Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Report: Nerve damage in Jaylon Smith’s leg not improving

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith may be ready to contribute in 2017 after missing his entire rookie season, but it sounds like the former Notre Dame star will be playing at less than 100 percent when he takes the field. Unfortunately, he may never be at full strength again. Ian..." March 01

  • Cowboys' Free considering retirement

    CBS Dallas Forth Worth "The Dallas Cowboys think Doug Free is a quality right tackle whose reputation is sullied mostly because he might be only the fifth-best player on the NFL’s best offensive line. So the reason they can’t fully count on him in 2017 isn’t because he lacks ability; it’s because he’s considering..." March 01

  • Tony Romo’s meeting with Jerry Jones to come “sooner than later”

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Cowboys have no plans to meet with Tony Romo’s agents at the combine, but they expect a decision on the quarterback “sooner than later.” Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said Tuesday owner Jerry Jones and Romo likely sit down soon to discuss Romo’s future. “I would say it’s..." March 01

  • Competition Committee discussing centralizing review system "The NFL's Competition Committee is discussing two proposals that would significantly alter officiating -- whether to make referees full-time employees and how to centralize the replay review system. According to one league official familiar with the committee's conversations during its meetings..." March 01

  • Cowboys not a fit for Adrian Peterson, unlikely to sign any big names

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Online gambling site Bovada gives 11 teams odds for signing Adrian Peterson. The Cowboys aren’t among them and for good reason: They are not in pursuit of the veteran running back. Executive vice president Stephen Jones wouldn’t comment on Peterson on Tuesday, because Peterson remains under..." March 01

  • League considering full-time referees, again

    Pro Football Talk "The issue of full-time officials has percolated from time to time over the past five years. Indeed, the 2012 labor deal between the league and the NFL Referees Association gave the NFL the right to hire up to 17 full-time officials. The NFL once again is considering whether to finally follow..." March 01

  • Report: Broncos favorites to land Tony Romo if he takes pay cut

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Broncos appear to be the favorites to sign Tony Romo when the quarterback is released, according to a report. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported on Tuesday that the Broncos are “in the driver’s seat” to add Romo if he takes a pay cut. “It seems the Broncos are clearly in the..." March 01

  • Jerry Jones ready to pull the most Jerry Jones move ever

    Sporting News "Jerry Jones never shies away from controversy. It's what makes him one of the most recognizable figures in sports. The Cowboys owner is at it again after learning the Vikings chose not to renew Adrian Peterson for the 2017 season. Peterson, who can still sign with the Vikings before free agency..." February 28

  • Fantasy football involvement caused NCAA suspension of UR baseball players

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "Two of the University of Richmond’s best baseball players are among five who have begun this season suspended for NCAA rules violations related to fantasy football involvement. Right-hander Keenan Bartlett, a junior who Baseball America recognized in the preseason as the A-10’s third-best..." February 28

  • Cowboys to pursue Adrian Peterson to pair with Ezekiel Elliott

    Sportsnaut "One of the greatest running backs in NFL history working alongside one of the most-talented young running backs we have seen come down the pike in some time. To quote Angels in the Outfied, “it could happen.” According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the Dallas Cowboys are going to pursue..." February 28

  • Tony Romo, Candice announce gender and due date for third child

    Sports Day "Three weeks after Candice Romo announced she and Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo were expecting a third child, she's back with more information. Four-year-old Hawkins and two-year-old Rivers aren't getting a sister yet. A third Romo boy is on the way. Candice also clarified her due date is no..." February 28

  • Dallas Cowboys reportedly interested in Josh McCown "It's just a matter of time before the Dallas Cowboys part ways with Tony Romo. When that split unfolds, could Josh McCown be on his way to Texas? The Dallas Morning News reported Monday that the Cowboys "again have interest" in the 37-year-old veteran after investigating a trade for McCown..." February 28

  • Cowboys expected to release Tony Romo within two weeks

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have apparently had no luck drumming up trade interest for Tony Romo, and it appears as though they are getting close to releasing the veteran quarterback. According to Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News, the Cowboys are expected to release Romo “likely within the next..." February 27

  • Broncos will 'discuss' Tony Romo in free agency, but there are two stumbling blocks

    CBS Sports "Don’t ever count out John Elway, especially before the fourth quarter’s even begun. It might not even be halftime when it comes to the pursuit of Tony Romo, either, with the Cowboys quarterback expected to be available in free agency when Dallas inevitably cuts him. But even that isn’t a..." February 27

  • Cowboys interested in signing QB Josh McCown

    247 Sports "The writing is on the wall for Tony Romo when it comes to the Dallas Cowboys, although the graffiti is a bit difficult to read. The veteran quarterback is reportedly willing to rework his contract to help facilitate a trade, but ultimately expects the team to release him if one doesn't..." February 27

  • Tony Dorsett, Emmitt Smith have a message for Zeke: Stop hurdling!

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Dallas Cowboys’ Hall of Fame running backs love what they have seen from Ezekiel Elliott … aside from one thing. They want the team’s newest running back sensation to stop hurdling defenders. “He better stop that. He better stop that. He better stop that,” Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett said...." February 27

  • Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' ugly feud with Jimmy Johnson appears to finally be over

    CBS Sports "After 23 years of feuding, it looks like Jerry Jones and Jimmy Johnson are finally ready to make amends. Both men were in attendance on Saturday night as the Cowboys celebrated the 25th anniversary of the team’s Super Bowl win following the 1992 season. Saturday night’s party also just..." February 26

  • Broncos expected to 'at least discuss' pursuit of Romo, if released

    NBC News 9 Colorado "John Elway’s tenure as the Broncos’ general manager may well come down to this: Tony Romo or Paxton Lynch? And yes, Trevor Siemian may sneak in yet again and become the Broncos’ starting quarterback in 2017. He might even be the smart way to bet. But in terms of Elway’s vision for the..." February 26

  • Emmitt Smith and Tony Dorsett have one big issue with Ezekiel Elliott’s game

    Sports Day "The two greatest running backs in Cowboys franchise history would like Ezekiel Elliott to stop leaping over defenders. It's not that they don't enjoy the highlights, they just don't want him getting hurt. "He better stop that," Tony Dorsett said Saturday. "That's one thing that I don't like..." February 26

  • Cowboys Have Yet to Decide on Tony Romo's Future With Team

    12 Up "The biggest story in the NFL this offseason has been and will continue to be what the Cowboys decide to do with Tony Romo. They've been rumored to be considering just about every option. Considering this uncertainty, it might be a good idea to go straight to the source--Jerry Jones..." February 26

  • Sean Payton doesn't see a sophomore jinx in Dak Prescott's future

    ESPN "Tony Romo will join a new team in a few weeks because the Dallas Cowboys don’t believe in jinxes or sophomore slumps. The Cowboys will either trade or release Romo, allowing him to continue his career as a starting quarterback instead of as Dak Prescott ’s backup. They believe Prescott will..." February 24

  • Ezekiel Elliott Best Friend's Felony Gun Charge Dropped ... For Now

    TMZ "Prosecutors have dropped the felony gun charge against Ezekiel Elliott's best friend -- at least for now -- after he allegedly tried to bring a loaded gun into an Ohio bar this past weekend. TMZ Sports broke the story ... Alvarez Jackson was arrested in front of the Park Street Patio bar in..." February 24

  • Deshaun Watson to Jason Garrett: Trade Dak Prescott to Browns and draft me

    Sportsnaut "Soon to be NFL rookie Deshaun Watson would love to join the Dallas Cowboys, and he has an interesting theory about how that could happen. During his acceptance speech at the Davey O’Brien awards ceremony, the Clemson quarterback gave Jason Garrett something to chew on (not really) when he said..." February 22

  • Washington eyeing Tony Romo if they move on from Kirk Cousins?

    Larry Brown Sports "Washington is likely going to use the franchise tag on Kirk Cousins at some point within the next week, but that does not necessarily mean he will remain with the team. A trade is still an outside possibility, and Tony Romo’s situation is apparently one that is being watched closely in the..." February 22

  • Ezekiel Elliott Police Incident Details ... 'Best Friend' Arrested for Loaded Gun at Bar

    TMZ "We now know why Ezekiel Elliott was in the middle of a police incident at an Ohio bar over the weekend ... his "best friend" was getting arrested for a bringing a loaded gun to the place. TMZ Sports posted video of Ezekiel speaking with cops in front of the Park Street Patio Bar on Friday night..." February 22

  • Bills may have interest in Tony Romo if they don’t keep Tyrod Taylor

    Larry Brown Sports "The Buffalo Bills have just a few more weeks to decide if they want to pick up Tyrod Taylor’s option and guarantee the quarterback another $30 million, and they could be watching the Tony Romo situation closely to determine what their next move will be. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network said Tuesday..." February 21

  • Cowboys restructure contracts of Smith, Frederick; save $17.3M

    Sports Day "The Dallas Cowboys have reportedly made some moves to create some salary cap space. According to a source, the Cowboys have restructured the contracts of left tackle Tyron Smith and center Travis Frederick to free up $17.3 million. The restructuring of those deals moves Dallas under the..." February 20

  • Tony Romo reportedly turned down a 'very good off-field' job offer

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys are the focal point of the offseason, which is nothing new for them, but the reason why is different this year. Everyone wants to know where Tony Romo will play in 2017. As CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reports, there is a lot of noise out there, but only a couple..." February 20

  • Darren McFadden feels Cowboys might want him back

    Sports Day "Question: I would think some teams are going to be real interested in talking to you [after not playing much in 2016]. Do you feel that way? Darren McFadden: Oh yeah, definitely. For me, I still feel fresh. Like you said I didn't get a lot of wear and tear on my body from the season. I only..." February 20

  • Texans and Chiefs could be the favorites for Tony Romo

    Pro Football Talk "With more quarterbacks than normal available this offseason, it might take the first domino falling to make them all drop in a hurry. And one of the first could be Tony Romo, when/if Dallas releases him (and if he plays nice and allows that). If that happens, a small group of teams who are..." February 20

  • Cops Haven’t Explain Why They Detained Ezekiel Elliott Outside of Columbus Club

    Black Sports Online "According to TMZ, cops detained Ezekiel Elliott outside The Social bar Friday night in Columbus, OH, for a few minutes before letting him go. Cops have been real quiet on the reasoning, but we are continuing to investigate the reason. " February 19

  • Trading Tony Romo won’t be easy, if Romo doesn’t want it

    Pro Football Talk "The trade-or-release Tony Romo question ultimately will be resolved by the Cowboys. However, it’s not simply a question of what the team wants. What Romo wants matters, too. He undoubtedly wants to be released, so that: (1) he can pick his own next team; (2) his next team won’t be diminished by..." February 19

  • Ezekiel Elliott disputes claim that he was 'detained' by police in Ohio

    CBS Sports "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott denied on Saturday a report that he had been detained by police after an incident at a Columbus, Ohio nightclub. TMZ Sports originally reported that Elliott was “detained” by police for questioning after the incident. However, Elliott sent out (and..." February 19

  • Cowboys Rookie of the Year Dak Prescott reveals what he learned from Jerry Rice

    CBS Sports "Dak Prescott’s rookie season ended with a heartbreaking loss to the Packers in the Cowboys’ first playoff game, but his first year in the NFL was still an unequivocal success. A fourth-round pick, Prescott wasn’t even supposed to see the field. Instead, he took over for an injured Tony Romo,..." February 18

  • Ezekiel Elliott Detained by Cops in Columbus

    TMZ "Ezekiel Elliott's night was abruptly interrupted by cops after they detained and questioned him ... before letting him go. An eyewitness tells us the Cowboys star was on his way into The Social bar Friday night in Columbus, OH when suddenly, and for unknown reasons, a cop lit a flashlight on..." February 18

  • Chiefs and Broncos among teams Tony Romo is most interested in

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo could very well have a say in where he ends up next month. After months of speculation that the former Pro Bowler would be traded, reports surfaced earlier this week that Romo himself anticipates being released. As a 37-year-old quarterback that has played..." February 17

  • Cowboys would benefit from cutting Tony Romo, eventually

    Pro Football Talk "As it becomes more clear that the Cowboys will release quarterback Tony Romo (or, at a minimum, that he’ll ask for it), it’s important to explain how that would work, as a practical matter. Romo, as explained last month, would be cut with the post-June 1 designation. This would allow the..." February 17

  • Romo, McCarron and Taylor might be on Browns' radar in search for franchise QB

    CBS Sports "In January, the day after the Browns put the finishing touches on one-win season, quarterback Robert Griffin III said that he wanted to stay in Cleveland, where he signed the previous offseason but because of injury, only started five games (the team went 1-4 in those starts), and he finished with..." February 17

  • Texans are gambling favorites to land Tony Romo

    Larry Brown Sports "The Houston Texans are locked into a nightmare of a contract for at least one more season with Brock Osweiler, but oddsmakers in Las Vegas don’t think that will stop them from pursuing another starting quarterback this offseason. As of Thursday evening, the Texans were the considered the most..." February 17

  • Terrell Owens on latest Hall of Fame snub: 'I'm better than Cris Carter'

    CBS Sports "For the second straight year, Terrell Owens found himself on the outside looking in when the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced its newest class. It’s nearly impossible to dispute that the mercurial wide receiver is deserving of a bust in Canton, but Owens’ outspoken nature -- with media,..." February 17

  • Cowboys teammate: Tony Romo ‘looked like 2014 Romo’ in practice last year

    Sports Day "Cowboys safety Barry Church isn't focusing primarily on his teammates' offseason moves. The seven-year Dallas defender is a free agent himself this season and will look toward finding his own home instead, with the Cowboys if he gets his first choice. Even so, he offered a word of advice for..." February 16

  • Tony Romo retiring ‘is and always has been a consideration’

    Sportsnaut "Where will Tony Romo land in 2017? It’s one of the biggest questions NFL analysts love to talk about. But honestly nobody has a clear answer on the subject, including Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who has been hemming and hawing about it for months. Among other conclusions, there..." February 16

  • Romo expects to be released, believes he can play 2-3 more years

    NBC Dallas Fort Worth "Tony Romo expects to be released, not traded, by the Dallas Cowboys, according to a report. ESPN's Ed Werder tweeted Thursday that sources told him the 36-year-old Romo also thinks he can start for two to three more years in the NFL. Releasing Romo would cost the Cowboys more than $10..." February 16

  • NFL exec: Tony Romo ‘can still play at a high level’

    Sportsnaut "Is Tony Romo still worth pursuing? According to a few NFL executives, yes. Five NFL front office guys were asked which available quarterback they’d pursue if their team needed a quarterback. The answers were fairly split, but the Dallas Cowboys quarterback was the only man to draw multiple..." February 16

  • Cowboys CB Brandon Carr’s Contract Officially Voided Today

    NFL Trade Rumors "Joel Corry of CBS Sports points out that Cowboys CB Brandon Carr‘s contract officially voided on Tuesday, making him a free agent at the start of the new league year. According to Corry, the Cowboys will carry a 2017 salary cap charge of $2.717 million for Carr. Carr has previously mentioned..." February 15

  • Prescott: Fans were crazier in college than they are now

    247 Sports "It was a whirlwind NFL debut for rookie Dak Prescott, and a journey that began as a three-star recruiting prospect heading to Mississippi State in 2011. With his historic professional debut now in the books, the 2016 fourth-rounder got back in touch with his roots in speaking with the Bully..." February 15

  • Candice Romo says husband 'enjoyed this winning season as much as any'

    Sportress of Blogitude "Tony Romo’s wife has not only confirmed that the couple is expecting their third child, she also mentioned possible career options for her husband once his football career is finished. And according to Candice Romo, Tony would make an “amazing DJ” or become a “good actor.” Romo’s NFL career..." February 15

  • NFL sets cap percentages for franchise tags

    Pro Football Talk "The franchise-tag crop report has arrived. Sort of. Prior to 2011, the non-exclusive franchise tenders were determined by averaging the five highest cap numbers at each position from the prior year. Starting in 2011, the tenders are determined by the aggregate sum of the salary cap for the five..." February 15

  • Tony Romo Could Retire & Pursue Career In TV?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Multiple sources within the Cowboys’ organization tell Jason Cole of B/R that they believe veteran QB Tony Romo could retire and pursue a career in television rather than return for the 2017 season and play for another team. Cole says that Romo still has a “strong desire” to play football...." February 15

  • Tony Romo and wife Candice Romo expecting third child in August

    Sports Day "Candice Romo announced on Tuesday morning that she and Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo are expecting a third child. "We will be expecting our third little Romo offspring this August," she said on KTCK 96.7 FM/1310 AM The Ticket. The Romos already have two children, Hawkins, 4, and Rivers,..." February 14