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Cowboys Have Romo on Pitch Count; Velocity Still Missing From Throws

There is no such thing as minor back surgery. There is a very good chance that Romo will never be the same again, that doesn’t mean he can’t be an effective quarterback, it just means the Cowboys may have to tailor their offense more around the short passing game. CBS Sports has a breakdown on what is going on with Romo’s back. More often than not Romo is watching Brandon Weeden...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: Cowboys 'may have something' in Weeden

Jerry Jones liked what he saw from Brandon Weeden in the preseason opener last Thursday in San Diego. The Dallas Cowboys' backup quarterback started, played the entire first half and completed 13 of 17 passes for 107 yards and a touchdown. Jones views Cowboys offensive play-caller Scott Linehan as a good match for what Weeden does best. Jones said former Browns president Mike...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys vs. Chargers (Preseason Game 1)

On Thursday, the Cowboys played an overall poor game against San Diego, losing 7-27 in Qualcomm Stadium. Romo did not start, as a precautionary to his injury. Brandon Weeden started the game, and finished 13-17 for 107 yards and a TD. Despite the fact that Dez Bryant, Jason Witten, and Demarco Murray got the night off, Weeden led the offense strongly. The main cause of the Cowboys...
Via TopSportsReport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Review: San Diego Chargers 27 Dallas Cowboys 7

PositivesBrandon Weeden - If you take out the spike to stop the clock, Weeden finished 13 of 16 for 107 yards and a touchdown with no interceptions.  He was workign with a backup cast with no Murray, Bryant or Witten, but he managed to move the ball down the field and flashed some solid mobility on roll outs with two good bootleg passes to TE James Hanna, one of which the touchdown...
Via Football Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden Debuts in Silver & Blue

Tony Romo’s surgically repaired back is the oldest one on this 2014 Cowboys roster… a far cry from just a few years The post Brandon Weeden Debuts in Silver & Blue appeared first on Dallas Cowboys Nation.
Via Dallas Cowboys Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Summing Up Cowboys Brandon Weeden’s Preseason Opener

Summing Up Cowboys Brandon Weeden’s Preseason Opener Dallas Cowboys quarterback Brandon Weeden made his first official debut tonight with his new team. Surprisingly, Weeden actually was pretty impressive in the preseason opener, despite the Cowboys getting their clock cleaned by San Diego 7-27. We’ll let the facts of 107 yards … The post Summing Up Cowboys Brandon Weeden...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Offensive scouting report after preseason game one

A lot of people seemed to be shocked by Brandon Weeden so far in the pre-season, but he looks like the same guy I saw on tape in Cleveland. When you give Weeden a nice pocket, he has the arm strength to make every throw on the field. He really struggles when things get muddy around his feet. His touchdown throw to James Hanna was probably the best throw outside of the pocket of his...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Chargers 27, Cowboys 7

The Cowboys traveled to San Diego and fell flat in preseason opener. Though you can’t put too much stock in this loss as most of the offensive stars didn’t play, and the defense had seven guys held out as well. OFFENSE Brandon Weeden The Cowboys backup quarterback was sensational, completing 13-17 for 101 yards and a touchdown. For those who were in doubt after Kyle Orton’s...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys play first preseason game

The Dallas Cowboys strolled into Qualcomm Stadium hoping for a win.  Here is what I witnessed during this match-up. Brandon Weeden was pretty darn good. He scored the only touchdown with a strike to tight end James Hanna in the back of the end zone
Via Down and Distance
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Weeden displays capable QB play, earns confidence in teammates

SAN DIEGO – Taking precaution with Tony Romo, the Cowboys got to see their contingency plan at quarterback in action.   Eight months removed from back surgery to repair a herniated disc, Romo’s preseason debut was delayed until Aug. 16 when the Cowboys host the Ravens.   Quarterback Brandon Weeden piloted Jason Garrett’s offense for the entire first half on Thursday night...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Weeden proves to be solid backup for Romo

The Dallas Cowboys didn't exactly put on a show in a 27-7 preseason loss to the San Diego Chargers, but quarterback Brandon Weeden showed that he's capable of being a solid backup to Tony Romo. He completed 13-of-17 passes for 107 yards and a touchdown. The Cowboys showed a commitment to the running game early in the game with Joseph Randle getting the start at tailback....
Via Fox Sports Southwest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden, Joseph Randle impress in Cowboys preseason opener

getty images Starting in place of Tony Romo, Brandon Weeden put together a strong showing in Thursday nights preseason opener against the San Diego Chargers. With the Cowboys cutting ties with Kyle Orton the former first round pick of the Cleveland Browns is now clearly the No. 2 guy on the depth chart at quarterback in Dallas. For what its worth Weeden excelled in his first preseason...
Via Tireball.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brandon Weeden Throws First Touchdown for the Dallas Cowboys Against the Chargers

When Brandon Weeden was signed by the Dallas Cowboys a collective 'WTF?' was screamed by the Cowboys Faithful. He's old. He didn't exactly light it up for the Browns. He's old. What does the front office see in this guy that makes them think he's worth signing?Something like this maybe?@_MarcusD_/TwitterIt is only preseason so the play in Thursday night'...
Via FatManWriting
12 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Players to Watch in Cowboys’ Preseason Opener

1. Brandon Weeden #457792645 / gettyimages.com After a disappointing stint in Cleveland, Brandon Weeden finds himself in a backup role in Dallas. In a place like Dallas, even the backup role can be a stressful job. Let’s keep Tony Romo’s recent injuries in mind, which could eventually toss Weeden into a starting role if he goes down again. Weeden needs to prove he’s up for...
Via TopSportsReport
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys, Chargers backup QBs to be busy in preseason opener

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Like backup quarterbacks? Then the Dallas Cowboys-San Diego Chargers exhibition opener Thursday night is one to watch. With Tony Romo sitting out to rest his surgically repaired back, Brandon Weeden will get the start for the Cowboys. Philip Rivers likely will take a seat after the opening series, allowing Kellen Clemens to make his Chargers debut after Charlie...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden is Very Excited for His Cowboys Debut

Weeden is the undisputed backup in Dallas, if anything happens to Romo the man above will be taking over the reins. He’s confident, but are you confident in him Cowboys Fans? Here is what he had to say via the Star-Telegram. “It’ll be good to be out there with those guys,” Weeden said. “We’ve got some great offensive weapons. I’m excited to be able to go out and compete...
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Projected 53 Man Roster and Depth Chart (Pre-Season)

Quarterback #459534633 / gettyimages.com Tony Romo  Brandon Weeden This one is not too difficult to forecast.  Tony Romo is the obvious starter who the team has committed to time and time again.  With Kyle Orton no longer in town, Weeden is the unquestioned number two.  Running Back #459743053 / gettyimages.com Demarco Murray Lance Dunbar Joseph Randle Ryan Williams  As...
Via TopSportsReport
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Weeden itching to take reins in Cowboys’ preseason opener

Brandon Weeden can’t wait for Thursday night. Yes, it’s only an exhibition game, but it marks his debut for the Dallas Cowboys and perhaps his only start of 2014. “It’ll be good to be out there with those guys,” Weeden said. “We’ve got some great offensive weapons. I’m excited to be able to go out and compete with those guys. It’s the first time with the star...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Dallas Cowboys @ San Diego Charegers

OffenseIt appears Tony Romo will sit this one out which means the Cowboys will get a good look at Brandon Weeden with the starting offense.  This is Weeden's chance to clearly seperate himself from fellow veteran Caleb Hanie who has a had a good last few days of camp.  If rookie free agent Dustin Vaughan gets in the game, this may be his only shot to prove worthy of practice...
Via Football Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Brandon Weeden Rise to the Challenge?

Finally, some Dallas Cowboys news to get us ready for training camp – Kyle Orton has been released. You had to figure The post Can Brandon Weeden Rise to the Challenge? appeared first on Dallas Cowboys Nation.
Via Dallas Cowboys Nation
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Are Cowboys fit for training camp? Jason Witten wants to find out Monday

The Dallas Cowboys head to Oxnard to prepare for the season on Tuesday. On Monday, the players will be preparing for training camp. New backup quarterback Brandon Weeden explained in an interview Friday with Oklahoma City's Sports Morning on WWLS (98.1 FM and 640 AM in OKC) that tight end Jason Witten wants to know the fitness of his teammates before the flight and has called...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys To Release Kyle Orton

Brandon Weeden is one Tony Romo injury away from the being the starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys.  According to Adam Schefter, the Cowboys will release quarterback Kyle Orton. Dallas Cowboys are releasing QB Kyle Orton, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 15, 2014 Orton has spent most of the offseason going back and forth on whether he wanted to retire...
Via Thacover2
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys To Release Kyle Orton

Brandon Weeden is one Tony Romo injury away from the being the starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys.  According to Adam Schefter, the Cowboys will release quarterback Kyle Orton. Dallas Cowboys are releasing QB Kyle Orton, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 15, 2014 Orton has spent most of the offseason going back and forth on whether he wanted to retire...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys QB’ Brandon Weeden Preparing for Backup Role

The Dallas Cowboys’ backup quarterback situation is a complex as some starting quarterback battles currently taking place. Therefore, newly signed quarterback, Brandon Weeden, who hasn’t even met Kyle Orton yet, continues to prepare to fill in as Tony Romo’s trusty No. 2 man. Weeden aiming for Cowboys' No. 2 job whether Orton returns or not http://t.co/PmM13AdmfC — NFL...
Via Sportsnaut
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden Set to Be Cowboys Backup QB

Cowboys keep saying that Kyle Orton is coming back, but then he never shows up, so that means Brandon Weeden is likely to be the Cowboys backup quarterback when the season starts. He appears up for the task. Here is what he had to say via ESPN. “Those scars have healed,” Weeden said. “I’m good. I don’t worry about it. I enjoyed my two years, met some good buddies, I’ve...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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