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PHILLIP TANNER RUMORS

Report: Bears Worked Out RBs Javon Ringer & Phillip Tanner

    Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that the Bears also worked out free agent RBs Javon Ringer and Phillip Tanner on Monday. Ross Jones of Fox Sports reported Monday that Oregon RB De’Anthony Thomas will meet with the Chicago Bears on Tuesday. Aaron Wilson adds that Chicago also worked out RB Nate Eachus on Monday as well. The fact that the Bears have shown some...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys are not going to re-sign RB Phillip Tanner

The Dallas Cowboys will not tender a contract to Phillip Tanner, making the running back an unrestricted free agent, according to a source. Tanner was the Cowboys’ only restricted free agent, which meant they would have had to tender him a deal worth at least $1.389 million. It is possible, if unlikely, that Tanner could be re-signed for […]The post Dallas Cowboys are not...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys will not tender Phillip Tanner a contract

The Dallas Cowboys will not tender running back Phillip Tanner a contract for the 2014 season. Tanner will become a unrestricted free agent according to ESPN’s Todd Archer. Tanner, 25, was the Cowboys only restricted free agent. A deal for Tanner would have cot the Cowboys at least $1.389 million. A key member of the Cowboys special teams, Tanner had 56 carries for 149 yards in...
Via Tireball.com
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys Won’t Tender RFA RB Phillip Tanner

Tom Pelissero reports that due to the Cowboys awful cap situation, they will not be tendering restricted free agent RB Phillip Tanner. The Cowboys are still expected to be about $20 million over the cap, despite recent reports that the 2014 salary cap could be has high as $132 million next season. Dallas will be forced to make a number of roster moves in the coming weeks just to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray’s role expected to expand

With Lance Dunbar now on injured reserve with a knee injury,  DeMarco Murray’s role within the Cowboys offense is expected expand. “DeMarco Murray is our lead back, has been our lead back all year long, has done an excellent job for us, did a really good job in the game the other day again,” coach Jason Garrett said via ESPNDallas.com. “He’ll be the lead dog. The other...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Running game gives team the spark they needed

On Sunday Night, the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Miami Dolphins in the preseason opening Hall of Fame Game. While Tony Romo did not play in that game, it was the rushing attack that shined the most. With DeMarco Murray not playing in the game it opened the door for the other running backs on the team to make a name for themselves, and make a name they did. Phillip Tanner and Lance...
Via The Penalty Flag
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys RB Phillip Tanner scores first touchdown of 2013 season

It may only be the preseason Hall of Fame Game, but this touchdown by Cowboys running back Phillip Tanner gets our blood boiling here at Gamedayr.
Via Gamedayr
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillip Tanner reportedly looking more explosive

According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, running back Phillip Tanner looked more explosive this offseason.   He’s says that’s something that he’s been working on. “I worked a lot on my quickness and explosiveness,” said Tanner. “I lost a little weight and leaned up a little bit. I’m able to see things and hit the hole without hesitating.” Cowboys running backs...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 21, 2013  |  1 Comment

Tiki should get a Texas tryout

With the Cowboys losing DeMarco Murray to a broken ankle and Felix Jones not sufficiently durable to be a 25-carry-per-game workhorse and some guy named Phillip Tanner (not to be confused with Tanner Boyle) as the only other option on the roster, the Cowboys need a tailback. Presumably, the Cowboys will have a Gong Show…
Via Pro Football Talk
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Why the Cowboys will beat the Eagles

Rookies DeMarco Murray and Phillip Tanner combined for 284 rushing yards on Sunday, Tony Romo announced his wife was pregnant on Tuesday, and the Cowboys are going to go to Philadelphia and upset the Eagles this weekend. How's that for a seven-day span full of pleasant surprises, Cowboys fans? Though Dallas talk radio would have had you thinking the Cowboys were done and dusted...
Via Fox Sports
October 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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