Will These High-Risk Players Pay Off For Dallas?

With one of the largest fan bases in the league, the Dallas Cowboys are often in the spotlight, and are no strangers to scrutiny from the media and the public. However, this hasn’t deterred them from picking up talented players with questionable off-the-field issues. In the second round of the 2015 NFL draft, the Cowboys decided to take a chance on Randy Gregory, a top 5 pass rushing...
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Dallas Cowboys draft review – Day 3

On the final day of the 2015 NFL draft, the Dallas Cowboys were left with a total of five picks remaining and looking at their roster needs, they did an immaculate job answering those positional needs. Adding two linebackers, two linemen from both sides of the ball, and a tight end. Let us review.   #127 overall – Damien Wilson – Linebacker – Minnesota With Sean Lee’s inability...
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Cowboys get Minnesota linebacker Damien Wilson in 4th round

IRVING, Texas (AP) The Cowboys have taken linebacker Damien Wilson of Minnesota in the fourth round of the NFL draft. Wilson, who started 24 of 26 games in two seasons with the Gophers after transferring from Jones County Community College in Mississippi, was the 127th overall pick Saturday. Three of Dallas' top four picks are defensive players. He was first-team All-Big Ten in...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Running back issue lingers for Cowboys on final day of draft

IRVING, Texas (AP) The question of adding a running back lingers for Dallas going into the final day of the draft. The Cowboys skipped on getting help through the first three rounds despite losing NFL rushing champion DeMarco Murray to NFC East rival Philadelphia in free agency. Dallas has picks in the fourth and fifth rounds and two in the seventh Saturday. The sixth-round pick...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Premature excitement for Dallas Cowboy fans as they don’t who is going to start on defense

Fans are excited about the prospect of Rolando McClain, Sean Lee, and Anthony Hitchens.  Some fans are excited about having Greg Hardy being in a Dallas Cowboys uniform.  What is the problem with all of that excitement? Let’s start with the linebacking corp.  Sean Lee hasn’t made it through training camp, much less an OTA (Organized Team Activity).  Lee’s history with injuries...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain makes a promise about the Dallas Cowboys in 2015

For a minute there it looked like the Dallas Cowboys were going to lose linebacker Rolando McClain to the New England Patriots, then a couple of days ago they agreed to a one-year, three-million dollar deal. McClain's deal in Dallas has signing bonus, workout bonus, roster bonuses and base salary equaling $3M. Another $1M in playtime incentives. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer)...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys make signing of McClain official with announcement

IRVING, Texas (AP) The Dallas Cowboys announced the return of linebacker Rolando McClain on Thursday. McClain signed a one-year contract after reviving his career with a solid season in 2014. The deal is worth $3 million, with another $1 million in incentives. The 26-year-old McClain will start at middle linebacker, allowing the Cowboys to move Sean Lee back to his more natural...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Dallas Cowboys sign Efe Obada and save money thanks to Tony Romo

The Dallas Cowboys had a busy day as the organization re-structured one contract and signed two defensive players. Earlier in the day, it was reported by Senior Writer Cami Griffin that free agent linebacker Rolando McClain had signed a one-year, $4 million deal. Dallas also signed London native, Efe Obada.  Obada, a defensive end with the London Warriors of the British American...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys re-sign MLB Rolando McClain

Rolando McClain was one of the riskier signings on the open market this off-season, considering he was kicked off the team by the Raiders in 2012, has been arrested 3 times since entering the league in 2010, and was out of football entirely in 2013. However, the reward is obvious with him. Drafted 8th overall in 2010 by the Raiders, McClain came into the league with a ton of potential...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys Bring Back McClain, Gain Much Needed Continuity

Despite a highly publicized visit to New England early this week, Rolando McClain will once again be a Dallas Cowboy in 2015.McClain signed a $3M contract with Dallas, with an additional $1M in incentivized earnings. The move not only provides both McClain and the Cowboys with a choice contract, as the Dallas salary cap was very tight before the restructuring of Tony Romo, but gives...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Buffalo Bills will play Toronto Argonauts in exhibition game on May 29

The Buffalo Bills are going to play their northern neighbors in an exhibition game… BREAKING: #Argos announce exhibition game vs. @BuffaloBills at Ralph Wilson Stadium. LINK: — Toronto Argonauts (@TorontoArgos) April 1, 2015 Too good to be true, right? Indeed. Thanks to those who played along! Especially @buffalobills. Wonder...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

McClain Remains Dallas' Middle Man

After over three weeks of free agency and a brief flirtation with New England, linebacker Rolando McClain has re-signed with the Cowboys for a one-year deal. He will receive a $3 million base salary with another $1 million in possible incentives. The move confirms what had already been discussed by Jason Garrett last week, that Sean Lee would be moving to the weakside spot. Dallas’...
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys bring back linebacker McClain on 1-year contract

IRVING, Texas (AP) The Cowboys are bringing back linebacker Rolando McClain after the former top 10 pick revived his career with a solid season in Dallas. The team said on its website Wednesday that McClain had re-signed. The one-year deal is worth $3 million. McClain had trouble staying on the field last year because of various injuries but still finished second on the team with...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain re-ups with Cowboys on one-year deal

One of the key bright spots that helped turn around the Dallas Cowboys defense last season was linebacker Rolando McClain. McClain, 25, will spend the 2015 season again with the Cowboys after reaching a one-year deal worth $3 million. He can earn another $1 million though incentives. The former No. 8 overall pick of the Oakland Raiders had retired twice from the NFL before joining...
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain re-signs with Dallas Cowboys

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports As soon as linebacker Rolando McClain visited the New England Patriots, his former team came calling. McClain has decided to stay in Dallas, re-signing with the Cowboys for a one-year deal, reportedly worth $3 million, with a chance to earn another $1 million in incentives. McClain, the No. 8 overall pick by the Raiders in 2010, was brought in...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Sources: McClain, Cowboys agree to 1-year deal

Linebacker Rolando McClain has accepted a one-year contract to remain with the Cowboys, sources told ESPN.
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys, McClain agree to one-year, $3 million deal

The Dallas Cowboys agreed to a one-year deal worth $3 million with linebacker Rolando McClain, FOX Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo confirmed Wednesday. The deal includes an additional $1 million in incentives. ESPN first reported the deal. McClain played in 13 games last season with the Cowboys, totaling 81 tackles, one sack and two interceptions. McClain was drafted eighth overall...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Will the Cowboys Lose Rolando McClain to the Patriots?

Now that Cowboys Executive Vice President Stephen Jones is running theteam's money plan, Dallas isn't so quick to pull the trigger on paying its star players.No more big money deals for players like Miles Austin and Marion Barber. Just mid-level contract offers extended to cats like DeMarco Murray and Rolando McClain.It's why Murray is an Eagle now and McClain may be joining the...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Could the Dallas Cowboys lose Rolando McClain to the Patriots?

The Dallas Cowboys have already seen a number of key contributors from the 2014 season leave through free agency. DeMarco Murray, Dwayne Harris and Bruce Carter are just a few. It sounds like they’re also going to lose linebacker Rolando McCLain… AROUND COVER32 NFL Draft: The top 10 middle linebackers on the board in 2015 Five Things: The top candidates to land Marcus Mariota...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Positional Needs the Cowboys Could Address in Round One

Defensive Tackle  View image | With Henry Melton’s departure in free agency, this need became even more apparent.  The Cowboys need work on the defensive line, especially on the interior of the defensive line.  This draft would be an excellent one in terms of the ability to add talent at this position. Potential selections: Malcom Brown, Jordan Phillips...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys Draft Picks Order for 2015 Draft

The NFL has released the draft order for 2015. As expected the Cowboys will not have any compensatory picks this year. Here is the list of the Cowboys seven picks by round: 1st round: #27 2nd round: #60 3rd round: #91 4th round: #127 5th round: #163 6th round: NONE. Pick traded for Rolando McClain 7th round: #236 and #243 The draft will be televised live on NFL Network, Thursday...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys Trying To Re-Sign LB Rolando McClain

Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones mentioned that they are trying to re-sign free agent LB Rolando McClain, per David Helman. This fits with what HC Jason Garrett said on Monday. Garrett added that he has spoken to McClain in recent days. “I talked to him two or three days ago,’’ Garrett said, via the Dallas Morning News. ... The post Cowboys Trying To Re-Sign LB Rolando...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Best players still available entering the second week of NFL free agency

As we enter the second full week of free agency, here’s a look at the top unrestricted free agents still left on the open market: 1. Greg Hardy: Yes, there are obvious character concerns and he’ll likely be suspended for a couple games, but the 26-year-old did have 15 sacks during a Pro Bowl 2013 season. The Cowboys, Seahawks and Bucs have been rumored. 2. Rolando McClain:...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Best players still available entering the second week of NFL free agency

As we enter the second full week of free agency, here’s a look at the top unrestricted free agents still left on the open market: 1. Greg Hardy: Yes, there are obvious character concerns and he’ll likely be suspended for a couple games, but the 26-year-old did have 15 sacks during a Pro Bowl 2013 season. The Cowboys, Seahawks and Bucs have been rumored. 2. Rolando McClain:...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Best players still available entering Day 4 of NFL free agency

As we say goodnight to Thursday and prepare for the weekend, here’s a look at the top unrestricted free agents still left on the open market: 1. C.J. Spiller: Between 2011 and 2013, the man averaged 5.3 yards per carry, which was more than any other qualified back in football. Where’s the love? I guess it doesn’t help that he’s a running back in a passing league. 2. Greg...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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