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Why the Dallas Cowboys should trade down in the first round

The 2014 NFL Draft is now less than a month away, which means that free agency has calmed down and the media can start making mock drafts that are actually based on something. The Dallas Cowboys are in a tricky position once again this year, finding themselves in the midst of the first round after another 8-8 season. As the ‘Boys examine their draft board, there are many scenarios...
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys have Travis Frederick play some guard

Cowboys rookie Travis Frederick started Friday night’s preseason game against the Raiders at center, but ended up playing some guard as well. Even though many people got on the Cowboys for drafting Frederick in the first round– including myself–he’s seems to be a smart and versatile player that could end up being a very good offensive lineman in the NFL.   Need NFL Tickets...
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August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys rookies sing in front of team; Travis Frederick chooses 'I'm a Little Teapot'

If you were starting a new job and were required to sing a song in front of all of your co-workers, what song would you pick? Would it be your favorite song? A song you think sounds good in the shower? Maybe something funny? Well, Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick went with humor when it was his turn to sing in front of his teammates in Oxnard, Calif. The 6-3, 311-pounder...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 5 NFC East rookies to have an instant impact in 2013

Instant impact rookies in the NFL can change any team’s franchise trajectory overnight, because the margin of success in the NFL can sometimes come done to one outstanding rookie. For example, the Washington Redskins’ outstanding rookies Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris led to a Playoff appearance, but who might be the next big rookies to turn the tide in the NFC East this...
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July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys first round pick trims beard

credit: dallas morning news It is not a clean shave but Dallas Cowboys first round pick Travis Frederick had some of his beard trimmed off on Thursday. The Dallas Morning News reports that Frederick had the beard trimmed at 3 Stacks Smoke and Tap House in Frisco. Frederick had his beard trimmed to encourage fans to bring supplies for victims of the tornadoes in Oklahoma. “I feel...
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys Frederick to shave beard, eat BBQ

The two things Travis Frederick has become known for in Dallas are that he was drafted by the Cowboys in the first round of this year's NFL Draft and he has a beard similar to the cast members of Duck Dynasty. Well, by next week the Cowboys' rookie center is only going to be known for where he was drafted. Frederick has agreed to shave his lengthy facial hair on Thursday...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Travis Frederick running with the Cowboys starting offense

According to Todd Archer of, rookie center Travis Frederick is running with the first-team offense. Travis Frederick the starting center. Doug Free at RT. David Arkin at RG w Mackenzy Bernadeau out — Todd Archer (@toddarcher) May 21, 2013 This isn’t a surprise.  I think it’s Frederick’s job to lose at this point. When the Cowboys use a first round pick on...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys like what they’ve seen from Travis Frederick

After getting ripped for taking center Travis Frederick in the first round of this year’s draft, the Dallas Cowboys are happy with what they’ve seen so far during this weekend’s rookie mini camp. “I thought it was evident in the last team drill,” offensive line coach Bill Callahan said, per the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “There was more tempo, and he was in and out of...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 11, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Instant Analysis Travis Frederick to the Dallas Cowboys

The VitalsNFL Team: Dallas CowboysPick Number: 31Player Name: Travis FrederickPosition: CenterSchool: WisconsinHeight/Weight: 6’ 4”  312 lbsThe FitWith the 31st pick they selected Wisconsin C Travis Frederick. I was thrilled with the pick for a few reasons. They addressed an area of need. They added a 3rd round pick. They also killed two birds with one stone. Frederick can play...
Via Football Nation
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones, Dallas Cowboys draft Travis Frederick, Wisconsin center, leave everyone dumbfounded

Who? Me??? With the 31st pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys take (drum roll)…Travis Frederick, Wisconsin. Huh? 31st pick? Who? Jerry Jones warned his Dallas Cowboys fan base. If he moved in any direction in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft, it would be backwards. He was as good as his word as he traded the 18th pick in the 2013 NFL draft to a much better team than...
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April 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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