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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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys O-Line is as advertised; elite.

Dallas, TX- Last night we got our first glimpse of the Cowboys 2014 roster, although it was at the expense of a 27-7 shellacking by the San Diego Chargers, don’t start folding just yet. The truth is that the Cowboys defense were only playing with 4 potential starters last night. However that’s not what we’re here to discuss. Let’s talk about the meat and potatoes here and...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
21 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Offense Preview: Offensive Line

Everything seemed to fall in place for the Cowboys’ offensive line last year. Tyron Smith continued his evolution into one of the premiere tackles in football. Doug Free found his game again. Travis Frederick exceeded all expectations as a rookie starter. Both guards, Mackenzy Bernadeau and Ronald Leary, were solid players with no significant liability. Everyone stayed healthy...
Via Cowboys Addicts
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Diamonds 2014 ALL-OVERESTIMATED TEAM (Offense)

Overestimated - When you estimate something, you make a calculation or a judgment of its value. So, when you overestimate, you assign too much value to the thing you are judging. So with that being said, this is a pretty obvious list.  Basically we took the most overrated, overhyped individuals in the NFL on Offense and placed them on […] The post NFL Draft Diamonds 2014 ALL...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Rumors: Dez Bryant, Tyron Smith, DeMarco Murray & Doug Free

  Dez Bryant Todd Archer of ESPN.com writes that the Cowboys would like to a contract extension in place for WR Dez Bryant who is entering the final year of his rookie contract. According to Archer, Bryant doesn’t want to leave Dallas and the Cowboys feel the same way. Even so, Archer still expects the Cowboys to try to structure Bryant’s next contract so that more money...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys may move Doug Free to guard

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; It sounds like the Dallas Cowboys could end up moving offensive tackle Doug Free to guard. “@DallCowboyR1: @BryanBroaddus I heard that they would move Free to OG if they selected a OT with the 16th pick.” Possibility. — Bryan Broaddus (@BryanBroaddus) March 30, 2014 Free is a solid...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Cowboys draft another Offensive Tackle?

The Cowboys have spent the last three years revamping their offensive line. It certainly has paid off and with Doug Free improving his play, it may be hard to spend a high draft pick on the positions. However, Free is closer to the end of his career than the beginning. It may be fitting to go one step further and really shore up the position over the next 10 years or so. Tyron Smith...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys making tough decisions is a good sign

A day before free agency and the Dallas Cowboys made shaving $20 million of their books look easy; even managing to do so without having to release DeMarcus Ware despite all the media controversy that suggested that they might not be able to keep him with his current contract and get under the cap. Whether Ware will be on the team come next season is another story. Owner Jerry Jones...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys not expected to cut Doug Free

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com can’t imagine that the Cowboys will cut offensive lineman Doug Free after a strong season in 2013. …I don’t know why you want to cut Doug Free. He played well enough in 2013 after a poor 2012.Maybe you look for his replacement in the draft, but I don...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Free Free Expected To Be Back With The Cowboys Next Season

Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas expects the Cowboys RT Doug Free to be back with the team next season, despite their obvious cap issues and some suspect play from Free in the past. The Cowboys are projected to be over the cap by close to $24 million, which means all options to shed salary are on the table. However, Archer mentions that Free actually played pretty well in 2013 and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

In McClay we trust?

Here we sit, a month or so before free agency is set to begin and the Dallas Cowboys certainly have their work cut out for them. Over the coming months the Cowboys will be consumed with evaluations. Evaluations of their team, of free agents and of the players eligible for this year’s draft. Most of you are probably aware by now that Will McClay will be constructing the Cowboys...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys: Doug Free undergoes ankle surgery

Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Doug Free underwent surgery on his right ankle. Free is expected to be ready for for offseason programs in April reports ESPN. He accepted a pay-cut to $3.5 million last season so there is a good chance he will return to the Cowboys in 2014.
Via Tireball.com
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Free Agents List

Here’s a list of the 2015 NFL Free Agents. by Nathan Rivera (Twitter)   Notable players are highlighted in “Blue“ RFA = restricted free agent Ex = exclusive free agent                                        2015 NFL Free Agents Player Pos. Team Status Dominique Davis QB ATL R Tyrod Taylor QB BAL Thaddeus Lewis QB BUF R Kevin...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys OL Doug Free Gets the Tom Petty Treatment From Raiders DL Ryan Robinson

There are two things that you never want to do as an offensive lineman. One--and most important--is to let your quarterback get hit. You treat him like a fried turkey leg at a fat camp. No one touches him! Second, you don't want to be pimp slapped and tossed on your can if you can avoid it.That's just embarrassing--especially if your name is one people can easily make fun...
Via FatManWriting
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Doug Free tries out new position at guard for Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Having failed so miserably at right tackle that he had to take a pay cut to remain with the Cowboys, Doug Free tried out a new position Saturday against the Cincinnati Bengals. And for a guy who hadn't played guard at any level of his football career, Free actually flirted with competence. It remains to be seen whether the Cowboys will open the regular-season...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Doug Free tries out new position at guard for Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Having failed so miserably at right tackle that he had to take a pay cut to remain with the Cowboys, Doug Free tried out a new position Saturday against the Cincinnati Bengals. And for a guy who hadn't played guard at any level of his football career, Free actually flirted with competence. It remains to be seen whether the Cowboys will open the regular-season...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry's Free event against Bengals could be messy

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones jumped at the opportunity to play in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, in part because he thought an extra week of training camp would be good for his team. But after a month in Southern California and three preseason games, the Cowboys' offensive line is in a state of flux. Coach Jason Garrett tried to play it down Thursday, but the Cowboys will...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry's Free event against Bengals could be messy

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones jumped at the opportunity to play in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, in part because he thought an extra week of training camp would be good for his team. But after a month in Southern California and three preseason games, the Cowboys' offensive line is in a state of flux. Coach Jason Garrett tried to play it down Thursday, but the Cowboys will...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry's Free event against Bengals could be messy

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones jumped at the opportunity to play in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, in part because he thought an extra week of training camp would be good for his team. But after a month in Southern California and three preseason games, the Cowboys' offensive line is in a state of flux. Coach Jason Garrett tried to play it down Thursday, but the Cowboys will...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys’ Doug Free moved to guard

According to the Dallas Morning News,  Cowboys offensive lineman Doug Free was practicing at right guard on Wednesday. Dallas head coach Jason Garrett gave the media a reason for Free’s move. “With the injury situations we have had up front, we are just looking at different combinations,” Garrett said. This, however, was more than a minor adjustment. The Cowboys rearranged...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 10 Worst NFL Salary Cap Hits for 2013

Each offseason, teams attempt to make moves in free agency that will give them that final missing piece to catapult them into relevancy and the Super Bowl. Without fail, there are franchises so desperate to make moves to appease their fan base, they overpay market value for players that should have been signed to lower salaries or incentive-laced contracts. Although the Washington...
Via Down and Distance
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Doug Free here to stay for Cowboys, blah…

The speculation on Doug Free staying or leaving the Dallas Cowboys ended, according to ESPN’s Todd Archer: IRVING, Texas – Doug Free has accepted a pay cut and will remain with the Dallas Cowboys, according to a source. Free was scheduled to make $7 million this season and count $10.02 million against the salary cap, but the new two-year deal opens up salary-cap room for the...
Via The Sports Blitz
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Should Look Into Signing Charles Woodson

The most high profile free agent left on the market is former Green Bay Safety Charles Woodson. The 36 year old, 16 year veteran has yet to sign, but has reportedly made visits with the Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos. The New York Giants are reportedly interested in signing him as well. So what about the Dallas Cowboys? Might they make a run at the 2009 AP NFL Defensive Player...
Via PPR Fantasy Football
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys keep tackle Doug Free at much lower salary

The Dallas Cowboys have significantly reduced right tackle Doug Free's salary after a difficult season that ended with him as a part-time player. The Cowboys reworked the final two years of Free's contract, and will he make $3.5 million in 2013 instead of $7 million. Dallas probably would have cut Free if the five-year veteran had rejected a salary cut. Free is now set...
Via AP on Fox
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Paycut should serve as motivation for Cowboys' Free

No one questioned the Dallas Cowboys for giving offensive tackle Doug Free a lucrative, long-term contract in 2011. The former fourth-round pick had been the club's most consistent linemen and other teams were poised to sign him in free agency. It was hard to imagine him completely regressing as a player and ultimately platooning at right tackle with the inexperienced Jermey...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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