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Ezekiel Elliott dressed for success in Cowboys blue at introduction

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Ezekiel Elliott didn't wear a crop-top dress shirt for his first visit to Cowboys headquarters, a day after showing off his midsection on the red carpet at the NFL draft before Dallas took him fourth overall.The former Ohio State running back's suit was just about the right shade of Cowboys blue, though."I had a couple of options," he said with a smile.Elliott...
Via Associated Press
47 minutes ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Cowboys select DT Maliek Collins in NFL draft's third round

Defensive tackle Maliek Collins has become the latest pick of the Dallas Cowboys in this year's NFL draft. He was taken with the 67th pick in the third round.In previous rounds the Cowboys have taken running back Ezekiel Elliott and linebacker Jaylon Smith in the first two rounds of the NFL draft.According to sports-reference.com, Collins played in 29 career games registering 86...
Via SportsDay
1 hour ago

Cowboys' Jaylon Smith on if he can play in 2016: 'Absolutely. Never doubt God'

The Dallas Cowboys took  Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith even though he likely won't contribute until 2017 because of a major knee injury. The Cowboys took Smith with the 34th overall pick in the second round Friday night. But he says he thinks he can play in 2016.Here is what he said on a Cowboys news conference call:(On if there's a chance he can play in 2016) - "Absolutely...
Via SportsDay
1 hour ago

Dallas Cowboys select linebacker Jaylon Smith in the second round

The Dallas Cowboys had the third pick heading into the second round of the draft. After selecting Ezekiel Elliott last night, there was no question that the Cowboys were going to draft a defensive player with the 34th overall pick. However, the Cowboys selection was a very surprising move, as the Cowboys elected to draft former Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith. This was a...
Via EndZoneScore
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys take Jaylon Smith at No. 34

Jaylon Smith can finally breathe a sigh of relief.The former Notre Dame star linebacker, who was hampered by a serious knee injury earlier this year, was visibly moved when he taken by the Dallas Cowboys at No. 34 early in the NFL Draft's second round on Friday. The 20-year-old saw his considerable draft stock drop when he suffered a serious knee injury in the first quarter of Notre...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Select LB Jaylon Smith with the #34 Pick

The Cowboys made their selection for the future when they selected Jaylon Smith, LB, Notre Dame with the #34 pick in the 2nd round. Being a Notre Dame myself, this pick is exciting. I know there will be a lot to be said about this selection this high, but we’ll reap the reward on the player. Smith is an absolute beast. The Cowboys had the ultimate inside track when the Cowboys...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

How Tony Romo welcomed Ezekiel Elliott and poked fun at not being drafted

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo welcomed Ezekiel Elliott to Dallas with a Tweet on Friday.He tweeted: Welcome to Dallas Ezekiel. Nothing better than your draft day! Or in my case, nothing better than teams fighting for you after it's over :)Romo went undrafted out of Eastern Illinois in 2003. He was signed as a free agent by the Cowboys and eventually became a four-time Pro Bowler...
Via SportsDay
4 hours ago

Emmitt Smith says Ezekiel Elliott is better than he is

Emmitt Smith is pretty high on Dallas Cowboys draft pick Ezekiel Elliott. Really high. Emmitt welcomed Zeke to the Cowboys on Friday via Twitter, not long after Dallas made the former Ohio State Buckeye the fourth overall pick in the draft. Welcome to Dallas Zeke — Emmitt Smith (@EmmittSmith22) April 29, 2016 Welcome to the family bro it's your turn. — Emmitt Smith...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Draft: Predicting Day 2

The Dallas Cowboys shocked the masses last night when they decided to draft running back Ezekiel Elliott number four overall, despite defensive back Jalen Ramsey still on the board. Clearly the Cowboys believe that Elliott is a special player, even though the running back position has been devalued somewhat over the past several years. I personally have been on the Elliott hype...
Via CowboysFans.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

How Ezekiel Elliott Improves All Phases Of The Game

As this past week moved along and we inched closer to the start of the NFL Draft, the fight for Ezekiel Elliott seemed like a lost one. All signs seemed to point to Jalen Ramsey, that is, unless the Chargers snatched him first. Instead the Cowboys decided to sort of shock the world with their selection of Elliott at #4 overall with Ramsey still available. It is easy to get excited...
Via CowboysFans.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Dallas Cowboys wanted to trade up for QB Paxton Lynch

The Dallas Cowboys had a good first night of the 2016 NFL Draft. They drafted their running back of the future, Ezekiel Elliott with the No. 4 overall pick, filling a gap that they needed moving forward. However, the Cowboys were hoping to further cement their future by drafting a quarterback. Specifically, Jerry Jones had Paxton Lynch in mind, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport...
Via The Comeback
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys tried to trade up to draft Paxton Lynch

The Dallas Cowboys were long said to have interest in taking a quarterback high in the NFL Draft, and it sounds like they tried to trade back into the first round to select Paxton Lynch. The Cowboys had a pick at No. 4 and selected Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott. But reports say they also tried to trade back into the first round to get Lynch, who ended up being taken by the Denver...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Pick Up C Travis Frederick’s 5th Year Option

Typically a team that drafts 31st Overall has lost the Super Bowl the season before. Such was not the case in 2013 when the Dallas Cowboys drafted Wisconsin’s Travis Frederick. Draft pundits chastised the Cowboys for taking Frederick at the time. Supposed experts claimed that he was worth no more than a third round selection and that the Cowboys were out of their minds for utilizing...
Via CowboysFans.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Elliott: It would be an honor to play behind Cowboys O-line

With quarterbacks expected to go first and second overall on Thursday night, the San Diego Chargers at three and Dallas Cowboys at four hold the keys to the 2016 NFL Draft. Where these two teams go will play huge roles in the outcome of the remainder of the first round. While defensive end and the secondary remain major issues for the Dallas Cowboys, the idea of them selecting former...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys are said to be aggressively looking into having two 1st round picks

After months of speculation, the NFL Draft will finally take place tonight. As we get closer to the start of the draft, there will be teams that will be making moves leading up to showtime. One of those teams that will be making moves is the Dallas Cowboys. While owner Jerry Jones knows what player he wants to draft with the #4 pick, it looks like someone else has caught their interest...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo’s fantasy football convention wins restraining order vs. NFL

The legal battle between a fantasy sports convention owned in part by Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and the National Football League is officially underway in a Texas court, and things got started with the convention being granted a restraining order against the league. According to a report from Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, a temporary restraining order was issued...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Looking to Trade Back into 1st Round?

The pre-draft rumor ferver is picking up and we’re now hearing the Cowboys could be looking to jump back into the 1st round. Was told Cowboys aggressively looking into having TWO 1st round picks tomorrow night. — Ben Rogers (@BenRogers) April 27, 2016 To me this tells me the Cowboys could bail from 4, but perhaps just a few spots and draft Ezekiel Elliott and flip thee 2nd...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: 5 most likely 1st-round picks

The Cowboys’ plans with 4th overall pick are virtually unknown, just a day before the draft.  So I’ve decided to rank my top five most likely players to be taken at that spot. 1. Joey Bosa-DE-OSU Bosa, after many thought he may fall over the past few weeks, seems to be right back in the best player in the draft conversation. I think most agree he’s the best defensive end...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys could trade down for Ezekiel Elliott

The Dallas Cowboys want Ezekiel Elliott, but they don’t want to use the No. 4 pick on him. According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, the Cowboys are now considering trading down a few spots to take the former Ohio State running back. “Some think the ultimate choice will be between Elliott and his former Ohio State teammate, defensive end Joey Bosa. Others think that the...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: JaMarcus Russell wants to play for the Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys are certainly preparing for the NFL draft which will take place in just a couple days, and one position that they need to address is finding a backup quarterback. The Cowboys are most likely going to draft a quarterback at some point in the draft this weekend. Most llikely a middle or late round pick will be used on a quarterback, but there might be other options...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carr Paycut a Clue to Drafting Ramsey?

The Cowboys announced Brandon Carr has accepted a $3 million dollar paycut. Carr is in the final year of his contract and was expected to make $9 million, but will now make about $6 million now. The deal is a straight-up salary reduction without an extension. Mike Fisher tweeted: I'm told Carr re-do should not be taken as a #Cowboys Ramsey draft indicator one way or another. @1053thefan...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: Cowboys likely staying at 4, but QB/RB unlikely

IRVING, Texas (AP) Jerry Jones says he's inclined to stay at No. 4 with the Dallas Cowboys going into the NFL draft with their highest pick in 25 years. Just don't expect the Dallas owner and general manager to be looking for Tony Romo's successor or the next Emmitt Smith in that lofty spot Thursday night. Jones said Monday that drafting the replacement for Romo wasn't a high...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys not deterred by Joey Bosa character issues

The Dallas Cowboys are not going to let whatever potential character issues there are surrounding Joey Bosa prevent them from drafting the Ohio State defender. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones spoke with the media on Monday and said any character concerns about Bosa do not bother him. “His character issue would not be a factor in us drafting him,” Jones said Monday via the Fort Worth...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: Cowboys will not trade out of No. 4 spot

The Dallas Cowboys have the fourth pick in the draft and, via Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram, we now know that team owner Jerry Jones has every intention on keeping the pick. Jerry Jones said the Cowboys will stay at 4 — Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) April 25, 2016 That’s not terribly surprising, as Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network said on Sunday that trade talks...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys could draft USC QB Cody Kessler

The Dallas Cowboys are a team in need of a young quarterback, and it’s possible the franchise found one they liked during an all-star game early in the pre-draft process. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Cowboys used their opportunity as one of the two teams coaching the 2016 Senior Bowl to handpick USC’s Cody Kessler as one of the North team’s quarterbacks...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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