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While many viewed Wisconsin center Travis Frederick as a definite 3rd round pick, the Dallas Cowboys saw otherwise, snatching him much to the surprise of everyone in the first round, 31st overall. As he took the field to start the Cowboys' rookie minicamp, he told reporters that he's ready for the challenge and looks to erase all the doubts fans and scouts have about him going so early in the draft. He'll have plenty of opportunities to do exactly that, as he's projected to be the starting center come September. “I can prove some people wrong,” Frederick said, via the team's official website. “The first thing I need to do is establish myself, establish myself as a worker, someone the guys can trust, somebody they believe in in the weight room and somebody they believe in on the practice field. After that, I think things start to come into place.”

Dez Bryant says his finger will never be the same

Dez Bryant has admitted that his finger will never be the same after injuring it last season.  The good news is that he believes he’s been catching the ball better with it the way it is. “It’s never going to be normal, but I promise you, it’s never going to be an issue,” Bryant, told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “I’m ready to go and catch some footballs. I actually...

Cowboys rookie RB Joseph Randle will be limited until training camp

According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Cowboys’ rookie running back Joseph Randle will be limited until training camp as he continues to work his way back from thumb surgery. Cowboys owner/GM Jerry Jones says they knew about Randle’s thumb when they drafted him. “It’s certainly a restriction on his thumb, but I think candidly there are a lot of things we can do out here...

Jerry Jones said they’d love to keep Doug Free, but they are trying to redo his contract

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told the media that he’d like to keep offensive lineman Doug Free. “I’d like to keep him,” Jones said, per he Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “We think that Doug Free can be an important part of the team. He’s been here. We know him. We think that with what we’re doing in other parts of our offense, certainly in the offensive line, that this...

Cowboys’ Tyron Smith has been taking karate lessons

Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith has been taking karate lessons this offseason to help out with his hand-eye coordination. “They did karate to get their hands quicker and smoother,” Smith said. “It’s more about hand-eye coordination. Right now, I’m trying to get our offensive line into it.” Smith plans on putting on another 10 pounds. “I just want to be a better...

Emmitt Smith on Romo contract: 'You can never knock a man for getting paid'

When Emmitt Smith watches Tony Romo he sees a player who has matured during his seven seasons as the Dallas Cowboys' starting quarterback. And because of that, Smith said Friday night that Romo shouldnt have trouble handling the pressure that comes with signing a six-year, 108 million contract extension. "I'm happy for him," Smith said. You can never knock a man...

Dez Bryant, Miles Austin like what they’ve seen from Terrance Williams

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver’s Dez Bryant and Miles Austin have nothing but good things to say about rookie Terrence Williams. “He’s a great receiver,” Bryant said.. “He can stretch the field. He can go deep. He can make a short-yardage play go long. He’s got that type of ability. He can go up and grab the ball. That’s what you want in the guy. “…Whatever I know...

Cowboys sign 6th-rounder, 15 rookie free agents

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys have signed linebacker DeVonte Holloman, their sixth-round draft pick, to a four-year contract. Holloman's deal was announced Friday along with the signings of 15 undrafted rookie free agents, including Akron quarterback Dalton Williams. The Cowboys had four new linebackers for the first day of rookie minicamp in Brandon Magee of Arizona...

Cowboys change mind on Long

The Dallas Cowboys have signed defensive tackle Jerome Long after deciding against keeping the second-year player during rookie minicamp last month. The signing of Long on Tuesday came five days after Dallas released defensive end Anthony Hargrove, one of the players suspended in the New Orleans bounty scandal. Long was a seventh-round pick by the Kansas City Chiefs last year and...

Cowboys' Jerry Jones has surgery to repair retina

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has undergone surgery to repair the retina in his left eye. Jones had sunglasses on while talking to reporters at the first day of rookie minicamp Friday. He did take the glasses off long enough to reveal the swollen eye. The 70-year-old Jones said the eye should be fine. He said he didn't know when it was injured, and it could have been as...

Jason Garrett Doesn’t Know Who Will Be Calling Plays For The Cowboys

Considering Jason Garrett is the Head Coach, you would think he should have an idea by now. But, we know who is the “REAL” Head Coach of the Cowboys and it isn’t Garrett. When Cowboys coach Jason Garrett was asked Saturday if he knew who was going to call offensive plays this year, he didn’t offer a concrete answer. “We haven’t made a decision on that,” Garrett said...

Offensive Lineman Charles Bryant Left The Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys offensive guard, Charles Bryant, has left the club. Not much else is known at this time as to why Bryant is no longer with the team. Bryant spent a few seasons on the San Diego Chargers practice squad before signing with the Cowboys in February. He was an undrafted player out of Memphis.   The post Offensive Lineman Charles Bryant Left The Cowboys appeared first...

Dez Bryant: No More Games, I Know What I’m Doing Now

Dez Bryant spoke about the light going on for him late last season, when even with a broken finger, he put up monster numbers. Now entering his fourth year in the league, Bryant is expected to put up monster numbers week in and week out.  Bryant for his part is prepared to play like a star, and according to ESPN Dallas, ‘isn’t playing any more games.” It’s a whole different...

Cowboys hot topics: Injury updates, thoughts on Tony Romos offensive involvement

If reading about Dallas Cowboys rookies at this weekend's minicamp doesn't interest you, perhaps some of these topics will. On Wednesday, nine Cowboys players and head coach Jason Garrett participated in the Reliant Home Run Derby at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, raising 43,000 for the Salvation Army. Between taking swings, the players and Garrett stopped to chat with...

Dez Bryant: No More Games, I know what I’m Doing Now

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is one of the most talented receivers the league has to offer. Coming off a monster breakout season in which he performed well late in the year even with a broken finger, many think the sky is the limit for the young star. So while talking with ESPN Dallas, Bryant made [...]

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