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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...
Via cover32
2 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
6 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...
Via Football Nation
9 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...
Via Pro Football Zone
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Acquiring Rolando McClain Might Not be as Stupid as it Appears for the Dallas Cowboys

When the news broke that the Dallas Cowboys traded a draft pick (doesn't matter what pick; could be the 289th round and it would still be a stupid move) to the Baltimore Ravens for retired linebacker Rolando McClain and a subsequent draft pick the world scoffed.Here Jerry Jones goes again making a completely moronic move in some strange and bizarre way to try and prove he...
Via FatManWriting
10 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
11 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...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
11 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...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ravens Trade Troubled LB Rolando McClain To Cowboys

It sounds like troubled linebacker Rolando McClain could be coming out of retirement once again. According to a Tuesday report by Adam Schefter, the Baltimore Ravens have traded McClain to the Dallas Cowboys. The Ravens officially placed McClain back on the reserve-retired list in late April after the former first-round draft pick out of Alabama […] Report: Ravens Trade Troubled...
Via Steelers Depot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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