Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL? "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Cowboys bounce back with dominating win over Titans

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Might the pass-happy Dallas Cowboys be no more? Coach Jason Garrett said as much during the NFL Draft in May when the Cowboys selected guard Zack Martin in the first round, giving them three first-round picks on the offensive line. Executive vice president Stephen Jones said during training..." September 15

  • Titans play questionable music "Before the Cowboys-Titans game at LP Field, a warmup soundtrack blared through portable speakers that the Titans wheel onto the sidelines. "Friday Night Remix," by a variety of rap artists, played about 35 minutes before kickoff. The worst of the lyrics were blotted out, but the song's..." September 14

  • Dez Bryant suffers shoulder injury, should return

    Pro Football Talk "Last week, the Cowboys got off to a miserable start. This week, the Cowboys’ start may have been even worse. Dallas receiver Dez Bryant caught the first two passes thrown to him, gaining 25 yards, but had to exit the game and head to the locker room in the first minute of today’s game at..." September 14

  • Orlando Scandrick in limbo "Just as it appeared Orlando Scandrick could play for the Dallas Cowboys sooner than anyone expected with the NFL Players Association agreeing to a new drug policy on Friday, the NFL slowed the process when it announced several issues remain unresolved with the deal. As a result, Scandrick is..." September 13

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    NFL confirms still no drug policy agreement. Deadline has come and gone to activate players for Sunday. So Welker, Scandrick, etc. wait.

  • Jerry Jones: I believe Roger Goodell is telling the truth

    Fox Sports Southwest "Jerry Jones believes NFL commissioner Roger Goodell never watched the video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee in a hotel elevator before it surfaced earlier this week. "He said he did not and I believe him," Jones said Friday on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM]. "But the good news -- not good news, but..." September 12

  • Statute of limitations an issue in sexual assault lawsuit against Jerry Jones

    Dallas Morning News "Legal experts said Thursday that the sexual assault lawsuit filed by a former exotic dancer against Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones may pivot on arguments over a relatively short period of time — 10 weeks. The statute of limitations for a civil claim of sexual assault in Texas is five..." September 12

  • Dez Bryant: I've got Tony Romo's back

    Fox Sports Southwest "No matter how bad things get this season, don't expect Dez Bryant to throw Tony Romo under the bus after a poor outing. It's been clear throughout Bryant's career that he's going to support Romo even after a three-interception performance like he had Sunday. "Tony is the quarterback," Bryant..." September 12

  • Source: Durant out 3-4 weeks

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys are looking at life without weakside linebacker Justin Durant for the next three to four weeks because of a groin injury, a source said Wednesday. Durant was injured in the second half of the Cowboys' Week 1 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. After the game, Durant said he..." September 10

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Quick football tidbit: If #Rams wanted to sign Michael Sam, they can by Mon. Then Rams play Cowboys that week, so can’t sign him until after

  • Jerry Jones: Getting out of the 8-8 rut drives everything I do

    Dallas Morning News "Jerry Jones wanted no part of talking about all of the red inside AT&T Stadium after the Dallas Cowboys lost 28-17 to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. After having a day to research why 49ers fans seemed to occupy almost half of the venue, the Cowboys owner and general manager had a much..." September 10

  • Jerry Jones’ lawyer calls sexual assault lawsuit a “money grab”

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys owner Jerry Jones faces a sexual assault lawsuit arising from a 2009 incident that relates to the photos of Jones and multiple females that emerged last month. His lawyer, Levi McCathern, has issued a strong statement regarding the case. “These allegations are completely false,”..." September 10

  • Tony Romo was most-mentioned NFL player on Twitter in Week 1

    Fox Sports "Here's a win the Dallas Cowboys are not happy about getting. According to Twitter, Tony Romo was the most-mentioned NFL player from Thursday through Monday. Yes, Romo was mentioned even more than Ray Rice. Romo threw three interceptions and was sacked three times in Dallas' 28-17 embarrassing..." September 10

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

  • No tampering charges for Cowboys "The Cowboys are not facing tampering charges based upon Adrian Peterson's phone conversation with Dallas owner/general manager Jerry Jones -- an incident reported in a profile on Jones by ESPN's Don Van Natta -- according to league sources. Just to be sure there was no problem, sources say..." September 07

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Sources: #Cowboys & WR Dez Bryant did not reach a contract extension by his self-imposed deadline. None is expected. He’s in a contract year

  • Dez Bryant: I’m not worried about my back locking up this season

    Dallas Morning News "Dez Bryant is confident his back won’t be locking up this season. The Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl receiver started all 16 games last year, but he missed practices and was limited in others because of a sore back. “Look at me,” Bryant said when asked about preparing his back during the offseason...." September 06

  • Jerry Jones: NFL didn't ask us to sign Sam "When the Cowboys signed Michael Sam to their practice squad this week they did it because they thought he'd help the team, not because the NFL asked them to do it. During the NBC pregame show leading up to Thursday night's opener between Green Bay and Seattle,'s Peter King reported..." September 06

  • Dallas Cowboys name their five captains for 2014 season

    Dallas Morning News "The Dallas Cowboys have set their 2014 captains, coach Jason Garrett said Friday. The five: QB Tony Romo, TE Jason Witten, S Barry Church, LB Justin Durant and K Dan Bailey. Church, who the Cowboys named the MVP of the worst defense in the league last season, has become of the team’s..." September 05

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    Clarence Hill @clarencehilljr

    The cowboys believe Scandrick would be ready to go and could play Sunday if suspension is lifted. Good news

  • Scott Linehan: It wouldn’t surprise me if Tony Romo’s best years are ahead of him

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo has said on multiple occasions that his best years as an NFL quarterback are ahead of him. With the Dallas Cowboys’ 34-year-old franchise quarterback coming off December back surgery it’s easy to be skeptical of such a comment. But Cowboys offensive play-caller Scott Linehan isn’t..." September 05

  • Dallas Cowboys have settled on their starting three LBs for season opener Sunday vs. San Francisco 49ers

    Dallas Morning News "The Dallas Cowboys have finally settled on their starting three linebackers a few days before their season opener Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers. The Cowboys spent their entire preseason playing musical chairs with their linebackers, trying to get the best three on the field at the same..." September 04

  • Victim's mother 'happy' for Cowboys' Brent

    ESPN Dallas "The mother of a Dallas Cowboys practice-squad player who was killed in a December 2012 car crash says she's "very happy" that the NFL has decided to conditionally reinstate defensive tackle Josh Brent, who was driving the car while intoxicated. "I'm very happy Josh has been reinstated with the..." September 03

  • Sam lands on practice squad for Cowboys

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys have signed Michael Sam, who is seeking to become the first openly gay athlete to play in the NFL, to their practice squad. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett announced the signing Wednesday morning during a news conference, saying that adding Sam is "a good move for our football..." September 03

  • Ex-Cowboys DT Josh Brent reinstated, has to serve 10-game suspension "Former Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent said over the summer that he'd like to the return to the NFL. Now he can. The league announced on Tuesday that Brent, who was found guilty of intoxication manslaughter in January, will be eligible to play this season after he serves a 10-game..." September 03

  • Micheal Sam & The Cowboys: Forget The Publicity, This Is About Football

    Blogging The Boys "There are a lot of people who have made their minds about what they think of the reports that Michael Sam is going to be signed to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad, pending the results of his physical. Some of them are convinced that this is latest sign of the coming apocalypse, while others feel..." September 03

  • Brian Waters retires from the NFL: ‘I will always be grateful’

    Dallas Morning News "Six-time Pro Bowl offensive guard Brian Waters, who spent last season with the Dallas Cowboys, has decided to retire from the NFL. Waters, 37, played high school football at Waxahachie and college football at North Texas. He went undrafted in 1999, and the Cowboys signed him as an undrafted..." September 02

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Source: #Cowboys are doing research and due diligence into the plan of signing DE Michael Sam to their practice squad.

  • Dallas Cowboys DT Henry Melton ‘excited and ready to go’ as he prepares for first game since last September

    Dallas Morning News "When the Cowboys face San Francisco in the season opener Sunday, Henry Melton is expected to play for the first time in 350 days. “I am excited,” the Cowboys defensive tackle said. “It’s going to be my first game week in almost a year.” Almost 12 months have passed since Melton tore the..." September 02

  • Rolando McClain to start in the middle for the Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "Maybe it’s just the state of the Cowboys’ defense, or maybe Rolando McClain can really play. Either way, the twice-retired No. 8-overall pick is a starter again, after not playing since 2012. According to Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Bruce Carter said he was starting on the..." September 01

  • Cowboys bring running back Ryan Williams back to practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "As it turns out, Devon Still isn’t the only former second-rounder to make a practice squad this weekend, but at least he’s on the team that drafted him. Among the seven practice-squaders signed by the Cowboys Sunday was running back Ryan Williams. Williams was taken by the Cardinals in the..." September 01

  • Cowboys bringing in new defensive options

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys defense has been the subject of nothing but pessimistic prognostications, but the team is working to find improvement over the players they kept on the initial 53-man roster. They’re looking to the NFC West for two additions. According to multiple reports, former 49ers safety C.J...." September 01

  • Jimmy Johnson: Jerry Jones 'comes across as a rich a--hole' in profile

    Port Arthur News Online "ormer NY Times Pulitzer Prize winning writer Don Van Natta, who is known in these parts for authoring the definitive book on Babe Zaharias — Wonder Girl — has distinguished himself again with a lengthy piece for ESPN The Magazine on Jerry Jones. Titled Jerry Football, it’s a very fair and..." September 01

  • Cowboys, Browns take from each other’s discard pile

    Pro Football Talk "If the Cowboys and Browns knew how things were going to wind up playing out, they might have just made a trade before Saturday’s cut to 53 players instead of waiting to acquire a player from the other team via waivers. There’s no going back in time, though, so we’ll just have to wonder what the..." August 31

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    Todd Archer @toddarcher

    Told Ryan Williams did not make the final cuts. Has practice squad eligibility. Commence complaining

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Dallas traded a 2015 7th-round pick to Tennessee for DE Lavar Edwards, per league source.

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Cowboys announce that DE Anthony Spencer has passed his physical.

  • Jones proud of himself for resisting the urge to draft Manziel "It an understatement to say Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones caused a stir in the sports world Thursday. An in-depth profile of Jones, written for ESPN and published Thursday afternoon, quoted Jones on a variety of incendiary topics – both from the present and the distant past. Those..." August 30

  • Broncos' reserves whip Cowboys in final preseason game of 2014

    Denver Post "Recognizable names are about to become unemployed. The Broncos are about to cut some good players. "Yeah, we will," said Broncos general manager John Elway. "Without a doubt this was the strongest roster we had in our four years here." It wasn't easy making the Broncos' roster this year. In..." August 29

  • No comment from Cowboys, yet, on Peterson conversation

    Pro Football Talk "The Dallas Cowboys have issued no comment in response to the comments from owner Jerry Jones to Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, reportedly in response to Peterson’s stated desire to play for the Cowboys after his time with the Vikings ends. But while the Cowboys currently are saying..." August 29

  • Adrian Peterson: I would love to retire as a Viking

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL had no comment on the report that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson told Cowboys owner Jerry Jones that he wants to play for the Cowboys after his tenure with the Vikings comes to an end, but Peterson was willing to address it on Thursday. In a statement released in tandem with one..." August 28

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    Tom Pelissero @TomPelissero

    #Cowboys with all sorts of secondary issues. I'm told they are waiving B.W. Webb.

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    Tom Pelissero @TomPelissero

    Adrian Peterson on ESPN/Jerry Jones report: "This was a casual conversation ... in which I never indicated I wanted to leave the Vikings."

  • Report: Jones says Manziel would've guaranteed Cowboys' relevance "Jerry Jones wanted Johnny Manziel. The Cowboys owner and general manager has spoken out of both sides of his mouth on the issue, but an "Outside the Lines"/ESPN the Magazine profile of Jones by writer Don Van Natta Jr. paints a picture of a man second-guessing his decision to pass on Manziel in..." August 28

  • Adrian Peterson: I'd play for Cowboys "Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson told Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in a June telephone call he would like to play for the Cowboys at the end of his tenure with the Vikings, according to an "Outside the Lines" report. "Well, I understand, Adrian," Jones told Peterson during the..." August 28

  • Jakar Hamilton suspended 4 games "A second member of the Dallas Cowboys' secondary has been suspended four games by the NFL with second-year safety Jakar Hamilton being sanctioned Thursday. Hamilton will miss the first four regular-season games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. Earlier this month, cornerback..." August 28

  • Sources: Deal between Cowboys, Dez not imminent, but talks continuing

    Dallas Morning News "Talks between the Cowboys and receiver Dez Bryant on a new contract continue. Depending on where you look online, you will read something that suggests these discussions are either dragging along or accelerating at a rapid pace. Both extremes contain an element of truth. How? Because..." August 27

  • Dez Bryant, Cowboys deal coming by Thursday? "Dez Bryant said Monday there is a "big chance" he and the Dallas Cowboys will reach agreement on a contract extension before the start of the 2014 season. It might happen even sooner. NFL Media columnist Michael Silver reports, via sources in Dallas, that negotiations have intensified..." August 27

  • Dez Bryant: 'My confidence is over the roof'

    Fox Sports Southwest "Although the Dallas Cowboys' first-team offense managed only six points and 110 yards on 32 first-half plays against the Dolphins Saturday night in Miami, Dez Bryant didn't seem to be too discouraged. "I feel like we did good," Bryant said. "We want to be better. I was telling the guys on the..." August 26