COWBOYS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Projecting and ranking the Dallas Cowboys' 53-man roster: Nos. 20-11

The top 53 players currently on the Dallas Cowboys' roster won't be the same 53 picked to open the season. Injuries, potential player acquisitions and performance during training camp will all be a factor.But with camp still a little over a month away, I am projecting and ranking the 53-man roster based on the current group.Click here for numbers 53-41.Click here for numbers 40-31...
Via SportsDay
52 minutes ago

Judge dismisses Tony Romo's fantasy football convention lawsuit against NFL

The season hasn't even started and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has already been dealt a loss.On Tuesday, a judge in Dallas dismissed a lawsuit filed by Romo's National Fantasy Football Convention against the NFL in its entirety. Attorneys for The Fan Expo, LLC, claimed the NFL improperly contacted players through the NFL Players Association and their agents — a tactic...
Via Fox Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Best Michael Irvin quotes: From calling Jaylon Smith 'the next black Luke Keuchly' to saying Cowboys may have drafted two Hall of Famers

Michael Irvin might not be a current member of the Dallas Cowboys, but he's not afraid to speak his mind on his former team. Below are some of the more notable things he's said this offseason: Cowboys can't waste their offensive line The Playmaker said this before the Cowboys took running back Ezekiel Elliott with the No. 4 overall pick in the draft. Irvin wanted Dallas to make that...
Via SportsDay
7 hours ago

Cowboys Could Have Interest In Trading For Rams’ Quarterback Nick Foles

The Rams are probably looking to trade Nick Foles. With Los Angeles drafting California quarterback Jared Goff No. 1 overall, Jeff Fisher’s team doesn’t have much of a need for the 27-year-old QB.  Foles, a third-round pick by Philadelphia in the 2012 NFL Draft, has been decent through his four professional seasons, and he’s still young, so he should have some valuable. Trading...
Via College Spun
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

How the Cowboys can help WR Terrance Williams make the most of his contract year

TERRANCE WILLIAMS Position: Wide receiverSize: 6-2, 208Age when season starts: 27College: BaylorDrafted: Third round, No. 74 overall in 2013.Experience: 3 seasonsContract status: Signed a four-year, $2.9 million deal in 2013 that runs through 2016. Last season Most Cowboys executives raved about the offseason Terrance Williams had a year ago. But Williams - the Cowboys' No. 2 receiver...
Via SportsDay
11 hours ago

Jake Plummer calls Jerry Jones ‘billionaire a–hole’

Jake Plummer took direct aim at Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for saying it is “absurd” to think there is a link between brain trauma, football and CTE. Speaking with Ryan Koenisberg of BSNDenver.com, Plummer unloaded on Jones and others like him who refuse to acknowledge the connection. He’s watched many of his friends fall into deep depression and deep addictions taking...
Via Sportsnaut
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys: Best Training Camp Battles

Many people have wondered will there be enough competition this year on the Cowboys’ roster? In all the years I can remember – from Tom Landry to Jimmy Johnson, and now Jason Garrett – there definitely will be. Garrett thrives on competition as he is a disciple of Jimmy Johnson. Quarterback Well, first off there will be no competition at starting quarterback, with Tony Romo...
Via cover32
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: ‘No significant improvement’ in Smith’s nerve

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith was already a long shot to play in 2016, but based on the latest information it’s looking like a sure bet he will not. Ed Werder of ESPN is reporting Smith’s injured nerve has shown “no significant improvement” and notes “playing in 2016 seems unlikely.” Dallas took a risk drafting Smith at the top of the second round (No. 34 overall...
Via Sportsnaut
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott could approach 300 carries this season

It’s no secret that the Dallas Cowboys plan to run the ball a lot this season, so it’s no surprise that some are projecting perhaps 300 carries for rookie Ezekiel Elliott. Writing in a mailbag Tuesday, DallasCowboys.com’s David Helman said that it’s not a question whether Elliott will be the Cowboys' first string running back in the fall. Then he projected around 300 carries...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys RB Darren McFadden reveals how he actually broke his elbow

Believe it or not, but Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden didn't actually break his elbow attempting to catch his dropped iPhone. That's the story that was put out by running backs coach Gary Brown, but it turns out to be false. Go figure.McFadden cleared the air a bit recently, telling the real story to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette."I just slipped down and landed on my...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Darren McFadden reveals how he actually broke his elbow

Darren McFadden did not break his elbow trying to save his iPhone from crashing to the ground.  Jason Garrett announced two weeks ago that the Cowboys’ running back would be sidelined for a month-plus after breaking his elbow. Dallas’ head coach did not go into further detail about the injury. Later that day, the Cowboys’ running backs coach, Gary Brown, said the injury occurred...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys: Battle for #2 receiver will be heated

One of the hottest battles of the Dallas Cowboys summer will be at wide receiver. It’s no secret Dez Bryant will be the number-one but who will follow him at the #2 spot? Some may think it’s obvious but training camp will be a heavyweight fight for the number two spot in my opinion. Terrance Williams has been outstanding for the Dallas Cowboys in spurts. The key word in my last...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Dallas Cowboys have found a way to draft Paxton Lynch?

The Dallas Cowboys addressed the backup quarterback position at the NFL draft when they selected  Dak Prescott in the fourth round. Prescott has not yet been named the backup quarterback, and it seems the Cowboys will let Kellen Moore and Prescott battle for second string quarterback through training camp and the preseason. If the Cowboys would have found a way to draft Paxton...
Via EndZoneScore
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Dallas Cowboys defensive is ranked as one of the NFL’s worst

The Dallas Cowboys offensive triplets were recently ranked on ESPN’s NFL Live by expert analysts as the best set of triplets in any offense, in the entire NFL. That is very impressive for the experts to rank and believe that the Cowboys offensive triplets are the best in the NFL.  However, the same cannot be said about their defensive or their defensive triplets who were just...
Via EndZoneScore
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL assistant GM has Super Bowl expectations for Tony Romo

The Dallas Cowboys have very high expectations heading into the 2016 regular season with a healthy roster for the moment which includes their quarterback Tony Romo, who has participated in every offseason workout program so far. Romo looks healthy and determined to lead the Cowboys on a Super Bowl run this season, and one NFL assistant general manager has taken notice and believes...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant being sued for rental damages

What is it with professional athletes and trashing rental houses these days? Earlier this year, it was troubled ex-NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel being sued after trashing a short-term rental house in the Los Angeles area. Now it’s current Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant facing a similar fate after allegedly refusing to pay for upwards of $60,000 in damages to a house...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant says no rookie hazing for Ezekiel Elliott

As Laquon Treadwell showed us earlier this month, rookies are often the subject of hazing by veteran members of the team. It's a rite of passage of sorts. However, in Dallas, it sounds like the fourth overall pick in this year's NFL Draft won't be subjected to such treatment. TMZ's cameras recently caught up with Dez Bryant, who said there will be no hazing or pranks directed at...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dez Bryant sued by Texas senator for rental damage

Dez Bryant is being sued by Texas State Senator Royce West for allegedly trashing his home, which Bryant had been renting. “West discovered the 6,400-square-foot home ‘littered with trash and feces, missing blinds and shutters, with cracked windows and blackened carpeting’ after Bryant moved out in January, and his lawyers say Bryant refuses to accept responsibility for...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL assistant GM: ‘Tony Romo will be the MVP’

One NFL assistant general manager believes a MVP year is coming for Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, who missed all but four games to injury last season. “I see a vastly improved team,” the executive said, via Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. “I think this is Romo’s year, finally, where we see him make a Super Bowl run. I know his health is a big concern, but this feels...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott posts nice tribute to LeBron James

There aren’t many who can claim that they helped bring the state of Ohio a championship. But former Ohio State Buckeye running back Ezekiel Elliott and current Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James are two of them. Back in 2014-2015, Elliott helped Ohio State prevail in the inaugural College Football Playoff. And of course, on Sunday night, James helped Cleveland win...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: What to avoid in training camp

Each season teams around the league will come together and knock off the rust from the off-season. Training camps around the league are designed to get back in shape so that they can endure the long, physical season of the NFL. For some, training camp is used as a way to figure out who will win the quarterback battle, for others it is simply finding who will replace the big name...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ezekiel Elliott embarrasses Byron Jones, Cowboys defense

The Dallas Cowboys selected running back Ezekiel Elliott with the fourth overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft and he is already getting acclimated to the speed of the NFL. He showed off why people are calling him a future Hall of Famer during practice on Friday. Elliott took a handoff from Tony Romo, who seems to be taking first-team snaps after shoulder surgery, and zipped past the...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones wants his new training facility to host Combine

The National Football League has held its scouting combine in Indianapolis every year since 1987. Jerry Jones is hoping the NFL will consider a move to his new jewel training facility in the near future. If you’re unfamiliar of the Cowboy’s  future training facility, some info below: The Cowboys announced a partnership with Baylor Scott & White Health, which is opening...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant meets Spelling Bee co-champ who mimicked TD celebration

Nihar Janga, the 11-year-old co-champion of this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee, paid a visit on Wednesday to the Dallas Cowboys practice facilities. And Dez Bryant was left quite impressed by the youngster who mimicked him by throwing up the “X” following the spelling bee competition. Spelling Bee co-champ throws up the Dez Bryant X. https://t.co/3ixPbTTd2A ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren McFadden broke elbow trying to catch his phone: Cowboys coach

Tuesday’s news that Dallas Cowboys’ running back Darren McFadden has a broken elbow, reportedly sustained in an accident in his home over Memorial Day Weekend, sparked plenty of speculation about just how he hurt himself. Well, Cowboys’ running backs coach Gary Brown told USA Today‘s Eric Prisbee Tuesday that McFadden’s injury came from trying to catch his falling phone...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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