Cowboys Players Who Need to Take the Next Step in 2014

Just a few seasons ago in the 2011 offseason, we consistently saw the name "Dez Bryant" under the players who are ready to take that big next step.After a 63 reception, 928 yard, and nine-touchdown season, he looked poised to do just that, and guess what happened? Bryant took that as a challenge, and had an incredible 2012. He posted stats of 92 catches, 1,382 yards, and...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

London Fletcher calls Tony Romo a 'choker' on Twitter

Former Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher took a shot at Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo when he tweeted his submission for the “caption this!” contest from NFL AM. In honor of the Masters, help us #CaptionThis photo of @TigerWoods & @dallascowboys Tony Romo hitting the green! — NFL AM (@NFL_AM) April 10, 2014 @NFL_AM @TigerWoods...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant named one of the 10 biggest headaches in the NFL

In recent weeks, as the NFL Draft approaches, there has been a lot of conversation about Johnny Manziel and the so-called “baggage” that he brings with him. While a great player on the field, the former Heisman Trophy winner is far from stellar off the gridiron, as he’s in the center of one controversy after another. That’s led many to suggest that his stock is going to drop...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Six 2013 NFL rookies who could breakout in 2014

Some rookies in 2013 showed the potential to become next-level playmakers. Although we cannot claim that they will elevate to the elite ranks they could very well be, sooner than later. I have been following these players all throughout last season and for some, since their college days.  Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah, DE LionsAt 6'6 and 270-lbs, Ziggy is a physically imposing...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Novacek: The things that plagued Dez Bryant in the past are gone

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Former Cowboys tight end Jay Novacek has been mentoring Dez Bryant and has been very impressed with what he’s seen from him. “I don’t know if I’ve ever been around a player who just simply wants to play the game of football like Dez does,’’ Novacek said, via the Dallas Morning...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Updated Salary Cap; Plus Possible Free Agents

More possible free agents? This offseason for the Dallas Cowboys? It's more than just a possibility, as shocking as that sounds.The Dallas Cowboys surprisingly have $5,754,917 in salary cap space, which gives them plenty of space to sign a free agent or two. They could really sign any free agent that they want to, and an example of that is when they signed Brandon Carr in 2012...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Dallas Cowboys draft a receiver?

So far this offseason, the Dallas Cowboys have used free agency to address their most pressing need, adding Henry Melton, Terrell McClain and Jeremy Mincey to support a troubled defensive line. They may not be done adding free agents just yet, but one can presume that Melton will be the biggest team addition prior to the NFL draft. Dez Bryant This year’s draft will be crucial...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant becomes the veteran

Jason Garrett was asked about the Cowboys' desire to obtain a veteran wide receiver this offseason. The head coach was quick to point out the team already has one: No. 88. "We consider Dez Bryant a veteran receiver," Garrett said. "He's played a lot of games for us and played at a very high level. He's certainly a strong veteran presence for us."...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

National Rewind: DTs for the Dallas Cowboys, Power Rankings, rule changes, more

In case you missed it the best national stories from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 defensive tackles in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: The greatest player in the history of every franchise. (READ) - The NFL just passed the dumbest, least fun rule ever. (READ) - Ten rule changes the NFL should implement immediately. (READ) You may also...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Dez Bryant break the rules?

HOUSTON — Not even a week after Cowboys owner, president, and general manager Jerry Jones ostensibly upheld the notorious “Dez Rules,” his star wide receiver has seemingly violated his midnight curfew at a Houston nightclub. In a celebrity party held at Venue and presented by AristocratLife, Dez Bryant joined teammate linebacker Orie Lemon and actor Bill Bellamy for a “Dallas...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

BBQ: Dez Bryant and more

Dez Bryant’s contract status has been on the minds of CowboyNation.  Along with the some of the signing that has been occurring over the last week, people are asking those Big Burning Questions.  So here goes:   Isidro Garcia Balboa from Baytown, Texas- Bryant pending “lock up” contract, how big will it be? DCFH – Dallas Cowboys Fans Houston of Houston, Texas- What kind...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys have strict rules for Bryant

Dez Bryant Dez Bryant is one of the NFL’s best receivers, and one of the top players to come out of the 2010 NFL Draft. In a draft with names like Sam Bradford, Ndamukong Suh, Jason Pierre-Paul and Demaryius Thomas, Bryant stacked up quite well. Yet Bryant was chosen after all of them. This probably isn’t because of his collegiate offensive production. Though he was suspended...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Calvin Watkins embarrasses, angers Cowboys wideout Dez Bryant

Looking for the best Dallas Cowboys blog? Look no further. You found it. Congratulations! Silver and BlueBlood - The Essential Dallas Cowboys Blog | Totally Biased * Highly Opinionated * Unapologetic There are only a couple of reasons Calvin Watkins of might have for writing the following article about Dez Bryant, and I will get to them in a second. First, here is...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: Jason Garrett doesn’t have to make the playoffs to keep his job

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones insists coach Jason Garrett doesn’t have to make the playoffs in 2014 to keep his job. “I don’t think so,” Jones said at the NFL owners meetings, via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “I don’t look at it that way at all. It’s no secret that we probably are shoulder to shoulder on the success we’d like for this team to have with him as...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Dez Bryant Pissed Reporter Asked Jerry Jones about “Dez’s Rules”

In 2012 when Dallas Cowboys star Dez Bryant was given a set of “rules” by Cowboys brass following an altercation with his mother where he allegedly physically assaulted her.  “The Dez Bryant Rules” included a curfew, a three-man security detail and counseling sessions. A midnight curfew. If he’s going to miss curfew, team officials must know in advance. No alcohol. He...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant has very strict stipulations in Cowboys contract

Dez Bryant's contract with the Dallas Cowboys requires him to walk a straight and narrow line off the field. It's much straighter and narrower than the average professional football player has to walk too.Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas highlighted some of these strict stipulations for Bryant that have been in play since 2012. Here is a list of the more notable ones:A midnight...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant lashed out at Cowboys beat writer on Twitter, then deleted tweet

  Cowboys wide receiver was quite upset with Calvin Watkins of for writing a story about how owner Jerry Jones keeps him out of trouble. Bryant lashed out at Watkins on Twitter, then deleted the tweet. This is one of Bryant’s biggest problems.  He let’s the media control his emotions too much. h/t Larry Brown Sports var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant furious with reporter Calvin Watkins for writing ‘Dez Rules’ story

Dez Bryant is furious with ESPN’s Dallas Cowboys reporter Calvin Watkins over a story the writer published on Tuesday that says the wide receiver is still under a close watch by the team. According to the article published by Watkins, Dez must adhere to the following guidelines: - A midnight curfew. If he’s going to […]
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant upset with Cowboys reporter, sends angry tweet

Apparently, Dez Bryant didn’t like ESPN’s Calvin Watkins story on how the “Dez Rules” are still in effect and shot off this Tweet to Watkins before deleting it. The article in question quotes Jerry Jones saying Bryant is still more or less under surveillance by the Cowboys. Obviously, Dez disagrees. Even though he deleted Tweet, maybe it is Tweets like this why Jones feels...
Via BlackSportsOnline
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant Can’t Go to Strip Club Unless Jerry Jones Approves It

I have it on pretty good authority that the “rules” that are set it place for Dez Bryant are broken fairly frequently, but as long as he isn’t getting into any trouble that’s fine. Jerry Jones at the owners’ meetings tells ESPN that the following rules are still in place for Bryant that were originally instituted back in 2012. A midnight curfew. If he’s going to miss...
Via BlackSportsOnline
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones still has Dez Bryant on a leash

  Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told reporters on the NFL owners meetings that wide receiver Dez Bryant still has plenty of off the field rules in other to keep him in line. “He doesn’t need to drop his guard,” Jones said, via “In some respect, none of us do.” Below is a list of the guidelines Bryant has to follow. A midnight curfew. If he’s going to miss...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys still keeping Dez Bryant on a short leash

Following his tumultuous 2012 offseason, the Cowboys put into place a strict set of conduct rules for Dez Bryant, hoping to keep the mercurial receiver out of trouble. It's worked beautifully to this point. And it's not changing. According to, owner Jerry Jones confirmed the team is still enforcing the rules on Bryant. "He doesn't need to drop...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys, Dez Bryant have exchanged numbers towards getting an extension done

  According to the Dallas Morning News,  the Cowboys have exchanged numbers with Dez Bryant’s reps as they get ready to work on a long-term extension. Now, he’s entering the final year of a five-year, $11.8 million contract with a base salary of $1.78 million this season. Jones indicates the Cowboys have exchanged numbers with Bryant and his representative about an extension...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys, Dez Bryant discussing contract extension

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and wide receiver Dez Bryant have exchanged numbers on a new contract, reports The Dallas Morning News. Now, he’s entering the final year of a five-year, $11.8 million contract with a base salary of $1.78 million this season. Jones indicates the Cowboys have exchanged numbers with Bryant and his representative about an extension. But he stops short...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones “Indicates” Cowboys Have Exchanged Numbers With WR Dez Bryant

David Moore of the Dallas Morning News writes that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones “indicates that the Cowboys have exchanged numbers” with WR Dez Bryant and his representatives regarding a new contract. It’s worth mentioning that Jones didn’t specifically state contract talks are ongoing with Bryant. Moore mentions that Jones stopped short of “confirming whether it’s with...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

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