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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Picks for NFL awards heading into Week 7

When looking at who is the favorite to win each major award heading into the midway point of the season, it’s important to take a step back and look at some names that might not normally top these lists. Sure Peyton Manning is going to be considered a top choice for the MVP award, but how many does he need to win in his career, and is he really the most valuable to his team THIS...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Both the Philadelphia Eagles & Dallas Cowboys are not true Super bowl contenders

Both the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys are 5-1 and tied for the best record in the NFC, but neither of them are true Super bowl contenders. What’s the problem? Frankly, for both it happens to be the same thing: Consistency. The Cowboys are a better team than they were last year without a doubt. They are finally doing what they should have been doing all along—running...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain's flat-lined career resurrected with Cowboys

Russell Wilson's comeback march was underway in Seattle. On first-and-10 from the 24, the Seahawks quarterback locked in on tight end Luke Willson across the middle. At the same time, Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain, dropping back in zone coverage, kept his eyes on the quarterback and his body glued step-for-step on the tight end. McClain made the interception look easy....
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4 days ago  |  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...
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5 days ago  |  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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7 days ago  |  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 4-3...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas 30, Seattle 23: Just a Different Team

Rolando McClain’s interception secured the fifth win of the season for the Dallas Cowboys. This is your weekly reminder that the Dallas Cowboys are winning games they would have lost during the past four years. Thanks for tuning in. In 2012, for example, the Cowboys traveled to Seattle after what many thought was a significant win over the New York Giants to open the season. The...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Injury Report: Bruce Carter, Rolando McClain, Henry Melton

After a surprising 4-1 start, the Dallas Cowboys can make a major statement with a road win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday: #455882040 / gettyimages.comDallas' final Week 6 injury report indicates that it could be missing some key defensive players when they take on the defending champions. The Cowboys will be without linebacker Bruce Carter, who is recovering from...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain expected to play against Seahawks

The Dallas Cowboys are expected to have linebacker Rolando McClain on the field for Sunday’s Week 6 game at Seattle. McClain and the rest of the Cowboys defense will be tasked with stopping a Seahaks ground game that repeatedly picked on Washington last week. “@JohnN916: @BryanBroaddus Gut feeling on snaps for Ro McClain on Sunday?” He plays — Bryan Broaddus (@BryanBroaddus...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys want McClain long term, but at what cost?

The 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. They also momentarily plugged the gap left behind by Sean Lee. But after a season...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys want to give Rolando McClain a long-term contract

In the offseason the Dallas Cowboys lost star linebacker Sean Lee for the season with a torn ACL. In an attempt to fill Lee’s shoes, they traded for Rolando McClain.  Executive vice president Stephen Jones has made it clear that they want to sign McClain to a long-term extension. “We want to keep good football players that do the right thing on and off the field,” Jones said...
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12 days ago  |  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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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Want To Sign Rolando McClain To Long-Term Deal

Rolando McClain seems to repaired his life off the field, and has regained his love for the game on the field as well.  McClain’s inspired play is likely to land him a nice pay day during the offseason. According to 105.3 The Fan via ESPN, the Cowboys would like to keep McClain in the fold for a long time.   Stephen Jones believes McClain is deserving of a long-term deal.  “We...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys see McClain as “long-term” player

According to executive vice president Stephen Jones, the Cowboys see Rolando McClain as a “long-term” piece of their defense will likely be signing him to a multi-year deal after this season, if not sooner. McClain was signed to a minimal one-year deal out of retirement when the Cowboys brought him in a potential help after losing Sean Lee. He has since emerged as a consistent...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Lee will change positions thanks to Rolando McClain

Stephen Jones has confirmed that when Sean Lee comes back next season he’ll be moved over to weakside linebacker while Rolando McClain remains in the middle. Rolando at the MIKE. Sean Lee at WILL. Next year. #cowboys fans been dreaming it. SJones just said it. It's on. 1053thefan — mike fisher (@fishsports) October 6, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans at Dallas Cowboys: 2014 Week 5 NFL Pick

Houston Texans (3-1) at Dallas Cowboys (3-1) The Cowboys have greatly exceeded my expectations. By far the biggest surprise has been the play of their defense. They haven’t been good or anything, but considering the complete lack of talent they came into the season with, a lot of credit needs to be given to new defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli for turning this into an at least...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys proving us all wrong

Let’s be honest, if you’re reading this you probably thought the Dallas Cowboys would be 0-4, 1-3…maybe 2-2 at this point in the NFL season. But needless to say, Dallas is now 3-1 after dominating the Saints 38-17 on Sunday Night Football. While I never doubted the Cowboys offense would be able to put up points this season, I… like many thought they would be rolled over by...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

7 players to watch when the Cowboys host the Saints

Coming into the Sunday night game against the Saints, the Dallas Cowboys are the healthiest they’ve been on defense since the start of training camp. And really, you can argue it’s the healthiest they’ve been in years. Rolando McClain, Terrell McClain, Henry Melton and Davon Coleman all practiced on Friday and are listed as questionable against... -- Click the title above...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Injury Report: Rolando McClain, Henry Melton, Anthony Spencer

The Dallas Cowboys could face the challenge of the New Orleans Saints offense on “Sunday Night Football” without some key defensive pieces:#158440392 / gettyimages.comDallas' final Week 4 Injury Report has two important defensive starters listed. While the Cowboys' defense has played better than anticipated so far, things could ugly against New Orleans if more injuries...
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23 days ago  |  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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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo, Rolando McClain will miss practice

Photo Works/ Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will miss today’s practice after experiencing some tightness last week. Garrett: Tony Romo will NOT practice today. — Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) September 24, 2014 Romo will not practice today, Garrett said. He is following last week's schedule which worked well. — Charean Williams (@NFLCharean) September 24,...
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26 days ago  |  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...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys sign a linebacker with Rolando McClain doubtful for Sunday

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Dallas Cowboys have signed linebacker Keith Smith with Rolando McClain doubtful for Sunday’s match up with the Rams. With LB Rolando McClain (groin) ailing and doubtful, the #Cowboys signed LB Keith Smith, undrafted from San Jose State, from their P-squad — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 20, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site...
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September 20, 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
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