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Cowboys sign punter Chris Jones to a new contract

The Dallas Cowboys announced a contract extension for punter Chris Jones that will keep him signed through the 2017 season. For a second offseason in a row, the Cowboys locked up one of their core special teams players after signing kicker Dan Bailey to a seven-year extension in 2014.Jones has been the team's starting punter since the 2012 season and a career 45.0-yard punt average...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Sign P Chris Jones To A Two-Year, $4.2M Extension

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Cowboys have signed P Chris Jones to a two-year contract extension worth $4.2 million and includes $750,000 guaranteed. This comes just a week after Jones signed his restricted free agent tender. According to Jason Fitzgerald, the Cowboys freed up $542,000 in cap room with this extension. Jones, 25, was 14th in the league in terms of ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys officially re-sign running back Dunbar, punter Jones

IRVING, Texas (AP) The Cowboys have re-signed running back Lance Dunbar and punter Chris Jones to one-year contracts worth $1.5 million. Both were restricted free agents. Dunbar worked his way into a change-of-pace role out of the Dallas backfield as an undrafted free agent out of North Texas three years ago. He had 362 all-purpose yards last season, topped by 217 yards receiving...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Don't Sleep on Special Teams Needs

There are three “D’s” that logically dominate the offseason talk for the Cowboys; Dez Bryant, DeMarco Murray, and Defensive Line. After those are plenty of talk about linebackers and right tackles, or key role-players like Cole Beasley. Depending on your own sense of priority, you may see bigger issues with things such as cornerback, fullback, or even backup quarterback. Two...
Via CowboysFans.com
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Which Cowboys Free Agents will be Re-signed?

The Cowboys are wasting no time in shoring up our coaching staff and it starts with Jason Garrett. Stephen Jones indicated that he is busy working on a new contract for Garrett and wants to keep the assistants. We should have some news on this front within the next two days. As for the players, the Cowboys will be busy deciding which players they want back and which players they...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Recap: Cowboys leading Packers at half

The Dallas Cowboys lead the Green Bay Packers 14-10 at the half in the second game of the NFC Divisional Playoffs. Dallas started out with a three-and-out, and avoided trouble. Linebacker Julius Peppers stripped quarterback Tony Romo as he wsa in his throwing motion. Romo recoved and gave Chris Jones a chance to punt. The Packers drove down the field with a 10-play, 60-yard drive...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dallas Cowboys Punter Chris Jones Slings Redskins Return Man Down With Attitude

Punters and kickers are not supposed to be good at tackling and just flat out hitting people. It just isn't part of their job description. Yeah, they are football players so in that regard it is, but it's like an unwritten rule that expectations be low when it comes to skills outside of kicking.That is not the case with Cowboys punter Chris Jones though.@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Jones hits Cowboys stadium scoreboard with punt (Video)

Dallas Cowboys punter Chris Jones hit the giant AT&T Stadium scoreboard with a fourth quarter punt during Sunday night's game against New Orleans.Jones' punt still traveled 33-yards, despite the tip of the ball scraping against the bottom of the scoreboard, as picked up by video replay. Since the trajectory of the ball wasn't altered enough to make it obvious to the naked eye...
Via Holdout Sports
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Sign OL Stephen Goodin & P Tom Hornsey

  According to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas, the Dallas Cowboys signed OL Stephen Goodin Tuesday. To make room, the Cowboys reportedly waived OG Andre Cureton, per Rowan Kavner. Kavner also reports that the Cowboys added P Tom Hornsey. Goodin, 25, appeared in one game last season with the New York Giants, after signing as an undrafted free agent out of Nebraska-Kearney. Goodin was...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys P Chris Jones Signs His Exclusive Tender

  Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys P Chris Jones has signed his exclusive rights tender worth $645,000 for the 2014 season. The Cowboys still have a limited amount of cap space to work with, but it won’t be hard to fit his cap figure of $150,000 in their books. Jones, 24, posted a net average 39.1-yards with 38 percent of his punts being downed inside...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville survives initial assault, Russ Smith puts SMU away

Fired up to insane levels, those 7,000 fans in the Moody Coliseum, some of them proclaiming it to be greatest game ever for the Southern Methodist basketball program, matching two top 20 teams. Attracting the Texas heavyweight , former President George W. Bush, first lady Laura Bush, first daughter Jenna Bush, Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, along with former quarterback...
Via Louisville Card Game
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys should resign these Free Agents

  The next couple months leading up to the March 1st start of NFL Free Agency is a crucial time for the Dallas Cowboys.  The Cowboys must evaluate their current roster and identify areas for improvement, so there’s no rest for the weary.  Dallas has a group of twelve free agents going into the offseason, and some would argue many gaps to fill. Overall, the Cowboys are already...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Three New Year's Resolutions For 2014

Become Cap Savvy The Cowboys will be approximately $31M over the cap. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones must stop handing out huge contracts to players coming of one good year (i.e. Miles Austin, Doug Free).The Dallas Cowboys have over $11M in dead cap money being paid to former players such as of Jay Ratliff, Nate Livings and Marcus Spears (who was released in 2012).Good players should...
Via Football Nation
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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