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Cowboys feverishly looking for defensive help after rash of injuries

The Dallas Cowboys fortunes on the defensive side of the ball have fallen on the bad luck side of things since the start of OTAs and then training camp. Starting middle linebacker Sean Lee blew out his knee the first day of the team's minicamp in May. 2014 second round pick Demarcus Lawrence broke his foot the first wee of training camp, and cornerback Morris Claiborne injured...
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Dez Bryant is launching his own brand

Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is launching his own brand. Stay tuned for the launch of @DezBryant's official brand #ThrowUpTheX. Are you ready @DallasCowboys nation? — ThrowUpTheX™ (@ThrowUpTheX) July 29, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet...
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WATCH: Cowboys TE coach runs unusual drill

NFL teams utilize plenty of old-school, innovative methods to improve in all facets of the game. Cowboys tight ends coach Mike Pope, for example, is among them. He's been dousing shirtless players with water during drills to improve their concentration. When balls are thrown to the players, he steps in at random and hurls ice water in their direction. Have a look at what...
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Morris Claiborne suffered a knee injury on Wednesday

Cowboys cornerback Morris CLaiborne suffered a knee injury during Wednesday’s practice, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Claiborne didn’t leave practice early, but injured his right knee while going up for a ball late in Wednesday’s afternoon practice. He was scheduled to get it X-rayed, owner Jerry Jones said, and it was unknown if he would require an MRI on it....
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Dez Bryant Not Happy with Tyron Smith Extension

Ultra enigmatic Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant doesn’t appear to be too happy with the extension that teammate Tyron Smith received on Tuesday. Smith, one of the best left tackles in the NFL, received a huge eight-year, $98 million extension on Tuesday.  The extension made sense for both sides. Dallas locked up one of the best overall offensive linemen in the NFL at a...
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“Nearly impossible” for the Cowboys to give Dez Bryant an extension after Tyron Smith’s deal per Ian Rapoport

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  it’s almost impossible for the Cowboys to sign Dez Bryant to an extension after they signed left tackle Tyron Smith to an eight-year extension on Wednesday. With Tyron Smith’s deal, it’s nearly impossible to do Dez Bryant’s extension now. Little progress anyway. He may benefit from playing it out — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet...
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Dez Bryant upset over teammate's new deal?

Dez’s wants to get paid. Dez’s numbers dictate that he should be paid like a Top 5 wide receiver in the NFL. Cowboys give a teammate almost $100 million extension. Dez is happy for his teammate. Congrats 77 well deserved #CowboysNation — Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) July 30, 2014 Dez’s allegedly isn’t happy though his deal isn’t getting done any time soon and his frustrations...
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Tyron Smith signs eight-year extension with Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys and left tackle Tyron Smith have reached agreement on a long-term contract extension. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the deal is for eight-years, $98 million. The #Cowboys and LT Tyron Smith have reached an agreement in principle on an 8-year, $98M deal, source says. Wow. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 30, 2014 #Cowboys have star LT Tyron Smith under...
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DeMarcus Lawrence Out 8-12 Weeks with Foot Injury

Well, we are off to another hot start on the injury front when it comes to training camp in Oxnard, CA. During yesterday’s drills DeMarcus Lawrence injured his foot, and at the time it was suspected it was a ankle injury or sprain. X-rays have no confirmed otherwise and perhaps worse. Lawrence will be shelved for 8-12 weeks minimum with a fractured foot. These foot injuries can...
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New study reveals which NFL teams have best fan bases

The Pittsburgh Steelers have the best fan base in the National Football League. That’s not me saying it—it’s science. Or at least analytics. The Sports Marketing Analytics project, conducted out of Emory University, has published the results of their latest study, which finds that the Steelers topped the list in 2014 in terms of what […] New Study Confirms The Best Fan Base...
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Wednesday web roundup: Dallas Cowboys

Cowboys projected roster > Rookies coming along nicely at Cowboys camp > Cowboys, Steelers fans rank as NFL's 'best,' new study finds >  Jerry Jones comments on Raiders talks with San Antonio > Jones: Tony Romo is 100 percent > Moore: Here's your No. 2 running back this season > Sean Lee: I don't like 'Why me?' question...
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Report: Demarcus Lawrence Suffers Broken Foot

The Dallas Cowboys suffered yet another significant blow to their defense when their highly-touted 2014 second-round DE Demarcus Lawrence (No. 34 overall pick) was carted off the field at training camp on Tuesday after suffering an apparent leg/ankle injury. Cowboys rookie DeMarcus Lawrence was just carted off. @bluestarblog Here’s how he hurt his leg: —...
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Injury bug bites Dallas Cowboys defense at training camp

Injuries play a role every NFL season whether you like it or not, but the Dallas Cowboys’ defense is getting bit hard this year. Already missing inside linebacker Sean Lee for the season, the Cowboys had three defensive players go down with injuries at practice on Sunday. Some were minor, others may see the player miss an extended period of time. To recap, here’s what happened...
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LB Rolando McClain impresses in Cowboys debut

The Dallas Cowboys and linebacker Rolando McClain are in a mutual situation where both need each other equally. The Cowboys have a huge void to fill at middle linebacker, and McClain probably has once chance left to fill his potential. McClain was selected by the Oakland Raiders with the eighth overall pick in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He was the highest drafted...
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Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo ranked 6th best in NFL, full top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s signal caller not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of QBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s quarterbacks...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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