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COWBOYS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cowboys franchise tag Dez Bryant

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Cowboys officially used their franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant ust before Monday’s deadline. Bryant will make $12.8 million in 2015 unless the two side can agree on a new contract by July 15. “I can tell you I’m not that excited about the franchise tag with Dez simply because I’d like to have our agreement and our business...
Via Sports-Glory
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cole Beasley, Cowboys Close to Agreement

According to Jordan Ross and our friends from Cowboys HQ, a deal with Cole Beasley is in the works and could be finalized sooner rather than later. Stephen Jones told Ross that the two sides are close: “We just continue to work (at a deal),” Jones tells CowboysHQ.com. “We’ve had great interaction with (his representatives).... -- Click the title above to read the full article...
Via Blue Star Times
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL's Top 1-2 Cap Punch is Cautionary Tale

With Friday's news that the Dallas Cowboys would use the franchise tag on star wide receiver Dez Bryant, the concerns expressed by Jerry Jones at the NFL Scouting Combine last week came full circle: “We got a lot of money allocated to our offense right now. Nothing wrong with that because we can win with a lot of money allocated to our offense, but we’ve got to be cognizant...
Via Football By Football
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Proving critics wrong, Dallas Cowboys defense is definitely on the rise

The defense ended the 2013 season on about as low a note as could have been envisioned for a team with some great players that were definitely a constant staple with this franchise. Fans and foes alike were dubbing them the worst defense in the history of the National Football League. It quite possibly could be forever etched on their figurative seasonal gravestones for that season...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFC East: Reviewing the Cap Casualties

All the money that is about to doled out come March 12th will all be met with much anticipation and excitement. Fast forward to even just a year later with some of these deals and fans are equally as excited to see the once prized free agents leaving town. Unfortunately for players, this league is what have you done for me lately, and front offices aren’t willing to be patient...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys to let DeMarco Murray test free agency?

Fresh off news that the Dallas Cowboys are going to place the franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant before Monday’s deadline comes a bit of news everyone expected. According to team vice president Stephen Jones, the Cowboys are going to let star running back and reigning NFL Offensive Player of the Year DeMarco Murray test free agency (via Fox Sports Southwest). (Murray...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys expect DeMarco Murray to test market, return in question

According to Mark Lane of Fox Sports, Cowboys free agent running back DeMarco Murray will be allowed to test the free agent market while the odds of his return to the team dwindles. Team Vice President Stephen Jones said talks with the agents for Murray have been “slow.” "We'd love to keep him in Dallas; just see how things play out," Jones said. “[Murray] is probably...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Demarco Murray is about to hit the open market

News came down this weekend that the Dallas Cowboys expect to use their franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant.This leaves the leading rusher in the NFL, and by a wide margin of 484 yards, free to test the open market. Cowboys Vice President Stephen Jones commented on the contract talks with Murray… Jones described talks with unrestricted free agent running back DeMarco Murray’s...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Draft Tendencies During Garrett Era

We’re a little over a week from seeing what the Cowboys may have planned for the NFL Draft. Here are a few important dates to remember: March 2: Deadline to designate franchise tag player (3PM CST) March 11: Free agency begins and Trading window for 2015 begins April 30-May 2: NFL Draft in Chicago, IL. The Cowboys expect to use the franchise tag on Dez Bryant by Monday, so we’ll...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: 13 unrestricted free agents

NFL unrestricted free agents - 2015 league year and free agency begins March 10 (4 PM ET) An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July.  At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June 1st ...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFC East: Narrowing Down Draft Focus Post-Combine

The NFL combine is now in the books. As with anything else, fans and analysts are gathering more information which is now allowing for some reasonable predictions as to which way clubs will go in the last weekend of April. All that is left between now and the draft is pro days and player visits to the teams. Franchises are now starting to put together their draft boards and evaluating...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Dallas Cowboys let this offensive lineman slip away in free agency?

It’s a tough position to evaluate. There aren’t a lot of stats to help with the cause. Styles of play can sometimes skew opinions. And the difference between a win and a loss on any given play isn’t always black and white. But what is clear is that it’s a vital position. Whether a team is run-first or pass-happy, the ability to control the line of scrimmage is the key to...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Durant cleared for offseason workouts after biceps injury

Justin Durant has been cleared to participate in the offseason program – it's just a matter of whose program that will be. Durant tweeted Wednesday morning that he had been cleared to participate in offseason workouts, just four months removed from tearing his biceps on Oct. 28. "Cleared to fully participate in offseason workouts...making progress mane," Durant said via his...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys Negotiating Multi-Year Extension With WR Cole Beasley

Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports, citing multiple league sources, reports that the Dallas Cowboys are in the process of negotiating a multi-year agreement with the representatives for WR Cole Beasley. Beasley, 25, put together a decent season for the Cowboys last year and is in line to to be a restricted free agent in the coming weeks. There was talk that the Cowboys could place a second...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys don’t trust Dez Bryant; franchise tag ‘a certainty’

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Cowboys will franchise tag wide receiver Dez Bryant. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Cowboys are unwilling to give Bryant a long-term contract extension with significant financial guarantees because of their “lack of off-the-field trust in the Pro Bowl receiver.” According to Rapoport, Dallas has not scheduled...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Details emerge from 2011 incident involving Dez Bryant

As the sports media world scrambles to figure out if some sort of video involving Dez Bryant doing something very bad exists, we are hearing more details about an incident that reportedly involved Bryant in a Wal-Mart parking lot back in 2011. On Wednesday evening, Pro Football Talk reported that the alleged footage may have...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brugler and Jeremiah Go Defense in Latest Mock Drafts

We’ll see a few more mock drafts pop-up before free agency arrives, and depending on what the Cowboys do it could alter mock drafts after the free agency frenzy settles down. For now CBS Sports’ Dane Brugler and NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah offer their selections for the Cowboys and they are both defensive ends. 27. Dallas Cowboys — UCLA DE Owa Odighizuwa: Dallas needs...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Schefter confirms that Dez Bryant video exists

A video of Dallas Cowboys wide receiver doing something that sounds incriminating does, in fact, exist — at least according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. During an appearance on the “Carmen and Jurko Show” on ESPN 1000 in Chicago Wednesday, Schefter said that there is a video and that he has been working on it since...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Sam trolls TMZ guy by saying he’s getting married in Westeros (video)

Granted, being in the employ of TMZ doesn’t require a thorough knowledge of the goings-on in pop culture, but they way in which Michael Sam expertly trolled one of the gossip site’s reporters with “Game of Thrones” references in regard to his wedding plans was flat-out brilliant. Sam was approached by a TMZ video crew...Read More The post Michael Sam trolls TMZ guy by saying...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Sam reportedly part of new ‘Dancing With the Stars’ cast

ABC will announce the cast for season 20 of Dancing With the Stars Tuesday morning (Feb. 24) on Good Morning America, but reports are already leaking about who will be participating. According to TMZ, Michael Sam has signed on to one of the contestants in the ballroom dancing competition. The 25-year-old has not been on an NFL roster since being released by the Dallas Cowboys last...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Charles Tillman Be Re-Uniting with Rod Marinelli?

The Cowboys are expected to be very busy in these few weeks leading up to free agency, and one of their main negotiations will be that of Brandon Carr’s bloated contract. Carr signed an elite cornerback type contract (5yr/$50 mil) and the Cowboys have not reaped the benefits at all. At the time the Cowboys were looking at replacing Terence Newman who was struggling on a regular...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michael Sam to appear on 'Dancing with the Stars'

In need of a paycheck, former St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam has reportedly agreed to compete in the next season of ABC’s hit reality show Dancing with the Stars. It’s an interesting move for Sam, who has indicated that he’s going to take part in the first ever Veteran NFL Combine next month. Out of the league since the Dallas Cowboys cut him during the 2014 season...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2010’s NFL All-Decade Team: Tight End

The tight end position has been revolutionized in recent years thanks to the NFL’s transformation to a pass-oriented game. This has changed the way we think about the position, and therefore the requirements for being considered a great tight end. Here are the tight ends I’d put on my 2010’s All-Decade Team: 3. Jason Witten Jason Witten Despite being slow as hell, Witten...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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