Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Michael Irvin Says He’s Being Falsely Accused of Rape & Has a Witness to Back Him Up

    Black Sports Online "A woman has accused Michael Irvin of rape, but they have two totally different stories. Meaning one person is lying and whoever that person is needs to go to jail. Here is the accuser’s story. A 27-year-old Florida woman filed a police report, claiming she and the NFL Hall of Famer were out..." March 29

  • NFL concussion settlement takes nasty turn

    ESPN "The $1 billion NFL concussion settlement -- nearly six years in the making yet still to deliver a penny to former players and their families for brain injuries stemming from football -- is revealing the underbelly of the legal system to former players and their families. As they finally close..." March 29

  • Report: Michael Irvin being investigated for alleged sexual assault

    Larry Brown Sports "Hall of Famer Michael Irvin is being investigated for sexual assault, according to a report, though he denies the accusations. TMZ Sports reports that Irvin was out at a bar with a woman who went back to his hotel room at the W hotel in Ft. Lauderdale on March 21. She says she felt sick and the..." March 29

  • Jerry Jones: Training camp is deadline for Cowboys' Tony Romo decision

    USA Today "The Dallas Cowboys might not be any closer to a resolution on Tony Romo's future, but owner Jerry Jones provided some insight on the franchise's timeline for a next move with the quarterback. Jones said at the NFL meetings Tuesday that he would like to have a decision made "before training..." March 29

  • Cowboys Sign OC Scott Linehan & DC Rod Marinelli To Extensions

    NFL Trade Rumors "Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram reports that the Cowboys have signed offensive coordinator Scott Linehan and defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli to contract extensions. The Cowboys will return nearly their entire coaching staff in 2017, which is actually pretty amazing given that teams..." March 28

  • NFL: Concussions dropped by around 10 percent

    Fanrag Sports "According to the NFL, concussions dropped in 2016, falling by around 10 percent. That would make it appear that the strict concussion protocol has been working. Since the lawsuit, the NFL has been working to cut back on concussions. They originally rose with the new protocol, but the NFL..." March 28

  • Tony Romo reportedly taking Cowboys saga 'very personally,' not a fan of 'Team Dak'

    CBS Sports "Things are pretty quiet with the Cowboys right now, but there appears to be a lot of simmering emotions underneath the surface as it pertains to how Dallas is going to handle the Tony Romo situation. Jerry Jones and Romo supposedly have a wink-wink understanding about his future, but if that’s..." March 28

  • 2017 NFL schedule: League reportedly hoping to unveil full schedule in late April

    CBS Sports "The release of the NFL schedule has become much more than an announcement with a long list of football games to be played in the future. It’s become a full-blown spectacle, with a three- or four-hour television program planned around it on multiple networks. This despite everyone already knowing..." March 28

  • Jason Witten agrees to four-year extension with Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "In February, Cowboys tight end Jason Witten said he wasn’t sure how much longer he wanted to continue playing and that he thought the best approach was to “just go into it and look at it one year at a time.” Witten’s view appears to have changed pretty dramatically over the last few weeks. Todd..." March 28

  • Cowboys likely to release Tony Romo before OTAs

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys are still holding out hope that they will find a trade partner for Tony Romo, but they may end up having to waive the white flag in the coming weeks. As Jason Cole of Bleacher Report notes, the Cowboys will likely have to release Romo before the start of organized team..." March 28

  • Here's how Jerry Jones will reportedly make 'hundreds of millions' on NFL relocation

    CBS Sports "The Oakland Raiders will exist for at least one more season, and maybe for another two to three seasons, thanks to a stadium lease with single-year options tacked onto the end of it. But they are bound for Las Vegas by 2020, if not sooner, and the city of Oakland and Raiders fans are the big..." March 28

  • Leaping block attempts on field goals, extra points expected to be banned

    ESPN "NFL owners are expected to pass a rule on Tuesday that will prohibit players from leaping over linemen to try to block field goal and extra-point attempts, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Sources said the league feels the play is too dangerous and a player could get flipped over and..." March 28

  • Tony Romo situation ‘isn’t ending any time soon’

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys have made it clear they are in no rush to get anything resolved on the Tony Romo front, and a new report indicates it’ll be a long time still before anything happens. Thankfully Romo’s playing along with this charade beautifully and won’t say or do anything to say he’s upset..." March 28

  • NFL Owners Approve Raiders' Relocation Proposal

    NBC New York "NFL owners have given the Oakland Raiders the green light to continue with their current home in the East Bay in favor of Las Vegas. Stay tuned for updates. Monday could be the day many fans of the "Silver and Black" have feared for years. NFL owners stationed in Phoenix could vote as..." March 28

  • The NFL has an odd rule about refs visiting Las Vegas during the regular season

    CBS Sports "If the Raiders want to have an officiating crew at the first game they play in Las Vegas, then the NFL is going to have change one of its weirdest rules, which you probably didn’t even know about: NFL refs aren’t allowed to visit Sin City during the season. Under current league policy, every..." March 27

  • Broncos' John Elway says he hasn't talked to Jerry Jones about Tony Romo

    CBS Sports "There is a growing sense that Jerry Jones might try and do something desperate with Tony Romo at the owners meetings in Phoenix this week. No one knows why Romo hasn’t been released yet, but one logical reason is a concern about his next landing spot. The Texans and Broncos are the only two..." March 27

  • NFL owners to rake in absurd money in Rams, Chargers and Raiders relocation fees

    Sportsnaut "NFL owners are in Phoenix, Arizona for the Annual League Meeting, and they’re expected to approve a proposal that would send the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas. Now we have at least one idea about why there is so much overwhelming support for the proposed move, as it means more money in the..." March 27

  • Michael Irvin: Ezekiel Elliott needs to understand 'the enormity of everything surrounding him'

    Sports Day "What the heck is going on with Romo? Michael Irvin: If I'm a Houston fan, I would be lined up outside of the door of the office over there saying 'what are you guys doing?' If you gave Brock Osweiler $72 million dollars, you don't think we could offer up a fourth, a third? Offer up something...." March 26

  • Seven teams likely to move down in the 2017 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "NFL draft day trades have become more prevalent in recent years. It’s not that teams don’t value picks at the same clip as before. Instead, squads simply have not been afraid to give up capital in order to target a specific player. On the other hand, some rebuilding teams have found it a sound..." March 26

  • Isaac Rochell drawing interest from Cowboys, Panthers

    Pro Football Talk "A day after the Notre Dame Pro Day workout, former Irish defensive lineman Isaac Rochell paid a visit to PFT Live to discuss his pre-draft experiences. As to the issue that always slides to the top of the stack in the weeks before the selection process, Rochell said he has attracted the most..." March 25

  • With trial against NFL looming, Romo schedules fantasy football convention (again)

    Pro Football Talk "Tony Romo may not be doing business in Dallas come September, but he plans to be making a little money there in July. And maybe in November. Rumor’s National Fantasy Football Convention, scrapped in 2015 and 2016, will happen in Dallas from July 14 to 16. If, you know, it actually happens this..." March 25

  • Broncos “not pursuing” Tony Romo

    Pro Football Talk "With the annual meetings beginning this weekend and the Cowboys presumably hoping someone/anyone will make them a trade offer for quarterback Tony Romo, the Broncos are doing what they can to make sure the Cowboys know that there won’t be a spontaneous offer for Romo in Arizona. Jeff Darlington..." March 25

  • Orlando Scandrick defends Cowboys fans by taking on Stephen A. Smith

    Sports Day "Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick isn't sweating running back Ezekiel Elliott's St. Patrick's parade controversy too much. He says he's giving the kid who just finished up his rookie season a pass. "I think Zeke is just young. He loves to have fun," Scandrick said Thursday morning on..." March 24

  • Cowboys kick the tires on veteran tackle Byron Bell

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys have enjoyed depth and stability on their offensive line, but now have to look around for options. Friday, they brought in a guy with some decent starting experience. According to Todd Archer of, the Cowboys had former Panthers and Titans offensive lineman Byron Bell in..." March 24

  • Dallas Cowboys sign free-agent OL Byron Bell

    ALL 22 "The Dallas Cowboys wasted little time in turning a visit into a signing, agreeing to terms with free-agent offensive lineman Byron Bell on Friday, according to Todd Archer for ESPN. A five year-veteran, Bell is a potential replacement for Cowboys right tackle Doug Free, who announced his..." March 24

  • Tony Romo Reportedly Being Pursued By FOX, CBS To Join TV Crew

    NESN "We’re several weeks into the new NFL year, and Tony Romo’s future in the league is still uncertain. It’s been widely expected that Romo will eventually move on from the Dallas Cowboys, either by release or trade. There have been a couple teams rumored to be interested in Romo if/when he cuts..." March 24

  • Tony Romo believes he'll either play for Texans or retire in 2017

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jeff Darlington of ESPN reports that while the Broncos haven’t ruled out the possibility of adding Tony Romo, sources have told him that it’s “Texans or retirement” for Romo this year. According to Darlington, the Broncos currently are not pursuing Romo, which probably doesn’t come as a big..." March 24

  • Tony Romo-Jason Garrett relationship strained after speech

    Sports Day "Jason Garrett was at American Airlines Center this week as the Mavericks lost to the Golden State Warriors. Tony Romo wasn't sitting next to him. The relationship between the two has become a source of fascination for Cowboys fans. With Romo's fate in limbo, it's become evident he and..." March 24

  • Cowboys legend says there's absolutely no way Tony Romo retires from football

    CBS Sports "Will the Cowboys ever release Tony Romo? There’s probably some good reason that Jerry Jones is hanging onto his favorite son , but it’s getting a bit awkward that Romo hasn’t hit free agency. There’s no real deadline for the Cowboys (they will likely designate him a post-June 1 cut anyway), but..." March 24

  • ESPN formally announces Suzy Kolber, Samantha Ponder, Trey Wingo to head NFL studio shows

    Awful Announcing "Three weeks ago, Jim Miller reported that ESPN would replace Chris Berman with a trio of studio hosts: Trey Wingo, Suzy Kolber and Samantha Ponder. On Thursday, ESPN finally confirmed the news, announcing that Kolber will host Monday Night Countdown, Ponder will lead Sunday NFL Countdown and Wingo..." March 23

  • Tony Romo saga approaches potentially pivotal period

    Sporting News "If Jerry Jones gets caught looking down at his phone during next week's annual league meeting in Phoenix, trust that it won't be because the Cowboys boss is playing Candy Crush or browsing his Instagram feed. He'll be texting Texans owner Bob McNair from across the room, or he'll be sliding..." March 23

  • Greg Hardy's Cocaine Arrest Video ... 'He's a Cowboys Player, Don't Stir Anything Up'

    TMZ "TMZ Sports has obtained the Greg Hardy cocaine arrest video which shows cops warning each other that he's a big, strong, Dallas Cowboys player ... so "we have to not stir anything up." Hardy was arrested in Dallas back in September after officers found cocaine in his wallet during a routine..." March 22

  • Bears Hosting QB Mark Sanchez On Visit

    Pro Football Rumors "Free agent quarterback Mark Sanchez will meet with the Bears on Thursday, reports Mike Garafolo of (via Twitter). The veteran is presumably being pursued for a backup role, as the organization signed Mike Glennon to a $45MM deal earlier this offseason. It’s been a relatively quiet..." March 22

  • Michael Irvin: Texans won’t take over Texas if they land Tony Romo

    Sportsnaut "Even if the Texans land Tony Romo in a trade, the Cowboys will always own the state of Texas. At least that’s the opinion of Michael Irvin. Irvin was on The Dan Patrick Show and expressed confusion as to why Houston had not been more aggressive in its pursuit of Romo. That led to Patrick asking..." March 21

  • Even if Texans acquire Tony Romo, there's a need to draft QB

    ESPN "Even if the Houston Texans are able to acquire Tony Romo this offseason, they likely will draft a quarterback as well. The Texans have quite a few needs in April’s NFL draft, especially after losing three defensive starters during free agency, but finding their future starting quarterback is..." March 21

  • Ezekiel Elliott reportedly told by his reps that he won't face NFL punishment

    CBS Sports "Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott continues to face criticism for his off-field behavior, both in terms of allegations that resulted in an ongoing NFL investigation as well as the recent decision to pull down a woman’s shirt during a St. Patrick’s Day celebration . At least one former..." March 20

  • Here's the one sneaky, Texas-based reason why Jerry Jones won't let Tony Romo go yet

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys sure are taking their sweet time making a decision on Tony Romo. Everyone was led to believe they informed him he would be released just a few days ahead of free agency, only later the Cowboys made a big push to try and trade Romo before free agency kicked off. One problem:..." March 20

  • Cowboys bring back quarterback Kellen Moore

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys have a backup quarterback, even if it’s not the one who’s going to end up backing up Dak Prescott. The team announced they had re-signed Kellen Moore, giving them another guy on the roster while they continue to hold Tony Romo hostage. Moore entered camp as the backup to Romo..." March 20

  • Ezekiel Elliott, friends get visit from Coast Guard during yacht party

    TMZ "Ezekiel Elliott had his good time temporarily ruined again this week ... only now it was by the U.S. Coast Guard during a rager yacht party in Miami. Ezekiel was partying with friends and a gaggle of chicks Saturday on a yacht called No Rules II, when a Coast Guard cruiser pulled up. We're..." March 20

  • Broncos need to wise up and sign Tony Romo

    The Sports Daily "The Denver Broncos were a veteran quarterback away from making a playoff run this past season, and general manager John Elway and the powers that be at Broncos HQ need to realize the team’s window is closing. That’s why they need to sign Tony Romo, and soon. The thing that’s scaring most..." March 20

  • Marcus Spears: Ezekiel Elliott has to “stop being dumb, man”

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott isn’t being called out only by former football players from the college he attended. Elliott is now facing scrutiny from a former Cowboy. “The guy’s just gotta stop being dumb, man,” former Cowboys defensive lineman Marcus Spears said recently on 103.3 FM in..." March 19

  • Tony Romo reportedly turned down ‘very, very good’ non-playing job offer

    Larry Brown Sports "Tony Romo has not yet been released by the Dallas Cowboys, and no one knows where he will end up this offseason. The stalling has led to speculation about Romo retiring, but it does not sound like he is ready to give up playing just yet. During an appearance on “The Rich Eisen Show” on Friday,..." March 19

  • Cowboys sound like they're willing to wait, and Tony Romo is just gonna have to be patient

    Sports Day "The Dallas Cowboys are holding out hope that they can get some kind of reward for giving up Tony Romo through a trade. Sports Illustrated's Peter King joined The Rich Eisen Show on Friday and said that the Romo drama - or lack thereof - may go on for some time. "There's no reason for them..." March 19

  • Cowboys Tyrone Crawford on his shoulder, defensive turnover, Tony Romo: 'I just trust we have a plan'

    Sports Day "Cowboys defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford underwent surgery on his right shoulder last offseason and on his left shoulder this offseason. Crawford said on Friday that he is still regaining strength. The injuries were similar but the most recent was a little more serious, he said, because it..." March 18

  • Does Jerry Jones want to keep Tony Romo from playing in Houston?

    Pro Football Talk "As far as the NFL’s alignment of franchises is concerned, the Cowboys and Texans aren’t rivals. As far as the people living in Dallas and Houston are concerned, they are. And that reality could be one of the reasons for the decision of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to slam the brakes on the plan to..." March 18

  • Slim pickings remain in free agency

    Pro Football Talk "There aren’t many big moves left to make in free agency. Sure, there’s still the question of whether our No. 1 free agent, Le’Veon Bell, will sign a long-term deal in Pittsburgh or play this season on the franchise tag. And there are big names out there like Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles and..." March 18

  • Romo's company making 3rd attempt at fantasy football event

    Fox Sports "Could the third time be the charm for Tony Romo? A company partly owned by the Dallas Cowboys quarterback is trying yet again to hold a fan-centric fantasy football event that would feature Romo, Jason Witten and other NFL players. The National Fantasy Football Convention was cancelled each of..." March 17

  • Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne heading to Jets

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys have now lost their second cornerback in the last 15 minutes. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Morris Claiborne is signing with the Jets. With Brandon Carr heading to Baltimore, it’s a double hit for the Cowboys, who were expecting free agent losses this offseason since..." March 16

  • NFL Great Blasts Ezekiel Elliott 'Insane to Justify His Behavior'

    TMZ "Detroit Lions legend Chris Spielman says he's sick and tired of people making excuses for Ezekiel Elliott -- claiming his shirt-pulling stunt was disgusting and wrong, period. Spielman -- who like Zeke, played his college ball at Ohio State -- says the running back needs to grow up already and..." March 16

  • Ravens sign Brandon Carr

    Pro Football Talk "Brandon Carr is heading to Baltimore. Carr, the veteran cornerback who played the last five years for the Cowboys, has agreed to a four-year deal with the Ravens. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the way the deal is structured it’s more likely to end up being a two-year, $12 million..." March 16

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