NFL Draft: Best 1st-Round Picks of the Past Decade (Selections 32-21)

Part seven of nine in a series dedicated to ranking the best players of the past decade brings us to the back-third of the first round. This is where we begin to see a stupid amount of production and impact over an extended time. These five players have put in a combined 41 years of NFL service, having been voted to 19 Pro Bowls and five All-Pro teams. Like Round 2, four of these...
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WATCH: The Dallas Cowboys hit a draft day home run by picking Dez Bryant

Later this week the Dallas Cowboys will have a tough decision facing them when they’re on the clock in the first round. Getting a first round pick wrong can set a team back for years. Getting it right might mean a Super Bowl trip in the future. Which way will it go this year? Who knows. One thing we do know is when the Cowboys were on the clock at number 24 overall in the 2010...
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Football By Football Week in Review

FBF Inbox Answered: Understanding the NFL Zone Blocking Scheme You hear that term used over and over in NFL broadcasts, but what does it really mean?  Matt Chatham walks through all the basic terms and concepts that make up (and distinguish) the ever-popular zone blocking scheme... The FBF Podcast, Episode...
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Tevin Coleman: Is Hoosiers RB the Dallas Cowboys answer?

Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports Tevin Coleman broke out with a huge season last years with the Indiana Hoosiers, and is a very intriguing draft prospect. There are quite a few teams that will be looking to improve their running back situation, and one of those teams is the Dallas Cowboys. Could Coleman be the answer for the Cowboys to help replace DeMarco Murray? As of right now...
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4 Reasons Why the Cowboys Will Be Elite in 2015 In Spite of Their Offseason

4: Jasper Brinkley helps the Defense View image | Brinkley isn’t a great linebacker, but he isn’t bad.  The expectations on his pass rushing ability should be limited, however, he’s still a good pure tackler and runs topper.  Brinkley had a total of 53 tackles last season.  Brinkley could be a strong player who helps to not let opposing players...
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Tony Romo: Cowboys ‘going to win a Super Bowl next year’

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was recently awarded the Nancy Lieberman Lifetime Achievement Award.  During his acceptance speech, Romo made a prediction for the 2015 season. “This award is very meaningful to me, mostly because I get to be associated with this and to be associated with Nancy,” Romo said. “It’s incredible and I really...
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Breaking Down the Bills 2015 Schedule

The schedule for the upcoming NFL season was announced Tuesday night and the media buzz around this release perfectly demonstrates how the league has been able to continually dominate headlines deep into the offseason.The NFL strategically schedules the rookie combine, free agency, the schedule release, the draft, training camp, and preseason to make every season, football season...
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Report: Dorial Green-Beckham visited Cowboys after all

According to The Dallas Morning News, on the last day college players could visit NFL teams before next week's draft, Dorial Green-Beckham visited the Dallas Cowboys. This report conflicts with an earlier report from last week that claimed that he refused to visit with the team.Green-Beckham profiles a lot like Dez Bryant did when he entered the draft. He is a very talented wide...
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NFL suspends Greg Hardy 10 games for conduct detrimental to the league

Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy has been suspended without pay for the team’s first 10 games of the 2015 regular season for conduct detrimental to the league. From the NFL: In a letter from Commissioner Roger Goodell, Hardy was informed that an extensive two-month NFL investigation following the dismissal of his case in North Carolina state...
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Stephen Jones: Dez Deal Still No. 1 Priority

Cowboys VP Stephen Jones addressed a number of offseason topics on Tuesday, but he made sure to let it be known that finding a long-term deal with Dez Bryant was his top priority.“That’s what we’d like to get done, and we have to be patient with that,” Jones said on the Cowboys’ flagship radio station 105.3 The Fan, according to “Those things don’t happen...
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Dez Bryant is right to skip voluntary workouts

It’s official.  The 2015 NFL off-season training program has begun and all 32 NFL teams are underway.  Teams with new head coaches have had the opportunity to implement their programs a couple weeks ahead of their competition as a way to level the playing field.  Much is made of a players attendance at these workouts.  Teams and media outlets portray an image of a tyrant...
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Dallas Cowboys 2015 schedule

For the second time in three years, Dallas will open its season with a primetime home game against the New York Giants, as the two rivals open the season on Sunday Night Football. In Week 2, the Cowboys will travel to Philadelphia to face the Eagles and former Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray. The Cowboys play on Sunday Night Football three times: Week 1 vs. Giants, Week...
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Dez Bryant not present at start of voluntary workouts

Dez Bryant is not happy with his contract situation. Earlier this offseason, he took to Twitter to vocalize his displeasure with the team's decision to slap him with the franchise tag. Now that a long-term contract to his liking has still not been offered up to Bryant, he is taking his displeasure to the next level. When the Cowboys opened up their voluntary offseason workouts on...
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EXCLUSIVE: reveals the 2015 Packers schedule

Why wait until 7 p.m. Tuesday night for the 2015 NFL and Green Bay Packers schedules to be announced? An exclusive source has revealed this year’s Packers’ schedule to ahead of the official announcement. Here’s the full Packers schedule, complete with reasoning why the NFL scheduled each Packers game where it did: Sunday, Sept. 6, 7:30 p.m. – Packers vs. RamsThe...
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Dallas Cowboys’ Bryant and Scandrick skip voluntary workouts

Dallas Cowboys‘ Bryant and Scandrick skip voluntary workouts. Kevin Patra of broke the news a short time ago. Today marked the start of voluntary, off-season work outs for 25 teams as I posted earlier. With these workouts, each season there are disgruntled or frustrated players who decide to skip them. This move puts the Dallas Cowboys in a bi-curious position, because...
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Dez Bryant: Best Receiver in the NFL?

In 2010, the Dallas Cowboys selected Dez Bryant with the 24th pick of the NFL Draft. Since that day, Bryant has steadily built his case for why he belongs in the discussion with the best receivers in the league. But has he done enough over the past three years to replace Calvin Johnson for the number one spot? I personally believe he has, and this piece will cover why exactly I have...
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Gurley Medical Re-check Good, Could Cowboys Trade up?

The medicals re-checks were to be done today in Indianapolis, and we now have official news on Todd Gurley – he’s good to go. Doctors re-examined his knee and everything is on track for him to be potentially ready for training camp. With the green light now on Gurley, teams can lock in his draft status on their boards, and I wonder where other teams will have him. Most teams...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Long-Term Deal Between Cowboys & Dez Bryant Now Unlikely Following Advisor Change

According to Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report, the news that Cowboys WR Dez Bryant is parting ways with long-time advisor David Wells could have a negative impact on his his future in Dallas. Cole mentions that the Cowboys view Wells as a “vital” part of Bryant’s life to ensure that he remains on the right ... The post Report: Long-Term Deal Between Cowboys & Dez Bryant...
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As the NFL turns, all eyes are on the Dallas Cowboys

It wouldn’t be an NFL offseason unless there were one maybe two Dallas Cowboys stories in the mix. This season it seems the Cowboys couldn’t stay out of the headlines. And as we all know that’s music to team owner Jerry Jones’ ears. Whether you love the Cowboys or not, it’s arguably safe to say most NFL fans want to know what’s going on with the Cowboys. The first major...
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Dez Bryant agent power struggle could be blocking contract extension

Representatives for Dez Bryant are in a power struggle that could be impeding progress on contract extension talks between the wide receivers and Dallas Cowboys, according to reports. Bryant, who scored a career-high 16 touchdowns last season, switched representation from Eugene Parker to Roc Nation Sports last fall. That switch reportedly upset Cowboys owner Jerry...Read More
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NFL Notes: Dez Bryant, Draft, Browns, Buccaneers, & Cowboys

Dez Bryant Jean-Jacques Taylor of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has parted ways with one of his attorneys. According to Taylor, the dispute between Bryant’s advisers at Roc Nation and his long-time advise David Wells is among the reasons the the receiver has yet to reach a long-term deal with the Cowboys. Taylor adds that ... The post NFL Notes: Dez Bryant...
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Cowboys targeting Melvin Gordon in the draft?

Jim O’Connor-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Cowboys lost star running back DeMarco Murray in free agency this offseason, and are going to need to find another starting running back before the end of the offseason. They are currently looking at Darren McFadden as their best option behind Tony Romo in the backfield, and that quite simply isn’t going to fly. According to a report...
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Dallas Cowboys: Is Wide Receiver a draft need?

Defensive line, running back, cornerback, safety, linebacker, and offensive tackle. Those are all the positions of need that come to the forefront of conversation when assessing the Dallas Cowboys draft needs. While the first three are unarguably more important to the roster than adding another pass catcher, wide receiver isn’t as strong as many believe. It all starts with All...
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What Adrian Peterson Could Do for the Cowboys

View image | In short, Adrian Peterson could make the Cowboys a legit Super Bowl Contender. As of right now, the Cowboys have a ton of talent, but they simply have not proven to be a legit contender to win it all. Adrian Peterson could change that instantly. Peterson has never had much of an offense around him. In fact, over the course of his career he’s been...
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Shouldn’t the Dallas Cowboys sign Dez Bryant with the freed up cash?

Dallas has had a decent off-season despite losing Demarco Murray. A large number of key role players on the team were re-signed such as Rolando McClain and Doug Free, and some “big-name” players were added such as Greg Hardy and Darren McFadden. But despite the additions already been made and freeing up cap space for Murray being too late, Tony Romo still reconstructed his contract...
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