Dallas Morning News "Remember earlier this year when social media was ablaze with rumors of a damning video of Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant in a Wal-Mart parking lot? The Dallas Morning News reported in February that the Lancaster police department stated there was no video of the incident. Jeff Pash, the NFL’s..." April 26
Pro Football Talk "When it rains, it pours. Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy capped off a memorable first full week of work in Dallas by having to abandon his Bentley when flood-waters rose around it. According to WFAA, the Bentley was ditched near the intersection of Interstate 35 and Continental Avenue. " April 25
Pro Football Talk "It didn’t take much imagination to see the latest twist in the Greg Hardy story, after he was involved in a verbal altercation with a teammate during the first week of Cowboys conditioning workouts According to Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports, the incident escalated when Davon Coleman referred to..." April 25
Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo was recently awarded the Nancy Lieberman Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dream Ball Gala at the Omni Hotel. The Cowboys quarterback gave an engaging 10-minute acceptance speech about needing help from others so he could achieve his goals. While giving examples of the people who..." April 25
Some smart people believe when Greg Hardy's appeal is said and done, suspension could be reduced to anywhere from 2 to 6 games. We'll see.
Black Sports Online "Greg Hardy may have let out the frustration of a 10-game suspension on one of his new teammates according to Mike Garafolo. We no have word on what started it, but Hardy and Cowboys player Davon Coleman had to be separated. " April 24
The #Cowboys expected at most a 6-game suspension for Greg Hardy. Thought it would be 4 games. 10 is clearly a surprise.
NFL Communications "Greg Hardy of the Dallas Cowboys was notified today that he is suspended without pay for the team’s first 10 games of the 2015 regular season for conduct detrimental to the league in violation of the NFL Constitution and By-Laws, the NFL Player Contract, and the NFL Personal Conduct Policy. " April 22
CBSSports.com "A federal judge has approved a plan that brings the NFL and more than 5,000 former players one step closer to a settlement in a concussion lawsuit that could end up costing the league more than $1 billion over 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had twice sent the deal back to..." April 22
Dallas Morning News "Another lawsuit has been filed involving Dez Bryant and his business associates. This time, the Cowboys receiver’s management agency is the defendant. Darren Heitner, a lawyer for Official Brands Inc., confirmed that a civil lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Dallas County against Roc Nation..." April 22
Dallas Morning News "As mentioned earlier, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick didn’t attend the club’s first official offseason voluntary workout Monday at Valley Ranch. And here’s why. The bottom line: Scandrick’s base salary of $1.5 million in 2015 doesn’t crack the top 50 at his position. He’s tied..." April 22
SB Nation "The NFL has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which means we know the primetime matchups for Sunday Night Football. Typically some of the best matchups on the schedule (especially with flex scheduling), Sunday Night Football might not be as well-known a phrase as Monday..." April 22
ESPN Dallas "As the second day of the Dallas Cowboys’ offseason program begins, running back Lance Dunbar and punter Chris Jones signed their restricted free-agent tender offers. They had the ability to sign with another team through Friday but had not received any offers. The Cowboys gave both players..." April 21
Fox Sports "Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy filed a petition to have domestic violence charges expunged, according to his attorney. "Every day Americans who have misdemeanor charges dismissed file for expungement of the charges from their record," Hardy's attorney, Chris Fialko, told The Charlotte..." April 21
Would Cowboys trade picks for a RB (Adrian Peterson)? Stephen Jones on 105.3: "I don't see us using any picks to trade for veteran players."
Stephen Jones on @gbagnation: Nothing new on Dez Bryant contract. "You have to be patient. Our #1 goal is still to get him signed longterm."
CBSSports.com "It's not clear yet where Adrian Peterson will play in 2015, but we should know for sure by May 2. According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Vikings plan to hold onto Peterson if they can't find a trading partner by the end of the NFL Draft, which runs from April 30-May 2. "If he's not..." April 21
Pro Football Talk "In February, criminal charges against Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy were dismissed on the first day of trial, after his accuser failed to show up in court — which happened after Hardy reportedly reached a settlement with her. Hardy now wants the State of North Carolina to pretend that none of..." April 20
Pro Football Talk "The wait to find out the 2015 schedule will end on Tuesday evening. The NFL has announced that the schedule will be unveiled during a three-hour show on NFL Network that gets underway at 8 p.m. ET. All 256 games will be revealed during the program, although not all games will remain in the same..." April 20
Sporting News "With his rare blend of size and speed and a checkered past, former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham is one of the most intriguing prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft. He could go virtually anywhere, but it’s unlikely Dallas will call Green-Beckham’s number in the upcoming draft...." April 19
NYG safety Stevie Brown mulling 5-6 offers, expected to make decision soon, per source. Interested teams include NYG, DAL, ATL, OAK, TN.
CBSSports.com "Now that Adrian Peterson has been reinstated by the NFL, the Vikings "look forward to Adrian re-joining" the team. Except that Peterson, who felt the organization didn't support him after he was indicted on child-injury charges last fall, feels differently. For months there have been reports..." April 19
Fox Sports Southwest "For the third offseason of cornerback Morris Claiborne's four years in Dallas, he will start offseason workouts injured and unable to participate. Even when talking about practice reps, the sixth overall in 2012 is restless with anticipation. "I can't wait," Claiborne said Friday at the 27th..." April 18
Pro Football Talk "The sending in February of a cease-and-desist letter to the former adviser of Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant hasn’t resolved the situation. Per multiple sources, Wells still has not complied with specific requests made at the end of the February 20 letter, a copy of which PFT has obtained. “You..." April 18
Complex "When the NFL comes back in 2015, and you gaze upon the first 11-on-11 play of the bloodsport's season, know that, statistically speaking, at least three players on that field will be bankrupt soon after they hang up their cleats. According to a new research paper by the National Bureau of Economic..." April 15
I'm told the Dallas Cowboys very high on Melvin Gordon/RB/Wisconsin and are targeting him in round one. Trade up?
Pro Football Talk "With the draft only 17 days away and in light of the NFL’s habit of releasing the regular-season schedule before the draft, the window for releasing the 2015 regular-season schedule is getting fairly narrow. The current thinking, per a source with knowledge of the situation, is that the sheet..." April 13
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "There is no secret that the Dallas Cowboys plan to take a running back in the first or second round of the 2015 NFL Draft. It’s one reason they brought in a collection of the best draft-eligible backs for visits early in the week, including Georgia’s Todd Gurley, Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon,..." April 11
Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s all-time leader in rushing yards admits he sometimes played when, if he were thinking only of his physical health, he should have stayed on the sideline. But he doesn’t regret it. Emmitt Smith, who is now 45 years old and a decade removed from his final season, says that he has..." April 11
New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints have signed former Dallas Cowboys linebacker/defensive end Anthony Spencer to a one-year contract, the team announced Friday. Spencer, 31, has spent all eight seasons of his NFL career in Dallas. He was selected in the first round (26th overall) out of Purdue in..." April 10
CBSSports.com "Preseason football may be some four months off, but the NFL wants to give you time to get adequately pumped for what amounts to glorified practices. That's right: On Thursday, the league announced the 2015 preseason schedule in all its meaningless glory. Meaningless may be an overstatement; the..." April 09
The Dallas Cowboys released DT Amobi Okoye (Louisville) on Wednesday. The comeback in Dallas is over.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Two running backs are among the first visitors to Valley Ranch for pre-draft visits with the Cowboys. The team almost has filled its 30 allowed visits for national prospects, with the first group getting to town Monday night. Georgia running back Todd Gurley and Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon..." April 07
TMZ.com "If they can do it in the NBA, there's no reason female refs can't kill it in the NFL too -- so says Dallas Cowboys star Orlando Scandrick who says he's excited for Sara Thomas to make history. "I look forward to it," Scandrick said in L.A. this weekend ... "I'm sure she'll get the adequate..." April 07
Sportsnaut "Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is set to meet with the NFL this week, and there’s a good chance he will be reinstated off the Commissioner’s Exempt List by April 15. Whenever Peterson is reinstated, the conversation will quickly turn to where he’s going to play in 2015. By now..." April 06
Dallas Morning News "On his reaction when the Cowboys called: "Just looking at a team like that, I feel like everything is in place. They have a great O-Line, a great quarterback, receivers, tight end. I feel like it was just a great situatio for me to walk in to go in there, relax and play football." On what..." April 06
Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has agreed to restructure his contract to give the team more salary cap space, and already there has been speculation about Romo’s new deal freeing up room to acquire Adrian Peterson. Pro Football Talk reports that Romo’s restructure has created an..." April 02
Source: Tony Romo has restructured his contract with the #Cowboys. Will save the team $13M in cap space.
SB Nation "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo restructured his contract and will save the team $13 million in cap room, according to Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports. In the latest estimations from the NFL Players Association, the Cowboys had just over $2 million of available cap space. Romo was due to..." April 01
CBSSports.com "The Cowboys signing of Greg Hardy has been a hot topic in Dallas lately, and everyone seems to have an opinion on it. After Hardy signed with the Cowboys on March 18, the mayor of Dallas called the signing a "shot in the gut," while also adding that adding Hardy wasn't a "good thing." A..." April 01
ESPN Dallas "Linebacker Rolando McClain has accepted a one-year contract to remain with the Dallas Cowboys, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. McClain will be given a base salary of $3 million and can earn an additional $1 million in playing-time incentives, sources said. McClain, who faces a four-game fine..." April 01
The Score "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo won't have the league's leading rusher in his backfield next year, but if he could, he would take less money to get DeMarco Murray back with the team. "DeMarco ended up asking me, 'Why don't you take a pay cut?'" Romo said on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas on..." April 01
The Score "A Mecklenburg County, N.C., district attorney has granted the NFL and NFLPA access to seven photos from Greg Hardy's first trial for domestic violence, Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer reports. The photos may only be viewed by the two parties and any associated experts involved in the..." April 01
Fox Sports Southwest "From the very get-go, it seemed as though Jermey Parnell was going to be just fine. After all, on his first snap replacing an injured Doug Free in Seattle last season, he helped pave the way for a 20-yard, go-ahead touchdown run by DeMarco Murray. Parnell would go on to start the next three..." March 31
From @toddarcher & me: free agent LB Rolando McClain is visiting the Patriots today.
Pro Football Talk "Free agent linebacker Rolando McClain remains unsigned, and from all indications, if he’s going to return to Dallas it will be for a low-cost, low-risk contract. The Dallas Morning News reports that the Cowboys and McClain have “a drastically different” number in mind when it comes to how much..." March 28
Fox Sports Southwest "Talk to members of the Cowboys' front office, and it leaves the impression that nothing is off limits in next month's NFL draft -- not even quarterback. Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones shared his thoughts about the draft on Tuesday at the NFL's annual meetings. Among several musings..." March 28