NFL Notes: Cowboys, Giants, Packers, Panthers, Saints

Cowboys Todd Archer expects the Cowboys to begin contract talks with free agents RB DeMarco Murray, ILB Rolando McClain and WR Dez Bryant at some point in January. Archer adds that deals may not get done too quick as they may want to see what the market has to offer. Giants Dan Graziano doesn’t see any reason why the Giants wouldn’t bring back WR Rueben Randle next...
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A Cowboys key to victory against mismatch Eagles

Dallas, TX- Sometimes in order to beat a major adversary, you must get creative. When facing an opponent that beat you badly and exposed your flaws, the task becomes even more difficult than imaginable. The Cowboys now have the tall task of facing the Philadelphia Eagles, on the road, with all the pressure on them. Philly was defeated convincingly by the defending champs, setting...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas pins the Star on Rolando McClain

Caption (credit: All things looked bright for the 2014 season heading into the first day of mini-camp. The Cowboys were excited to have their starting middle linebacker healthy once again and back on the field for the start the season. However, things took a hideous turn when Sean Lee went down with a freak knee injury that would cost him the entire 2014 season...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Injury Report: Tony Romo, Antony Spencer, Rolando McClain

After speculation that he might miss tomorrow's game with a back injury, the Dallas Cowboys will have their starting quarterback, Tony Romo, behind center when they take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in London. Defensive end Antony Spencer is also expected to play, while the status of middle linebacker Rolando McClain is uncertain. #457966188 / Romo missed last...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain is the Comeback Player of the Year so far

The Dallas Cowboys’ experiment with Rolando McClain, the No. 8 overall pick in the 2010 draft who has retired twice in four seasons, has been a pleasant surprise this season. An ailing Dallas defense snagged the talented Alabama linebacker for $700,000 of non-guaranteed money and a sixth-round draft pick. This move has been amazing for […] The post Rolando McClain is the Comeback...
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Linebacker Rolando McClain a Lock for Comeback Player of the Year?

When the Dallas Cowboys traded for 'retired' 25-year old linebacker Rolando McClain the world scoffed. There Jerry goes again; throwing away a draft pick on one of the biggest flops in recent history. What a waste.Fast forward to the present and with McClain a virtual lock to win the Comeback Player of the Year this season it appears to be the best deal Jones has ever made.@_MarcusD_...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain Interception Seals The Deal For The Cowboys

Rolando McClain made a nice interception to seal the game for the Dallas Cowboys against the Seattle Seahawks.
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October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Did the Baltimore Ravens make a mistake in trading Rolando McClain?

In light of the Dallas Cowboys surprising victory over the Seattle Seahawks, sealed by a game-winning interception by inside linebacker Rolando McClain, the question needs to be asked: did the Ravens make a mistake trading McClain, and did they get enough in return? Take, for example, this tweet from a week or so ago: PFF grades Rolando McClain as the best ILB (3-4 as well as 4...
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October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Open To Signing LB Rolando McClain To A Long-Term Deal

Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones mentioned during a recent interview that they can see a situation where they would sign LB Rolando McClain to a long-term contract extension. “We want to keep good football players that do the right thing on and off the field,” Jones said Monday on 105.3 Dallas, via ESPN. “Everything we see so far from Rolando is he’s one of...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys get reinforcements right on schedule

Dallas, TX- Ask and you shall receive as they say. The Dallas Cowboys got a bit of good news regarding some of their defensive players this morning. Linebacker Rolando McClain plus defensive tackles Henry Melton and Terrell McClain all returned to practice today. With the big Sunday night showdown with the offensive juggernaut New Orleans Saints looming, the Cowboys need all the...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Injury Report: Rolando McClain, Dez Bryant

After practicing in a limited fashion on Thursday and Friday, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant says he will play, but is officially listed as questionable for the Cowboys contest with the St. Louis Rams.#455668114 / gettyimages.comAs quoted by, on Thursday, Bryant said the shoulder was "a little bit sore, but nothing that's going to keep me out. I'm going to be ready...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain listed as doubtful for week three

Dallas, TX- And just like that the best Cowboys defender will most likely be on the sidelines this weekend for the Cowboys-Rams match-up. Rolando McClain has been the brightest star on a Cowboys’ defense that everyone believed would be the worst, he has led the team in tackles in both of his regular season starts. However, that’s the nature of the NFL and now the Cowboys will...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Rolando McClain the comeback kid

McClain has been the best player on ‘boys defense so far When slated to be on the starting lineup for the regular season many were in doubt for Rolando McClain and the Dallas Cowboys defense. Two games into the regular season he’s been undoubtedly the best player on a surprisingly successful defense. McClain has stepped into the starting linebacker core and has done nothing but...
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain: The man in the middle

I can remember hearing the news this past summer; the Dallas Cowboys have traded a 7th round pick for the rights to Rolando McClain. My initial thought was he’s retired, how’s that going to work? Well, come to find out. Jerry had already talked with McClain during the summer and with the connection between Jason Garrett and Nick Saban, it started... -- Click the title above...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

A Rare Statement: Thank You Jerry Jones

I remember the hour or two after the Dallas Cowboys had traded for linebacker Rolando McClain. It was a "low risk, maybe a reward?" type of trade, as the Cowboys got McClain, and swapped a sixth-round pick for a seventh-round pick. Not a big deal, and a trade that, in all honesty, many people laughed at.The jokes began about how McClain wouldn't even make it to the start of the season...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys LB Rolando McClain Makes Incredible Diving Interception

Looks like the Dallas Cowboys are pretty happy that Rolando McClain decided to come out of retirement. This diving interception on Jake Locker was absolutely incredible. [@gifdsports] The post Cowboys LB Rolando McClain Makes Incredible Diving Interception appeared first on Diehardsport.
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Rolando McClain with an insane interception against the Texans

The Cowboys defense was supposed to be abysmal this year, but they’ve looked pretty darn good today, especially Rolando McClain. McClain, who’s already retired twice in his career, has done a fantastic job fitting in quickly in Dallas, as he’s arguably been their best defensive player this year. VINE – Rolando McClain’s AMAZING INT! #Cowboys —...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain set to replace Sean Lee for Dallas Cowboys

Dallas, TX - Ever since the move was made early in the summer, most folks had already written McClain off as a camp body. Who wouldn’t? After retiring twice, McClain was all but done with football, until the right opportunity presented itself, an offer he couldn’t refuse as Marlon Brando once coined. Once Sean Lee went down with the ACL injury, it was all doom and gloom for Cowboys...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain to Start at MLB For Cowboys

Been quite a journey for McClain. High draft pick of the Raiders, multiple run-ins with the law, picked up by Ravens, a couple of retirements and now the starting middle linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys. McClain will line up in the middle according to PFT with Bruce Carter and Justin Durant flanking him. The Cowboys defense was historically bad last season, so they took a gamble...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain's Ascension At Bruce Carter's Expense?

When Sean Lee went down with a season ending injury in May, the Dallas Cowboys began looking for an answer at middle linebacker. Their search ended with the team trading for former first-round pick Rolando McClain, who had found his way out of the league not once, but twice.Now, after three weeks of practice and two preseason games, McClain has earned himself more playing time and...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Desperate Cowboys giving Rolando McClain looks at MLB

How desperate are the Dallas Cowboys in their search for someone to play middle linebacker? Desperate enough that Rolando McClain has been seeing time at the position. McClain has retired twice from the NFL since last appearing in a regular season game in November of 2012. With Sean Lee already ruled out for the season the Cowboys are opting to use Justin Durant at weak-side linebacker...
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Like What They See From Rolando McClain

Jerry Jones has never been known as the greatest personnel guy, but his move to trade for Rolando McClain after talking him out of retirement may go a long way in improving his teams playoff chances. So far McClain has shown that he loves football again, and may be the Cowboys best defensive player this year.  After McClain led them in tackles, forced a fumble and batted down a...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Rolando McClain Making Big Impression on Coaching Staff

The Dallas Cowboys’ linebacker unit has been depleted with injuries, so the team called upon former Raiders first round pick Rolando McClain for some help. McClain hasn’t played in a NFL game since 2012, but drew the praise of of Jerry Jones after Saturday’s preseason game against the Ravens. “I liked what 55 did out there,” Jones said, via Tim McMahon of
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Jerry Jones save Rolando McClain’s career?

Some may call it the wrong move from the owner/general manager of the Dallas Cowboys. At some point during the 2014 NFL season though, there’s a chance that Jerry Jones might actually look like he made a move that makes Cowboys’ fans incredibly happy. What was this move? Well, apparently Jones is the reason why McClain is back in the NFL, and playing for the Cowboys. Sure, McClain...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain sentenced to 18 days in Jail

Dallas, TX- Today, A Decatur, Alabama Judge found McClain guilty of resisting arrest for a previous incident. He was sentenced to 18 days in jail but is currently going to appeal the ruling. Now this incident will go to trial on a later date. The evidence is spotty at best, but officer’s claim that McClain shouted “F#$% the Police”, however in the video evidence there is no...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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