Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Jerry Jones: ‘Almost assuredly’ Tony Romo won’t be playing in the third quarter against Miami

    Dallas Morning News "Jerry Jones said during a Monday radio interview that Tony Romo would probably play about as many snaps Saturday in Miami as he did last Saturday against Baltimore. On Tuesday, Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said he and his staff had not yet had those discussions. Are Jones and Garrett..." August 22

  • Dallas Cowboys rookie Anthony Hitchens takes all first-team reps at MLB in practice Thursday

    Dallas Morning News "After another blow to the linebacker corps Thursday with the career-ending spinal injury of DeVonte Holloman, the Dallas Cowboys again shuffled the deck in practice as they continued their search for their three top linebackers. Rookie fourth-round pick Anthony Hitchens said he took all of the..." August 22

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    Todd Archer @toddarcher

    DeVonte Holloman career likely over with neck injury according to Jason Garrett

  • Cowboys' DeVonte Holloman's career is over after serious neck injury

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said during his Thursday press conference that DeVonte Holloman’s career is likely over. The 23-year old second-year linebacker left Saturday’s preseason game with a neck injury. He was going for a tackle with 6:34 left in the fourth quarter and one of his..." August 21

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams "Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National..." August 20

  • Jerry Jones blames teams like Seattle for more penalties

    Fox Sports Southwest "It's no secret that we’ve seen a lot more yellow on the field this preseason. Last Friday, 32 penalties were assessed in New Orleans' 31-24 victory over Tennessee. According to research done by Sports Day columnist Rick Gosselin, the most called in a single game last season was 27. The NFL..." August 20

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    Brandon George @DMN_George

    DT Terrell McClain (high ankle sprain) said he doesn’t expect to play Saturday at Miami but expects to fully participate in practice next wk

  • Jerry Jones' son 'snatched' Johnny Manziel from Cowboys ... literally

    Sporting News "You all wanted the Cowboys to select Johnny Manziel in the first round of this year's NFL Draft, according to Twitter's trending topics feature. They took tackle Zach Martin, instead. Thanks a lot, Jerry. Correction: Thanks a lot, Jerry's son. Stephen Jones, owner Jerry Jones' son and the..." August 19

  • Jerry Jones admits there 'was a big debate' about drafting Manziel "It's hard to take Jerry Jones seriously. This isn't a new development but it seems like he spends his days plotting ways to troll the rest of us. The latest: Jones, the Cowboys owner and general manager, pretty much confirmed a recent report by author Jim Dent that team vice president (and Jerry's..." August 19

  • Dustin Vaughan could force the Cowboys to keep three quarterbacks

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dustin Vaughan began his Dallas Cowboys career with about as much of a chance to make the 53-player roster as his parody scouting video on YouTube gave him. Sure, the team’s scouts liked him enough that the Cowboys gave him a $5,000 signing bonus as an undrafted free..." August 18

  • Ravens defense is challenged early in a 37-30 preseason win over the Cowboys

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens had hoped to play quarterback Joe Flacco and the rest of the first-team offense about a quarter, but very little went according to plan early last night against the Dallas Cowboys. Less than three minutes into the game, their top healthy corner, Jimmy Smith, was on the sideline, bent..." August 17

  • Dallas Cowboys’ overall training camp attendance dips in 2014

    Dallas Morning News "A smattering of fans showed up to watch the Cowboys’ early-morning walkthrough Friday that marked the final scheduled event of the team’s training camp in Oxnard, which attracted 50,591 people since the team began practicing July 24. The overall turnout in Oxnard was down from last year, when..." August 16

  • Jerry Jones: It’s unnecessary to move any faster on a new Dez Bryant contract

    Dallas Morning News "If Scott Linehan’s offensive scheme can lead to increased production from players like Cole Beasley, Terrance Williams, Gavin Escobar and Lance Dunbar, Jerry Jones says, “I think you’re going to see an even more productive Dez Bryant.” It’s pretty simple, if those players produce, teams will..." August 16

  • In short, Cole Beasley must play bigger role for Cowboys

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "In public, it’s not often that Cole Beasley gets recognized for what he is. Beasley, generously listed at 5-foot-8, 180 pounds, doesn’t look the part of an NFL player. “I go under the radar,” Beasley said. “People don’t really think I’m a football player, because I’m so small. I blend in..." August 15

  • Terrell Owens: Can I still play? Absolutely

    Pro Football Talk "It’s been nearly four years since Terrell Owens last played in an NFL regular-season game. He still thinks he can play. Maybe he can. Still, but for a short stay with the Seahawks in 2012, no one has given him a chance. Owens visited Cowboys training camp on Thursday, and he told reporters..." August 15

  • Cowboys DT Amobi Okoye overcomes 'one-in-a-million' syndrome, lengthy coma to return to NFL

    Dallas Morning News "As soon as next Monday, Amobi Okoye is expected to practice football. He’s going to crouch down in a stance. And charge at offensive linemen in his path. And work alongside his teammates. He’s going to do all this 17 months after he was felled by a rare disease, went into a coma and was left with..." August 15

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Garrett on Demarco Murray: "I see him as theleader of a committee, but boy he's got bell-cow traits." Me: He will see a ton of the ball

  • Who should you draft with the No. 1 pick in fantasy football?

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy is in the best position to succeed Tim Heaney, senior fantasy writer: Why blindly pick last year’s top running back at No. 1? Jamaal Charles is a first-rounder, but 12 rushing scores and 70 receptions are hard to repeat, even with Andy Reid running things. After his monumental..." August 13

  • Raiders fan hits Cowboys' Webb during brawl

    ESPN Dallas "A brawl during Tuesday's joint practice between the Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders featured a brief altercation between a fan and Dallas cornerback B.W. Webb. The unidentified Raiders fan hit Webb in the back twice with his hand and a third time with a helmet before the second-year..." August 13

  • Source: Cowboys trade for CB Justin Green to help embattled secondary

    Dallas Morning News "Ben Bass (pictured above) took the field with his Cowboys teammates Tuesday afternoon for a practice session against the Oakland Raiders. The defensive tackle then turned around and was escorted to the locker room before practice got underway. The reason: a Cowboys team desperate for help in..." August 13

  • Jerry Jones hoping ‘really impressive’ Rolando McClain can play in Cowboys’ final 2 preseason games

    Dallas Morning News "Middle linebacker Rolando McClain continues to work himself back into playing shape. As expected with a player who sat out all of last season, the Dallas Cowboys are being cautious with McClain’s workload. Since being acquired in a trade with Baltimore last month, McClain has quietly gone about..." August 12

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Source says #Cowboys Orlando Scandrick is 21st player of 104 NFL has suspended for PED to have tested for MDMA, commonly known as Molly.

  • Scandrick tested positive for 'Molly'

    ESPN Dallas "The NFL has suspended Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick for the first four games of the season, owner and general manager Jerry Jones said Monday. Scandrick tested positive for MDMA, which is more commonly know as "Molly," league sources told ESPN's Ed Werder. He became the 21st..." August 12

  • Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says photos are a misrepresentation

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, for the first time Sunday evening, acknowledged the suggestive photos of him and two women that have been circulating on the Internet in recent days. Jones called the photos a misrepresentation but offered little else. He used the phrases “I don’t have any more..." August 12

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Cowboys CB Orlando Scandrick suspended first 4 games by NFL, per Jerry Jones.

  • By sitting, Lance Dunbar's value shows "To know what the Dallas Cowboys think about running back Lance Dunbar, all you need to see is that he was a healthy scratch, like Dez Bryant, Jason Witten, DeMarco Murray and Orlando Scandrick. “Certainly we have a good feel for what he can do,” coach Jason Garrett said. “We just want to be..." August 10

  • Backup QB Vaughan ‘an ice cream snob’

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram " Dustin Vaughan loves ice cream. Correction, he loves Haagen-Dazs or Blue Bell or Sweet Firefly. “I’m an ice cream snob,” the backup quarterback said. ADVERTISEMENT He has yet to try McConnell’s Fine Ice Cream, a California ice cream chain, but plans to before he leaves town. " August 10

  • Performance of Cowboys' patchwork defense reaffirms Rod Marinelli's daunting task

    Dallas Morning News "The task Rod Marinelli was handed this offseason was daunting. The 65-year-old coordinator was charged with rebuilding a defense on a weakened foundation — one that no longer has its best two pass rushers, DeMarcus Ware and Jason Hatcher — that ranked dead last in the NFL last season. “It’s..." August 08

  • Oliver, Inman turn heads in Chargers win over Cowboys

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Training camp is one thing. Branden Oliver has impressed there, a 5-foot-8 rookie running back with moves and pop. He created chatter among veterans. They wanted to see what he could do against defenders green lit to tackle. Dontrelle Inman was consistent. The former CFL wide receiver..." August 08

  • League office has received no complaints about Blandino’s visit to Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "The folks at TMZ touched off an unlikely firestorm via a recent video of the lengthy procession of people from an oversized clown car bearing the logo of the Dallas Cowboys. The group emerging from the multi-million-dollar bus included team COO Stephen Jones, smedium-shirted Jay Glazer of FOX..." August 08

  • When will NFL consider marijuana reform?

    USA Today "The NFL has not yet ruled on what’s next for Cleveland’s Josh Gordon, but the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting the Browns are bracing for the star wide receiver to be out eight games. Gordon appealed his positive drug test earlier this week. His appeal is based on the..." August 08

  • Cowboys starters Romo, Witten, DeMarco Murray not expected to play preseason opener

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo won’t play against San Diego on Thursday in the Cowboys’ preseason opener. But tight end Jason Witten and running backs DeMarco Murray and Lance Dunbar are also expected to sit out the game, according to a source. This isn’t a surprise. Last season, Romo, Murray and Witten were held..." August 07

  • Cowboys sign two defensive backs to aid injury-riddled secondary

    Pro Football Talk "Name a position on defense and the Cowboys have injury issues keeping them from full strength with their preseason schedule about to get underway. The team addressed one area on Wednesday by signing a pair of defensive backs. The team announced that they have signed cornerback Korey Lindsey and..." August 06

  • Weeden itching to take reins in Cowboys’ preseason opener

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Brandon Weeden can’t wait for Thursday night. Yes, it’s only an exhibition game, but it marks his debut for the Dallas Cowboys and perhaps his only start of 2014. “It’ll be good to be out there with those guys,” Weeden said. “We’ve got some great offensive weapons. I’m excited to be able to..." August 06

  • Tony Romo’s back injury is still affecting his deep throws

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is most of the way back, but he is still feeling the effects of the back injury that cut short his 2013 season in one respect: His deep passes aren’t quite as good as they used to be. That’s the word from Cowboys quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson, who said Romo has..." August 06

  • Claiborne out for preseason opener

    ESPN Dallas "Cornerback Morris Claiborne missing the preseason opener due to injury has become an annual Dallas Cowboys tradition. Like his first two seasons, Claiborne will sit out Thursday’s preseason opener against the San Diego Chargers. He will miss his fifth straight practice Tuesday due to..." August 05

  • Garrett discusses how Cowboys would use Josh Brent if DT is reinstated by NFL, rejoins team

    Dallas Morning News "On Monday, owner Jerry Jones said that if Josh Brent is reinstated by the NFL the Cowboys would create a roster spot for the defensive tackle. Brent, who retired in 2013, was sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years of probation in January after he was convicted of intoxication manslaughter..." August 05

  • Jerry Jones: Brent to meet with Goodell Thursday, Cowboys will create roster spot for DT if he’s reinstated

    Dallas Morning News "Josh Brent will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday and the Cowboys would create a roster spot if and when the defensive tackle is reinstated, team owner Jerry Jones said Monday. “We wouldn’t have it today but we would make a roster spot,” Jones said. Brent was released last..." August 05

  • Cowboys LB Rolando McClain doesn’t finish practice because of tight hamstring

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain didn’t finish practice Sunday. “My hamstring got tight, and we didn’t want to push it,” McClain said. “I think it will be short-term.”" August 04

  • Anthony Spencer on return: We’re getting close

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys need all the help they can get on the defensive line and defensive end Anthony Spencer says that his rehab from microfracture surgery is progressing well enough that he hopes to provide some soon. Spencer started camp on the PUP list after missing all but one game last season and..." August 04

  • Four teams made waivers claim for Michael Bowie

    Pro Football Talk "If the Browns violated any unwritten rules by claiming Seahawks right tackle Michael Bowie on waivers as the team tried to slip him through to injured reserve, the Browns weren’t alone. Per a league source, the Saints, Patriots, and Cowboys also made waivers claims for Bowie. The Patriots..." August 04

  • Cowboys WR Dez Bryant on J.J. Wilcox's aggressiveness: 'I love it' "The Cowboys had their first real 2014 training camp scuffle Sunday when, during what was supposed to be a non-contact drill, safety J.J. Wilcox leveled wide receiver Dez Bryant as he came across the middle. Not surprisingly, Bryant didn't appreciate the cheap shot and promptly let Wilcox know..." August 04

  • Three things suggest Cowboys will run more, but pardon DeMarco Murray's skepticism

    Dallas Morning News "Stop rolling your eyes. Resist the urge to be smug and crack a joke. Maybe the Cowboys really will run the ball more this season. Maybe the reasons are finally too numerous and compelling to ignore. Maybe you should believe it. DeMarco Murray will believe it when he sees it. “Yeah,’’..." August 03

  • Dallas Cowboys planning on QB Tony Romo not playing in first and last preseason game

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo missed a third scheduled practice Saturday out of the first eight of training camp. The Cowboys’ plan is that Romo doesn’t play in the first preseason game at San Diego on Thursday or in the last preseason game Aug. 28 against Denver. The Cowboys want..." August 03

  • Wilcox leads Cowboys’ crowded race at free safety

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "J.J. Wilcox won’t call himself the favorite to win the free safety job. Neither will defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli. But all signs point to Wilcox lining up alongside Barry Church in the Cowboys’ secondary in the season opener against San Francisco. He’s working exclusively with the first..." August 02

  • Anthony Spencer feeling stronger "Anthony Spencer does not know if he will be ready for the regular-season opener against the San Francisco 49ers, but he knows his surgically repaired left knee is feeling a lot better. “The way it’s feeling right now, I feel like we could be in a good place around Week 1,” Spencer said. “I’m..." August 02

  • Cowboys add a defensive end

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys came into camp with deficiencies on the defensive line and things have only gotten worse since they arrived in Oxnard. Second-round pick DeMarcus Lawrence broke his foot, defensive tackle Terrell has a sprained ankle and defensive end Ben Bass is dealing with a hamstring injury. On..." August 02

  • Cowboys send out playoff tickets "When Dallas Cowboys season-ticket holders open the envelope with their tickets this week, they might be shocked to find what's in there. Along with all the preseason and regular-season tickets, there's a sheet of playoff tickets, including a ticket for the NFC Championship Game, a game the team..." August 02

  • Guard Leary returns to practice

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Ron Leary started all 16 games at left guard last season, but he trails Mackenzy Bernadeau in the battle for the starting job. Leary missed the first six practices after straining his hamstring in a non-sanctioned conditioning test last week. “Ron has played a lot of football for us, and he’s..." August 01

  • Tony Romo might not play in preseason opener "With the long-term view on the regular season, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo said he will play some in the preseason, but perhaps not the Aug. 7 opener against the San Diego Chargers. "You're constantly evaluating it and you're constantly, I don't want to say adjusting because you stick..." August 01

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