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

Joseph Randle Fails To Impress in First Start

Cowboys rookie running back Joseph Randle saw 19 of Dallas' 26 rushing attempts Sunday at Philadelphia and had 65 rushing yards. He also caught three passes for 28 yards.Fantasy Spin:The short touchdown went to Phillip Tanner, however. Randle should continue to start while DeMarco Murray is out with a knee injury unless the Cowboys trade for a running back.
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboy crush Eagles 17-3 to take over first place in NFC East

In a battle for early NFC East supremacy the Cowboys did something they haven't done very often. They played stellar defense. It was going to be a shootout they said. Setting the Over / Under at 56 points is easy money for the Over they claimed. Start every Cowboys and Eagles player you can find in your fantasy football lineup they advised. They were wrong. The Cowboys and...
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas RB Lance Dunbar Set To Make Season Debut Versus Chiefs

Not that it matters a lot to most fantasy footballers, but Dallas Cowboys backup running back Lance Dunbar is set to make his season debut Sunday versus the Kansas City Chiefs. If you were holding onto Phillip Tanner as DeMarco Murray‘s  backup, it’s time to send him packing. Dunbar should be taking over that role. While I don’t think Dunbar will bet a significant amount of...
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas RB Lance Dunbar Set To Make Season Debut Versus Chiefs

Not that it matters a lot to most fantasy footballers, but Dallas Cowboys backup running back Lance Dunbar is set to make his season debut Sunday versus the Kansas City Chiefs. If you were holding onto Phillip Tanner as DeMarco Murray‘s  backup, it’s time to send him packing. Dunbar should be taking over that role. While I don’t think Dunbar will bet a significant amount of...
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September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Garrett to DeMarco Murray: “the ball cannot be on the ground”

The Dallas Cowboys made it clear to running back DeMarco Murray that turnovers will cost you playing time on Saturday night. During the first quarter of Dallas’ third preseason game with the Cincinnati Bengals Murray was benched in favor of backup Phillip Tanner. Please click here to read this story. The post Jason Garrett to DeMarco Murray: “the ball cannot be on the ground”...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jones: California camp still in Cowboys' future

Jerry Jones has some good news for the California training home of his Dallas Cowboys as they prepare to break camp. The owner wants to keep coming back even after the opening of a Texas facility that could easily replace Oxnard. ''This isn't light to me coming out here to Southern California, like we're trying to experiment over here,'' Jones said upon...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Running game gives team the spark they needed

On Sunday Night, the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Miami Dolphins in the preseason opening Hall of Fame Game. While Tony Romo did not play in that game, it was the rushing attack that shined the most. With DeMarco Murray not playing in the game it opened the door for the other running backs on the team to make a name for themselves, and make a name they did. Phillip Tanner and Lance...
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Kudos to the kids! Cowboys defeat the Dolphins in Hall of Fame game

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 * UnapologeticDateline: Canton, Ohio– It was only the first preseason game and the usual suspects for heroism were on the sideline. Tony Romo, Jason Witten, DeMarco Murray, DeMarcus Ware and Sean...
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

5 reasons Cowboys beat Dolphins 24-20

Playing in the Hall of Fame game offers some benefits, even though most teams could do without five exhibition matches and an extra chance for key guys to get hurt. For the Dallas Cowboys, their 24-20 victory Sunday night over Miami was all about the kids. And for the Dolphins, it was a sloppy mess, not nearly as close as the final score. Here are five reasons the Cowboys left...
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys RB Phillip Tanner scores first touchdown of 2013 season

It may only be the preseason Hall of Fame Game, but this touchdown by Cowboys running back Phillip Tanner gets our blood boiling here at Gamedayr.
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August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillip Tanner reportedly looking more explosive

According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, running back Phillip Tanner looked more explosive this offseason.   He’s says that’s something that he’s been working on. “I worked a lot on my quickness and explosiveness,” said Tanner. “I lost a little weight and leaned up a little bit. I’m able to see things and hit the hole without hesitating.” Cowboys running backs...
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June 21, 2013  |  1 Comment

Cowboys could address the running back position in the draft or free agency

Let’s be honest, aside from DeMarco Murray, the Dallas Cowboys running back’s are pretty average.  It’s time for them to make an upgrade and add another player or two in the draft or free agency. Nick Eatman of believes the Cowboys may do just that. Phillip Tanner and Lance Dunbar are both under contract and will remain in the mix. Tanner wasn’t used...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Felix Jones Nursing Sore Knee

Cowboys halfback Felix Jones missed practice on Tuesday because of a sore knee.Fantasy Spin:He was originally slated to be the team's starter Thursday against Washington but now his availability is somewhat in question. Lance Dunbar and Phillip Tanner both saw first team reps in practice on Tuesday. They'll probably split carries Thursday if Jones can't play.
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November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Will We Finally See Lance Dunbar and Cole Beasley Sunday Night?

The Cowboys haven’t had a durable back since Emmitt Smith was with the team, and the consistent injury back by committee continues. We know DeMarco Murray is out at minimum, one more game, and Felix Jones has a different nagging injury every week. I think the team is going to see if Felix will be a factor if he starts, but I think this is the week we finally get to see Lance Dunbar...
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November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Which Cowboys Team Will Show Up Sunday?

Its the question every Cowboys fan asks themselves, and it unfortunate. I cannot remember the last time this team put together consecutive, convincing wins; however, the Cowboys have a chance Sunday to start a winning streak against the Giants. The chips seem to big stacked against the Cowboys, they haven’e played sound football on offense, and defensive leader, Sean Lee is out...
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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