Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Ezekiel Elliott All Charges Dismissed ... In Car Crash Case

    TMZ "More good news for Ezekiel Elliott -- all of the criminal charges from his December car crash case in Ohio have been dismissed ... TMZ Sports has learned. As we previously reported, Elliott got into a 2-car wreck on Dec. 27th -- before Ohio State played in the Fiesta Bowl. Elliott claimed he..." October 28

  • Dak thinks Romo looks sharp

    Fox Sports "Pretty soon, the Dallas Cowboys brass is going to have to make a tough decision at quarterback. Tony Romo officially returned to practice Thursday, taking another step toward returning to the field. But what will happen to rookie sensation Dak Prescott, who has helped the Cowboys to a..." October 28

  • Report: Dak Prescott to start against Browns in Week 9

    The Sports Daily "Dak Prescott will make at least two more starts for the Dallas Cowboys. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Prescott will start Sunday night’s showdown with the Philadelphia Eagles and the Cowboys’ Week 9 contest with the Cleveland Browns. Dallas will then have to make a decision between..." October 27

  • NFL Interviewed Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott Regarding Domestic Violence Allegations

    NFL Trade Rumors "Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that NFL investigators recently interviewed Cowboys rookie RB Ezekiel Elliott regarding the domestic violence allegations made against him by his ex-girlfriend. Columbus (Ohio) City Attorney’s Office announced a month ago that they were not going to pursue..." October 27

  • Tony Romo Returns To Cowboys Practice

    Pro Football Rumors "Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo practiced today for the first time since his injury. The Cowboys officially announced the news while listing him as “limited” on the injury report. At the time of Romo’s injury, the plan was for rookie Dak Prescott to hold down the fort until the veteran could..." October 27

  • Poll finds anthem protests hurting NFL ratings

    ESPN "A variety of factors are leading to fans watching NFL games for fewer minutes this season, but a poll taken this week suggests that protests over the national anthem are the most dominant factor. In a Seton Hall Sports Poll released Thursday, 56 percent of those surveyed said they believed fans..." October 27

  • Joe Theismann cares about Tony Romo, doesn't think 'he should play football again'

    CBS Sports "Joe Theismann's 12-year NFL career came to an abrupt end because of injuries. Specifically, a compound fracture to his lower leg, courtesy of Giants linebacker and Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor. And that experience no doubt has something to do with Theismann's recent assertion that 36-year-old..." October 27

  • Goodell defends NFL policies, says league has ‘made tremendous progress’ on domestic violence

    New York Daily News "Giants president and chief executive officer John Mara admitted this week to his and the team's "misguided decisions" with regard to ex-kicker Josh Brown's domestic violence case. But NFL commissioner Roger Goodell offered up no such contrition Wednesday night when he made his first public..." October 27

  • Dez Bryant says he hasn’t lost a step in month off, excited to return

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant says it “seems like forever” since being diagnosed with a hairline fracture in his right knee following the Sept. 25 game against Chicago. Bryant is healthy now, though, and ready to return Sunday night against Philadelphia. “I’m excited. I get to be back..." October 27

  • Jordan Matthews: Carson Wentz-Dak Prescott matchup could one day be like Brady-Manning

    ESPN "Eagles receiver Jordan Matthews thinks the Carson Wentz-Dak Prescott matchup in the NFC East has a chance to develop into a quarterback rivalry for the ages. "Peyton [Manning] and [Tom] Brady, that's an extremely high honor to be mentioned with those guys," Matthews said, responding to a..." October 27

  • Tony Romo throws passes, taking it 'day by day'

    ESPN "For the first time since suffering a compression fracture in his back on Aug. 25, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is on the practice field. Wearing a blue Cowboys T-shirt, blue shorts and his game cleats, Romo was not in full uniform but he was able to throw passes without any issues..." October 26

  • Cowboys reportedly back to practice after bye without Tony Romo

    CBS Sports "Not that it's much of a surprise, but Tony Romo will reportedly not join the Dallas Cowboys on the field Wednesday for their first post-bye week practice. Romo has been progressing in rehab from a fractured back, but as the Cowboys stated before their bye, he is not likely to be ready for..." October 26

  • Report: Jonathan Kraft and Jerry Jones fight over NFL teams’ GIF usage

    Sportsnaut "The NFL owners are currently meeting in Houston to discuss many things. One particular topic led to an argument so intense that New England Patriots team president Jonathan Kraft left the room after a spat with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS, the fight..." October 26

  • Details on Greg Hardy Being Sued For Not Paying on His Bentley & Ferrari

    Black Sports Online "Greg Hardy has given up on his NFL career and is now trying his hand at MMA. Sometime during that time he stop paying his car notes. According to the lawsuit obtained by TMZ Sports, Hardy leased a white 2013 Bentley GT Speed (reportedly valued around $240k) back in 2014 from Second City..." October 25

  • There Are No Elite Teams in 2016

    The Ringer "For the first time in weeks, the NFL was the only show in town on Sunday night. With the World Series matchup set and the three presidential debates mercifully a thing of the past, Sunday Night Football took center stage as the weekend wound to a close. What followed was a game that will likely be..." October 25

  • Dez Bryant expected to play Week 8 vs. Eagles

    247 Sports "Dez Bryant has not seen action for the Dallas Cowboys since suffering a hairline fracture in Week 3 against the Chicago Bears. After the Cowboys handled the Green Bay Packers mightily, Bryant made the immediate declaration he'd play on Oct. 30 against the rival Eagles and was matter-of-fact in..." October 24

  • Romo making progress but is unlikely to return to practice after Cowboys' bye

    CBS Sports "While Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has made considerable progress in his return from a preseason back injury, he has yet to be cleared to practice fully and could require another MRI to do so, according to sources. To this point his MRIs have pointed to on-target healing, but given Romo's..." October 23

  • 5 reasons why Pats are perfect team to trade Dez Bryant to

    Fox Sports "Dak Prescott vs. Tony Romo? Please. That argument is so Week 5. As Dallas Cowboys fans know, the new discussion is do you trade Romo or not? Well, let's raise the stakes: Do you trade Dez Bryant as well? Skip Bayless says yes, after watching the Dallas Cowboys come together behind young..." October 22

  • Goodell blames fans for not understanding NFL’s domestic violence policy

    The Comeback "Roger Goodell gave an interview to BBC Sports, in which he essentially says the league’s handling of domestic violence suspensions is fine. He blames fan ignorance or narrow-mindedness for the perception that he’s not going far enough. Roger Goodell is essentially the man behind the curtain,..." October 22

  • Eric Dickerson believes Elliott can break his rookie rushing record

    Talk Of Fame Network "The question in Dallas shouldn’t be Dak or Tony … not anymore it shouldn’t. Nope, the question in Dallas should be Ezekiel or Eric, and this one has nothing to do with starting. And everything to do finishing. I’m talking, of course, of rookie Ezekiel Elliott’s pursuit of Eric Dickerson’s..." October 22

  • Introduces “Roster Options,” Which Is Basically a Way to Profit Off People Cheating at Fantasy Football

    Total Pro Sports "One of the key components of fantasy football is agonizing over your weekly roster, trying to decide which players are due for a big game and which should remain on the bench. It’s what makes fantasy football gratifying. If we didn’t have to use knowledge and instinct to make tough choices, we..." October 22

  • Jerry Jones expects a lot of injured guys back after bye

    Pro Football Talk "His weekly Friday radio appearances give Cowboys owner Jerry Jones plenty of chances to talk about his quarterback. But while he didn’t have an update on Tony Romo’s status today, Jones did offer some good news on several other key injuries. During his appearance on 105.3 The Fan, Jones said..." October 21

  • Jerry Jones calls the idea of the Cowboys trading Dez Bryant 'absurd'

    Sports Day "When things are going well, fans try to come up with ways for them to go even better. The Cowboys have won their last three games without Dez Bryant, so some are suggesting Jerry Jones should see what he can get by trading one of the team's top players. Former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb..." October 21

  • Agent's Take: Here's 11 QBs who could be starting elsewhere in 2017, like Tony Romo

    CBS Sports "Everything starts with the quarterback in today's NFL. Sustained NFL success is difficult without good quarterback play, although the Broncos won Super Bowl 50 because of a suffocating defense. The search for the ever-elusive franchise quarterback drives some of the NFL's most important..." October 21

  • Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott tired of hearing about Eric Dickerson

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Ezekiel Elliott is tired of hearing about Eric Dickerson. “Uh, we’re going to start these Eric Dickerson questions again?” Elliott groaned this week when asked how much he knew about Dickerson. Elliott better get used to it. Elliott leads the league with 703 rushing yards, 116 yards more..." October 21

  • Donovan McNabb thinks the Cowboys should trade Dez Bryant and Tony Romo

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys are doing a lot of winning in a very unconventional way, having posted a 5-1 record through the first six weeks of the season despite not having Tony Romo and missing Dez Bryant for several weeks too. So naturally someone has a hot take on this topic, and Donovan McNabb,..." October 21

  • Cowboys rack up $55,000 tab at annual rookie dinner

    CBS Sports "When your team gets off to one of the best starts in recent franchise history, there's only one way to celebrate: run up a giant bill at a fancy restaurant and then make the rookies pay for it. The Dallas Cowboys held their annual rookie dinner this week, and apparently, everyone made sure to..." October 21

  • Dez Bryant Injures Himself Making Soup

    Obsev "Football is a dangerous sport, which is how Dez Bryant missed the Dallas Cowboys' last three contests with a tibial plateau fracture in his right leg suffered during a Week 3 victory over the Chicago Bears. But as the All-Pro wideout learned the hard way this week, cooking can be unsafe as..." October 20

  • How Serious Is Dez Bryant's Cut Finger, And Does It Even Matter for Dallas?

    The Big Lead "Dez Bryant was limited in practice on Wednesday. After running routes but not catching any passes, he told reporters that he cut his finger while chopping carrots, but that the injury was “extremely minor.” The 5-1 Cowboys are on a bye this week, so, whether he’s under-exaggerating his wound or..." October 20

  • Bledsoe: ‘Obvious choice’ for Cowboys to stick with Prescott

    The Sports Daily "Drew Bledsoe has been in Tony Romo’s shoes, but he still believes the Dallas Cowboys have an “obvious choice” in sticking with rookie quarterback Dak Prescott. “I don’t know what decision they’ll make, but it seems like they’ll stick with Dak,” Bledsoe said, via ESPN. “It seems like the obvious..." October 20

  • The NFL is cracking down hard on illegal celebrations. Players and fans ask, why?

    Washington Post "Twerking? Don’t do it, Antonio Brown. Shooting a fake bow and arrow? No way, Josh Norman and Brandin Cooks. Taking off your helmet? Nope, Odell Beckham Jr. Shooting a jump shot over the crossbar? Forget about it, Vernon Davis. NFL officials are throwing penalty flags for illegal..." October 20

  • Romo & Philip Rivers Could Be Made Available For Trade?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report spoken with several team officials who believe Cowboys QB Tony Romo and Chargers QB Philip Rivers could be traded at some point. Freeman lists the Jets, Browns, Bears and 49ers as teams in desperate need of a quarterback among others. A team official mentioned..." October 20

  • Dez Bryant injures his finger in a way that's almost impossible to believe

    CBS Sports "If Dez Bryant doesn't already have a personal chef, he might want to think about hiring one because cooking can be dangerous. The Cowboys receiver found that out this week when he injured himself while trying to prepare a bowl of soup. Yes, you read that right, a bowl of soup. Bryant showed..." October 19

  • Michael Irvin Got Sexual While Expressing His Love For Ezekiel Elliott

    Uproxx "Michael Irvin has a very, um, particular way of speaking. A few weeks ago, he made everyone feel kind of weird when he made a god awful joke about “pulling my stick out” around a female co-worker. He swears he meant selfie stick, but come on, none of us are that dumb. That way of speaking bit..." October 19

  • Darren McFadden: I’m healthy. I’m ready to go.

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden declared himself ready to return on Tuesday. McFadden, 29, has been sidelined since the start of the season as he underwent offseason surgery on his right elbow. McFadden felt he could be ready when the season started, but the team put him on the..." October 19

  • Dak Prescott to start for Cowboys in Week 8 "The Dallas Cowboys won't rock the boat after their bye. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday Dak Prescott would start Week 8 versus the Philadelphia Eagles, per a source informed of the situation. The news doesn't come as a surprise to anyone who watched Prescott through six..." October 19

  • Sagging NFL TV ratings leave owners scrambling for answers

    USA Today "It’s an election year, silly. That wasn’t the entire company line, but the impact of the dramatic presidential election cycle was certainly a prevailing sentiment as NFL owners gathered Tuesday for their quarterly meeting and assessed the league's unusual and precipitous dip in TV..." October 19

  • Jerry Jones says there’s no timetable to make quarterback decision

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Owner Jerry Jones reiterated that the quarterback decision facing the Dallas Cowboys isn’t a problem. It’s a great situation to be in with a rising star in rookie Dak Prescott and a veteran on the mend in Tony Romo. Prescott has exceeded everyone’s expectations in leading the Cowboys to a..." October 18

  • Sean McDonough rips NFL officiating, blames it for ratings decline

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets did not exactly put on a great show Monday night, and the officiating didn’t help. Head official Jerome Boger and his crew threw a whopping 19 penalty flags, making the game — which was never close — extremely hard to watch. Ratings have been down across..." October 18

  • Ezekiel Elliott on record-setting pace through six games

    Pro Football Talk "There’s been plenty of focus on the quarterback position through the first six games of the Cowboys season thanks to the way Dak Prescott has stepped up into the job with Tony Romo injured and that focus will continue as Romo nears clearance from his back injury in the coming weeks. Whether..." October 17

  • Donovan McNabb: Cowboys would be better off without Tony Romo, Dez Bryant

    Sportsnaut "After watching the Dallas Cowboys surge while Dez Bryant has been out with a knee injury and Dak Prescott has filled in brilliantly for Tony Romo, Donovan McNabb believes the franchise should trade the two superstars. He floated the question on Sunday night after the ‘Boys took down the Green..." October 17

  • Dak Prescott has nothing but praise when it comes to Tony Romo

    Fox Sports "For the first time in over a decade, the Dallas Cowboys have a serious quandary at quarterback, and strangely enough, Tony Romo was the centerpiece of both of them. This time, however, Romo is the one in danger of losing his job. Thanks to the emergence of Dak Prescott, Romo is coming..." October 17

  • Dez Bryant predicts that Ezekiel Elliott will eclipse 2,000 rushing yards

    CBS Sports "There is no NFL player on a bigger roll right now than Ezekiel Elliott. Zeke leads the NFL with 703 rushing yards through six weeks, and he's 116 yards ahead of No. 2 (LeSean McCoy). With his massive 157-yard day against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Elliott did the following: Became..." October 17

  • Should Cowboys' Dak Prescott Be Benched for Tony Romo?

    Complex "Tony Romo has been on the sidelines with a back injury since the Cowboys faced the Seahawks in the preseason, and was ruled out for six to 10 weeks for a possible return. But the team's rookie second-string quarterback Dak Prescott hasn't been too shabby in Romo's absence. Prescott has led them to..." October 17

  • Emmitt Smith wants Cowboys to stick with Dak Prescott

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys are going to have a major decision to make when Tony Romo returns, and Emmitt Smith is among those who believe the veteran quarterback should be holding a clip board. After Dak Prescott led the Cowboys to a convincing road win over the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Smith tweeted..." October 17

  • Ezekiel Elliott does postgame interview without any pants

    Bleacher Report "When you rush for 157 yards against the Green Bay Packers on the road, you can get away with a lot of things. But for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, not wearing pants during your postgame interview with ESPN doesn't qualify." October 17

  • Dez Bryant declares himself ready to play in Cowboys' next game against Eagles

    CBS Sports "The next time the Cowboys take their field, they'll be joined by star receiver Dez Bryant -- at least according to Bryant himself. Moments after the Cowboys closed out a 30-16 win over the Packers at Lambeau Field on Sunday, Bryant declared himself ready to play in his team's next game against the..." October 17

  • Prescott outduels Rodgers as Cowboys top Packers

    The Sports Xchange "GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Dallas Cowboys' record-setting rookies ran roughshod over the Green Bay Packers in a key NFC showdown on Sunday. With Dak Prescott breaking Tom Brady's NFL record for most consecutive passes to start a career without an interception and Ezekiel Elliott becoming the..." October 16

  • Prescott breaks Brady's record for passes without INT to begin career

    USA Today "Six games in, Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has already one upped Tom Brady – in one area, at least. Prescott broke Brady’s NFL record for most pass attempts to start a career without an interception, which previously stood at 162. Prescott established the new mark in the first quarter of..." October 16

  • Cowboys could push back Tony Romo's return "Could the Dallas Cowboys push back Tony Romo's timetable to return? Shortly after Romo hurt his back during preseason play, the Cowboys planned for the quarterback to return after the Week 7 bye. With Dak Prescott's superb play, questions about Romo's return have magnified each week. The..." October 16