Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Cowboys May Wait Until Next Year To Pursue S Earl Thomas?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jane Slater of NFL Media mentioned on “Good Morning Football” Monday that the Cowboys may opt to wait a year before pursuing Seahawks S Earl Thomas should he be available in free agency. Slater explains that the cost of acquiring Thomas in terms of draft capital and the fact that they would..." April 24

  • David Irving’s Girlfriend Admits to Lying About Domestic Violence Claims

    Total Pro Sports "Until there’s a law stating people putting in a false claim of rape or domestic violence, these things will continue to happen over and over again. Early Monday morning, David Irving girlfriend’s hacked his Twitter account and posted a series of tweets that accused the Dallas Cowboys DL of..." April 24

  • Ex-girlfriend of David Irving hurls major allegations via hack

    247 Sports "Things just took a dark turn for David Irving. Not long after signing his restricted free agency tender to remain with the Dallas Cowboys in 2018, betting big on himself to stay on the field and deliver a career season that could lobby big money as an unrestricted FA the following season, he's..." April 23

  • Where does Jerry Jones rank among NFL general managers?

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Jerry Jones is one of the most powerful, innovative and, occasionally, controversial owners in NFL history. As for Jerry Jones the general manager, well, his results in that role have been a bit inconsistent. Jones had tremendous success early in his tenure, drafting the triplets and..." April 23

  • Ezekiel Elliott says Dez Bryant’s release was ‘tough’

    Larry Brown Sports "Ezekiel Elliott knows that losing Dez Bryant was not easy. The Dallas Cowboys running back spoke about the team’s decision to release Bryant, who had been with the franchise for eight years. “That was tough. Dez is someone that we are all very close with. He was a leader on our team. He was..." April 23

  • F-bombs aplenty, Cowboys documentary shows again how Garrett plays the part of coach

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "For all of his efforts to look and sound as pretty as a new $100 bill, Jason Garrett has a deep affection with a certain word that starts with the letter "F." He uses the word frequently, as a verb, an adjective and for just about any other situation. So do a lot of the Dallas Cowboys, from Dak..." April 22

  • Cowboys To Exercise Byron Jones’ Option

    Pro Football Rumors "The Cowboys are expected to exercise Byron Jones‘ fifth-year option, per Ian Rapoport of (via Twitter). The move will keep Jones, a UConn product, under club control through the 2019 season. Jones, whom the Cowboys selected with the 27th overall pick of the 2015 draft, played cornerback..." April 22

  • Cowboys Place TE James Hanna On Reserve/Retired List

    Pro Football Rumors "The Cowboys will place James Hanna on the reserve/retired list, Todd Archer of tweets. The tight end’s knee condition has not improved and may end his career. Hanna was not involved in the early part of the team’s offseason program, a sign that his recovery had hit a roadblock. Due to..." April 20

  • Journeyman QB Luke McCown retiring from NFL "The National Football League is down to just its final McCown. While 38-year-old Josh still toils under center for the New York Jets, his younger brother, Luke McCown, is calling it quits. The 36-year-old career backup passer announced his retirement Friday, sending a statement out through..." April 20

  • Dez Bryant posts video working out with Odell Beckham, hinting at Giants deal?

    CBS Sports "There are no shortage of Dez Bryant rumors: ever since the Cowboys released the former first-round wide receiver, we've been inundated with potential landing spots. One of those spots is the Giants, what with Dez talking about wanting to play in the NFC East and get double-time revenge on the..." April 20

  • Saturday flex could be a strong hint for the next MNF deal

    Pro Football Talk "The 2018 schedule includes the inevitable flexing of two late-season Sunday games to Saturday. This is not, in my own personal view uninfluenced by anything I’ve heard or not heard from anyone at NBC, an insignificant development. For the first time ever (except in the event of inclement..." April 20

  • Cowboys DE Randy Gregory On Course To Apply For Reinstatement Into NFL

    NFL Trade Rumors "David Moore of the Dallas Morning News, citing multiple sources, reports that suspended Cowboys DE Randy Gregory is getting the point where his representatives are in the process of taking the necessary steps to apply for reinstatement into the NFL. According to Moore, Gregory still needs to..." April 20

  • Giants GM expresses interest in Dez Bryant after releasing Brandon Marshall

    Sportsnaut "It just makes too much sense for the New York Giants. Following the release of wide receiver Brandon Marshall earlier in the day, general manager Dave Gettleman took to the media and seemingly indicated that the team is interested in free agent pass catcher Dez Bryant. We already know that..." April 19

  • Redskins 'not making a run' at Dez Bryant, per report

    247 Sports "Dez Bryant's sudden availability sent a portion of the Washington Redskins' ravenous fanbase into a firestorm when he was released by the Dallas Cowboys. His comments in the immediate aftermath didn't just fan the flames, but doused them with gasoline. Upon his release, it was claimed that..." April 19

  • Dak Prescott drops some weight, since he’s “getting older”

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dak Prescott has lost 10 pounds since the end of the season and looking thinner and trimmer as the Dallas Cowboys began the start of the offseason program this week in preparation for the 2018 season. "I'm getting older," Prescott said Tuesday night. "I figure I better fix my diet now. I guess..." April 19

  • Jason Garrett says Dez Bryant’s release was ‘a challenging situation’

    Sportress of Blogitude "Jason Garrett arguably stated the obvious this week when saying that the Dallas Cowboys’ decision to release Dez Bryant proved to be “a challenging situation.” Garrett on Tuesday addressed Bryant’s release for the first time since it played out last Friday at an event honoring Jason Witten and..." April 18

  • Courtland Sutton gets in visit with Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "Wednesday is the last day that teams can host draft prospects on visits to their facilities and the Cowboys are spending part of it with a player who they’ve shown interest in over the course of the pre-draft process. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that SMU wide receiver Courtland Sutton met..." April 18

  • Brandon Marshall doesn’t want Dez Bryant on the Giants

    New York Post "There’s only room for one former star wide receiver on the Giants roster, at least according to Brandon Marshall. After the recently cut Dez Bryant said he wanted to play for the Giants this season, Marshall, 33, shut down the former Cowboy, writing, “Sorry baby bro no room. @dezbryant,” in a..." April 18

  • Strahan, Bradshaw, Long to work Thursday night pregame for FOX

    Pro Football Talk "FOX still hasn’t announced who will be in the booth on Thursday Night Football this season, but it has announced who will be on the pregame set. Michael Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long will work the pregame show on Thursday nights, FOX announced today." April 18

  • Dez Bryant Being Heavily Recruited By Tyrann Mathieu & Texans

    Total Pro Sports "Since being released by the Dallas Cowboys a few days ago — Dez Bryant has made it abundantly clear that he wants to stay in the NFC East so he can exact some revenge against his former club. As of right now, the Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles, and New York Giants have shown 0 interest..." April 18

  • Stephen Jones Doesn't Understand Bryant's 'Garrett Guys' Comment

    105.3 The Fan "For the first time Tuesday, a member of the Jones family commented publicly on the decision to release star wide receiver Dez Bryant. Cowboys COO Stephen Jones joined the GBAG Nation on 105.3 The Fan to talk about Bryant's release. “I think it’s always difficult because Dez was an amazing..." April 18

  • NFL to release 2018 regular-season schedule Thursday "The 2018 NFL regular-season schedule will soon be here. The schedule will be announced exclusively on NFL Network during the 2018 NFL Schedule Release Presented by Verizon at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday as part of a two-hour long special. The special will be hosted by Scott Hanson and feature NFL..." April 18

  • Cowboys expect to draw record crowd of 270,000 to draft

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL won’t use every seat at AT&T Stadium for its draft next week, instead creating an “end-zone theater.” But the Cowboys still expect around 25,000 fans to witness the selection process inside the stadium each day. The NFL’s draft lottery for free tickets set a record, and with a capacity..." April 18

  • Cowboys Re-Sign David Irving

    Pro Football Rumors "The Cowboys announced they have officially re-signed restricted free agent defensive lineman David Irving. The tendered deal is for one year at $2.9MM. Signed off of Kansas City’s practice squad in 2015, Irving emerged as a playmaker in limited action in 2016 by logging four sacks and four..." April 17

  • Cowboys refute Dez Bryant’s “Garrett’s guys” comments

    Pro Football Talk "Jason Garrett, Jason Witten, Sean Lee, Dak Prescott and Travis Frederick all refuted Dez Bryant‘s “Garrett’s guys” comment, joining Stephen Jones in wondering what the receiver is talking about. “Friday was an emotional day for all of us,” Witten said, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning..." April 17

  • Rumor: Bills interested in signing Dez Bryant, but unlikely to happen

    Clutch Points "The Baltimore Ravens appear to have a strong interest in free-agent wide receiver Dez Bryant. However, they’re not the only team with eyes of the former Cowboy. According to Ian Rapoport (per Chris Wesseling of, the Buffalo Bills have also thrown their name into the Dez sweepstakes..." April 17

  • Michael Irvin says Dez Bryant's 'fighter' mentality was too much for Cowboys

    USA Today "Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin said that Dez Bryant was released by the Dallas Cowboys on Friday because he struggled to channel his "fighter" mentality once he felt that he did not fully connect with players loyal to coach Jason Garrett. Irvin told the NFL Network in an interview Monday..." April 17

  • Dez wants to play for the Giants

    Pro Football Talk "Immediately after Dez Bryant was released by the Cowboys, he said he would play them twice this year, indicating that he’d end up in Washington, Philadelphia or New York. Of those three teams, Bryant appears most interested in the Giants, according to Mike Fisher of 105.3 The Fan. “The..." April 17

  • David Irving at Cowboys workouts, expected to sign RFA tender Monday

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys opened their offseason program on Monday with defensive end David Irving in attendance. Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that Irving arrived for work despite the fact that he has not signed his restricted free agent tender. Irving was tendered at the..." April 16

  • Report: Cowboys still 'holding out hope' for Earl Thomas trade

    Sportsnaut "Earl Thomas wants to play for the Dallas Cowboys. This is known. According to a report, there is mutual interest in a trade to facilitate that, with the Dez Bryant release being a potential catalyst. When Bryant was released, it freed up $8 million in cap space, which could be utilized to bring..." April 16

  • Browns not expected to pursue Dez Bryant

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns, fresh off signing Jarvis Landry to a mega-deal, are not expected to pursue three-time Pro Bowl receiver Dez Bryant, who was cut by the Cowboys on Saturday, multiple sources tell The Browns signed their own three-time Pro Bowler, Landry, to a five-year extension on..." April 16

  • Cowboys targeting a wide receiver in the NFL Draft?

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Cowboys finally decided to pull the trigger on parting ways with star wide receiver Dez Bryant last Friday after eight seasons with the team. This left a significant void in the passing game that the front office will look to fill prior to the 2018 campaign. The Cowboys had already..." April 16

  • NFL, NFLPA announce ban of 10 helmet models after laboratory study

    CBS Sports "The NFL and NFLPA released a joint statement Monday that they have banned 10 helmet models from being used in the future. Six of the 10 helmet models are banned immediately, while four are only permitted to be worn by the players that wore them in 2017. The results of the laboratory testing,..." April 16

  • Report: Falcons not pursuing Dez Bryant

    247 Sports "Dez Bryant shook up the already active NFL offseason last week after the Dallas Cowboys elected to release the star wide receiver they originally drafted in the first round eight years ago. With that news, the speculation machine has turned out a number of rumors, both credible and incredible,..." April 16

  • The Ravens have interest in WR Dez, but is the feeling mutual?

    Baltimore Sun "Before the Ravens started their great wide receiver search of 2018, team officials reviewed all their pass-catching options. They looked at the pending unrestricted and restricted free-agent receiver classes, the wide receivers available in the NFL draft and the rumored salary-cap casualties at..." April 16

  • Dez Bryant hints that he will not sign with highest bidder

    Larry Brown Sports "Dez Bryant may not be the same player he was three or four years ago, but he should still receive some respectable contract offers as a potential No. 1 receiver who won’t turn 30 until November. However, it seems like it will take more than just money to sign Bryant. On Sunday, Bryant appeared..." April 15

  • Dez Bryant’s No. 1 factor in choosing a new team should be quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "If Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has lost a step and/or other physical attributes after eight NFL seasons, it’s true that quarterback Dak Prescott had no role in the veteran’s release. If Bryant can still play like he used to, Prescott definitely had a hand in the divorce, because it was Prescott’s..." April 15

  • Prescott laments Bryant's release: 'Tough to see him go'

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has exchanged text messages with Dez Bryant since the wide receiver's release from the franchise on Friday. "It's sad news. That's a brother to me," Prescott said from a women's clinic he was hosting at Episcopal Parish School in Dallas. "Put the football..." April 15

  • Allen Hurns: I won’t wear 88 in Dallas, they should retire it

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys have released wide receiver Dez Bryant, weeks after signing wide receiver Allen Hurns. Hurns wore No. 88 in Jacksonville, the number Bryant wore in Dallas. So does Hurns have his jersey number now? Nope. Hurns said after Bryant was released that he wouldn’t feel right about taking..." April 14

  • Bryant says he would've taken pay cut if Cowboys asked

    CBS Sports "Remember back in December when Dez Bryant said he wouldn't accept a pay cut to remain with the Cowboys? Yeah, about that: It turns out, Bryant reconsidered his position. On Friday, Bryant told NFL Network's Jane Slater that he would've taken a pay cut if the Cowboys had asked. The only..." April 14

  • Josh Norman to Dez 'Forget the Beef Let's Team Up!'

    TMZ "They've had some epic matchups over the years ... but Josh Norman is willing to bury the hatchet and play nice with Dez Bryant if he signs with the Redskins! We actually broke the news to the Redskins star cornerback about the Dallas Cowboys parting ways with Bryant -- and he seemed a little..." April 14

  • Jets should stay far away from newly-free Dez Bryant

    SNY TV "WR Dez Bryant was released by the Cowboys on Friday afternoon, with Bryant reportedly hinting afterwards that he might be staying in the NFC East. Bryant, 29, had a down year in 2017, with 69 receptions for 838 yards and six touchdowns in 16 games. "I let a lot of things get in the way..." April 13

  • No, Dez Bryant doesn't make sense for the Bears (and the Bears don't make sense for him)

    NBC Sports Chicago "The Bears need a wide receiver, and one of the biggest names in the league just became a free agent. But Dez Bryant isn’t a fit for the Bears, and the Bears aren’t a fit for Dez Bryant. Let’s start with the latter part of that: Why would Bryant want to come to Chicago? He already made it clear..." April 13

  • Cowboys' Dez Bryant: 'Garrett guys' aided in my release "Dez Bryant believes his rather abrupt release from the Dallas Cowboys on Friday was partly the culmination of players and coaches who wanted him off the team. Speaking in an exclusive interview with NFL Network's Jane Slater, Bryant blamed "Garrett guys" for spearheading the Cowboys' decision..." April 13

  • Dez Bryant's release signals new era for Dallas Cowboys "Cutting Dez Bryant is the type of move the Dallas Cowboys have rarely made under owner Jerry Jones. The team has said goodbye to many franchise legends over the years, but those usually came a year or two late. Football has been the family business for Jones and his brood over the last 29 years,..." April 13

  • Todd Gurley Is Opening Campaigning For Dez Bryant To Sign With Rams

    Total Pro Sports "For the first time since he got into the league, Dez Bryant will be wearing the jersey of another team after the team decided to part ways with him on Friday. Dez is not likely to stay a free agent for long as many teams would love to have him on the roster as soon as possible. The Los Angeles..." April 13

  • Is the Giants' locker room big enough for Dez Bryant and Odell Beckham?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Cowboys' decision to cut dynamic wide receiver Dez Bryant on Friday opens the door for the Giants to build one of the NFL's top wide receiver duos by pairing him with Odell Beckham Jr. Beckham and Bryant have large egos, but they seem to like each other. If they could co-exist -- and..." April 13

  • Should Patriots Sign Dez Bryant With Ex-Cowboys Receiver Now Available?

    NESN "What are Dez Bryant’s chances of landing with the New England Patriots? In this reporter’s mind, not high. The Dallas Cowboys on Friday released Bryant, choosing to cut ties with the three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver rather than dedicate $16.5 million of their salary cap space to him. After..." April 13

  • Dez Bryant Not On Redskins’ Radar Right Now

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Mike Jones of USA Today, the Redskins do not have free agent WR Dez Bryant on their radar right now, despite speculation that Washington could be a landing spot for him. According to Mickey Spagnola, Bryant said while walking out of the team’s facility that he’ll see the Cowboys..." April 13

  • NFL Rumors: Dez tells Cowboys ‘see you twice this year’ after being released

    Clutch Points "Following months of speculation, the Dallas Cowboys have reportedly decided to part ways with former Pro Bowl wide receiver Dez Bryant after eight seasons. Depending on when the team officially chooses to release him, it will put Bryant on the open market for the first time in his NFL..." April 13