Dallas Cowboys Position Preview: Defensive Line

The Dallas Cowboys’ defense has been horrible in recent years. It has consistently ranked near the bottom of the league and in 2013 it even finished 32nd overall. Last season’s return to playoff form was due in large part to the surprise resurgence of the Cowboy defense. If Dallas is to continue building on this success they will need to see even more improvement on the defense...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Mincey back at practice after ending brief holdout

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey didn't stay away from training camp long in his effort to get a reworked contract. The team's sack leader last season ended a brief holdout and worked on the side Sunday at practice after missing the first three days of camp, including the first padded practice. Mincey showed up Saturday night. The 31-year-old Mincey...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys DE Jeremy Mincey Ends Holdout After Team Increases 2015 Salary

Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram reports that the Cowboys and DE Jeremy Mincey reached an agreement on a new contract, which will put an end to his holdout. According to Hill, the Cowboys have agreed to include at least an extra $500,000 in terms of salary for the 2015 season. Mincey returned to Cowboys’ practice ... The post Cowboys DE Jeremy Mincey Ends Holdout After...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys DE Jeremy Mincey reports to training camp

OXNARD, Calif. -- Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said he expects Jeremy Mincey to practice on Sunday afternoon, but that's as much detail as he was willing to provide. "I'm not going to get into the conversation I had with Jeremy," he said. "It's good to have him here, it was a good conversation. We'll see how he's doing. He has to pass a physical, and we'll ease him into practice....
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Mincey in camp after brief holdout over contract

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey is expected to end a brief holdout over a contract extension by participating in practice Sunday at training camp. Dallas coach Jason Garrett said Mincey would get lighter work after missing the first three days of camp, including the first padded practice Saturday. Garrett declined to discuss details of a conversation with...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Mincey Meeting With Cowboys’ Brass Regarding Holdout

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Cowboys DE Jeremy Mincey, who is currently holding out for new contract, will meet with the Cowboys’ brass on Sunday. Cowboys HC Jason Garrett recently told reporters that they’ve had some “back and forth” with Mincey, so there’s at least a chance they could increase the veteran’s salary to get him to ... The post...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

“Yo Mince what’s the hold up?” Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey eyes a new deal.

Thursday is the day many Dallas Cowboy fans and players have been waiting for, training camp. Can you blame them for being so anxious to get back to football after the heart breaking loss to the Green Bay Packers in the divisional round? Absolutely not! The Cowboys will be entering training camp with one of the best potential off seasons in franchise history. Signing Dez Bryant long...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys DE Mincey skips opening morning walkthrough

OXNARD, Calif. -- Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey followed through on his threat to miss training camp if a new deal wasn't reached with the club. The 32-year-old veteran failed to appear for the team's first walkthrough on Thursday morning. Mincey, who led the club with six sacks last year, has been seeking a reworking of his contract since February. He signed a two-year, $1...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys won’t discuss a new contract with Jeremy Mincey until he shows up to camp

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey surprised everyone when he didn’t show up for the first day of training camp. Mincey has told the Cowboys that he doesn’t plan on showing up to training camp unless his gets a new contract. While Mincey seems to be serious about this, the Cowboys are standing firm in their position with the defensive end. According to Clarence Hill...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys happy to not deal with 'Dez Watch' as training camp begins

OXNARD, Calif. - One of the many reasons the Dallas Cowboys wanted a long-term contract with Dez Bryant was on display here Wednesday. The team's opening news conference would've been all about Bryant had he not signed his five-year, $70 million contract. "The Dez Watch is something that wouldn't have been welcomed by Coach [Jason] Garrett, his teammates, and certainly by Jerry ...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Mincey, seeking new deal, no-shows at training camp

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) Dallas defensive lineman Jeremy Mincey hasn't shown up for training camp, and executive vice president Stephen Jones says the Cowboys won't discuss a new contract with him until he does. Mincey is due to make $1.5 million in the final year of a two-year contract. He led the Cowboys with six sacks last season and provided leadership and stability for a defense...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys not inclined to talk to Mincey until he reports to camp

OXNARD, Calif. -- Whatever conversations are coming between Jeremy Mincey and the Cowboys, they won't be happening until the veteran defensive end reports to camp. Word surfaced Tuesday night that Mincey, the Cowboys' sack leader in 2014, had failed to report to the team flight, as he seeks an improved contract. He's currently set to make $1.5 million in the last season of a two...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys DE Jeremy Mincey to hold out of training camp

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey will reportedly not show up for training camp. This report comes by way of NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport (via Per the report, Mincey has been seeking a contract extension since February, but Dallas hasn’t seen fit to grant one to him this offseason. As a result, the veteran lineman will stay away from Cowboys camp in Oxnard...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys DE Jeremy Mincey Will Not Report To Training Camp

According to Ian Rapoport, DE Jeremy Mincey will not report to training camp since he and the Cowboys have yet to agree on a contract extension. Rapoport adds that the two sides have been in contract discussions since February. Seeing that both parties are not close to an agreement, Mincey has elected to hold out of training ... The post Cowboys DE Jeremy Mincey Will...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys DE Jeremy Mincey holding out of training camp, seeking new deal

Jeremy Mincey wasn't with the Cowboys when they deplaned in Oxnard, Calif., on Tuesday afternoon – which isn't an odd occurrence in its own right. Several Cowboys players, including Tony Romo and Dez Bryant, didn't take the chartered flight from Texas, as they arranged to meet the team in California separately. According to multiple reports, however, Mincey isn't currently planning...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking: Greg Hardy Suspension Reduced

Breaking News: Hardy’s suspension has been reduced to four games. He’ll be back for week 5 against the Patriots who will probably get Tom Brady back; either way, we’re going to make him look old. Get ready to crush people! With Hardy’s suspension being reduced, the Cowboys contract continues to look better and better. Having Hardy back soon when give the Cowboys a needed...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Dallas Cowboys

Dez watch spills over to Nowitzki's charity event Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is on the roster to participate in... But Bryant, who remains upset with the Cowboys' decision to use the ... Photos: Dallas Cowboys DE Jeremy Mincey celebrates recent marriage Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) slips away from Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey (92) and...
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June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Cowboys, Dolphins, Jaguars, & Saints

Cowboys Todd Archer of ESPN expects the Cowboys’ defensive line to consist of Greg Hardy, Jeremy Mincey, Tyrone Crawford and DeMarcus Lawrence in crunch time passing situations with second-round pick Randy Gregory serving as the team’s No. 5 defensive lineman. Archer believes that 2014 seventh-round selection DL Ben Gardner could make an impact at some point in ... The post...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

DE Jeremy Mincey says Cowboys defensive line is scary: 'These young guys are beasts'

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey already is feeling the crunch for playing time as the young players along the defensive line are developing quickly. Mincey will likely move inside on pass rushing situations as a result of how well veteran Greg Hardy, second-year end Demarcus  Lawrence and rookie Randy Gregory are performing. “These young guys are beasts. They’re...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys DE Jeremy Mincey getting reps at DT during OTAs

Defensive end Jeremy Mincey led the Dallas Cowboys with six sacks in 2014 while serving as the team's primary right defensive end. In 2015, defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli might have something new in store for Mincey. With Greg Hardy, Randy Gregory and a healthy Demarcus Lawrence added to Marinelli's arsenal, he is using OTAs to experiment with using Mincey at defensive tackle...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Multiple Key Cowboys Playing in Contract Year

In recent years, the Cowboys have placed more emphasis on building and reloading the roster through the draft, while sprinkling in lower mid-tier free agents along the way. It could be argued that the new Cowboys model of doing business started in 2013 when they let go of a few older marquee names like Jason Hatcher and DeMarcus Ware. DeMarco Murray was set for a big pay day and...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mincey on Cowboys drafting a DE: 'The more the merrier'

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey had a bit of a career revival last season in his first year with the team. After six seasons of mediocrity, Mincey led the Cowboys in sacks with six. According to Pro Football Focus, he finished with an additional 37 quarterback hurries and seven quarterback hits. Now entering his age-32 season, Mincey is not looking at the Cowboys' supposed...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

After Early FA, Do the Dallas Cowboys Still Have a Top 20 Defense?

In the midst of a hectic free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write a defensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss each teams’ current...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers added valuable depth so far in Free Agency

Tampa Bay had many weaknesses last season during a 2-14 campaign, one among them was ARLINGTON, TX – SEPTEMBER 28: Travaris Cadet #39 of the New Orleans Saints is tackled by Jeremy Mincey #92 of the Dallas Cowboys and Henry Melton #69 of the Dallas Cowboys. Melton will add valued depth to Bucs already improving D line.(Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) severe lack of depth...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

NFC East: Which 2015 Defense Has the Most Potential?

None of these defenses will go down in historic fashion based on their performances in 2014. While every team has a few things they can hang their hat on, their deficiencies were quite obvious over the course of the season. Heading into the acquisition part of the offseason, each team stands to improve its defense. In fact, it is the weaker side of the ball for each one of these...
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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