallas Cowboys began working towards lowering their salary cap number by restructuring the contracts of Jason Witten and Brandon Carr.
Witten was slated to earn $5.5 million in 2013 but the Cowboys converted $4.56 of that into a bonus. The Cowboys already have Witten locked up until the 2017 season at which time he will be 35.
Corner Brandon Carr also had his contract restructured...
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...
According to Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com, the Cowboys are now under the salary cap after restructuring numerous contracts. Just like that.. this team is now under the cap… Carr (11M), Ware (4M), Witten (3.5M), Austin (3M) plus others on the way. — Nick Eatman (@nickeatman) February 28, 2013 Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram says the Cowboys are going to also...
The Dallas Cowboys have reworked the contracts of five starters, including DeMarcus Ware, Jason Witten and Miles Austin, to save salary cap space.
Dallas, which was penalized $5 million off its cap in both 2012 and 2013, has needed to scramble to free up space. By restructuring the deals of star linebacker Ware, tight end Witten, wide receiver Austin, cornerback Brandon Carr and...
DeMarco Murray, RB, Dallas Cowboys
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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...
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.