Bills sign Phillip Tanner, place C.J. Spiller on short-term IR

The Buffalo Bills announced on Tuesday that they’ve signed former Cowboys running back Phillip Tanner and have placed C.J. Spiller on short-erm injured reserver after he broke his collarbone this past Sunday. The #Bills have signed RB Phillip Tanner (@PTanner34) and placed @CJSPILLER on IR-Return — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills...
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Bills bolster depleted backfield by signing veteran Phillip Tanner

With injuries to its top two running backs, the Buffalo Bills have dipped into the free-agent market for a replacement. A source told FOX Sports that Phillip Tanner will sign Tuesday with the Bills. Tanner, 26, spent his first three NFL seasons (2011-2013) as a backup with Dallas. He spent time with Indianapolis and the Cowboys during the preseason but was released by both squads...
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Bills Sign RB Phillip Tanner

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post is reporting that the Bills are signing RB Phillip Tanner to a contract. The Bills had to bring someone in after they lost Fred Jackson for close to a month and C.J. Spiller could be out for the season with a broken collarbone. Tanner, 25, signed on with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of Middle Tennessee State back in 2011...
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Cowboys move on from Ryan Williams, Phillip Tanner

The Cowboys waived running back Ryan Williams and Phillip Tanner on Saturday. RBs Ryan Williams and Phillip Tanner were waived by the #Cowboys. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) August 30, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Cowboys move on from Ryan Williams,Phillip Tanner...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Further sign of change in Dallas?

Thursday was a day of news. As well as the evening kick off against the Broncos, it was announced that Jakar Hamilton would be suspended 4 games for missing a drug test and that, in order to make room for Phillip Tanner to sign and provide some healthy legs in the backfield, the Cowboys were cutting 2013 4th round pick, CB B.W. Webb. In an... -- Click the title above to read the...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys fall to Broncos, finish preseason 0-4

ARLINGTON, Texas - A team's preseason record can often be as meaning-less  as the official attendance announced for Thursday's Broncos-Cowboys clash at AT&T Stadium. Cowboys officials, with a straight face, said 77,922 attended the fourth and final preseason game of 2014. If they had said a third of that number were actually in the seats, it would have been more believable...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

B.W. Webb Released, Jakar Hamilton Next?

The Cowboys released last year’s 4th round pick B.W. Webb in order to make room for Phillip Tanner – ouch! That release says Webb wasn’t going to make the final cuts, as Tanner will likely be waived after the preseason game. Webb was not good, yes he was athletic, but you need to cover and play good on the field and he did not do this. Hopefully, with Will McClay we’ll see...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys release corner B.W. Webb

Dallas has cut cornerback B.W. Webb, a fourth-round pick in 2013, to make room for the returning Phillip Tanner. Webb has been outplayed by rookies Terrance Mitchell and Tyler Patmon this summer. The post Cowboys release corner B.W. Webb appeared first on Cowboys Addicts.
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Re-Sign RB Phillip Tanner

Dallas re-signed running back Phillip Tanner, who was cut last week by the Colts. It is assumed that this is just so Tanner can help them get through tomorrow night’s final preseason game. He’s not expected to compete for a roster spot. The post Cowboys Re-Sign RB Phillip Tanner appeared first on Cowboys Addicts.
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Sign RB Phillip Tanner

  Christina Phillips, the agent for RB Phillip Tanner, announced Wednesday that her client has signed with the Dallas Cowboys. Congrats #PSMG RB Phillip Tanner on signing with the @dallascowboys! #Cowboys @PTanner34 — Christina Phillips (@PrecisionSprts) August 27, 2014 Tanner, 25, signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of Middle Tennessee State back in 2011, so...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Waive RB Phillip Tanner

  The Indianapolis Colts announced that they have waived RB Phillip Tanner. This move was made seemingly in conjunction with the acquisition of RB David Fluellen from the Eagles in exchange for K Cody Parkey. Tanner, 25, signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of Middle Tennessee State back in 2011. It appeared that Tanner had an outside shot to make the team, but...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts-Giants Recap

 Although the starters and backups of the Indianapolis Colts demolished the New York Giants, the 3rd and 4th stringers let them down and allowed a monumental Giants comeback. The Colts were dominant from the beginning. The offense looked composed, in sync and on the ball. They went pass heavy very early on and they moved the ball very efficiently. With Reggie Wayne and TY Hilton...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

What we Learned from Colts Training Camp 2014

The Indianapolis Colts wrapped up training camp this Wednesday after three weeks at Anderson University. I was personally in attendance for several of their practices and have come away with an idea of some of the things we will see this year.With just one preseason game (a loss to the New York Jets last Thursday) under their belt, there is still plenty to be decided and worked out...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts add depth at running back

The Indianapolis Colts might have had the day off from practice, but the front office made some moves.Ryan Grigson did not make a blockbuster trade when Vick Ballard was lost for the season (torn Achelles).Unlike last year when he made the move for Trent Richardson, instead he opted to add depth behind Richardson. Today the Colts added Phillip Tanner, formerly with the Dallas Cowboys...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Sign RB Phillip Tanner & LB Jonathon Sharpe

  The Colts announced the signing of RB Phillip Tanner and LB Jonathon Sharpe on Tuesday. Tanner, 25, recently worked out for the Seahawks. He signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of  Middle Tennessee State back in 2011. Tanner has appeared in 39 regular season games over the course of his three-year NFL career and has totaled 149 yards rushing on 56 carries...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UDFA’s who could make it to the 53

The Dallas Cowboys signed a total of 24 UDFA after the end of the 2014 NFL draft while also issuing a number of players training camp invites. This week’s Top five is a list of players most likely to make the team or practice squad from the UDFA ranks. 1. L’Damian Washington- Big and fast, Washington is the kind of player you want to root for If you haven’t seen the grant land...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bears Worked Out RBs Javon Ringer & Phillip Tanner

    Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that the Bears also worked out free agent RBs Javon Ringer and Phillip Tanner on Monday. Ross Jones of Fox Sports reported Monday that Oregon RB De’Anthony Thomas will meet with the Chicago Bears on Tuesday. Aaron Wilson adds that Chicago also worked out RB Nate Eachus on Monday as well. The fact that the Bears have shown some...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys are not going to re-sign RB Phillip Tanner

The Dallas Cowboys will not tender a contract to Phillip Tanner, making the running back an unrestricted free agent, according to a source. Tanner was the Cowboys’ only restricted free agent, which meant they would have had to tender him a deal worth at least $1.389 million. It is possible, if unlikely, that Tanner could be re-signed for […]The post Dallas Cowboys are not...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys will not tender Phillip Tanner a contract

The Dallas Cowboys will not tender running back Phillip Tanner a contract for the 2014 season. Tanner will become a unrestricted free agent according to ESPN’s Todd Archer. Tanner, 25, was the Cowboys only restricted free agent. A deal for Tanner would have cot the Cowboys at least $1.389 million. A key member of the Cowboys special teams, Tanner had 56 carries for 149 yards in...
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys won’t tender Phillip Tanner

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According tyo Alex Marvez of FOX Sports,  the Dallas Cowboys will not place a tender on running back Phillip Tanner.  He’ll hit free agency when it kicks off on March 11th. Source tells @FOXSports1 that #Cowboys RB Phillip Tanner won't be tendered as restricted free agent because...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys Won’t Tender RFA RB Phillip Tanner

Tom Pelissero reports that due to the Cowboys awful cap situation, they will not be tendering restricted free agent RB Phillip Tanner. The Cowboys are still expected to be about $20 million over the cap, despite recent reports that the 2014 salary cap could be has high as $132 million next season. Dallas will be forced to make a number of roster moves in the coming weeks just to...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray’s role expected to expand

With Lance Dunbar now on injured reserve with a knee injury,  DeMarco Murray’s role within the Cowboys offense is expected expand. “DeMarco Murray is our lead back, has been our lead back all year long, has done an excellent job for us, did a really good job in the game the other day again,” coach Jason Garrett said via “He’ll be the lead dog. The other...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Morning After: Defeat from the jaws of victory

In the context of discussing the 2013 Dallas Cowboys, there seems to be two factions of observers throughout the area that the Cowboys call home. The very large majority seem to consider this team as "the Same Old Cowboys" who can't close the deal on games they should win, often make silly mistakes that make their demise all the easier, and then because of this chronic...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit 31, Dallas 30: Can’t Even Run Out the Clock

With 1:24 remaining in today’s game between the Cowboys and Lions, the Cowboys took the ball over at the Detroit  31 while leading 27-24. The Cowboys had just stopped the Lions on a fourth-down play. According to Advanced NFL Stats, the Cowboys’ chances of winning the game at that moment was 99%. This is how every Cowboys’ fan looks after the team’s 31-30 loss to the Detroit...
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October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Xs and Os: 2 Plays That Nearly Destroyed The Cowboys In Philly

Let's close the books on Week 7 in Philadelphia with a film breakdown of two of the more significant plays from the game. There was a lot to choose from, but the interception of DeMeco Ryans was talked about all week at great length - especially when the announcers seemed to miss the call - and I also wanted to highlight the ability of young JJ Wilcox on a play he made - on the...
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October 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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