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Analyzing and Addressing The Cowboys Quarterback Situation

Tom Pennington/Getty Images Let’s get this out of the way now. Jerry Jones is not spending his 1st round pick on a quarterback. As much as we all want it, Johnny Manziel is not going to be a Dallas Cowboy, at least not until his rookie contract is up in a few years. With the recent signing of Brandon Weeden, it is unlikely that Dallas spends any picks at all in this years quarterback...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pondering David Carr as a backup quarterback option for Ravens

The Ravens signaled their interest in upgrading the backup quarterback position when they made an unsuccessful run at Brandon Weeden before he signed with the Dallas Cowboys in March. Coach John Harbaugh reinforced that notion during the NFL owners meetings when he discussed backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor and noted that the former sixth-round draft pick was heading into the final...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Reportedly Have Interest In Georgia QB Aaron Murray

  Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys are interested in Georgia QB Aaron Murray and plan on attending his Pro Day this week. The Cowboys signed former first-round pick Brandon Weeden to a contract a few weeks after the Browns cut him loose with the intention of developing him in coming years. However, you could easily make the case that Dallas would be better...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dumb Tweets: Brandon Weeden tried too hard, Browns will start winning

Now the whole world knows why Brandon Weeden sucked – he was just trying too hard. Brandon Weeden: I tried to do too much with Browns http://t.co/efJqUwBifO — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) April 6, 2014   Weeden is now a backup with the Dallas Cowboys. Even though he was a horrible quarterback for the Browns, there’s no denying he was a class act, so I wish him the best...
Via cover32 - Browns
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Weeden discusses his time with Browns

Brandon Weeden wanted so badly to prove himself that he sometimes tried to do too much. The quarterback, who was released by the Browns then signed by the Cowboys, spoke about his time in Cleveland in an interview on SiriusXM NFL Radio over the weekend. "The regime that drafted me was out a year after I got there," Weeden said, "You never know the plans the group coming...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden: I Put Too Much Pressure On Myself In Cleveland

Brandon Weeden is now a backup with the Dallas Cowboys after flaming out in Cleveland as the starter after being selected in the first round of the 2012 draft. During an interview with Alex Marvez and Zig Fracassi on Sirius XM NFL Radio, Weeden said that he looks forward to learning from Tony Romo, and also admitted that he put “too much pressure on himself” while with the Browns...
Via Thacover2
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden: I Put Too Much Pressure On Myself In Cleveland

Brandon Weeden is now a backup with the Dallas Cowboys after flaming out in Cleveland as the starter after being selected in the first round of the 2012 draft. During an interview with Alex Marvez and Zig Fracassi on Sirius XM NFL Radio, Weeden said that he looks forward to learning from Tony Romo, and also admitted that he put “too much pressure on himself” while with the Browns...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Morris Claiborne determined to be ready for 2014

The Dallas Cowboys have been one of the most non-active participants in this year's free agency period.  Besides the signing of quarterback Brandon Weeden, many of their free agents have left, joining other teams who are willing to pay the money that the Cowboys are simply unable to do.  Losing defensive ends DeMarcus Ware and Jason Hatcher was a devastating blow, and Dallas...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden offers his opinion on Oklahoma State's quarterbacks

Former Oklahoma State quarterback, Brandon Weeden, was back in Stillwater on Thursday and took time to watch the Cowboys spring practice. Is there a better guy to offer his opinion on the current crop of quarterbacks competing for Cowboys' starting job? With the exception of Mike Gundy and Mike Yurcich, there aren't many although it's worth noting it was only one practice...
Via Turfburner.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ruling Change College Athletics?

I was all set to write a nice feature on former Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden, who recently signed on with the Dallas Cowboys. Weeden is planning on visiting his alma mater Thursday to attend the Cowboys spring football practice. However, if Weeden waits around and comes back later he might want to give the quarterbacks at OSU some advice on how to be pros.
Via oklahomastate.scout.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Expect Kyle Orton to Play in 2014

Despite the team's decision to sign Brandon Weeden to a contract, the Cowboys are still planning with the expectations that Kyle Orton will return for the following season. Stephen Jones said that as long as Orton is under contract, the team will assume that he's going to be there until they hear otherwise: Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said he’s...
Via The Outlaws
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Weeden: 'This is the best thing for me'

Growing up in Oklahoma City, Brandon Weeden was a fan of the Dallas Cowboys. He remembers sitting at his grandparents’ house watching Thanksgiving games with Emmitt Smith running all over the place. Now Weeden is a Cowboy, having signed a two-year deal with the team this week after his release from the Cleveland Browns. “This is the best thing for me,” Weeden said. “I’ve...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Ravens seeking new backup QB?

Before he signed with the Dallas Cowboys, the Ravens spoke with former Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden, The Baltimore Sun reported earlier this week. The Browns took Weeden in the first round of the 2012 draft — it seems longer ago than that, doesn’t it? — a few regimes and coaches ago and made him their starter before he turned into a bust. Whether he actually...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

CLEARING OUT THE WEEDS: New Cowboys QB Brandon Weeden appreciates the fresh start from Believeland to Big D

IRVING, Texas — Growing up in nearby Oklahoma City, Brandon Weeden was a fan of the Dallas Cowboys. He remembers sitting at his grandparents’ house watching Thanksgiving games with Emmitt Smith running all over the place. Now Weeden is a Dallas Cowboy, having signed a two-year deal with the team this week after his release from the Cleveland Browns. “This is the best thing...
Via KC Sports Ninja
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden: 'I've got something to prove' with Cowboys

Quarterback Brandon Weeden has heard your jokes, about his age and about his bumpy career start as an unsuccessful centerpiece of the Browns. But he's excited about his clean slate with the Dallas Cowboys, with whom he signed a two-year vet's-minimum deal this week.
Via FOXSports.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden: 'I've got something to prove' with Cowboys

DALLAS  -- Quarterback Brandon Weeden has heard your jokes, about his age and about his bumpy career start as an unsuccessful centerpiece of the Browns. But he's excited about his clean slate with the Dallas Cowboys, with whom he signed a two-year vet's-minimum deal this week. "I had some good times in Cleveland and I had some times where I just wasn't very good...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Sign Brandon Weeden, Terrell McClain & Jeremy Mincey

Brandon Weeden: One of three to be signed in the last week Brandon Weeden signed a contract with the Cowboys on Monday The post Cowboys Sign Brandon Weeden, Terrell McClain & Jeremy Mincey appeared first on DC Nation.
Via Dallas Cowboys Nation
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys shocks the world and signs aging quarterback Brandon Weeden

The Dallas Cowboys have done it again. After a miserable two seasons in Cleveland, Brandon Weeden will try to revive his career as a backup in Dallas, according to NFL.com's Dan Hanzus.  Weeden will make $570,000 in 2014 and $660,000 in 2015. Cleveland, the team that released him earlier this month, still owes Weeden $2.1 million in guaranteed money.  Weeden, 30, spent just...
Via NFL Injury Report
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Free Agency: Dallas Cowboys sign QB Brandon Weeden

The Dallas Cowboys brought former Cleveland Browns QB Brandon Weeden in for a visit on Monday and didn’t let him leave without a new contract. The third year signal caller was inked to a two-year deal, worth a mere $1.23 million over the duration of the contract. Dallas has Tony Romo coming off back surgery and Kyle Orton discussing a possible retirement. At the inexpensive price...
Via thepigskinreport.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

What Signing Brandon Weeden Really Means

It’s funny seeing the twitterverse blow up over the signing of Brandon Weeden. Here’s my take, and here’s what the signing ultimately means for the Dallas Cowboys: Weeden is an insurance policy should Tony Romo not be truly ready for training camp. We saw what happened with him last offseason, he is taking a long time to recover from these mounting injuries and there is no...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Reportedly View QB Brandon Weeden As A “Potential Future Starter”

  Earlier today, Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reported that the Cowboys have signed former Browns QB Brandon Weeden to a two-year contract. The move seems like it would be a contingency option for Dallas, depending on whether or not backup QB Kyle Orton elects to retire at some point this offseason. ESPN’s Ed Werder confirms that this is part of the Cowboys’ thinking in...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys sign former Browns QB Brandon Weeden

Former Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden signed a contract with the Dallas Cowboys on Monday, the team announced. Weeden was released March 12 by the Browns after being a first-round draft pick of the Browns (22nd overall) in 2012. Weeden was 5-15 as a starter for the Browns, but had one of his best games against the Cowboys in 2012 when the Browns lost in overtime, 23-20 to the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Did the Dallas Cowboys Sign Brandon Weeden?

Bradon Weeden signing with the Dallas Cowboys is quite odd (via dispatch) The easy answer as to why the Dallas Cowboys signed Brandon Weeden  is that it’s a preemptive move in case Kyle Orton opts to leave. Signing Weeden to replace Orton represents a significant downgrade at backup quarterback. Weeden, who agreed to a two-year deal for $1.23 million Monday afternoon, was a...
Via Grandstand University
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns still have $33.74 million in cap space

According to figures released by the NFL Players association Monday morning, the Cleveland Browns still have $33,740,038 in salary cap space remaining for the 2014 season. That figure includes recently signed Ben Tate and the hold for Alex Mack’s transition tag. The team will reportedly get another $75,000 in cap relief from Brandon Weeden’s signing with the Cowboys. Only the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys sign Weeden

The Dallas Cowboys signed free agent quarterback Brandon Weeden on Monday.
Via dal.scout.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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