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Jerry Jones statement on signing Greg Hardy

The Dallas Cowboys signed former Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy to a one-year deal on Wednesday. Hardy remains on the commissioner’s exempt list as the NFL seeks to determine potential punishment for the 2013 Pro Bowl selection.  He faces up to six games or more under the new policy. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones issued a statement on why the team decided to sign Hardy...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys sign DE Greg Hardy to one-year deal

Former Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy has signed a one-year deal worth $11.3 million that could go up to $13.116 million with the Dallas Cowboys, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Hardy is signed, but he isn’t allowed to play until he is removed from the commissioner’s exempt list. The five-year veteran was arrested on May 13 on charges he assaulted and threatened...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys must target a RB in the 2015 NFL Draft

Jim O’Connor-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Cowboys were hoping to be able to re-sign star running back DeMarco Murray this offseason, but that didn’t end up being the case. Darren McFadden was signed in free agency, but he isn’t going to be the type of player that will be able to replace Murray’s production. What does that mean for Dallas moving forward? They’ll have to...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren McFadden ‘excited’ to be a Cowboy

Darren McFadden has already played for five different head coaches since being the No. 4 overall pick in 2008. After seven seasons with the Oakland Raiders, Murray will finally get some continuity in Dallas.  He signed a two-year contract with the Cowboys worth $5.69 million on Friday. “I’m very excited to be here. I don’t know if I can express in words how excited I...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Available Free Agents the Cowboys Could Still Target

Stevan Ridley View image | gettyimages.com If there’s any runningback available who’s not just a change of pace guy or a no. 2 guy on the depth chart who the Cowboys could sign to replace DeMarco Murray, it’s Stevan Ridley.  The Cowboys decided to sign Darren McFadden today, which will help their running back situation, but it’d be hard for me to believe that he’s...
Via TopSportsReport
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo on DeMarco Murray: 'I’m losing a close friend'

Running back DeMarco Murray shouldered a heavy ground attack that helped Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo lead the team to playoffs in 2014. Along with their relationship on the field, Romo and Murray developed a close friendship that went beyond playing football. Speaking to reporters while visiting the Texas Rangers during spring training, Romo shared his feelings regarding...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo reacts to DeMarco Murray signing with Eagles

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Tony Romo has handed the ball off to DeMarco Murray for the past four seasons.  But in 2015, the Dallas Cowboys quarterback won’t have No. 29 in the backfield. Murray signed a five-year, $42 million deal with the Cowboys NFC East rival Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. Romo reacted to the news while attending the Texas Rangers’ spring training in...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray hasn’t heard from Cowboys

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Running back DeMarco Murray has not heard from the Dallas Cowboys since last week, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Now we know why DeMarco Murray has deleted Cowboys’ references on his Twitter account: team has not called him since last week, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 10, 2015 Murray is expected to be one of the most...
Via Sports-Glory
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys re-sign RT Doug Free

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Cowboys re-signed veteran right tackle Doug Free to a three-year contract on Saturday morning. The deal is worth $15 million and includes $6 million in guaranteed money, according to ESPN. The signing of Free means all five of Dallas’ starting offensive linemen from the No. 2 rushing game in the NFL will be back with the team in 2015...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys to show interest in RB C.J. Spiller?

The Dallas Cowboys finished last season with an NFC East division title and ended up knocking off the Detroit Lions in the first round of the NFL Playoffs. Unfortunately, they went into Green Bay and were unable to knock off the Packers to continue their impressive season. DeMarco Murray is about to hit the open free agency market on March 10th, and they will have to look at other...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant Will Be At The UNC-Duke Game Saturday As The Tar Heels’ WR Coach’s Guest

The Dallas Cowboys are apparently pretty big college basketball fans.  Earlier this week, Tony Romo, Jason Garrett, Jason Witten and DeMarco Murray attended the Duke-Wake Forest game at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The foursome played some pickup on the court prior to the game and Romo spent part of the second half sitting with the Cameron Crazies.  One of the Cowboys’ other stars...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys hang out at Duke game, pose with funny poster

The Dallas Cowboys’ offseason tour made a stop at the Duke men’s basketball game tonight. Tony Romo, Jason Garrett, Jason Witten and DeMarco Murray attended the Blue Devils’ blowout victory against Wake Forest. The Cowboys’ star quarterback even sat with the Cameron Crazies for a portion of the second half.  The foursome also posed with a “Dez Caught The Ball” sign...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Tony Romo Ran Across The Court So He Could Sit With The Cameron Crazies At Tonight’s Duke Game

The Dallas Cowboys have quite a crew at tonight’s Duke game, as Jason Garrett, Tony Romo, Jason Witten and DeMarco Murray are all at Cameron Indoor Stadium to watch the Blue Devils take on Wake Forest.  The Cowboys’ star quarterback apparently got tired of sitting with his teammates and head coach, though. Late in the second half of Duke’s soon-to-be blowout victory against...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys, Cole Beasley agree to 4-year deal

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Cowboys and wide receiver Cole Beasley have agreed to terms on a new four-year deal, reports Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports. Sources: The #Cowboys and WR Cole Beasley have agreed to terms on a 4-year deal worth $13.6M with $7M in guarantees and a $4M signing bonus. — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) March 3, 2015 Beasley’s deal could...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys franchise tag Dez Bryant

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Cowboys officially used their franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant ust before Monday’s deadline. Bryant will make $12.8 million in 2015 unless the two side can agree on a new contract by July 15. “I can tell you I’m not that excited about the franchise tag with Dez simply because I’d like to have our agreement and our business...
Via Sports-Glory
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Bilzerian’s Plane, Jason Witten Truck Wrap & Bo Snowman

  21 days…10 hours… until spring…and I warned you that people were starting to lose their minds. First you had the whole llama thing and then the blue and black (or is it white and gold) dress drama. That’s what happens when you have 50 million people, or however many, are stuck in their houses. Mental health, invest in it…Obama. Allegiant Air Did you know the company...
Via Busted Coverage
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys don’t trust Dez Bryant; franchise tag ‘a certainty’

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Cowboys will franchise tag wide receiver Dez Bryant. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Cowboys are unwilling to give Bryant a long-term contract extension with significant financial guarantees because of their “lack of off-the-field trust in the Pro Bowl receiver.” According to Rapoport, Dallas has not scheduled...
Via Sports-Glory
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Witten’s work continues to impress the Dallas Cowboys

If you were fortunate enough to witness the team of the 1990s, you were also equally fortunate to have seen the formidable talent of Mr. Jay McKinley Novacek, who just happens to be a five-time Pro Bowler and three-time Super Bowl Champion. Would it be safe to say that he’ll eventually be enshrined in Canton, Ohio? After it was all said and done, and he’d left the game of football...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Where is Jason Witten’s successor?

Not a single Dallas Cowboys fan is looking forward to the day that tight end Jason Witten decides to hang up his cleats for good. Witten is the glue, to say the very least, that pieces this team together. A true proven leader on and off the field, and a role model for many other players around the league. There’s just nothing bad to say about him. The downside of this entire situation...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Dallas Cowboys consider a TE in the NFL draft?

It may not seem like a glamourous position, as tight end is still viewed by many as a job that is as much about being an offensive lineman as it is a wide receiver. But that’s a notion that is quickly changing, becoming more and more outdated with each passing season. Across the NFL, tight ends are a major part of passing attacks. And their role isn’t just as a possession receiver...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

2010’s NFL All-Decade Team: Tight End

The tight end position has been revolutionized in recent years thanks to the NFL’s transformation to a pass-oriented game. This has changed the way we think about the position, and therefore the requirements for being considered a great tight end. Here are the tight ends I’d put on my 2010’s All-Decade Team: 3. Jason Witten Jason Witten Despite being slow as hell, Witten...
Via isportsweb.com
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rolando McClain faces 4-game suspension

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain is set to become a free agent in March, but his next contract could be affected by a possible four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. As he prepares to be a free agent, Cowboys LB Rolando McClain facing 4-game fine for violating substance abuse policy, per @toddarcher and I — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
Via Sports-Glory
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant questions Cowboys loyalty on Twitter

Dez Bryant doesn’t think the Dallas Cowboys are as “dedicated” to him as he is to the team. I wish They felt the same way but it’s cool.. It’s #business RT @FrankyGonzalez3: I love how dedicated @DezBryant is to the @dallascowboys — Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) February 17, 2015 Bryant will not likely reach free agency as a report on Tuesday stated that the Cowboys...
Via Sports-Glory
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys leaning toward giving Dez Bryant franchise tag

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Cowboys will likely keep their No. 1 wide receiver Dez Bryant for at least one more season. Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones told The Dallas Morning News that the team is leaning toward applying the franchise tag to Bryant. “Right now all things being equal, it’s leaning more Dez with the franchise than it is not,” Jones...
Via Sports-Glory
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys offseason outlook: Tight ends

With the Super Bowl finally concluded, we can finally settle into the true business of the offseason - assessing the coming months and the way they'll affect the makeup of the Cowboys' roster. The start of free agency is still roughly a month away, and the NFL draft is still nearly three months away. Despite that, I wanted to look at the roster that's currently in place at Valley...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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