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Cowboys: Receivers must have a consistent year

The Dallas Cowboys’ receiving corps of 2015 only had around 400 or 500-yards less than the group did in 2014, but the obvious change in the stat sheets was the fact that that same group had around 10 touchdowns less than the year before. Does that mean that the receivers had a down year or does it mean that they just didn’t finish on as much of a positive note as they did in...
Via cover32
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Jon Machota's way-too-early roster projection: Cowboys could choose between experience and potential on defense

With the second week of organized team activities about to start for the Cowboys, we thought it was a good time to give you a way-too-early 53-man roster projection. This installment focuses on the defense. On Monday, we covered offense and the three special teams spots. DEFENSIVE LINE: DeMarcus Lawrence and Randy Gregory were not included because of their suspension situations....
Via SportsDay
12 hours ago

George: For Cowboys, it's not about trust with Randy Gregory following his suspension; it's about commitment

The question was innocent enough. The answer -- if you want to call it that -- was revealing.Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones was asked last week why he trusts defensive end Randy Gregory.“That’s a hard question,” Jones said. “At the end of the day, when you have someone who has this type of illness, you have to get the right infrastructure in place and the...
Via SportsDay
14 hours ago

Cowboys will run the ball to keep Tony Romo healthy

Dallas Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones knows the only way the team will win is if Tony Romo stays healthy for the entire 2016 season. “At the end of the day, it’s all about Tony’s health,” Jones told the XEPRS-AM in San Diego, via SportsDay. “We’ve got to keep him healthy.” So how can the Cowboys achieve this? They plan on running the ball relentlessly to protect...
Via Sportsnaut
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can the Dallas Cowboys win the NFC this season?

This may draw some laughs, but the Dallas Cowboys have enough to win the NFC this year. Obviously there will be skeptics with this statement. They’ll bring up how the Cowboys went 4-12 last year and reverted back to the “Cowboys way” of always finding a way to lose. However, when you look at their 2015 season combined with the team that they will have this year, there should...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys cool on trading running backs, especially Ezekiel Elliott

They may have used a top five draft pick on Ezekiel Elliott, but the Dallas Cowboys aren’t open to moving either of their veteran running backs. Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones made it clear that Darren McFadden and Alfred Morris aren’t available, at least not yet, to the rest of the league. “We got calls during the draft asking to trade for a couple of our running backs...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys reportedly turned down trade offers for veteran RBs

After selecting former Ohio State Buckeyes star Ezekiel Elliott with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, teams around the league were looking at the Dallas Cowboys running back depth chart with some interest. According to reports, teams have been calling the Cowboys to ask about the availability of veteran running backs Darren McFadden  and Alfred Morris. However, Cowboys...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Rewind: OTA’s, Trade Requests & more

The Dallas Cowboys have begun OTA’s and already there is a good amount of drama surrounding America’s most interesting team. Former starting guard Ronald Leary is disgruntled now that 2nd-year guard La’el Collins has replaced him on the best offensive line in football. We break down the NFC East division, examining who has improved the most over the off-season. Since the draft...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys are not happy with Ronald Leary

The Dallas Cowboys have had some tension between their team this week, and Ronald Leary has recently added to that tension between the Cowboys coaches and players. Leary recently requested a trade from the Cowboys because he does not want to be a backup this season. In protest to the Cowboys not trading Leary, he has decided to not show up for OTA’s this week, and that has...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott bought parents a new house with his first check

New Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott found a cool way to give back to his parents with his first paycheck… .@EzekielElliott found a special way to spend his 1st NFL check. : https://t.co/rotfbQcgKd pic.twitter.com/o2TfcBMIsD — Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) May 26, 2016 How is Cowboys rookie running back spending his newfound riches after signing his first NFL contract...
Via This Given Sunday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Disgruntled Ronald Leary scrubs Cowboys from Twitter bio

Ronald Leary hasn’t shown up for Dallas Cowboys OTAs and has demanded a trade. As perhaps a final word of protest and a clear message to the team that still owns his rights, Leary has removed references to the team from his Twitter bio. Here’s a before and after look at his account. Leary has removed references to the Cowboys. I really hope he gets an opportunity to shine...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott bought parents a house with first NFL paycheck

Ezekiel Elliott paid back his family for all their support by using funds from his first NFL paycheck to buy his parents and two younger sisters a new home in the St. Louis area. .@EzekielElliott found a special way to spend his 1st NFL check. : https://t.co/rotfbQcgKd pic.twitter.com/o2TfcBMIsD — Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) May 26, 2016 The Dallas Cowboys rookie running...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s How Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott Spent His First NFL Paycheck

Former Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott was selected with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys, signing a four-year, $24.956-million deal that included a signing bonus of $16,350,066. So how did the former Buckeye spend his first NFL check? According to DallasCowboys.com, he bought his mother, father and two sisters a new house.  .@EzekielElliott...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Garrett on Randy Gregory: ‘He has a long way to go’

At some point this upcoming season, the Dallas Cowboys are going to have to rely on second-year defensive end Randy Gregory to provide some sort of a pass rush. It won’t come in the first four games after the former second-round pick was suspended for violating the NFL’s substance abuse program. But it is going to have to come at some point on the heels of Dallas deciding not...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Dallas Cowboys trade Ronald Leary?

The Dallas Cowboys were informed earlier in the week that their former starting left guard Ronald Leary has demanded a trade from the Cowboys prior to the start of the regular season. There is a good chance that the Cowboys will trade Leary, and he definitely still has value. He was the starting left guard for the Cowboys back in 2014 when the Cowboys finished 12-4 and their offensive...
Via EndZoneScore
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott will have to ‘earn’ Cowboys starting RB job

The Cowboys are spewing the company line that No. 4 overall draft pick Ezekiel Elliott has to “earn” the starting job at running back. Elliott is practicing on the second team behind Darren McFadden at organized team activities, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He’ll also have to “compete” with Alfred Morris on the depth chart. “Earn” and “compete” were...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott's First NFL Practice Left the Cowboys Rookie RB 'Shell-Shocked'

Dallas Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott learned firsthand how much athleticism NFL players have during his first OTA practice on Wednesday. "It's a lot faster pace," Elliott told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "The game moves much faster. Yesterday, I'm not going to lie, I was a bit shell-shocked." Elliott said though he was surprised by the speed of the NFL...
Via Stack
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys: Ezekiel Elliott must ‘earn’ starting position

In the 2016 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys selected running back Ezekiel Elliott with the No. 4 overall pick. With this, many have anticipated that Elliott will be the workhorse in Dallas. But, it’s been made clear that the rookie won’t just get the job handed to him. “He’s going to compete,” running back coach Gary Brown claimed. “Zeke has to earn it. I think that...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo wants to play four or five more seasons

Tony Romo has always been one of the most underappreciated quarterbacks in the NFL when healthy, but it’s the staying healthy part that has been a challenge for him. How much longer can the 36-year-old keep playing if he continues along that path? At least four more seasons, according to him. Earlier this offseason, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he expects Romo to be the team’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo on ‘supportive’ Jerry Jones: He’s ‘like a dad’

Tony Romo and Jerry Jones have been essentially connected at the hip throughout the quarterback’s entire career with the Dallas Cowboys organization. So it’s hardly surprising that Romo considers the Cowboys owner as a father figure of sorts. During an interview with NBCDFW.com’s Meredith Land, Romo and wife Candice discussed the familial atmosphere fostered by the Joneses...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL owners: Concussion issues need to be explained better

Facing a wave of criticism over concussions and long-term brain injuries, NFL owners are admitting they need to deliver a better, clearer message. Darin Grant of Pro Football Talk reports that owners believe the league isn’t doing a sufficient job in showing they’re serious about CTE. The NFL drew widespread criticism from congress when it was revealed that their concussion...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys wide receivers were just ranked among the NFL

The Dallas Cowboys just had their quarterback depth ranked among the rest of the NFL, and according to Jeffry Kahn, Bleacher report just ranked the Cowboys receiving core among the rest of the NFL. Rotoworld did the analysis on the Cowboys quarterback depth and ranked them 23rd in the NFL. The Cowboys wide receiving core was ranked much higher according to bleacher report as they...
Via EndZoneScore
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ezekiel Elliott has new TD dance at Cowboys camp

It looks like Ezekiel Elliott might be working on a new touchdown dance.  The former Ohio State running back, taken No. 4 overall by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2016 NFL Draft, showed off his new celebration at the NFLPA Rookies Premiere on Saturday.  Check it out: Via @BleacherReport, is this going to be Zeke's touchdown celebration? #CowboysNation pic.twitter.com/Qu0xj3BSe4...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

How Much Jaylon Smith’s Dallas Cowboys’ Contract Is Worth

The Dallas Cowboys have signed their second round pick, former Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith.  Smith, who was once believed to be a top-five selection, fell after suffering a significant knee injury in the Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State. The Cowboys’ taking him early in the second round was one of the highlights of the NFL Draft.  According to ESPN’s Todd Archer, Smith’s...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott getting official Cowboys crop tops

The Dallas Cowboys are all-in on Ezekiel Elliott’s crop tops fashion statement. According to Newy Scruggs of NBCDFW.com, who spoke with Cowboys Merchandising Limited president Bill Priakos, the Cowboys will make sure to capitalize on the rookie running back’s sense of style by offering their own crop top: He also told me Elliott’s jersey sales have been doing very well and...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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