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Cowboys Waive LB DeVonte Holloman

The Dallas Cowboys placed LB DeVonte Holloman on waivers Friday, according to the NFL transactions release. The move was listed with a failed physical designation. Holloman, 24, was taken in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL draft by the Cowboys. However, he sustained a very serious neck injury that led to reports of his career likely being over. In 2013, he appeared in nine...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys Have Hit on East-West Shrine Game Players

Like clockwork, draft season is is full effect and it’s just getting started. We’ve already seen Mel Kiper’s Mock draft 1.0 come out earlier. And for a lot of us, The Draft Show on DallasCowboys.com has also kicked off with a nice episode from Broaddus, Brulger, and Helman. Part of the discussion on The Draft Show dug into Saturday’s East-West Shrine Game. You can see the...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys make roster moves to get to 75

The Cowboys cut several players and moved others to get to the 75-man limit by today’s deadline. They released Chris Boyd, Caleb Hanie, Tom Hornsey, Casey Kreiter, Adewale Ojomo, and Wayne Tribue. They waived-injured Justin Green, DeVonte Holloman, Matt Johnson, Jordan Najvar, and Johnny Thomas. They also placed Ben Gardner on injured reserve and Amobi Okoye on the Non-Football...
Via CowboysFans.com
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Unlucky 13 Cuts Announced

The Cowboys had until 3pm to get their roster down to 75, and have cut the following: Cuts:S Matt Johnson, WR Chris Boyd, CB Johnny Thomas, LB DeVonte Holloman, TE Jordan Najvar , QB Caleb Hanie , CB Justin Green ,P Tom Hornsey, LS Casey Kreiter, DE Adewale Ojomo G Wayne Tribue Reserve/Injured:DE Ben Gardner , DT Amobi Okoye 
Via CowboysBlog.Net
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Holloman coming to grips with diagnosis

IRVING, Texas - Injured Cowboys linebacker DeVonte Holloman spoke to the media Monday for the first time since being advised to give up playing football because of a neck injury. For Holloman, it was the next step in the process of coming to grips with the fact his playing days are over. "Considering my health and my family, it's an easy decision [to give up football], but it will...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Retiring linebacker leaves Dallas Cowboys fans a classy good-bye

Earlier this week we reported that the Dallas Cowboys may have lost linebacker DeVonte Holloman for the entire 2014 NFL season after he re-injured his neck in a pre-season game against the Ravens. We have since learned that the injury is in fact that serious and that Holloman’s doctors advised him to retire from the game. This morning Holloman posted a classy message for Cowboys...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Preseason Primer: Dallas Cowboys visit Miami Dolphins

It’s preseason week three, which means we only have to sit through one more week before “real” football is upon us. I have actually enjoyed the preseason much more this year, but that’s mainly because we still have no idea what this Dallas Cowboys Defense is going to look like come week one. After the saddening news of DeVonte Holloman’s neck forcing him to retire, the...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys odds, Romo’s ready, Holloman retires, defense has pulse and more…

Dallas Cowboys - Romo to Dez: A match made in heaven (READ) - Tony Romo silencing his critics (READ) - Cowboys SB odds skyrocketing (READ) - LB DeVonte Holloman forced to retire (READ) - Defense showing signs of life. (READ) - Zach Minter still with much to prove. (READ) - Johnny Football was never going to be Johnny Cowboy (READ) - Gavin Escobar is about to unleash the Cowboys offense...
Via cover32
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Neck Injures Becoming an Epidemic in NFL

The NFL is a monster. It dominates the headlines, it dominates viewership, and there is always something to talk about regarding football…for better or worse. The league has done a great job making safety a highly prioritized component of how the league operates, and while it is maddening when referees call illegal hit penalties when they look clean, it is hard to blame them because...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Injury Update: DeVonte Holloman Told To Retire

The Dallas Cowboys depleted defensive took another blow this morning. DeVonte Holloman, the Cowboys second year middle linebacker is being told by team doctors to retire. Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas first reported the story.In an off-season filled with injuries for the Dallas Cowboys this comes as massive blow for an already thin linebacker core. Earlier this summer the Cowboys...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Who can the defense turn to?

The blows keep on coming, relentless and brutal, with no relief in sight. The bell that signals the end of the round to provide a bit of relief for those on the receiving end of a bloody pummeling is a long, long ways off for Jason Garrett and the Dallas Cowboys. It’s been a disparaging summer in Dallas. Whether this is the karmic football gods laying a beat down on Jerry Jones...
Via isportsweb.com
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys Work Out Veteran LB Jason Phillips

  Tim MacMahon of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys brought in veteran LB Jason Phillips for a workout on Thursday. This news comes just a few hours after HC Jason Garrett told reporters that doctors have advised 2013 sixth-round pick LB DeVonte Holloman to retire from the NFL because of a neck injury. Phillips, 28, is a former fifth-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens back...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys that are Entering Contract Year

The Cowboys will have several decisions to make with the roster leading up to the game opener against the 49ers. The most recent news came from Jason Garrett’s press conference in which he indicated that DeVonte Holloman’s football career was over per doctor recommendations. It’s unfortunate to say the least, so the Cowboys will likely be bringing in some guys to shore up the...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Neck injury ends career of Cowboys' Holloman

IRVING, Texas - Cowboys linebacker DeVonte Holloman has been told by doctors to stop playing football because of a recurring neck injury. "DeVonte got information back from the doctors in San Antonio and some other doctors that he visited with regarding his neck," Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Thursday. "It doesn't look like he's going to be able to play football anymore." Garrett...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

DeVonte Holloman’s career likely over following neck injury

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said on Thursday that linebacker DeVonte Holloman’s NFL playing days are likely over following his latest neck injury. Holloman, 23, was one option the Cowboys planned to use at middle linebacker with Sean Lee lost for the season. Th sixth-round pick in 2013 suffered a spinal contusion in practice last season missing seven games. DeVonte...
Via Tireball.com
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

DeVonte Holloman’s Career Likely Over

Dallas Cowboys linebacker DeVonte Holloman, a late-round pick out of Clemson back in 2013, will likley have to retire from the NFL due to a neck injury he suffered as a rookie last year and may have reinjured in a preseason game this past weekend.  Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett all but confirmed the news Thursday afternoon (via DallasCowboys.com). DeVonte got information back...
Via Sportsnaut
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys LB Holloman has career-ending neck injury

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys linebacker DeVonte Holloman has what coach Jason Garrett describes as a career-ending neck injury. Garrett said Thursday that Holloman has been dealing with a neck issue for a couple of weeks. The linebacker played in Saturday's preseason game against Baltimore, but came out midway through the fourth quarter. Holloman was evaluated this week by...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

DeVonte Holloman's Retirement Another Blow To Cowboys

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse for the Dallas Cowboys defense, more bad news appears. According to head coach Jason Garrett, second-year linebacker DeVonte Holloman is likely to retire because of a major neck injury suffered against the Baltimore Ravens.Garrett spoke about Holloman's injury to the media this morning, via dallascowboys.com:"DeVonte got information...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

DeVonte Holloman Likely Retiring

Coach Jason Garrett told media today that linebacker DeVonte Holloman will likely not continue his football career due to ongoing issues with his neck. The 2013 sixth-round pick suffered the injury last year and has struggled with it recently, particularly in the most recent preseason game against Baltimore. The medical opinion that Holloman should end his career has apparently come...
Via CowboysFans.com
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys linebacker DeVonte Holloman retiring due to neck injury

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett delivered some heartbreaking news on linebacker DeVonte Holloman. With growing concern over the last few days about Holloman’s neck injury, Garrett announced on Thursday that the 2013 sixth-round pick will likely not be able to play football again. Rowan Kavner of DallasCowboys.com had the news from Garrett’s press conference. Garrett […]
Via Full Scale Sports
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys LB Holloman forced to retire after career-ending neck injury.

Dallas, TX- Unfortunately these things happen every so often but it still doesn’t change the sadness factor. Dallas Cowboys linebacker DeVonte Holloman, a sixth round pick in 2013, has played his last football game in the National Football League. Holloman missed seven games last season with an undisclosed neck injury that had been bothering him. In last weeks game with the Baltimore...
Via cover32
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Sixth-Round Pick LB DeVonte Holloman’s Career Likely Over

  Cowboys HC Jason Garrett told reporters on Thursday that 2013 sixth-round pick LB DeVonte Holloman’s career is likely over due to a neck injury, per Pat Doney. There was some early talk that Holloman could be given an opportunity to be the team’s starting middle linebacker this year after they lost Sean Lee for the season. The post Cowboys Sixth-Round Pick LB DeVonte Holloman’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Dallas Cowboys may have lost another linebacker for 2014 season

When it rains it pours, and right now the Dallas Cowboys defense is suffering from a veritable flood of injuries. Defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence will miss at least the first eight weeks of the regular season, inside linebacker Sean Lee will not play at all this year after tearing his ACL, Henry Melton is hobbled with a groin issue, it just goes on and on. Check out this chart that...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Injury bug bites Dallas Cowboys defense at training camp

Injuries play a role every NFL season whether you like it or not, but the Dallas Cowboys’ defense is getting bit hard this year. Already missing inside linebacker Sean Lee for the season, the Cowboys had three defensive players go down with injuries at practice on Sunday. Some were minor, others may see the player miss an extended period of time. To recap, here’s what happened...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Training Camp Will Provide Answers

With Cowboys Training camp set to kickoff Thursday, it’s time to re-visit some topics and find answers for areas of the team that have some uncertainty. Last year the Cowboys were dealt a horrible start to training camp when Tyrone Crawford blew out his achilles tendon, and the rest of camp was full of injuries and players missing a lot of time. If the Cowboys are going to make...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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