Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Hall of Fame voters definitely blocked T.O. for being “so disruptive”

    Pro Football Talk "It was widely believed that the Hall of Fame voters passed over receiver Terrell Owens ostensibly because of his reputation for divisiveness, even if the truth is that they were merely respecting a de facto waiting line that called for Marvin Harrison making it before Owens. On Thursday, one of..." February 12

  • At least 42 victims, 30 suspects uncovered during Super Bowl human trafficking stings

    Kron 4 News "The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office arrested or cited at least 30 suspects for allegedly soliciting prostitution and found over 40 possible human trafficking victims during a series of stings in the time leading up to Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara on Sunday, Sgt. James Jensen said. The Super..." February 12

  • Is Jalen Ramsey No. 1 on Dallas Cowboys' draft board?

    Dallas Morning News "To my knowledge, the Dallas Cowboys have not yet set their 2016 draft board. However, draft analyst Tony Pauline reported Wednesday that the Cowboys currently have a top player on their board. And that player is former Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey. It wouldn't be a surprise if..." February 11

  • Terrell Owens: Cris Carter 'begged' his way into Hall of Fame

    The Score "There still doesn't appear to be any sort of love lost between Terrell Owens and Cris Carter. Owens spoke of the criticism he's received from Carter in an appearance on ESPN's "Mike and Mike" on Wednesday, also throwing some shade at the way in which he believes Carter earned himself a spot in..." February 11

  • Goodell says extra point rule made the NFL more exciting in 2015

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says Year One of the new extra point rule was a success, and more rules tweaks are on the way. Goodell said the new rule, which moved extra point kicks back 13 yards, is an example of the kinds of changes the league will continue to consider. “From a..." February 10

  • Jason Witten's three keys for the Cowboys making a run to Super Bowl LI

    Sports Day "Super Bowl 50 is come and gone, so naturally the attention turns to next year. That's good news to the Cowboys and their fans, who would like to forget that the 2015 season ever happened. So what do the Cowboys need to do to make sure 2016 is one to remember for a run to Super Bowl..." February 09

  • The Patriots have surpassed the Cowboys as the most hated team in America

    SB Nation "For the first time in recorded history, the Cowboys are not the most hated NFL team in America. No, that honor now belongs to the New England Patriots, according to a Public Policy Polling poll. Per a post on the results of the poll: Every time we've done a poll over the years on the..." February 06

  • Tony Romo still debating on having collarbone surgery "Tony Romo continues to consider whether to have surgery on his injured collarbone. The Dallas Cowboys' quarterback said this week from Super Bowl 50 that he will make a decision in early March. "You weigh all of those things, but nothing is going to keep me off the field," Romo said, via..." February 06

  • Tony Romo: I'll help any QB Cowboys add this offseason "It will be nearly three months before the Dallas Cowboys have a chance to draft 36-year-old quarterback Tony Romo's eventual replacement, but the four-time Pro Bowler isn't waiting that long to address the possibility. Romo took the professional high road on Friday when asked about the Cowboys'..." February 06

  • Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliott wants to be drafted by Cowboys "Few could believe the Dallas Cowboys failed to draft a running back last year, despite having no proven options in the backfield after the free-agent loss of DeMarco Murray. It didn't exactly backfire, as the club had the NFL's No. 9 rushing offense thanks to the most physical offensive line in..." February 06

  • Roger Goodell Speaks Out on Concussions, 'Rooney Rule' for Women

    ABC News "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says there is a “culture change” in the NFL when it comes to concussions and, if he had a son, would have no problem allowing him to play the sport. “The number of concussions went up this year and they're going to go up and they're going to go down in any given..." February 06

  • Cowboys will not pursue Manziel in wake of domestic violence allegations

    WFAA "The Dallas Cowboys have been linked to Johnny Manziel at a number of points in the former Heisman Trophy winner's NFL career, and were rumored to be a possible landing spot for Manziel as recently as this week. But a high-ranking Cowboys source says that Dallas is out on Manziel after the..." February 05

  • Michael Irvin wants Jerry Jones, Cowboys to save Johnny Manziel

    CBS Sports "Former Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin is officially joining the Johnny Manziel-to-Dallas hype train. And the Hall of Famer doesn't just want to stand by and watch it happen, he wants to play an active role in Manziel's potential revival. Appearing on the Rich Eisen show, Irvin -- now an..." February 04

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    Dez Bryant @DezBryant

    @JasonWitten @tonyromo @DeMarcoMurray come on home #cowboys

  • NFL to establish Rooney rule for women

    ESPN "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday the league is going to institute a Rooney rule for women when it comes to all NFL executive positions. He announced the decision in opening remarks at NFL Women's Summit, where roughly 250 men and women associated with the league are gathered to..." February 04

  • Sources: Cowboys QB Tony Romo's surgery plan to address fractured collarbone revealed

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo still intends to have surgery on his left clavicle. Only the date and type of procedure remain in question, sources said. The plan is for the Cowboys quarterback to undergo another CT scan at the end of this month or early March. At that point the best way to proceed will be..." February 04

  • Michael Irvin: I will work with Johnny Manziel; Cowboys should help save him

    Dallas Morning News "Former Dallas Cowboys receiver Michael Irvin joined Rich Eisen to chat about Johnny Manziel. Manziel is expected to be released by the Cleveland Browns in March, and Irvin would love to see the former Texas A&M Aggies star in a Cowboys uniform. "I love the game of football and the game of..." February 04

  • Joseph Randle After Getting Arrested: "This Is The End Of My Career"

    Deadspin "Former Cowboys running back Joseph Randle told Texas police, “This is the end of my career,” after he was taken in for an outstanding speeding warrant Monday. TMZ got the police car footage of Randle’s arrest. The 24-year-old told cops at the scene that he had driven down from Kansas to his..." February 03

  • Report: Romo to decide on surgery in four weeks

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo had a CT scan of his left collarbone last month as part of the process to determine whether he’ll have surgery in an attempt to avoid further injuries after breaking it twice during the regular season. Reports at the time were that Romo was planning to have a plate..." February 03

  • NFL to consider putting video on sideline tablets

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s embrace of tablet technology has been limited, to date. Soon, the bright blue Microsoft Surface devices that show up on sidelines could do more than simply show images of pre-snap formations. At a Tuesday press conference, NFL executive V.P. Brian Rolapp said that the league will..." February 02

  • Report: Manziel tells people he has interest from Cowboys, Rams, Chiefs

    The Score "Johnny Manziel already appears to be eyeing his next destination. The polarizing young quarterback, who will reportedly be released by the Cleveland Browns in early March, has told people that the Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Rams, and Kansas City Chiefs each have interest in his services,..." February 02

  • Brandon Weeden: Jerry Jones' critical comments were 'uncalled for'

    CBS Sports "Brandon Weeden certainly didn't want his brief tenure in Dallas to unfold the way that it did, and he definitely didn't appreciate the comments Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made after his depature. Speaking with 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, a CBS Sports Radio affiliate, Weeden responded to the..." February 02

  • Sports gambling contributed to ex-Cowboys RB Joseph Randle's release

    Sports Day "As Joseph Randle's life began to unravel early last season, the Cowboys learned that the running back had been betting on sports, according to four sources. Randle started the first six games in 2015 before his behavior became so peculiar that the Cowboys chose to cut ties with him. Early..." February 02

  • Survey: NFL Players Don't Trust That Team Doctors Have Their Best Interests At Heart

    Deadspin "The Associated Press just released a big report on the relationship between NFL players’ health and the training and medical care they get from their teams. There’s a whole lot of insight into the pervasiveness of injuries and the inadequacies NFL training staffs have with addressing them. Let’s..." February 02

  • Super Bowl 50 to draw an estimated $4.2 billion in bets — most of them illegal

    Los Angeles Times "It's the one day when many Americans gladly take a gamble: Super Bowl Sunday. As the Denver Broncos meet the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, millions of people will place some type of bet on the game even if they don't care about football. A minority will gamble legally at..." February 01

  • Dez Bryant: 'I would love to see' Greg Hardy back with Cowboys

    The Score "Set to become a free-agent after playing out his one-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys, Greg Hardy is facing some uncertainty heading into the offseason. Dez Bryant became the first prominent Cowboys player to speak out in support of the defensive end in a recent interview with Vinnie Iyer of..." February 01

  • Pro Bowl TV ratings down, again

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Bowl was on ESPN Sunday night, and people were watching. But not as many people who watched in the past. The Pro Bowl drew a 5.0 overnight rating. That’s down from 5.6 last year and significantly down from the 6.7 rating the Pro Bowl got in 2014 when it was on NBC. Per Austin Karp of..." February 01

  • Former Cowboy Joseph Randle jailed on speeding charge after showing up at ex’s home in Irving

    Dallas Morning News "Former Dallas Cowboy Joseph Randle was booked into the Irving Jail early today on a speeding charge. Randle, 24, was arrested about 3 a.m. in the 1700 block of Finley Road near the home of his ex-girlfriend, Irving police spokesman James McLellan said. McLellan said Randle showed up at the..." February 01

  • NFL VP of Officiating says catch rule 'is in a good place right now'

    CBS Sports "Can we all agree that no one knows what a catch is? Dez Bryant still doesn't, more than a year after his infamous non-catch sent the Cowboys home in a playoff game against the Packers. You don't. I don't. The average fan sure doesn't. And yet NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino said on Sunday..." February 01

  • DeMarcus Lawrence has back surgery

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "DeMarcus Lawrence underwent offseason surgery, joining Dez Bryant, Tyrone Crawford and several other Cowboys on the rehab list. The defensive end had a procedure to repair a back issue that kept him on the team’s injury report for much of the second half of the season. Cowboys coach Jason..." January 31

  • Dez Bryant thinks Cowboys 'moved a step closer' to Super Bowl in 2015

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys probably realized 2015 was going to be a long season the second Dez Bryant suffered a foot injury in the season opener against the Giants. At least they should have. Despite high hopes, Dallas finished with just four wins on the year. Despite the struggles last year, Bryant..." January 31

  • NFL should add a skills competition at the Pro Bowl

    Pro Football Talk "As interest in the Pro Bowl flags, there’s an easy addition to Pro Bowl weekend that the NFL could use to spice things up: A skills competition. The other major sports all include a skills competition as part of their All-Star festivities. Baseball has the Home Run Derby. The NBA has the slam..." January 31

  • Scott Linehan doesn’t anticipate major adjustments to Cowboys offense

    Pro Football Talk "In 2014, the Cowboys had one of the league’s best offenses behind Tony Romo, Dez Bryant and DeMarco Murray. The offensive production dropped sharply in 2015 as the Cowboys finished 31st in the league in points, 22nd in yards and struggled to turn red zone possessions into touchdowns on the way..." January 29

  • Cowboys Won't Re-Sign Hardy, DE Partied Throughout Season

    Bleacher Report "After a turbulent first year in Dallas, it appears Greg Hardy's days as a Cowboy are coming to an end. Will the Cowboys part ways with the talented yet troubled defensive end?" January 28

  • New York's attorney general reportedly going after NFL ticket market's 'fixed game'

    Sporting News "Need two? If you're in New York, those tickets are going to cost you. So much so that state attorney general Eric Schneiderman's office is conducting an antitrust investigation of the NFL and its price-floor practices on tickets, reported, citing unidentified sources. It's unclear..." January 28

  • Cowboys to interview former Miami coach Al Golden

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys coaching staff is busy actually coaching this week at the Senior Bowl, but they’re also trying to fill some needs on staff as well. After defensive backs coach Jerome Henderson left for Atlanta, the Cowboys are interviewing former University of Miami coach Al Golden today." January 27

  • Troy Aikman: 'I believe either Manziel or RG3 will be in Dallas' in 2016

    SI "Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman told SI Now's Maggie Gray on Tuesday that he expects Robert Griffin III or Johnny Manziel to serve as Tony Romo’s back-up next season. “I believe as I sit here today that either Johnny Manziel or Robert Griffin III will be in Dallas as a back-up,”..." January 27

  • Chris Christie begs Cowboys not to sign Johnny Manziel

    Larry Brown Sports "New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie is a huge Dallas Cowboys fan, but it doesn’t sound like him and his buddy Jerry Jones share the same feelings on Johnny Manziel. In an appearance on the “Hugh Hewitt Show,” Christie was asked if he has spoken to Jones..." January 27

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Elsewhere in Cowboys news, word here in Mobile is former Miami/Temple coach Al Golden is in line for a defensive assistant job.

  • After second foot surgery, Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant eager to hit reset button

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dez Bryant has no doubt he and his team will return to form in 2016. Neither a second surgery on his right foot nor the Dallas Cowboys’ 4-12 season have dampened his belief that the future remains bright. “I honestly do believe that,” the star receiver said. “This off-season is extremely..." January 26

  • Cowboys Get Senior Bowl Chance To 'Fall In Love' With QB Carson Wentz

    Scout "It is one of the benefits, if you will, of the Dallas coaching staff suffering through 4-12: the staff gets to coach this week's Senior Bowl in Mobile and has assigned to their squad - maybe not coincidentally - some players worthy of targeting in the upcoming NFL Draft. Foremost among those:..." January 26

  • Tony Romo: 'There's no question, I'll be able to play for a while'

    Sports Day "The Dallas Cowboys could spend the fourth overall pick in April's draft on a quarterback. Cowboys franchise quarterback Tony Romo has said he doesn't mind that scenario as long as it's the best player available. Troy Aikman feels differently. The Hall of Fame quarterback recently said..." January 25

  • The 15 Best Twitter Jokes About Mike Carey After He Blew It Again

    Huffington Post "Another game, another whiffed analysis from CBS “officiating expert” Mike Carey. Carey, who was an NFL referee in another life, has warmed the hearts of Internet trolls everywhere this year by continually blowing calls on big-time broadcasts, making predictions day in and day out that prove..." January 25

  • Jerome Henderson's departure not only change to Cowboys' staff

    ESPN "As the Dallas Cowboys get ready to coach the Senior Bowl this week, they will be without secondary coach Jerome Henderson. Henderson will join the Atlanta Falcons' staff after interviewing with the team last week, a source confirmed. Henderson’s contract with the Cowboys was set to expire, and..." January 25

  • Tony Romo planning for offseason collarbone surgery

    ESPN "The Dallas Cowboys and Tony Romo are planning for the quarterback to have offseason surgery to plate his left collarbone in attempt to prevent future injuries, according to sources. Romo twice fractured his left collarbone during the 2015 season and also broke it in 2010. That's three fractures..." January 24

  • Romo to have CT scan to determine whether he'll require shoulder surgery

    The Score "Tony Romo appears to be making some steady progress in his recovery from a fractured collarbone, though it's not yet clear whether he'll require any sort of procedure heading into the offseason. The Dallas Cowboys quarterback told David Helman of the team's official website Saturday that he'll..." January 24

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    David Helman @HelmanDC

    Per Romo, he's having a CT scan this week to determine if his shoulder needs surgery. Added that the shoulder and back feel good.

  • 10 RBs Dallas Cowboys could target in 2016 NFL Draft

    Sports Day "After losing DeMarco Murray in free agency, running back was a major need for the Cowboys heading into the 2015 draft. But they came away without spending one of their eight picks on the position. In fact, they haven't drafted a running back since the fifth round in 2013 when they selected..." January 22

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    Clarence Hill @clarencehilljr

    Cowboys LB Sean Lee was added to the 2016 Pro Bowl roster on Wednesday, replacing Kansas City’s Justin Houston. CONGRATS

  • NFL health officials confronted NIH about researcher selection

    ESPN "Three of the NFL's top health and safety officers confronted the National Institutes of Health last June after the NIH selected a Boston University researcher to lead a major study on football and brain disease, Outside the Lines has learned. The new information contradicts denials by the NFL..." January 20