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Rolando McClain's trial not postponed, will miss start of Cowboys camp

The Cowboys made a bit of a surprising move at the beginning of this month, trading for Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain, the former first-round pick for the Raiders who has had a tough time lately deciding whether he wants to play or retire. Now, it sounds like McClain won't get to immediately join his new teammates. That's because a judge in Decatur, Alabama on Tuesday...
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Rolando McClain unable to get his trial date pushed back

According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain was unable to get his trial date pushed back. Per the AP, an Alabama judge denied Cowboys LB Rolando McClain's request to have his trial date pushed back. It's set for Friday. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) July 22, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060'...
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Cowboys’ Scouting Report: Rolando McClain could make waves

When the Dallas Cowboys traded for Rolando McClain, a lot of the media and fans wondered why the team would trade for a former first round bust at linebacker who retired twice. And before I had any thoughts about the trade, I wanted to go back and review the All-22 film to see what happened to McClain in Oakland. And I was pleasantly surprised. Let me make this clear, Oakland did...
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12 days ago  |  1 Comment

More to McClain than meets the eye

Dallas, TX – When we were interrupted during our World Cup game between USA and Brazil to hear that the Cowboys had made a trade with the Baltimore Ravens for Rolando McClain, nobody seemed to be too interested at the time. Yet as the days keep passing, I seem to have a few thoughts about this former 8th overall pick daily and something inside won’t let it go. McClain was once...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Acquire Rolando McClain: Give Jerry A Gold Star!

Sean Lee is hurt.  Again.Has been for weeks, actually.He won't hit the escalators in his contract to guarantee another $7.5 million.  He won't be the on-field leader of the Cowboys' defense in 2014.Enter Rolando McClain.Picked eighth overall by Oakland in the 2010 draft, he's been disappointing, like many other highly drafted Raiders before him.  Issues with McClain...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys, Ravens exchanged 2016 7th round picks as part of Rolando McClain deal

The Cowboys announced some more details regarding their acquisition of linebacker Rolando McClain from Ravens on Tuesday. #Cowboys sent a 7th rounder to #Ravens for Rolando McClain & a 7th rounder yesterday, the team now says. Picks are for 2016 draft, not 2015 — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 2, 2014 Related posts: var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent says Rolando McClain is committed to football this time

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. Former top-10 pick Rolando McClain hasn’t played in an NFL game since November 2012, but his agent says this comeback is different, after the Cowboys traded for his rights yesterday. “He sounds as excited about football as I’ve ever heard him,” agent, Pat Dye told Todd Archer of The Cowboys certainly have a need...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Rolando McClain return to his 2011 form for the Cowboys?

The Dallas Cowboys acquired Rolando McClain from the Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday, according to the league’s official transaction wire. The Ravens also included a seventh-round pick in the deal, and received a sixth-round pick for the trouble. The Cowboys are desperate for help at inside linebacker after losing Sean Lee for the season, but we’d still consider McClain...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys acquire Rolando McClain from Ravens

credit: getty images Rolando McClain may be un-retiring again. On Tuesday the Dallas Cowboys acquired the linebacker from the Baltimore Ravens. McClain had a troubled time in the NFL before signing with the Ravens last season and then abruptly retiring. He came out of his retirement a few weeks ago only to again walk away from the NFL. The plan for McClain was to finish getting a...
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Cowboys acquire Rolando McClain from the Ravens

You read that title correctly. The Baltimore Ravens have sent linebacker Rolando McClain to the Dallas Cowboys in what has to be considered one of the oddest trades in recent NFL history.  Baltimore traded LB Rolando McClain to the Dallas Cowboys, per source. So McClain's retirement might be over. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 1, 2014 McClain, who appears to be officially...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss
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