Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Chris Johnson Wants to Play for the Cowboys

    Sportsnaut "Former New York Jets running back Chris Johnson was caught out on the town with his former quarterback Vince Young. The two were hanging out at Katsuya, a popular sushi restaurant in Hollywood. Not wasting any time with small talk, a reporter from TMZ Sports asked Johnson if he could see..." May 05

  • Randy Gregory: I don’t have a weed problem; I’m immature and stubborn

    Dallas Morning News "Randy Gregory says smoking marijuana is not his problem. The Cowboys’ second round pick blames his off the field concerns on immaturity and stubbornness. The pass rushing specialist, who had 17.5 sacks and 29 tackles for loss in two seasons at Nebraska, chatted about that Friday night during an..." May 05

  • Rolando McClain has charges from 2013 arrest dismissed

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain was convicted on misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in Decatur, Alabama last year, but appealed to have another trial in state court. That trial was set for a May 18 start, but it won’t take place. The Associated Press reports that..." May 05

  • Cowboys' Brandon Carr Discusses The Idea He May Have To Take A Pay Cut

    Blogging The Boys "All offseason the idea that the Dallas Cowboys might ask veteran cornerback Brandon Carr to take a pay cut has been thoroughly discussed. Except that it hasn't been discussed with Carr. And it hasn't been discussed after the Cowboys used their first-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft on cornerback..." May 04

  • Hardy says he's ditching Twitter after backlash

    ESPN Dallas "Two days after an insensitive tweet about the Sept. 11 attacks, it appears as if Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy has decided to get off Twitter. At the Taste of the NFL event Sunday at AT&T Stadium, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said the team addressed the tweet with Hardy that..." May 04

  • Cowboys Don’t Pick Up Morris Claiborne’s Option

    Sportsnaut "In a less than surprising move, the Dallas Cowboys have decided not to pick up the fifth-year option on Morris Claiborne’s rookie contract (via ESPN). Claiborne, the team’s first-round pick in 2012, has struggled with injuries and inconsistency during his three-year NFL career. The Louisiana..." May 04

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    Field Yates @FieldYates

    Some 2016 fifth-year options that were not picked up: Cowboys CB Mo Claiborne, Packers OLB Nick Perry & Texans OLB Whitney Mercilus.

  • Jason Garrett: Cowboys have the right support for Randy Gregory

    Pro Football Talk "Randy Gregory was a top 10 talent who slipped to the Cowboys at No. 60 in the draft primarily because of off-field concerns. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says those concerns are alleviated by the support system the team will have in place for Gregory. “We believe we have the right kind of..." May 04

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    Brandon George @DMN_George

    Dallas Cowboys add another undrafted free agent QB in South Alabama QB Brandon Bridge (6-4, 230):

  • 49ers pick up another 2016 draft pick in trade with Cowboys

    CSN Bay Area "The 49ers picked up another 2016 draft pick when they dealt a seventh-round pick to the Dallas Cowboys for a sixth-rounder next year. The Cowboys received the 49ers’ pick at No. 246, where they selected tight end Geoff Swaim, a tight end from Texas. On Friday, the 49ers picked up the San..." May 03

  • Greg Hardy apologizes for 9/11 joke

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy is not off to a great start with his new team, and an ill-advised comment he made on Friday night about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks certainly didn’t help. After the Carolina Panthers drafted 6-foot-5 wide receiver Devin Funchess, someone on Twitter..." May 03

  • Cowboys weren’t kidding about lack of urgent need for running back

    Pro Football Talk "When Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said before the draft that running back wasn’t an urgent need for his team, it sounded like the kind of attempted smokescreen that teams are so fond of throwing up to cloud their intentions once the draft does get underway. After all, the Cowboys didn’t re-sign..." May 03

  • Jason Garrett: We have to help Randy Gregory with off-field issues "Jason Garrett: We have to help Randy Gregory with off-field issues By Ryan Wilson | May 2, 2015 3:41 pm ET By every on-field measure, Randy Gregory should have been a top-10 pick. But a litany of off-field concerns saw the Nebraska outside linebacker plummet down draft..." May 02

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    Jon Machota @jonmachota

    Stephen Jones: Sean Lee "looks fantastic. As you might expect, he's ready to go."

  • Randy Gregory says he weighs about 240 pounds

    Pro Football Talk "Surely there will be rookies in the Class of 2015 tasked with losing a couple extra pounds for their new employers. New Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory is on the other end of the curve — way, way on the other end. After the Cowboys drafted Gregory, the No. 60 overall pick was asked about..." May 02

  • Jerry Jones: Cowboys will address Greg Hardy's 9/11-related joke "Dallas defensive end Greg Hardy, who is facing a 10-game suspension for his role in a domestic violence case, apologized Friday night after making a joking reference on Twitter to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Hardy was responding to a fan of his former team in Carolina after the Panthers..." May 02

  • Randy Gregory had to convince Jerry Jones before Cowboys picked "Before the Dallas Cowboys picked Randy Gregory in the second round of the NFL draft Friday night, owner and general manager Jerry Jones spoke with the sliding Nebraska defensive end. Looked at as one of the best pass-rushers available in the draft, Gregory was not picked in Thursday's first..." May 02

  • Randy Gregory: I have problems, issues I’m taking care of

    Pro Football Talk "Nebraska pass rusher Randy Gregory, once viewed as a Top 10 talent whose draft stock has plummeted, acknowledged as he went undrafted into the middle of the second round that he has personal trouble he’s working through. “Obviously I wanted to be drafted early. That’s the main goal. I honestly..." May 02

  • Cowboys DE Greg Hardy makes a joke out of September 11

    Pro Football Talk "At least Jameis Winston could say he was making a joke, and half the people would think it was funny. Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy decided it was a good time to get on social media and have some laughs, and revisit one of the biggest tragedies in our country’s history. A Panthers fan..." May 02

  • Cowboys pick Mayor Jones to help mend secondary

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "When in doubt — morally, contractually and, maybe most of all, positionally — it’s never a bad idea to draft the best available future congressman. How could the Dallas Cowboys go wrong in selecting Byron Jones — started as a safety in college, moved to cornerback, interned during the summer..." May 01

  • Former Dallas Cowboy Jay Ratliff pleads guilty to DWI, gets probation

    Dallas Morning News "Former Dallas Cowboy Jay Ratliff, 33, pleaded guilty Thursday to DWI in a Tarrant County courtroom, the Tarrant County District Attorney’s office said. He will be on probation for one year. The defensive tackle now plays for the Chicago Bears and goes by Jeremiah Ratliff. Ratliff provided..." April 30

  • Report: Cowboys won’t pursue Johnny Manziel if he’s made available in trade

    Pro Football Talk "The matter of whether the Browns add a quarterback, be it a rookie like Marcus Mariota or a veteran like Sam Bradford, is one of the top storylines of the 2015 NFL Draft. And should Cleveland draft or trade for a quarterback, the future of Johnny Manziel would perhaps come into..." April 30

    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • Jerry Jones: I expect Tony Romo to play at least five more years

    Fox Sports Southwest "Jerry Jones has said the Dallas Cowboys should start looking for a future quarterback, but he doesn't expect Tony Romo to be retiring any time soon. "We're a few years off with Tony Romo in my mind," Jones told KNWA-TV. "I look at him and I see five years and maybe more, and he's right at the..." April 30

  • Joseph Randle won’t be charged in domestic violence case

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys running back Joseph Randle, who was facing a domestic violence investigation, will not be charged. Prosecutors in Wichita, Kansas, cited a lack of evidence in deciding not to charge Randle, according to Drew Davison of the Star-Telegram. Randle was arrested in February on drug..." April 29

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

  • Cowboys punter Chris Jones agrees to 2-year extension "The Dallas Cowboys and punter Chris Jones have agreed to a two-year contract extension through 2017, a league source told ESPN's Field Yates. Jones already has signed his restricted free-agent tender from the Cowboys for the 2015 season. He will make up to $4.2 million, including $750,000 in..." April 28

  • Cowboys not involved in Adrian Peterson trade talks "Our stereotypical perception of the Dallas Cowboys tells us Jerry Jones covets Adrian Peterson and Jones will do anything in his power to acquire the Vikings running back. But the Cowboys haven't operated at the stereotypical level for a few months (years?) and expecting them to mortgage..." April 27

  • Greg Hardy appeal was filed Friday

    Pro Football Talk "On Wednesday, the NFL suspended Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy 10 games. On Friday, the NFLPA filed a formal appeal of the suspension. Per a league source, the appeal officially was filed Friday night. It’s believed that the appeal will focus on the application of the new Personal Conduct..." April 27

  • NFL confirms no video of Dez Bryant incident at Wal-Mart

    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

  • Greg Hardy has to abandon his Bentley on a flooded street

    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

  • Greg Hardy flap escalated when teammate “called him a woman beater”

    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

  • Tony Romo: 'We're going to win a Super Bowl next year'

    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

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    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.

  • Cowboys Greg Hardy & Davon Coleman Involved In Altercation

    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

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Cowboys expected at most a 6-game suspension for Greg Hardy. Thought it would be 4 games. 10 is clearly a surprise.

  • Greg Hardy Suspended Without Pay For 10 Games

    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

  • Judge approves concussion settlement, could cost NFL $1 billion "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

  • Company that created Dez's website, marketed his brand files suit against Bryant's management agency

    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

  • Is sitting out Cowboys’ workouts costing Orlando Scandrick $500,000?

    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

  • 2015 Sunday Night Football schedule

    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

  • Cowboys' Dunbar, Jones sign tender offers

    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

  • Attorney: Greg Hardy trying to have domestic violence charges expunged

    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

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    Jon Machota @jonmachota

    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."

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    Jon Machota @jonmachota

    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."

  • Six teams 'in the mix' for Vikings RB Adrian Peterson "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

  • Greg Hardy asks for expungement of his criminal case

    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

  • NFL schedule will be released on Tuesday

    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