Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Cowboys talent DeMarcus Lawrence not focused on contract

    Clutch Points "Dallas Cowboys defensive standout DeMarcus Lawrence might not yet be a household name, but nearly every quarterback in the National Football League fears the man. In fact, he is so good at putting fear in offenses across the sport, DeMarcus Lawrence probably deserves a rich contract when the..." October 20

  • NFL: We Won’t Settle With Ezekiel Elliott

    Pro Football Rumors "So much for a compromise. On Friday, NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart closed the door on a possible deal with Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. “We’re not looking to make a deal, we’re very confident our arguments will prevail in court,” Lockhart said (Twitter link via Ian Rapoport of..." October 20

  • Donald Trump’s Petition Seeks ‘Stand For National Anthem’ Supporters

    NESN "Donald Trump now is trying to combat an athletes’ movement with one of his own. The president released a petition Thursday on the Republican National Committee website, in which he asks people to register their support for standing for the national anthem. “The President has asked for a..." October 20

  • Ezekiel Elliott settlement with NFL would do players a disservice

    Sportsnaut "If one player was going to stand up against the mighty NFL, most figured it would have been future Hall of Famer Tom Brady. But after a drawn-out legal battle between Brady and the league during the entire Deflategate scandal, the Patriots’ quarterback gave up. It was a decision that was made..." October 19

  • Cowboys will stand as a team for national anthem

    Pro Football Talk "A week has passed since Cowboys players had a meeting with Jerry Jones regarding the owner’s national anthem edict. With the team on a bye last week, Dallas has not played a game since Jones publicly declared Cowboys players would stand for the anthem or else. The Cowboys are expected to..." October 19

  • Report: Ezekiel Elliott not interested in settlement, wants to clear name

    Larry Brown Sports "Ezekiel Elliott and the NFL are engaged in a war that could last the better part of a year, and there are conflicting reports about whether or not the two sides have explored the possibility of a settlement. Sources told David Moore of the Dallas Morning News that Elliott’s camp and the NFL..." October 19

  • How the Loss of His Mother Inspired Dak Prescott to Advocate Cancer Education

    SI "Dak Prescott is holding a silver marker in his right hand and standing over a table covered in piles of No. 4 Cowboys jerseys. It’s two days before a home game against the Packers, and this 24-year-old is staying late at work on a Friday afternoon, signing his name over and over. He doesn’t..." October 19

  • Sources: Ezekiel Elliott's team, NFL have discussed the possibility of a settlement

    Dallas Morning News "Ezekiel Elliott wants to fight for his name. The NFL wants to ensure the commissioner's disciplinary powers remain strong. Middle ground has been impossible to find during this protracted saga. But for the first time since both sides dug in for the long haul, a brief window has opened for..." October 19

  • Dallas selected as host of 2018 NFL Draft "The 2018 NFL Draft is heading to the Lone Star State. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the Dallas Cowboys will host the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, per a source informed of the situation. The NFL has made the draft a road show the past three..." October 18

  • Ezekiel Elliott gets his suspension lifted - temporarily - will play Week 7

    New York Post "Dallas Cowboys’ running back Ezekiel Elliott was granted temporary relief from a 6-game suspension for domestic violence — just in time for the Cowboys’ Sunday showdown against the San Francisco 49ers. In a ruling Tuesday, Manhattan federal judge Paul Crotty said that imposing the suspension..." October 18

  • President Trump slams NFL for not forcing players to stand for anthem

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is back on President Trump’s radar Wednesday. The President went on a Twitter spurt Wednesday morning and the NFL’s announcement that there will be no change to league rules regarding the national anthem was part of his agenda. After a day that included a meeting between players and..." October 18

  • Here's what protesters had to say to Cowboys owner Jerry Jones

    Sporting News "Cowboys owner Jerry Jones came face to face with protesters Tuesday in the lobby of the Manhattan hotel where the NFL's fall meetings are going on and got an earful. Jones, according to multiple reports, paused and turned back to listen to what was being said. "Gladiators who are well paid..." October 18

  • Ezekiel Elliott's Lawsuit vs. NFL Dismissed by Judge; RB Can Re-File in New York

    Bleacher Report "There was reportedly another development in the Ezekiel Elliott case Tuesday. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reported Judge Amos L. Mazzant dismissed the Dallas Cowboys running back's case in a Texas court due to a "lack of jurisdiction, as ordered by [the] Fifth Circuit." Pelissero noted "all..." October 17

  • Jerry Jones confronted by protesters over Cowboys owner’s national anthem stance

    New York Daily News "Jerry Jones was confronted by two protesters for his national anthem stance Tuesday while on his way into the NFL fall owners meetings in a Battery Park City hotel. The Cowboys owner said nine days ago that any Dallas player who does not stand for the anthem will not play. He had previously..." October 17

  • Ezekiel Elliott files injunction request in N.Y. court "NFL Players Association lawyers representing Ezekiel Elliott filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction in U.S. district court in an effort to get the Dallas Cowboys running back on the field as soon as possible. The union asked the court for a decision to be..." October 17

  • Eric Reid doesn’t think rule change on anthem is coming

    Pro Football Talk "In a statement about Tuesday’s meeting between the NFL, NFLPA, players and team owners in New York, the NFL and NFLPA said that everyone in the NFL community has “a tremendous respect” for the national anthem but it doesn’t sound like the anthem was a focal point of the meeting. Albert Breer of..." October 17

  • NaVorro Bowman Visiting Raiders & Cowboys, Other Teams Interested Including Saints

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter reports that free agent LB NaVorro Bowman will visit with the Cowboys after meeting with the Raiders on Monday. Pro Football Talk adds that Bowman would like to have a deal in place by Wednesday and the Saints are another team worth watching for him. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports..." October 16

  • Redskins Working Out Veteran CB Nolan Carroll

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Redskins are bringing in veteran CB Nolan Carroll for a workout on Monday. Carroll, 30, is a former fifth-round pick of the Dolphins back in 2010. After four years in Miami, Carroll signed on with the Eagles in 2014 before returning to Philadelphia on..." October 16

  • NFLPA to file TRO in Ezekiel Elliott case

    Fanrag Sports "The NFL Players Association is not taking a six-game suspension as a suitable answer for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. Despite the fact that Elliott has been suspended for the next six games by the league, the NFLPA informed the Southern District New York that it would be soon..." October 16

  • Troy Aikman starts, stops Tony Romo-to-Packers speculation

    New York Post "Could Tony Romo be the answer for the Packers? Troy Aikman thought it was at least worth mentioning. One former Cowboys quarterback turned top NFL analyst suggested the other for the Packers job after Aaron Rodgers was likely lost for the season with a broken collarbone. “Who knows, maybe..." October 16

  • NaVorro Bowman will visit with Cowboys after Raiders

    Larry Brown Sports "There has reportedly been no shortage of interest in NaVorro Bowman since the San Francisco 49ers decided to release him, and the veteran linebacker already has meetings lined up with at least two contending teams. Reports on Sunday indicated that Bowman will meet with the Oakland Raiders on..." October 15

  • Cowboys reportedly want to 'lean on' Darren McFadden during Ezekiel Elliott ban

    CBS Sports "The Fantasy Football world was sent scrambling this past week when the Ezekiel Elliott suspension was reinstated, with the Fifth Circuit Court vacating an injunction that was keeping Elliott's six-game suspension at bay. The Texas judge is planning to keep the injunction in place, but the NFL has..." October 15

  • New York judge eventually could issue a separate injunction in Elliott case

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL and NFL Players Association wait for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to clarify whether Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is, or isn’t, suspended pending the exercise of his right to petition the Fifth Circuit for a rehearing, a separate court case arising from the..." October 15

  • Jerry Jones warned players about ‘negative’ reaction to anthem protests

    Larry Brown Sports "Jerry Jones has made his stance on national anthem protests perfectly clear, and the Dallas Cowboys owner reportedly met with players this week to try to explain some of the comments he has made about the demonstrations. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Jones held a meeting with..." October 15

  • Conflicting Reports Surround Status of Ezekiel Elliott Suspension

    Bleacher Report "Pro Football Talk reported Saturday that the injunction delaying Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension would remain in place until the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals rules on his petition for a rehearing. That would mean Elliott is eligible to play until the petition..." October 15

  • Ezekiel Elliott should play ‘next two weeks or longer’

    Sportsnaut "The NFL recently scored a temporary victory in the Ezekiel Elliott suspension court case, but the running back’s lawyers still have a card left to play. A 2-1 decision by the court ruled the initial injunction filed by the NFLPA was premature, thus making the NFL’s six-game suspension of Elliott..." October 14

  • Jerry Jones: ‘Both sides are right’ in anthem protest debate

    Sportress of Blogitude "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has become a central figure in the national anthem protest controversy in which the NFL finds itself currently embroiled. And on Friday, Jones argued that “both sides are right” on the issue. However, Jones suggested the swirling controversy has the potential to..." October 14

  • Talk of Devontae Booker to Dallas is unsubstantiated, for now

    ALL 22 "The Denver Broncos may be entertaining the idea of trading second-year running back Devontae Booker to the Dallas Cowboys, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. The rumor of Booker being traded to the Cowboys began circulating after a Federal appeals court ruled in favor of the NFL,..." October 14

  • Darren McFadden could start for Cowboys if Ezekiel Elliott suspended?

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott could be sitting out starting in Week 7 if his six-game suspension case is not held up further in court. When asked what the Cowboys might do if Elliott is not in the lineup, team writer Bryan Broaddus speculated Darren McFadden could land the lead..." October 14

  • NFLPA files petition in defense of Ezekiel Elliott

    Fanrag Sports "As the pendulum between suspending Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott and finding a way to keep him on the field continues to swing between the legal system and the NFLPA, a petition was filed on Friday afternoon for the 5th Circuit to hold a rehearing in Elliott’s case. “The National..." October 13

  • Greg Hardy accuses arbiter Harold Henderson of sleeping at hearing

    Fanrag Sports "No one wants Greg Hardy’s take on anything related to domestic violence, but that didn’t stop him from chiming in on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to uphold the NFL’s six-game suspension of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. Not only that, but Hardy is also accusing..." October 13

  • Jerry Jones On Elliott's Suspension: "Zeke Didn't Get Treated Fairly."

    CBS Dallas Forth Worth "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says running back Ezekiel Elliott didn’t get fair treatment from the NFL in his domestic violence case. “The Cowboys and Zeke do not think the suspension was done in a fair way,” Jones told the G-Bag Nation on 105.3 The Fan. “Zeke did not get treated fairly..." October 13

  • NFL TV audience numbers continue to decline early in 2017 season

    Sporting News "No wonder alarm bells are sounding in NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s office. The league's average TV audience through Week 5 of the 2017 season dropped 7 percent vs. the same period of the 2016 season, according to Nielsen data obtained by Sporting News. Worse for the league, the average..." October 13

  • Ezekiel Elliott’s Texas lawsuit “not over” yet

    Pro Football Talk "The victory secured by the NFL in the Ezekiel Elliott case on Thursday feels final, even if it isn’t. It’s not final for multiple reasons. First, the NFL’s lawsuit aimed at defending the six-game suspension remains pending in New York. There, a judge could still delay the suspension via a..." October 13

  • NFLPA points out that ruling doesn’t address merits of the case

    Pro Football Talk "Despite the NFL winning in federal appeals court on Thursday, the broader legal fight regarding Ezekiel Elliott‘s six-game suspension isn’t over. And the NFL Players Association has essentially pointed that out. “The NFLPA is reviewing the decision and considering all options,” the union said..." October 13

  • Ezekiel Elliott's suspension reinstated

    USA Today "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's suspension has been reinstated after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a district court’s preliminary injunction Thursay and instructed the lower court to dismiss the case. The Cowboys have a bye this week before facing the San Francisco..." October 12

  • Jason Garrett: Jerry Jones met with Cowboys about anthem decree out of 'love'

    CBS Sports "If Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones was hoping to put the anthem protests behind him when he declared Sunday that "any player who disrespects the flag or does not stand for the anthem will not play in the game," it didn't work. On Wednesday, Jones met with his players to discuss the..." October 12

  • NFL: No Change To National Anthem Policy

    Pro Football Rumors "Although reports earlier this week indicated that the NFL may force players to stand for the national anthem, the NFL and NFLPA today released a joint statement indicating that the league’s policy has not been altered. “Commissioner Roger Goodell reached out to NFLPA Executive Director..." October 12

  • Cowboys sign Justin March-Lillard

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys announced the release of cornerback Nolan Carroll, signing linebacker Justin March-Lillard to take his roster spot. The Seahawks waived March-Lillard last week. March-Lillard, 24, signed with the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent out of Akron in 2015. He made the 53-man roster..." October 11

  • Cowboys DT Stephen Paea Retires

    Pro Football Rumors "Cowboys defensive tackle Stephen Paea informed his coaches on Wednesday that he is retiring, a source tells’s Adam Schefter (on Twitter). Naturally, this comes as a huge surprise here in Week 6. Paea’s retirement comes just moments after owner Jerry Jones finished meeting with players..." October 11

  • Cowboys met to air frustrations about Jerry Jones’ anthem stance

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys players are reportedly frustrated with the hard stance Jerry Jones recently took against national anthem protests, and they appear to be searching for answers. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Cowboys had a team meeting on Wednesday to voice their concerns about..." October 11

  • Cowboys to release DB Nolan Carroll after limited play

    ESPN "Nolan Carroll, the Dallas Cowboys' biggest free-agent signing in the offseason, will be released Wednesday, according to sources. The defensive back signed a three-year, $10 million deal that included a $3 million signing bonus after starting 16 games in 2016 for the Philadelphia Eagles. For..." October 11

  • Donald Trump keeps the pressure on the NFL over anthem

    Pro Football Talk "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is really trying to move past the national anthem controversy. But President Donald Trump keeps trying to paint him into a corner, in an effort to prove that he’s the most patriotic. Trump’s at it on the Twitter machine again this morning, with more bluster..." October 11

  • Roger Goodell Sends Letter to Teams Essentially Saying They Are About to Force Players to Stand for Anthem

    Black Sports Online "The NFL is about to get on their knees for Donald Trump. Donald Trump said there should be a policy in place to force players to stand for anthem. Jerry Jones and other owners have already started the process of threatening the players. Now, Roger Goodell who works for the owners has sent a..." October 11

  • Donald Trump takes aim at NFL’s “tax breaks”

    Pro Football Talk "The President of the United States is on the warpath with the NFL again this morning, issuing his usual subtle threats. Donald Trump is using the NFL as a foil in his battle to make himself synonymous with patriotism and the flag, after his strong-arming teams into making guys stand for the..." October 10

  • ESPN suspends Jemele Hill for tweeting about boycotting Cowboys’ sponsors

    Chicago Tribune "ESPN’s Jemele Hill, who ran afoul of her bosses and the White House last month with tweets on President Donald Trump, has been suspended, the Disney-owned sports media giant’s PR department announced Monday on Twitter. “Jemele Hill has been suspended for two weeks for a second violation of our..." October 09

  • Troy Aikman: Cowboys Officials Believe Court Uncertainty Is Impacting Ezekiel Elliott's Performance

    The Big Lead "Ezekiel Elliott last season looked like he was shot out of a cannon every time he touched the ball. This year he just doesn’t look the same. Whereas he averaged 5.1 yards per carry last season, he entered today’s game against the Packers averaging 3.6. As Joe Buck was discussing the..." October 09

  • Dak Prescott doesn't seem to regret leaving Aaron Rodgers 73 seconds to score

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers played one of the best games of the 2017 season on Sunday afternoon, ultimately trading the lead back-and-forth five times in the fourth quarter before the Packers came away with a 35-31 win. The game was defined, of course, by the fact that the Cowboys..." October 09

  • Dak Prescott is good, but he’s no Aaron Rodgers

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "For the second time this year, Aaron Rodgers kicked the Dallas Cowboys in their proverbial man parts. Back in January, it was Rodgers completing a third-and-20 play to set up the game-winning field goal at AT&T Stadium to win the NFC divisional playoff game. And on Sunday, there was..." October 09

  • Jerry Jones: Any player who is 'disrespectful to the flag' won't be allowed to play

    Sports Day "Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Sunday that any of his players who disrespect the flag during the national anthem won't play in games. Jones is the first NFL owner to publicly make a stand about disciplining players who kneel during the anthem. Jones didn't specify what kind of other..." October 09