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Decimated Cowboys defense brings LB Jason Phillips in for workout

According to Tim MacMahon of ESPN, the Cowboys brought in veteran linebacker Jason Phillips for a workout for the team on Thursday. Phillips, 28, was released by the Eagles this week after missing all of 2013. A core special teamer for the Panthers in 2012, Phillips will have an opportunity to get into a wide open competition for the middle linebacker position. MacMahon writes...
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Dallas Cowboys: Who can the defense turn to?

The blows keep on coming, relentless and brutal, with no relief in sight. The bell that signals the end of the round to provide a bit of relief for those on the receiving end of a bloody pummeling is a long, long ways off for Jason Garrett and the Dallas Cowboys. It’s been a disparaging summer in Dallas. Whether this is the karmic football gods laying a beat down on Jerry Jones...
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Rolando McClain returned to practice on Thursday

Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain returned to practice on Thursday after resting on Wednesday. Rolanda McClain back at practice — Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) August 21, 2014 McClain has been working with Dallas’ starting defense this week. This could be a sign that he’ll end up as an opening day starter. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
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Breakout Candidates For All 32 NFL Teams in 2014

Star players often steal the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of the year when many big-name contributors receive massive contract extensions or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of promising young playmakers who step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Photo Credit: MiamiDolphins...
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Report: Cowboys Work Out Veteran LB Jason Phillips

  Tim MacMahon of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys brought in veteran LB Jason Phillips for a workout on Thursday. This news comes just a few hours after HC Jason Garrett told reporters that doctors have advised 2013 sixth-round pick LB DeVonte Holloman to retire from the NFL because of a neck injury. Phillips, 28, is a former fifth-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens back...
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Cowboys in no rush to judgment on Rolando McClain after LB misses two straight practices

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones a few days ago sounded like team found the next Ray Lewis after linebacker Rolando McLain’s debut was a resounding success. However, McClain has missed the past two practices with leg cramps and some are starting to ask the question about his commitment to football again. After retiring from the Oakland Raiders and two separate attempts to walk...
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Cowboys” DeVonte Holloman forced to retire

Cowboys linebacker DeVonte Holloman has been forced to retire due to a neck injury. Jason Garrett said Holloman's career is over. Doctors told him to stop playing because of the neck injury. — Charean Williams (@NFLCharean) August 21, 2014 Hollolman is only 23 years-old and now joins former Giants running back David Wilson as young players forced to retire due to a neck injury...
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Cowboys Sixth-Round Pick LB DeVonte Holloman’s Career Likely Over

  Cowboys HC Jason Garrett told reporters on Thursday that 2013 sixth-round pick LB DeVonte Holloman’s career is likely over due to a neck injury, per Pat Doney. There was some early talk that Holloman could be given an opportunity to be the team’s starting middle linebacker this year after they lost Sean Lee for the season. The post Cowboys Sixth-Round Pick LB DeVonte Holloman’s...
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Zach Minter a smash hit with defensive teammates

New Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Zach Minter said of his debut with the team, 'It wasn’t that hard' despite signing him only a week ago. Minter, 6'1, 297 pounds, was waived by the Bengals on Aug. 8. after spending his first season with Chicago, playing in two games. Due to being familiar with defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli's system, Minter said he felt...
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Jerry Jones: Seattle Seahawks are to blame for increase in penalties

The 2013 Seattle Seahawks put together a tremendous season which ended with a victory in Super Bowl XLVIII. But the team has since been scrutinized because of their physical, “grabby” play in the secondary. In fact, they’ve been called for 21 penalties in their first two preseason games already. And various entities around the league believe their physical play has forced referees...
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Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo moves up in 1-32 starting QB rankings

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Rolando McClain held out of practice on Wednesday

Cowoboys linebacker Rolando McClain was held out of practice on Wednesday after running with the starters on Tuesday. Ro McClain missed practice because his body was cramping after yesterday and this morning. — Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) August 20, 2014 It sounds like McClain just needed a day of rest. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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Cowboys Optimistic About DeMarcus Lawrence's Return

The Dallas Cowboys desperately needed pass rushing help in the draft and they got it when they selected DeMarcus Lawrence in the second-round. A fractured foot early in training camp derailed his progression but the Cowboys are feeling optimistic about his return to the team sooner, rather than later."It feels great," Lawrence said. "Surgery went well, I'm glad...
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The Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl odds are sky-rocketing.

Maybe the Dallas Cowboys really have been THAT bad during the 2014 NFL preseason. Personally, I try to keep up with the odds on the Super Bowl pretty much throughout the offseason to see if I can get any value bets in before the year begins. This year, the Cowboys may be one of those choices. Now let me clarify before the anti-Cowboys people in the NFL absolutely rip me to shreds...
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The Dallas Cowboys may have lost another linebacker for 2014 season

When it rains it pours, and right now the Dallas Cowboys defense is suffering from a veritable flood of injuries. Defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence will miss at least the first eight weeks of the regular season, inside linebacker Sean Lee will not play at all this year after tearing his ACL, Henry Melton is hobbled with a groin issue, it just goes on and on. Check out this chart that...
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