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Peterson's request to have contract restructured leaves door open to trade talk

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has openly demonstrated his desire to be traded and he will reportedly skip the team's OTAs, while requesting his contract be redone, opening the door to trade possibilities. In another attempt to free himself from the Vikings, who are reluctant to trade or release him, Peterson stands to lose up to $250,000 in bonuses if he doesn...
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Dallas Cowboys: Will the team miss this starting defensive back from the starting line-up?

I’m sure everyone’s heard by now that the Dallas Cowboys and starting cornerback Orlando Scandrick on Friday agreed to a deal through 2019 and is scheduled to make $20 million, including $4 million in 2015. The Cowboys wanted to reward one of the most solid cornerbacks on the team for the last couple years, so they rewarded him for his efforts. Some people might say that he...
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Ray Rice doesn't appear to be on Cowboys' radar

After taking a PR hit with the signing of Greg Hardy, it looks like the Dallas Cowboys won't even entertain the thought of bringing in former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for a visit. The team has brought in quite a list of free agent running backs for workouts, including Daniel Thomas, Felix Jones, and Ben Tate, but Rice doesn't appear to be garnering any interest...
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2015 Roster Prediction: Late May

  (Note: This is the first of a 10-part 2015 season preview series. We will have eight weekly articles between now and a second roster prediction just before the start of training camp in late July.) You know it. You love it. It’s time for the first roster prediction of 2015! As I’ve done for many years now, I crank out the first one shortly after the draft for an early snapshot...
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Cowboys 2015 Season Preview Series

I wanted to say a quick word about a recent event in the sports universe. I think it’s safe to say that many guys my age who engage in sports writing, be it professional or amateur, have been and even continue to be inspired by the work of “The Sports Guy,” Bill Simmons. I’ve been following Bill ever since my friend first showed his breakdown of “The Karate Kid” trilogy...
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Roger Staubach comments on abuse

It has been a rocky year for Carolina Panther now Dallas Cowboys defense end Greg Hardy. Following an abuse case that was ultimately dropped, Roger Staubach has weighed in on abuse and how it would affect him in the locker room. Michael David Smith of Pro Football Sports broke the news on Roger Staubach’s stance on abuse and how he would have fared dealing with it as a player....
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Roger Staubach shares thoughts on Greg Hardy

When a legend speaks, you listen. And Roger Staubach is speaking loud and clear. “I wouldn’t really enjoy being in the locker room with someone I knew was a domestic violence person. That’s how I feel,” Staubach said of Greg Hardy, via The Dallas Morning News. “Today you know more about the personal lives of players. Back in the old days, there were some issues. But we...
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Can Michael Sam Follow Lead Of Cameron Wake, Other CFL-To-NFL Stars? (Photos)

Michael Sam’s dream of playing in the NFL is on hold at the moment, but it’s far from over. Just over a year after Sam became the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, Sam signed a two-year contract Friday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. Sam’s journey has been an arduous one since the St. Louis Rams selected him in the final round of...
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NFC Notes: Cowboys, Packers, Panthers, & Redskins

Cowboys Todd Archer writes that the days of drafting and developing a quarterback could be over and because of this, the Cowboys will likely wait until Tony Romo is at the end of his career before bringing in a replacement. Archer believes Anthony Hitchens is the most likely player to end up winning the SAM ... The post NFC Notes: Cowboys, Packers, Panthers, & Redskins appeared...
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Weekend web roundup: Dallas Cowboys

Cowboys, Orlando Scandrick Agree to $20M deal ► Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick agrees to a $20 million revised contract with the team to ensure them his services until the 2019 season, ... Cowboys bring in running backs for workouts, bad sign? ► On Thursday, the Dallas Cowboys brought in running backs Felix Jones and Ben Tate to see if they can add to an already...
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Roger Staubach Compares Current Cowboys to the 1990’s Version

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach was in attendance at a charity flag football event with other former Cowboys greats when he spoke about the team’s successful 2014 season. Hardly containing his excitement, the Hall of Fame quarterback had a pretty interesting comparison to draw between this team and older versions of the Cowboys (via team’s official website)...
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Michael Sam signs with CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

The Montreal Alouettes of the CFL announced on Friday morning that they have signed Michael Sam to a two-year contract. Sam, 25, spent time with the St. Louis Rams and Dallas Cowboys but never appeared in a regular season game for either team. He was working hard to earn another shot in the NFL, but...Read More
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Nick Saban Has High Praise For Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett

Nick Saban may not have been a very good NFL head coach, but the man is arguably the best college coach of the modern era. Many of his assistants have gone on to bigger and better things as have many of his players. So if he offers an opinion about someone his thoughts should definitely be listened to.Recently he talked about Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett and what he thought...
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Ben Tate could be the Dallas Cowboys answer at RB

The Dallas Cowboys are hosting veteran running back Ben Tate for a visit, and it is a visit that could very well turn into a deal. At this point in time, the Cowboys are working with Darren McFadden, Lance Dunbar and Joseph Randle as their three running backs. While there is some talent in that group, none of them are quite what Jerry Jones and the Cowboys would prefer to roll...
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Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo Sends Cryptic Tweet About Former RB DeMarco Murray

Last season Tony Romo had something he has never had during his career with the Dallas Cowboys--a running game. Many say it was due to the offensive line while there are plenty that credit it to former running back DeMarco Murray. Murray is now in Philadelphia and to replace him the team signed former Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden.Will he work? Will the running game...
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Dallas Cowboys sign second round pick Randy Gregory

The Dallas Cowboys have had a controversial 2015, as they continued signing multiple players with checkered backgrounds. They’ve continued the trend Wednesday by inking their second round pick Randy Gregory to a four-year deal. According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, the deal is worth $3.81 million with a $1.03 million signing bonus. A season removed from claiming the NFC...
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Randy Gregory Signs Rookie Contract

We can expect the rest of the Cowboys picks to be signed soon. Randy Gregory has agreed to terms with the Cowboys per Ian Rapoport: $3.81M total, $1.03M signing bonus RT @dallascowboys: Second-round pick @RandyGregory_4 has signed with the Cowboys. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 20, 2015
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Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee is under pressure in 2015

It’s hard to mention the Dallas Cowboys standout linebacker Sean Lee without the phrase “if he can stay healthy.” It’s clear that Lee is a leader, and he shows it both on and off the field. Unfortunately, injuries have haunted his entire career in the National Football League. Lee’s most recent injury kept him out for an entire season after suffering a torn ACL on the...
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Greg Hardy wants to keep everyone in Dallas happy

The Dallas Cowboys took a chance by deciding to sign Greg Hardy and he wants to do everything he can to keep everyone in Big D happy. According to the Dallas Morning News, Hardy told WFAA-TV his plan for proving the incident with his girlfriend was just a misstep. He said, “What I am going to do is make sure Jerry [Jones is] happy because he took a chance on me. Keep everybody...
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Greg Hardy promises to make Jerry Jones 'happy' in 2015

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones took a big chance signing Greg Hardy this spring, and the pass-rusher has made a pledge to make good on the opportunity. Hardy vowed to make Jones “happy” about his decision during an interview with WFAA’s Joe Trahan: “What I am going to do is make sure Jerry’s happy,” Hardy said. “[Because] he took a chance on me.” Hardy missed...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Players Remain From Previous Regimes

As Jason Garrett heads into his 5th full season as the Head Coach of the Dallas Cowboys, his thumb print is all over this roster. It has transformed into the team and culture that he once enjoyed when the Cowboys were winning playoff games and Super Bowls. To me, last season was the first time in a long time that the Cowboys played with some swagger and with true ability to win any...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Witten condemns domestic violence but supports Hardy

Greg Hardy’s bid to return to the NFL after a troubling domestic violence case kept him out for 15 games last season seemed well on its way — but not without controversy — when he signed a one-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys. The comeback was put on hold after the league suspended him for...Read More The post Jason Witten condemns domestic violence but supports Greg Hardy...
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Tony Romo joins Twitter, gets pelted with interception jokes

Tony Romo dipped his toes into the waters of Twitter by posting his first tweet on Thursday. Twitter allows 140 characters, but Romo needed just one. Romo is among the more polarizing players in the NFL and elicits strong emotions from both Cowboys fans and those who don’t cheer for “America’s Team.” Many Dallas fans,...Read More
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jones: Cowboys ground game 'improved’ since losing Murray

Jerry Jones is a bold man, and he’s never afraid to say what’s on his mind. Speaking with reporters at the team’s annual golf tournament, he said the running game of the Dallas Cowboys is actually better now, despite losing the league’s leading rusher a year ago in DeMarco Murray. “We’re better,” Jones said (h/t Jon Machota of The Dallas Morning News). “Murray...
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Cowboys running game takes calculated leap of faith

With the loss of DeMarco Murray to inner division rival Philadelphia, the Dallas Cowboys have a big void to fill at running back. The Cowboys lost a rushing titlist and a physical presence that defenses had to respect and resulted in open passing lanes for Tony Romo & Co. Dallas has since added former first-round pick Darren McFadden, who was somewhat of a disappointing ball...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

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