Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Injury prevention? Cowboys putting ‘governor’ on Sean Lee

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee seemingly has the same conversation with the training staff every offseason. As a passionate football player, he wants to take part in organized team activities (OTAs), but the training staff advises against it. After all, this is..." May 25

  • Terrance Williams' attorney clears Kendall Wright of involvement

    247 Sports "Terrance Williams of the Dallas Cowboys has been dealing with some legal trouble coming from his public intoxication arrest last week after he crashed his Lamborghini, but his initial story at the scene and the police report that was released had the wide receiver claiming the crash..." May 25

  • DeMaurice Smith: Anthem rule is about exerting control over players

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith says the league’s owners are less interested in showing respect for America than in showing they can control their employees with the new rule requiring players who are on the field for the national anthem to..." May 25

  • Rico Gathers working hard to be “on somebody’s 53-man roster” this season

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys saw tight ends Jason Witten and James Hanna retire this offseason. It leaves a hole at the position even with their selection of Dalton Schultz in the fourth round. Rico Gathers, who did not play a regular-season game in his first two seasons, acknowledges the..." May 24

  • Report: NFL owners didn’t actually vote on anthem issue

    Pro Football Talk "Question: When is a unanimous vote not unanimous? Answer: When there’s no vote at all. No, this isn’t a Matrix-style exercise in whether or not there is a spoon. (Then again maybe it is.) It’s an example of the kind of casual white-lying that has..." May 24

  • Terrance Williams’ attorney: Kendall Wright not involved in wreck

    Scout "Terrance Williams of the Dallas Cowboys has been dealing with some legal trouble coming from his public intoxication arrest last week after he crashed his Lamborghini, but his initial story at the scene and the police report that was released had the wide receiver claiming the crash actually..." May 24

  • Ezekiel Elliott reacts to dropping so far in NFL Top 100 rankings

    Larry Brown Sports "Ezekiel Elliott has a chance to reclaim his spot as one of the best running backs in football if he plays a full season in 2018, but the NFL Network is going to make him earn it. The Cowboys star is clearly feeling up to the challenge. When NFL Network released its annual list of the..." May 24

  • Terrance Williams told police Kendall Wright crashed his car

    Pro Football Talk "After Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams‘ Lamborghini was found crashed by the side of the road, police quickly found him and arrested him for public intoxication. But Williams was not arrested for the crash itself — which he blamed on Vikings receiver Kendall..." May 24

  • Trump supports new NFL anthem policy, opposes players staying in locker room

    Pro Football Talk "President Trump has weighed in on the NFL’s new national anthem policy, saying the owners took a step in the right direction — but warning that the rule allowing players to remain in the locker room could be problematic. “I think that’s good,” Trump said..." May 24

  • Arrest impact? A possible suspension could cost Cowboys WR Terrance Williams his job

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "It is no surprise that the story Dallas Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams is telling regarding his accident and arrest last Saturday differs from the one being told by Frisco police in their official report. There are implications far beyond a misdemeanor arrest for public..." May 24

  • New policy requires on-field players, personnel to stand for anthem

    ESPN "NFL owners have unanimously approved a new national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the performance but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they prefer, it was announced Wednesday. The policy subjects teams to a fine if a..." May 23

  • NFL expected to enact national anthem policy for '18 "The NFL is expected to enact a national anthem policy in 2018 that requires players on the sideline to stand but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they don't want to stand, NFL Network's Judy Battista and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Under the..." May 23

  • 90% of NFL players who filed claims as part of 2013 settlement are waiting on payments, as league alleges fraud

    The Comeback "In 2013, the NFL agreed to pay $765 million to settle a lawsuit brought by more than 4,500 players and their families who claimed the league had concealed knowledge about the risk of head injuries. Five years later, a reported 90 percent of former players who..." May 23

  • Why Dez Bryant will have to wait until August before he has any leverage, and more notes

    CBS Sports "I have a little friendly advice for Dez Bryant: Don't even consider playing football until August. At this point, it's as close as you will come to having any leverage. And even then the money you want won't be there, and it may not be with the team you prefer,..." May 23

  • Report: NFL weighing optional observance of anthem, 15-yard penalty for kneeling

    The Score "The playing of the national anthem and how to handle protests during the anthem are reportedly under heavy discussion at the NFL's spring meetings. Protests dominated headlines during the early portion of the 2017 season, but serious talks about the topic were deferred until..." May 23

  • Zack Martin Missing OTAs Amid Contract Talks with Team

    Bleacher Report "Dallas Cowboys guard Zack Martin was absent from the start of the team's organized team activities amid discussions with the front office about a contract extension. " May 23

  • Cowboys in promising position on Jaylon Smith contract, per CBA

    247 Sports "There's a mulligan year on the horizon for Jaylon Smith. Now entering the third season of his rookie deal, the Dallas Cowboys took a massive risk on the former Notre Dame linebacker with the 34th-overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Once told by many he'd..." May 22

  • Cowboys Sign Entire 2018 NFL Draft Class

    Pro Football Rumors "The Cowboys have wrapped up their 2018 draft class. On Monday, the team reached agreement with the last straggler in their group – third-round wide receiver Michael Gallup (Twitter link via’s Todd Archer).  Last year, it took the Cowboys a..." May 21

  • Ezekiel has some work to do, this Hall of Famer says. "I think he understands what he means to the Dallas Cowboys."

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "In the third season of his Hall of Fame career, running back LaDainian Tomlinson led the NFL in total yards with 2,370. Tomlinson, the legendary TCU alumnus and San Diego Chargers great, thinks Cowboys' running back Ezekiel Elliott has the talent to one day make it to the Hall of..." May 20

  • Terrance Williams issues statement explaining auto accident

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams was arrested for public intoxication and leaving the scene of an accident. Williams has now supplied his side of the story that, as told by the authorities, involved Williams allegedly wrecking his Lamborghini into a light pole. “I am grateful..." May 19

  • Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams jailed in Frisco after car accident

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Frisco police arrested Dallas Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams early Saturday morning for public intoxication, a class c misdemeanor, after he crashed his Lamborghini into a light pole and left the scene of the accident. The accident happened near Lebanon Road, not far the Cowboys..." May 19

  • Dez holding out for contract offer from Giants?

    Larry Brown Sports "Dez Bryant has consistently stated that his free agency decision has very little to do with money, and he has already turned down an offer from one team. It would stand to reason that others are interested in the former Dallas Cowboys star at the right price, but perhaps he has narrowed his..." May 18

  • Gambling could renew push for 18-game season

    Pro Football Talk "With the 49 states that currently don’t have sports wagering now able to launch it, the NFL’s word of choice is “integrity.” As sports wagering takes root, the NFL will have another go-to term. “More.” Yes, the dormant push for an expanded..." May 18

  • Report: Packers not expected to go after Dez Bryant

    247 Sports "Dez Bryant has been mentioned quite a few times as a player who could be signed by the Green Bay Packers after being cut by the Dallas Cowboys last month. But as much as some Packers fans want to sign former All-Pro receiver, it looks like it's not going to happen. According..." May 18

  • DeMarcus Lawrence Willing To Play On Tag

    Pro Football Rumors "The Cowboys have until mid-July to hammer out a long-term extension with DeMarcus Lawrence. If not, he’ll play out the year on the one-year, $17.143MM franchise tag. Other players might worry about that lack of security, but that’s fine with the defensive..." May 17

  • Terrell Owens: It's 'mind-boggling' Jason Garrett still has a job

    Sportsnaut "Soon-to-be Hall of Fame wide receiver Terrell Owens was an embattled personality during his brief three-year stint with the Dallas Cowboys. Though, none of that seems to compare to a Cowboys head coach in Jason Garrett who has seemingly been on the hot seat more often than not since..." May 17

  • Dez Bryant is very happy with how his free agency is going

    New York Post "Dez Bryant isn’t living a life of regret. After turning down a multiyear offer from the Ravens in April, following his release from the Cowboysearlier in the month, Bryant’s former teammate turned ESPN commentator, Jason Witten, predicted the wide receiver could..." May 17

  • Dak Prescott wants to be “the best quarterback Cowboys ever had”

    Pro Football Talk "Stephen Jones said last week he wants Dak Prescottto earn league MVP honors this season, giving the Cowboys even more reason to pay the quarterback a deal he “deserves.” Prescott wants even more than to be the best in the league this season. He wants to become..." May 17

  • Dallas Cowboys Coaches Cussed & Argued ... Over Anthem Protest

    TMZ "Dallas Cowboys coaches had a heated meeting about the team's decision to kneel before the National Anthem last season with one coach saying, "Who gives a f**k what the President says." It's all part of a docuseries featuring the Cowboys called "All or..." May 16

  • Rob Ryan says Dez Bryant embarrassed Cowboys DB so bad it ruined his career

    Clutch Points "Since being let go by the Dallas Cowboys about a month ago, former Pro Bowl wide receiver Dez Bryant has had some difficulty finding his next landing spot. There have been some questions about what type of player he is at this point in his career centered on his ability to separate from..." May 16

  • Seahawks have options with Earl Thomas, but teams like Cowboys will be watching

    Sporting News "As the Legion of Boom seemingly goes bust, is Earl Thomas a looming casualty? The question is on the minds of Seahawks fans as they fear the further unraveling of one of the truly elite NFL secondaries of all time. From 2013-15, the trio of Thomas, Kam Chancellor and Richard Sherman..." May 16

  • Report: Randy Gregory went to drug and alcohol rehab, will apply for reinstatement

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory insists he is a changed man, and he is hoping the NFL will agree when he applies for reinstatement this week. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Gregory is planning to submit his application for reinstatement on Thursday. The..." May 16

  • Dez doesn’t regret passing on Ravens

    Pro Football Talk "Former Cowboys tight end Jason Witten said this week that he thinks Dez Bryant will wind up with the Packers, but a report on Tuesday indicated that’s not a likely development at the moment. Given the lack of other word about interest in..." May 16

  • Jason Witten says he will not pull a Jay Cutler, is done playing

    Larry Brown Sports "Jason Witten seemed fully committed to playing for the Dallas Cowboys in 2018 before ESPN made him a broadcasting offer he couldn’t refuse, so it’s fair to wonder if the star tight end could end up having second thoughts. According to Witten, there is no chance of that..." May 16

  • Cowboys' Cole Beasley's debut rap album moving up charts

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Cole Beasley may have a future in music after football.  His debut album, Autobiography, is the 14th in top new albums released in May, according to iTunes charts. Beasley released his album on Saturday, and it has generated buzz among his teammates – past..." May 15

  • Jason Witten Thinks Dez Bryant Ends Up With Packers

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason Witten mentioned during an appearance on “The Adam Schefter Podcast” that he thinks free agent WR Dez Bryant ultimately ends up with the Packers. “I think he’s going to end up going to the Green Bay Packers,” Witten said,..." May 15

  • Why Dez Bryant is still an option for the Packers

    247 Sports "Dez Bryant remains a free agent. After being cut by the Dallas Cowboys last month, the former Pro Bowl wide receiver continues to look for a new team for this season. There have been teams that have shown some interest in Bryant including the Green Bay Packers who cut Jordy..." May 15

  • Cowboys' Collins has foot surgery, to return in August "Don't expect to see Maliek Collins until training camp at the earliest. The Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle underwent surgery Monday to repair the fifth metatarsal on his broken foot. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Collins will..." May 14

  • Greg Hardy Will Make His Pro MMA Debut On UFC Contender Series Show Next Month

    Deadspin "Former NFL player Greg Hardy will fight fellow former NFL player Austen Lane on June 12 in a heavyweight bout. The two will meet on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, a show run by the ruddy UFC czar in which amateur fighters and others fight for a..." May 14

  • NFL plans to lobby Congress for a “regulatory framework” for sports betting

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL has lost in the judicial branch (even if the NFL actually has won at the every branch of every bank with which it does business). The league now will take the gambling fight to the legislature. In its first statement issued in the aftermath of Monday’s landmark ruling..." May 14

  • Supreme Court strikes down ban on sports betting in victory for New Jersey

    USA Today "New Jersey won a landmark ruling from the Supreme Court Monday that could lead many states to legalize betting on college and professional sports.The justices ruled 7-2 that a 25-year-old federal law that has effectively prohibited sports betting outside Nevada by forcing states..." May 14

  • Loss of Malik Collins makes Cowboys not signing Terrell McClain sting more

    Yardbarker "The Cowboys had pursued defensive tackle Terrell McClain before he signed a one-year, $4M deal with the Falcons this offseason, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said via David Moore of the Dallas Morning News. “We wanted him here,” Garrett said. “Different factors played into it for him and he..." May 13

  • Cowboys discussing options to hold joint practice during camp

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Jason Garrett would prefer to hold a joint practice against an opposing team in training camp. The Dallas Cowboys did it in 2014 against the Oakland Raiders and in 2015 against the Los Angeles Rams. They haven’t held joint practices the previous two years. With preseason dates and times now..." May 13

  • Cole Beasley I'm Not An Athlete/Rapper I'm A Rapper/Athlete

    TMZ "Cowboys WR Cole Beasley says if you think he's just another athlete-turned-rapper you're dead wrong ... because he's just the opposite, telling TMZ Sports he's actually a rapper-turned-athlete. Cole released a single "80 Stings" back in January, and the critical consensus from most people was..." May 12

  • Sanjay Lal saw more “inconsistencies” in Dez Bryant’s game in 2017

    Pro Football Talk "New Cowboys receivers coach Sanjay Lal closely studied Dez Bryant‘s route running on film from 2017 before the team made a decision on the receiver’s future. He saw the same thing Cowboys scouting chief Will McClay did — inconsistency. “I still saw he’s physical and violent at the route top,”..." May 11

  • Cowboys Sign 8 Draft Choices

    Pro Football Rumors "The Cowboys now have all but one of their nine 2018 draft choices signed. Headlined by linebacker Leighton Vander Esch, Dallas reached agreements with everyone but third-round wide receiver Michael Gallup on Friday, Todd Archer of reports. Here’s the full list of signees: 1-19:..." May 11

  • Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith confirms he's no longer wearing AFO brace for drop foot

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith says that he is no longer wearing the AFO brace for drop foot. He said he has not worn it since he began working out again in February. A source said Smith is looking Notre Dame-fast again and primed for a big year after just being happy to get in the..." May 11