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Dallas Cowboys: Rookies to watch

It is no doubt that the Dallas Cowboys are gearing up for a tough season ahead of them. With the looming trend of having a fallout year after a successful season (2007,2009), the Eagles concocting a legitimate threat to the division, and the rest of the NFC upgrading their rosters, the Cowboys have their work cut out for them. As with the constant pressure to perform every season...
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Cowboys Place CB Orlando Scandrick On Season-Ending I.R. & Cut 7

The Dallas Cowboys have placed CB Orlando Scandrick on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday, as they get their roster down to 75 players before the 4pm EST deadline, according to Ian Rapoport. The Cowboys also waived: DE Kenneth Boatright (injured) T R.J. Dill (injured) RB Michael Hill (injured) TE Brandon Barden LB Jonathan Brown WR Antwan Goodley WR David ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin shares physical info, urine sample on Twitter

Former Dallas Cowboys great and current NFL Network analyst Michael Irvin allowed his fans a behind-the-curtains peek at the poking, prodding and testing he undergoes during his annual physical. And this surprisingly included the Hall of Famer proudly showcasing his just-completed urinalysis test. He also provided an additional incredibly candid photograph of him undergoing the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Game: Cowboys-Vikings

Well, it is Monday night, and the wife is off to Ft. Lauderdale with her dad and brother, so I thought I would study the Cowboy game against Minnesota and give my grade on each of the units. As I studied the game footage, I saw some things that look promising, but I also noticed some things that need to be addressed before the game against New York. Before I start with a unit by...
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys rookie CB Byron Jones looking to 'fine tune the small details'

Dallas Cowboys rookie cornerback Byron Jones has been one of the top surprises this preseason said that the game is slowing down for him, but there is still much to learn. "It’s tough. It’s tough to fine tune the small details,” Jones said, via the Star-Telegram. “Some of the greats were either corners who played a lot of corner or moved back to safety, but not necessarily...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain off PUP list

The Dallas Cowboys have taken linebacker Rolando McClain off the team's Physically Unable to Perform list on Monday, per The Dallas Morning News.  McClain, who was recovering from offseason knee surgery, can now start practicing and preparing for the season... although there's the small matter of serving a four-game suspension to start things off. The Cowboys have removed...
Via 60 Max Power O
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Romo's quirky eye issue pops up again, but concern doesn't

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo practiced Monday, with his left eye looking better after his second bout with a sty that kept him out of practice for a day early in training camp a month ago. He doesn't figure to miss any important action with the minor infection, particularly considering he once finished a game with cracked ribs and a punctured lung. But it...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin documents annual physical on Twitter, urine sample and all

Dallas Cowboys legendary wide receiver Michael Irvin isn’t afraid to drop his pants, bend over and post photos of his annual physical to the Twitter world. The Hall of Famer and five-time Pro-Bowler posted the following shots of his physical, including this proud urine sample for all to see on Monday. Takin my annual ck up. urinalysis & blood. I hate this. I will bring u...
Via Sportsnaut
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Cowboys Cut 5 Players

The Dallas Cowboys announced the release of five players on Monday, as they work to trim their roster down to 75 players by tomorrow’s deadline. Among the early roster cuts are: WR Phil Bates CB Robert Steeples DT Carlif Taylor P Tom Hornsey LS Casey Kreiter Bates, 24, originally signed with the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent out of ... The post...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Australian television want 49ers to showcase Jarryd Hayne

One of the great stories of the NFL preseason has been the journey of former Australian rugby league star Jarryd Hayne and his quest to make an NFL roster with the San Francisco 49ers.  The 2-time National Rugby League Player of the Year has already shined brightly throughout the preseason with a few highlight-reel plays and quickly become a fan favorite with plays like this....
Via Awful Announcing
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Tweets from Lucky Whitehead's two-play series

Lucky Whitehead scored on an eight-yard pass from Tony Romo on Saturday night against the Minnesota Vikings on a two-play drive.  What is ironic about this drive?  Whitehead was apart of it in two ways.  Read the tweets:   First play:   Lucky Whitehead blocks on run plays like he wants to be in the NFL. — Bob Sturm (@SportsSturm) August 30, 2015 Second play:  ...
Via cover32
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Cowboys leaning towards a RB by committee approach

The Dallas Cowboys likes the way their backfield is looking with all hands on deck and heading into the season, the team is leaning towards a running back by committee approach "I thought they both did a good job," quarterback Tony Romo said of McFadden and Randle, via "I thought the looks were a little tougher for Joe early on with the way they played it, then we...
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Ranking the Roster by Job Security

As we get close to those big days in September, first (9/1) and final (9/5) cuts, job security becomes the overriding thought for many NFL players. There are many others who won’t be concerned, though, as they know they are locked in with their current team. For today, I thought it’d be fun to organize the Cowboys roster in tiers based on perceived job security. Obviously there...
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Jerry Jones is enthralled with ‘vintage’ Darren McFadden

Whether there really is a running back competition going on in Dallas or not, it would appear that Darren McFadden has been catching the eye of owner Jerry Jones as of late. In Saturday’s Week 3 preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings, McFadden, who started behind Joseph Randle, carried the ball four times for a total of 37 rushing yards. In the best rushing play of the...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Players that Stood Out Against Vikings

The Cowboys needed to get some clarity at several positions and the dress rehearsal game against the Vikings offered some answers. Here are the players that stood out to me: Randy Gregory Davon Coleman Darren McFadden Morris Claiborne Lucky Whitehead You have to like the hustle and speed of Randy Gregory, he’s going to pose some issues for some of the heftier tackles in the league...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dallas Cowboys WR Terrance Williams Runs Through Vikings Defense For 60-Yard Touchdown

Terrance Williams is going to get pad really well when his time comes. He is going into the third year of his rookie deal. If the Cowboys don't lock him in to an extension prior to next season he is going to have plenty of suitors at the end of the year come free agency time--especially if he keeps making catches and runs like the 60-yard touchdown he had against Minnesota Saturday...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys’ Orlando Scandrick not the last man to get hurt

With Orlando Scandrick done for season, there is only one attitude to have…NEXT MAN UP! Yes, losing our most reliable guy in our secondary was not something any of us anticipated nor happy about. But as always with the National Football league we have to expect the unexpected. Unfortunately injuries play a huge part in this game, especially if you are the Dallas Cowboys. Or so...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jones was worried about Bryant over alleged Walmart tape

    It may seem like longer, but it was just six short months ago that the Dallas Cowboys were supposedly concerned about a video that may or may not exist that some claim shows Dez Bryant doing something that would not reflect well on his public image. We still don’t know if such a video exists, but we know the Cowboys were concerned about it. In a wide-ranging interview...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys fans need to trust the process

It always starts at the top when putting together a roster worthy of making a title run. You need to have good evaluators within your personnel department that have a keen understanding of finding talent that fits your system, identity of your roster, and culture of your locker room. During the process, like any business, the dollars and cents always come first. Whoever has control...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant graces cover of Rolling Stone's NFL issue

Dez Bryant without a doubt is one of the most provocative and unpredictable players in the NFL, so perhaps it shouldn’t be a surprise that Rolling Stone tabbed the fiery Dallas Cowboys wide receiver/pro football rock star to grace the cover of their “NFL Special” issue. Not only did he land on the cover of the estimable magazine, Bryant is also the subject of a profile entitled...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys defense takes big hit with loss of Orlando Scandrick

Dreadful news came from the Dallas Cowboys practice in Oxnard, California on Tuesday night.  The defending NFC East champions lost starting cornerback Orlando Scandrick for the entire 2015 season with a torn ACL and MCL in his right knee. In his seventh season as a pro, the once maligned member of the Dallas secondary not only thrived, but became the most important cog to the...
Via This Given Sunday
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys fear Orlando Scandrick has torn ACL

In a cruel week that has already seen two NFC contenders lose key contributors to torn ACLs, now lightning may have struck the same place a third time. Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick had to be carted off the practice field on Tuesday after suffering an apparent right knee injury. Scandrick was said to have sustained the injury in a collision with a teammate. Orlando...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Excited’ Jerry Jones gushes over Cowboys rookie DE Randy Gregory

Jerry Jones didn’t have a lot to be happy about after the Dallas Cowboys played poorly in the team’s second exhibition game against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 2. However, the gregarious owner couldn’t contain his excitement about rookie pass-rusher Randy Gregory after his shining performance. Speaking on the “Ben and Skin” show on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas on Tuesday...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant blasts columnist, calls him a ‘sucky writer’

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant clearly didn’t appreciate a column written by a writer for The Dallas Morning News and made it abundantly clear with a tweet on Friday morning in which he disparaged the columnist’s abilities. The column, entitled, “At what point does Dez Bryant’s ‘passion’ become an issue for Cowboys?” was penned by David Moore and published...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant responds to punch video with great tweet

    Dez Bryant became the subject of much internet derision after video emerged of him getting punched in the face during a heated Cowboys-Rams practice Tuesday evening. Suffice it to say the Cowboys receiver was not happy about being mocked. After the video went viral, the Dallas wide receiver sent a tweet to downplay the damage done by the punch:     “World Star”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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