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Heroes and Goats: Five who did and didn’t shine in heading into Week 1

Most people consider the final preseason game as a throwaway; regular starters don’t play, so it’s reserved mostly for guys who will be selling insurance three days later. But that notion, while grounded in some element of truth, isn’t 100 percent accurate. In fact, some on the bubble were able to play their way onto (and off of) rosters last week. Who fell into each category...
Via cover32
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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
August 13, 2014  |  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
August 09, 2014  |  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 Blue Star Times
August 08, 2014  |  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
August 08, 2014  |  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
August 08, 2014  |  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
August 08, 2014  |  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
August 08, 2014  |  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
August 08, 2014  |  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
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

What to watch in Cowboys' preseason opener

SAN DIEGO - Five items to eyeball as the Cowboys visit the Chargers in tonight's 9 p.m. preseason opener: 1) QUARTERBACK KEEPERS: Brandon Weeden will be the Dallas Cowboys' quarterback of record tonight and could play the whole first half as Tony Romo sits out. Dallas is hoping it doesn't lose too much with Weeden as the No. 2 guy in place of the cut Kyle Orton.  "...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 07, 2014  |  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
August 06, 2014  |  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
August 06, 2014  |  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
August 06, 2014  |  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
August 05, 2014  |  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 Blue Star Times
July 19, 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

What should the Cowboys expect from Brandon Weeden?

With Kyle Orton giving the Cowboys the cold shoulder, recently signed quarterback Brandon Weeden has stepped in as the team’s unofficial backup signal caller. Many will recall Weeden as the 28-year old rookie out of Oklahoma State who was drafted by the Cleveland Browns. He scored a total of two wins in two seasons with the Browns, and then decided that it was time to find lighter...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 01, 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

Dallas Cowboys: Brandon Weeden Getting First Team Reps

Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback Brandon Weeden is trying to disprove the “bust” label he’s earned since being drafted two seasons ago. As Cleveland’s quarterback, Weeden went 5-15 and threw more interceptions (26) than touchdowns (23). Weeden signed with the Cowboys this offseason, and thanks to injuries, is getting “all first team” reps in minicamp right now. “Brandon...
Via Standing O Sports
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden Getting ‘All First-Team Reps’ With Cowboys

If only for one minicamp, Brandon Weeden will get to live out the dreams as first team quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys.  With Tony Romo recovering from back surgery and Kyle Orton failing to show for Monday’s physical, Weeden is the man in Dallas, even if its only for a week.  “Brandon has done a nice job. He gets in the huddle and handles himself like an NFL quarterback...
Via Thacover2
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden Getting ‘All First-Team Reps’ With Cowboys

If only for one minicamp, Brandon Weeden will get to live out the dreams as first team quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys.  With Tony Romo recovering from back surgery and Kyle Orton failing to show for Monday’s physical, Weeden is the man in Dallas, even if its only for a week.  “Brandon has done a nice job. He gets in the huddle and handles himself like an NFL quarterback...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Brandon Weeden a Viable #2 QB for the Cowboys?

The Cowboys are headed towards a potential showdown with Kyle Orton. Orton has skipped all the voluntary conditioning programs and OTAs, but we now enter the meat of the next drama in Dallas. June 17th kicks off the mandatory minicamp and if Orton skips out he’ll be fined about $70k for his troubles. The question is, why is Orton not talking to anyone, why is he taking this road...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Orton’s loss might be Brandon Weeden’s gain

Look for the great retirement impasse between the Dallas Cowboys and backup quarterback Kyle Orton to come to a head next week when the team holds its mandatory minicamp. Orton, who has missed the off-season program and organized team activity workouts while contemplating retirement, is expected to show up to avoid paying a $70,000 fine. In the meantime, former Oklahoma State star...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant Feels Brandon Weeden Did Great Things in Cleveland

I get the whole, we went to the same school so I am going to try to support him as much as I can. With that being said, if the Cowboys have to turn to Brandon Weeden in the regular season it is going to be a problem.  Here is what Dez had to say courtesy of Dallas News. With Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo being limited during organized team activities and Kyle Orton not attending...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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