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Jerry Jones enjoyed watching Dez Bryant, J.J. Wilcox fight

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones sounds like he really enjoyed watching Dez Bryant and J.J. Wilcox fight during practice the other day. “I don’t want any of Wilcox,” Jones said. “He’s got the fastest hands on the team and I just want him with me. That’s the quickest I’ve seen on a football field. He can put ‘em on it. “Plus, he’s not afraid to go getcha either. That...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

J.J. Wilcox jacking up Dez Bryant in practice sparked a fight (Video)

Cowboys safety J.J. Wilcox jacked up his teammate Dez Bryant during practice on Sunday night and both players started fighting, per After catching a pass across the middle Sunday afternoon, Pro Bowl receiverDez Bryant got lit up by second-year safety J.J. Wilcox and loved every bit of it. OK, so maybe that wasn’t Bryant’s immediate reaction. After getting off...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilcox leads Cowboys’ crowded race at free safety

J.J. Wilcox won’t call himself the favorite to win the free safety job. Neither will defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli. But all signs point to Wilcox lining up alongside Barry Church in the Cowboys’ secondary in the season opener against San Francisco. He’s working exclusively with the first team and has the most potential to become a difference-maker in the secondary. ...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys’ J.J. Wilcox: I got caught up in the lights and fame as a rookie

Last year, J.J. Wilcox became a starter by Week 3, started five games, missed three weeks with an injury, came back and never regained a starting spot. Personal issues also added a burden on an already whirlwind rookie year. Now, he’s projected as the Cowboys’ starter at safety alongside Barry Church, and he says he’s ready to handle all that comes with it. “Coming in as...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

J.J. Wilcox sounds like the real deal for Dallas

It sounds like the Dallas Cowboys might be in good shape going into 2014 with J.J. Wilcox as their starting free safety. Hearing good things about J.J. Wilcox as the FS this season. Good ball skills and a solid tackler. — Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) June 27, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; ...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

What Does The Future Hold For J.J. Wilcox?

There aren’t a lot of positives to take away from the Dallas Cowboys’ defense, particularly in the secondary. And rookie safety J.J. Wilcox had a very shaky year. And if you have already started digging into the 2014 draft, you will see many draftniks putting a safety in their first round of their mock drafts to Dallas. And while I wouldn’t necessarily be opposed to that, I...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Wilcox having MRI after hurting knee in practice

IRVING, Texas - Cowboys rookie safety J.J. Wilcox is undergoing an MRI this evening to determine the severity of a right knee sprain sustained in Thursday's practice. Wilcox' quick assimilation caused Dallas to release early-season starter Will Allen. Veteran Barry Church will continue to man the other safety position for the 4-3 Cowboys, who play at Detroit on Sunday. ...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys rookie DB Wilcox back after mom's death

IRVING, Texas On the first night Dallas Cowboys Nation met just-drafted safety J.J. Wilcox, he lost his composure in a comically positive way, accepting the news from owner Jerry Jones while screaming with glee in the phone with a chorus of his family and friends screaming with glee in the background. On Wednesday, the rookie returned to practice and to the locker room after spending...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys sign third-rounder J.J. Wilcox

Via, the Dallas Cowboys have signed third-round pick J.J Wilcox. ESPNDallas reports that the deal is worth $2.8 million with about half a million as a signing bonus. The Cowboys are planning on using Wilcox on special teams and are giving him a shot to compete for a starting job at safety. Wilcox played receiver and running back on Georgia Southern up until his senior...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft pick J.J. Wilcox will help Cowboys at safety

Upgrading at safety was one of the Dallas Cowboys' top priorities following the conclusion of the 2012 season. The lack of playmakers at the position had many thinking the Cowboys would draft a safety in the first round last Thursday. However, when former Longhorn Kenny Vaccaro was selected by the New Orleans Saints at No. 15, the Cowboys had no other safety ranked high enough...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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