Found August 11, 2012 on
Pro Football Zone:
Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones isn’t very happy with cornerback Morris Claiborne. He believes the rookie needs to toughen up and play through injuries.
“Mo Claiborne’s got to get out there,” Jones told the Elf & Slater Show on 105.3 (via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News). “The times he’s been out there, it’s been impressive. But he certainly can’t make the club in the tub, if you will. He’s got to get out there. It’s time. We got to start having a mentality that we’re going to play through things.”
“You don’t ever see Jason Witten missing practice, and he’s going on 10 [seasons]. He just won’t miss. So, we got to have the young guys step up and play better,” Jones added.
I tell you, the Cowboys really know how to encourage their players. You have Jerry Jones constantly ripping Dez Bryant in the media and now his son is doing the same thing with Claiborne. And they wonder why they’ve won one playoff game
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones wasn't holding back Friday morning. The interviews at training camp aren't always the most revealing but this was one of the exceptions.
Jones somewhat surprisingly admitted that he's disappointed with the team's top draft pick, Morris Claiborne, who has been sidelined with injuries for most of the offseason.
The Monday Night Football schedule kicks off on ESPN with a premiere preseason battle between the Dallas Cowboys and the Oakland Raiders.
The latest odds are updated at Just Bet Sportsbook and the Oakland Raiders are tagged as one point favorites with the total set at 34.5. Bet on the NFL at Just Bet and get 160% in Huge Bonuses and get an entry to the football sweepstakes...
Last night we mentioned that Plaxico Burress’ agent Drew Rosenhaus has been in contact with the Dallas Cowboys. It looks like they’re not ready to sign him just yet.
According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com,the Cowboys are only interested in Burress is they lose either Miles Austin or Dez Bryant to injury.
“A source with knowledge of the situation tells...
Cowboys VP Stephen Jones Frustrated with Claiborne
Stephen Jones stepped out of the bland world of politically correct and non-revealing football quotes on Friday and made a public statement regarding the toughness, or lack thereof, of Morris Claiborne, the Cowboys' 2012 first round draft choice:
Our young guys got to get healthy," Jones told...
According to Don Banks of SI.com, Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray has looked great in training camp so far, after a break out year during his rookie season in 2011.
“Last year’s breakthrough rushing star has gotten off to an eye-opening getaway in his second season, and he looks determined to prove he was no half-season flash in the pan in 2011, when he gained...
Dallas receiver Dez Bryant will be a game-time decision for Monday night's preseason opener against Oakland. Bryant strained his hamstring at practice on Saturday.Fantasy Spin:Look for the Cowboys to take the cautious approach and sit their star receiver in Monday night's meaningless exhibition.
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten told KTCK in Dallas (via SportsRadioInterviews.com) that they have a sense of urgency right now as they approach the the regular season.
“You come to the league and you set personal goals and you work your tail off to achieve those things,” said Witten. “Every year you re-assess it and you have those personal goals but at some...
OXNARD, Calif. Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has delivered a stern "shut up and play" message in this training camp. Obviously, owner Jerry Jones hasn't gotten the message.
Since his now infamous "glory hole" news conference during which he was caught flat-footed on Dez Bryant questions, Jones has been in rare form. On Thursday, he posed for...
The Dallas Cowboys open their preseason tomorrow night at Oakland. It makes some sense to head over to DallasCowboys.com for the latest team news.
However, if you visited there at 12:20 a.m. Central time, you would have discovered that the Chicago Bears had taken over the entire site. Here’s a look:
Visit DallasCowboys.com to see the official website of the Chicago Bears.