Found July 26, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
It's somewhat difficult to imagine but Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones says he's currently more excited about his franchise than he was when he purchased it in 1989. Jones made that statement during a recent appearance on the show Special Edition, which is posted on the team's official website. While joining host Mickey Spagnola, Jones gave his take on the expectations, improvements and areas of concern entering the 2012 season. "I think we've created more competition within the team than we've had in many years past," Jones said. "That's a good thing. Secondly, I think we addressed, in the secondary and in the offensive line, specifically areas that we weren't matching up real well last year with our division opponents even the Redskins, but certainly the Eagles and certainly the Giants." The Cowboys traded up and drafted cornerback Morris Claiborne with the sixth overall pick in April's draft, signed arguably t...

Garrett says Bryant needs counseling

In light of Dez Bryant's ongoing problems off the field, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said should Bryant seek counseling, the team will "embrace the opportunity to help him."

Claiborne eager to get started with Cowboys

IRVING, Texas After missing all of rookie mini-camp, organized team activities and mini-camp, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne was eager to finally get on the field. Even though most veterans weren't in attendance, Wednesday was Claiborne's first time practicing with some of his teammates. He's been able to study the playbook and watch from the sidelines...

Brace not affecting Claiborne in practice

IRVING, Texas Asked to describe his left wrist brace after practice Thursday, Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne said it's "a little Megatron type thing." The extra protection was custom made specifically for Claiborne, preventing his surgically-repaired wrist from bending backward. "The brace bends with my wrist," Claiborne explained. "The more range...

Cowboys’ Jerry Jones No Longer On Fire, NFL Still Feeling Heat

Hi Cowboy fans, good news for Jerry Jones. A class action lawsuit filed against the NFL and the Cowboys over the 1,250 Super Bowl seats that were deemed unsafe before Super Bowl XLV has taken a turn. According to sources, charges have been dropped against Jerry Jones and the Cowboys over the fiasco that left thousands of people outside, missing part of the game, and 400 didn’t...

Morris Claiborne is practicing, returning punts

Getty Images According to Calvin Watkins of, Cowboys rookie cornerback Morris Claiborne is practicing today after missing OTA’s and mimicamp while recovering from wrist surgery. Claiborne was also seen returning punts during special teams drills.  This doesn’t mean he’ll be returning punts in the regular season, but I wouldn’t even think about it if I were...

Tracking The Splash Plays in 2011 - Part 2

Last week we introduced the concept of the splash play, and began rolling through 2011 again to demonstrate what we are talking about from Weeks 1-4 on the schedule. If you missed it, this might all make more sense if you check it out by clicking here. In a nutshell, I am unsatisfied with our current metrics for evaluating defensive players and wanted to try something new this season...

Cowboys place Mike Jenkins on the PUP list

AP Photo According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins has reported to training camp and is working with team trainers as he continues to rehab his shoulder. The Cowboys have placed Jenkins on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list to start camp, since he’s not healthy enough to get on the field.  This frees up his roster spot...

Hatcher is a Trojan

Four-star defensive end Jason Hatcher is heading west to play for USC in 2013.

Claiborne locking down corner for 10 years?

According to a multitude of reports, Monday marked the day when the Cowboys agreed to terms with their top pick (and only pick in the top 80) of the 2012 NFL Draft, Morris Claiborne on a four-year16.4 million contract which will get him to camp in plenty of time to help the cause. The Cowboys now have 66 million and change invested this offseason to insure that the starting cornerback...

Eagles sign punter McBriar

The Eagles have signed two-time Pro Bowl punter Mat McBriar to a one-year contract. McBriar, a 33-year old native of Australia, played eight seasons with the Dallas Cowboys from 2004-11. His average of 45.3 yards per punt ranks fourth in NFL history. McBriar's career net average is 38.4 yards and he has 175 punts inside the opponents' 20-yard line. Chas Henry was Philadelphia...

Bennett wants a piece of the Cowboys

Former Dallas Cowboys tight end Martellus Bennett wants a piece of his old team when the Super Bowl-champion New York Giants open the season against their NFC East rival Sept. 5. To be blunt, Bennett wants to show the Cowboys what they're missing. ''That is what it is all about,'' Bennett said Thursday after arriving at his first Giants training camp. '...

20 NSFW Cowboys Fans Hating On Martellus Bennett Tweets

Former Dallas Cowboys tight end Martellus Bennett had some beef with his former team. After he signed with the New York Giants last month, he was quoted saying (about the Cowboys), “I just want to kick those guys’ asses.” It seemed kind of random, but his frustrations must have just boiled over after getting no playing time behind Jason Witten. Dallas Cowboys fans, as outspoken...
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