Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Stephen Jones gives latest update on Tony Romo

    Sports Day "Executive vice president Stephen Jones on Friday wasn't ready to say when the Cowboys believe Tony Romo will return to action, but the club is pleased with the progress its starting quarterback is making four weeks removed from suffering a compression fracture to his L1 vertebra in his back in a..." September 24

  • Ezekiel Elliott admits he has had to adjust to tempo, scrutiny of NFL

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL is hard to adjust to, and Ezekiel Elliott is finding that out firsthand. The Dallas Cowboys running back said that the tempo and the scrutiny of the NFL have required him to adjust. “Coming from Ohio State, the tempo was a lot different,” Elliott said, via Jean-Jacques Taylor of..." September 22

  • Ezekiel Elliott's dad isn't sure his son knows how to 'navigate in life' as a superstar

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have a budding star on their hands. Their No. 1 pick from this year’s draft, Ezekiel Elliott, has gotten off to a slow start to begin his NFL career, but the talent is there. He’s fast, powerful and elusive in and out of his cuts, all of which have been put on full display..." September 21

  • Ezekiel Elliott having issues with conditioning?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys expect Ezekiel Elliott to eventually be the best running back in football, otherwise they would not have used the No. 4 overall pick in the draft on him. According to one beat reporter, Elliott needs to get into better shape if he wants to live up to that price tag. Bryan..." September 21

  • Why are NFL ratings plummeting this season?

    Sportsnaut "The National Football League remains the single most watched entity in North American professional sports. It’s not necessarily close. Really, the other three major sports leagues are simply battling for second place. Take the 2015 calendar year as an example of this. According to Sports..." September 21

  • Coaches complained about lack of offensive holding calls in Week One

    Pro Football Talk "Most coaches complain when too many penalties are called. Following Week One of the 2016 regular season, many coaches complained about the absence of one specific type of penalty. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, complaints arose from the absence of holding calls. And for good..." September 21

  • Jerry Jones says NFLPA dropped Randy Gregory’s appeal

    Today's Pigskin "Cowboys’ pass rusher Randy Gregory is facing a 10-game suspension. He was going to appeal it, but the appeal was recently dropped. He’ll have to serve all 10 games. According to owner Jerry Jones, it wasn’t Gregory’s idea to drop the appeal. The decision was made by the NFLPA. They apparently..." September 20

  • Dak Prescott has turned down endorsements to focus on winning

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott looked like a star in the making during the preseason, and he has showed precisely the type of promise sports drink and apparel companies want to see. So why hasn’t he signed his first major endorsement deal? In a recent feature from Drew Davison of The..." September 20

  • Will Ezekiel Elliott's fumbles lead to reduced workload? 'They will not, at all' Jerry Jones says

    Dallas Morning News "Ezekiel Elliott fumbled twice in his second NFL game. He has never fumbled twice in a game before Sunday's 27-23 win over Washington. It's understandable that fans are concerned. But Jerry Jones is not. "He fundamentally carries the ball really sound," the Cowboys owner and GM said..." September 20

  • Jerry Jones: Tony Romo will ‘be out of the acute-risk area very soon’

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys could see Tony Romo make his return sooner than many anticipated. Speaking on 105.3 The Fan Tuesday morning, Jerry Jones talked about where Romo is in his recovery, noting he will “be out of the acute-risk area very soon.” ESPN’s Ed Werder related some exciting..." September 20

  • Washington fans not thrilled about John Wall in Cowboys jersey at Redskins game

    CBS Sports "Let's take a dive into the most ridiculous NFL story of the year thus far, the controversy that is John Wall appearing at a Redskins game while wearing a Cowboys jersey. Wall is a 26-year-old player for the Washington Wizards and therefore lives in the D.C. area. As a citizen of the United..." September 19

  • Dak Prescott not playing into Cowboys' potential QB controversy: 'This is Romo's team'

    Sports Day "Dallas Cowboys rookie quarterback Dak Prescott is taking his early season success all in stride. He's not into talking about any records or potential for a quarterback controversy when Tony Romo returns from his fractured back. Prescott and the other Cowboys' rookies were in Arlington on Monday..." September 19

  • Randy Gregory reportedly gives up appeal, out until at least Week 16

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys won't be getting Randy Gregory back anytime soon. According to, Gregory has withdrawn the appeal that he filed over his 10-game suspension and will now serve out the entire punishment. The decision to give up on the appeal means that the defensive end won't be..." September 19

  • Josh Norman Rips NFL for Drug Testing Him Right After Redskins Loss to Cowboys

    Complex "Josh Norman, who has quickly transformed himself into one of the most outspoken players in the NFL, wasn’t happy after the Redskins lost to the Cowboys on Sunday. But it had nothing to do with what had taken place on the field during the game. Upon arriving back at his locker after the..." September 19

  • Dak Prescott breaks NFL record previously held by Warren Moon

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys appear to have quite the gem in rookie quarterback Dak Prescott, who set an NFL record in his second career start Sunday. In addition to engineering his first ever fourth-quarter comeback win against the Washington Redskins, Prescott broke Warren Moon’s record by attempting..." September 19

  • Tony Romo has positive exam before Sunday’s game, still no timeline

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Injured quarterback Tony Romo is healthy enough to travel with the Dallas Cowboys and serve as a pseudo coach on the sidelines for backup Dak Prescott. But there is still no timeline on when Romo may return to playing after sustaining a compression fracture in his lower back last month. “We..." September 19

  • "No Hard Feelings," As Alfred Morris Finds End Zone Against Former Team "On one hand, it felt fairly familiar to see Alfred Morris score a touchdown at FedEx Field and hit his home run swing – his trademark celebration. On the other hand, it couldn’t have been stranger to see Morris – a former Pro Bowler for the Washington Redskins – score the go-ahead touchdown for..." September 19

  • Cowboys' Morris scores game-winning TD vs. Redskins

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- Running back Alfred Morris swore afterward that his return to Washington held no special significance. His fourth quarter touchdown, however, was very significant. Morris scored on a 4-yard run with 4:45 left to help the Dallas Cowboys defeat his former team, the..." September 18

  • Bashaud Breeland, not Josh Norman, will cover Dez Bryant "After a week of national debate regarding the use of one of the NFL's most talked-about cornerbacks, Redskins star Josh Norman will take the field with all eyes on him Sunday. Will he or won't he shadow Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant? According to several sources, he will not. Six days after..." September 18

  • Sean Lee is physically better after this season’s opener than in 2015

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee remembers how sore he felt after the season opener a year ago. It marked his first game action in more than a year and a half and he could hardly practice the following week. What a difference a year makes. Lee felt much better after this year’s opener in..." September 17

  • Dak Prescott says he will not force passes to Dez Bryant

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "If Dez Bryant would have maintained possession throughout the catch and scored a touchdown … If Cole Beasley would have come down with a TD catch in the first half. If, if, if.... Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott’s debut would have had a much different tone if one of several plays had gone his..." September 15

  • 'Harambe' back in business after temporary jersey ban

    ESPN "Fans who want to customize their favorite team's jersey with "Harambe" on the back can do so once again as of Thursday, after the word mistakenly appeared on a retailer's list of banned words. ESPN has learned that an official with a Major League Baseball team, concerned that fans were..." September 15

  • Harambe's legacy not respected by NFL Shop

    Sporting News "There are plenty of names you can't put on the back of jerseys at NFL Shop. BuzzFeed compiled a list of 50, and it includes names such as Ron Mexico (Michael Vick's alias), Carruth (as in Rae Carruth, the NFL player who conspired to murder his pregnant wife), He Hate Me (the popular XFL jersey)..." September 14

  • Dez Bryant literally laughs off Redskins’ game plan for Antonio Brown

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant didn’t do a whole bunch in his team’s season-opening loss to the New York Giants. Bryant caught just one of the five passes thrown in his direction for eight yards. The Pro Bowler is now looking to improve on that substandard performance against the..." September 14

  • Roger Goodell says eliminating kickoffs remains possible if the NFL can’t make them safer

    Washington Post "The NFL has enacted rule changes to try to make the kickoff safer for players. That effort will continue with further safety-related tinkering with the play, according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. But if such maneuvers fail, the elimination of the kickoff from the sport remains a future..." September 14

  • Alfred Morris feels wrath of Cowboys fans for rooting for Kirk Cousins

    Larry Brown Sports "If Alfred Morris wants to know how passionate Dallas Cowboys fans are about their team, all he has to do is check his Twitter mentions. Morris, who spent the first four seasons of his career with the Redskins before signing with the Cowboys, sent a tweet during the Redskins-Steelers game Monday..." September 14

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams 2016 "Relocation and new stadiums drove NFL team values 19% higher over the past year, to an average of $2.34 billion. The Rams doubled in value, to $2.9 billion, after moving from St. Louis to Los Angeles. The Rams are scheduled to play three seasons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before..." September 14

  • NFL to launch new $100 million concussion initiatives to improve player safety

    Washington Post "The NFL is launching a new set of concussion-related initiatives under which the league will devote $60 million to technological development, aimed in part at improving helmets for players, and an additional $40 million toward funding medical research into the effects of head injuries,..." September 14

  • Lady Gaga Reportedly in Talks to Perform at Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show

    Complex "Lady Gaga is reportedly in talks to play the Super Bowl 51 halftime show in Houston in February 2017. According to Billboard, the singer could clinch the biggest stage of the year because the NFL was impressed by her performance of The Star-Spangled Banner at the 2016 Super Bowl. The last year..." September 13

  • Jerry Jones Disappointed Players Protested Anthem Over Racial Inequality

    Black Sports Online "Again, no one seems to understand the simplicity of Colin Kaepernick’s protest. For those who seem to find this extremely difficult, let’s map this out for you, Colin Kaepernick was in silent protest weeks before a reporter specifically asked why he sat during the National Anthem. Colin..." September 13

  • NFL tabs Sam Rapoport to help open job 'pipeline' for women at team level

    ESPN "The NFL has created a position to address the lack of women in coaching and scouting roles at the team level and named former women's football pro tackle player Sam Rapoport as director of football development. Rapoport's role will be to identify women who are knowledgeable about the game and..." September 13

  • Cowboys’ Randy Gregory Exits Rehab

    Pro Football Rumors "Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory is now out of rehab and has been removed from the club’s reserve/did not report list, a source tells Field Yates of (Twitter links). However, Gregory still has three more games left on his original four-game suspension, and is still facing a 10-game ban..." September 13

  • Donald Trump Wants All NFL Protesters to Leave America

    Black Sports Online "Remember Donald Trump’s campaign slogan is “Make America Great Again”. That means he obviously thinks America isn’t that great at the moment, so it is quite ironic that he wants others who have problems with the country to leave, but not himself. “Well, I think it’s a lack of respect for our..." September 12

  • Ezekiel Elliott on ‘average’ debut: I wasn’t brought here to be average

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott called his NFL debut “average.” Average isn’t the description he or the team expect to use much considering he’s the fourth overall pick running behind arguably the top offensive line in the game. Asked to assess his debut, Elliott said: “I think I..." September 12

  • Peyton Manning Is Impressed By Dak Prescott

    TMZ "Peyton Manning was impressed by BOTH quarterbacks on the field at the Giants vs. Cowboys game Sunday ... telling TMZ Sports he's "proud" of his brother, Eli, and impressed with Dak Prescott. Both Mannings -- Peyton and Eli -- were out in NYC Monday morning ... where they both praised the..." September 12

  • Jerry Jones: Romo 'expects to be back sooner rather than later'

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Tony Romo was on the Cowboys sideline Sunday, and owner Jerry Jones said his starting quarterback expects to return to the lineup “sooner rather than later.” Romo had X-rays on the compression fracture in his back last week. “Everything is fine, not fine, but is on go,” Jones said. “[The..." September 12

  • Terrance Williams commits major blunder at end of Cowboys game

    Larry Brown Sports "Terrance Williams’ bonehead play at the end of the Cowboys-Giants game on Sunday cost his team a shot at winning the game. The Cowboys had the ball for a 3rd-and-10 at their 46 with 12 seconds left when Dak Prescott threw a pass to Williams." September 12

  • Dez loses a touchdown catch upon review, Cowboys lead 9-7

    Pro Football Talk "Hey, remember that time everyone wondered if Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant caught a ball against the Packers in the playoffs a couple of years ago? We got a less weighty version of that play in the first half of Sunday’s game between the Cowboys and Giants. Bryant went up high over Giants..." September 11

  • Manning, Cruz reconnect as Giants down Dallas

    The Sports Xchange "ARLINGTON, Texas -- Eli Manning remembered all too well what happened a year ago in the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys. When history didn't repeat itself, the significance wasn't lost on the New York Giants quarterback. "This is a big win for this team and for the guys who..." September 11

  • ‘Door cracked slightly’ for Dak Prescott to take Tony Romo’s job

    Sportsnaut "Tony Romo is a lock to retain his job whenever he’s healthy, right? Maybe not so much. Dak Prescott could potentially win the gig permanently, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, though that scenario remains a long shot. This idea seems a bit far-fetched. Especially when you consider the Cowboys..." September 11

  • Cowboys are confident that Tony Romo will return to action in Week 7

    CBS Sports "Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo continues to make progress from the fractured vertebrae he suffered in his back in the third preseason game and is on target to play in Week 7. He was given a 6-10 week timeline when he suffered the initial injury, which is unrelated to his previous back issues, and..." September 11

  • Jerry Jones is going to shoot pigs from his new helicopter

    The Comeback "When you’re as rich and successful as Jerry Jones is, you can do quite a bit of stuff that the average person would never be able to dream of. For those times when a private jet just isn’t cutting it, how about a private helicopter to take you to private landing pads across the nation? For Jerry..." September 10

  • Cowboys Have Received Trade Offers For G Ronald Leary, Prefer To Keep Him

    NFL Trade Rumors "Cowboys owner Jerry Jones mentioned in an interview with 105.3 The Fan that they have received trade offers for veteran G Ronald Leary, per Jon Macota. However, they would prefer to hold on to Leary and ensure their offensive line depth, as opposed to trading him. Leary previously mentioned..." September 09

  • Trent Dilfer thinks Dak Prescott could pull a Tom Brady on Tony Romo

    Larry Brown Sports "Dak Prescott was easily the most impressive rookie of the NFL preseason, and now he will get an opportunity to start several games for the Dallas Cowboys. If the former Mississippi State star plays well, could he take Tony Romo’s job for good? Trent Dilfer can see it happening. In an..." September 09

  • Lance Dunbar returns quickly from knee injury with hopes of playing important role

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Running back Lance Dunbar needed less than a year to return from a torn anterior cruciate ligament and torn patellar tendon in his left knee. “To get himself back around this time and move the way he’s working, it’s just unbelievable,” said cornerback Morris Claiborne, who ruptured the patellar..." September 09

  • Cowboys’ Lucky Whitehead Involved in Car Accident

    247 Sports "The Dallas Cowboys got a bit of a scare early Friday morning, and it's the last thing they need to begin the 2016 season. Wide receiver and kick return specialist Lucky Whitehead was involved in a car accident that damage his vehicle to the extent airbags were deployed, but luckily he walked..." September 09

  • Former NFL head of officiating alleges Roger Goodell assaulted him

    Sportsnaut "With the NFL season mere hours away from kicking off, it’s possible the league could find itself in the midst of yet another scandal. No. It doesn’t surround a players’ off-field issues. It’s also not involving a spat between the union and league over discipline. Instead, it’s all about NFL..." September 08

  • Jerry Jones, Robert Kraft support potential Raiders’ relocation to Vegas

    Sportsnaut "Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson is the mastermind and money behind a proposed $1.9 billion NFL stadium project in the desert metropolis. The project itself is meant to lure the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas — something Raiders owner Mark Davis has committed to doing should all necessary..." September 08

  • Troy Aikman doesn’t seem sold on the Cowboys

    Sportsnaut "The consensus among Dallas Cowboys fans and spectators of the sport is that the team will be just fine with rookie fourth-round pick Dak Prescott under center. Though, appears that former Dallas quarterback and Hall of Famer Troy Aikman is pumping the brakes on the Prescott’ bandwagon just a..." September 08

  • Every NFL Team's Best Weed Story

    Complex "You may not know this, but a lot of Americans smoke weed. And, contrary to what the National Football League wants you to believe, some of those Americans are professional football players. With the NFL season kicking off, let's take a moment to look back and appreciate some of the league's..." September 08