Cowboys Rumors & News

  • NFL owners haul in $222.6 million each for 2015 shared revenue

    Sportsnaut "The NFL, and its owners, just keep getting richer. In a report by Eben Novy-Williams of Bloomberg, the league divided up $7.1 billion in revenue, which is an increase of six percent from the previous year. ESPN’s Darren Rovell has done the math, and as we can see each NFL team owner received a..." June 27

  • Herschel Walker Says He's Blackballed from Speaking Gigs By Anti-Trumpers

    Breit Bart "NFL Great Herschel Walker was one of the early Trump supporters out of the gate but now he says he is losing speaking gigs by anti-Trumpers who are blackballing him. Walker, a running back for such teams as the Minnesota Vikings and the Dallas Cowboys, recently told gossip site TMZ he has had..." June 26

  • Deion Sanders' advice to Ezekiel Elliott: 'Stay focused'

    The Score "No stranger to the big stage, Deion Sanders knows exactly what Ezekiel Elliott will be dealing with in his first season with the Dallas Cowboys. The Hall of Fame defensive back offered some advice to Elliott recently in an interview with Sports Illustrated, suggesting that blocking out..." June 26

  • Once an underdog, Cowboys receiver Cole Beasley continues to be an overachiever

    Sports Day "For the third consecutive season Cole Beasley increased his receiving yards and touchdown catches. Beasley tied Terrance Williams for the most receptions among Cowboys receivers in 2015 with 52 for 536 yards. Beasley also led all Cowboys players last year with five touchdowns. Beasley..." June 25

  • Did Tony Romo diss Aaron Rodgers talking about Brett Favre?

    ESPN "With Brett Favre set for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this summer, it is only natural a Wisconsin-bred quarterback like Tony Romo would be asked about the Green Bay Packers legend. Romo grew up admiring many quarterbacks, maybe John Elway most, but because he grew up two-plus..." June 25

  • Dez Bryant says no rookie hazing for Ezekiel Elliott

    Larry Brown Sports "As Laquon Treadwell showed us earlier this month, rookies are often the subject of hazing by veteran members of the team. It’s a rite of passage of sorts. However, in Dallas, it sounds like the fourth overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft won’t be subjected to such treatment. TMZ’s cameras..." June 23

  • Dez Bryant sued by state Sen. Royce West over $60,000 in damage to rental home

    Dallas Morning News "A lawsuit filed by State Sen. Royce West alleges that Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant caused so much damage to a DeSoto home that West had to spend more than $60,000 for repairs. In court papers filed last week, attorneys for West call the treatment of the home “negligent and..." June 23

  • Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott Is A "Five-Tool Player"

    Blogging The Boys "Food for thought: Tonight I was in the mood to write an article. And as I sat at my computer, I said to myself, "Hmm, what should I write about?" I glanced in the mirror and completely forget that I was wearing my Ezekiel Elliott jersey for the first time. It got me thinking: "How many times am I..." June 22

  • Ex-Cowboys RB Joseph Randle arrested again, faces another felony charge

    CBS Sports "The long, strange tale of former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle continues. Randle, who was last heard from after being arrested for the sixth time in 17 months, will face a new felony charge of criminal threat, according to the Wichita Eagle. Per the Sedgwick County court records,..." June 22

  • Cowboys flirting with QB disaster, have not learned lesson

    Sporting News "The Cowboys apparently don't believe in the saying, "those who don't remember the past are condemned to repeat it" — at least in terms of their quarterback position. In their current depth chart, oft-injured Tony Romo of course is the starter, and he's a top 10 QB when available. Kellen..." June 21

  • Reported threat made in jail earns ex-Cowboy Joseph Randle another felony charge

    Dallas Morning News "Ex-Cowboys running back Joseph Randle reportedly picked up a new felony charge Tuesday related to an alleged threat he made while held in a Kansas jail. The Wichita Eagle reports that Randle's new charge stems from allegations of a threat he made May 14 while at the Sedgwick County Jail..." June 21

  • NFL takes unusual step of involving position coaches in looking at more kickoff rule changes

    USA Today "The NFL is assessing the viability of further rules changes on kickoffs with unprecedented input from the league’s special teams coordinators, who want to save the exciting play from extinction. Dean Blandino, the NFL’s vice president of officiating, recently held a conference call with special..." June 21

  • How Ezekiel Elliott could get even more out of the Cowboys' talented offensive line

    Sports Day "The Cowboys' offensive line is already regarded by most as being the best in the NFL. But could it be even better in 2016? Considering that Tyron Smith, Travis Frederick and Zack Martin are all 25 and La'el Collins is 22, it seems reasonable to think there's still room for growth. John..." June 20

  • Jerry Jones believes Darren McFadden’s phone story

    Pro Football Talk "When Cowboys running back Darren McFadden informed the team that he had suffered an elbow injury at his home while trying to catch a dropped cell phone, it led to some skepticism. Players have been known to stretch the truth about how they were injured away from the facility, especially if they..." June 20

  • Tony Romo, Dez Bryant plan to work out together before camp

    ESPN "The Dallas Cowboys' offseason came to an official end Thursday with their final minicamp practice, but quarterback Tony Romo and receiver Dez Bryant plan to get together before training camp to get up to speed. Bryant did not take part in any team drills during the offseason, but he went..." June 17

  • Cowboys' CEO sticks by Hardy signing: 'You have to take chances'

    SI "By the time it was over, Greg Hardy had come to define all that went awry during the Cowboys’ lost 2015 season. Stephen Jones gets how that looks to the general public. The Cowboys chief operating officer understands things didn’t work out with Hardy, who was involved in a domestic violence..." June 17

  • Cowboys coach Jason Garrett shares a legendary Michael Irvin practice story

    Fox Sports "While the term "Valley Ranch" doesn't mean much to the average football fan, it remains one of the most iconic palaces in the sport. The Cowboys practice facility opened in 1985 and has been home to three Super Bowl champions and many of football's biggest stars, not to mention most dynamic..." June 16

  • NFL again forces postponement of Tony Romo's fantasy football convention

    Sporting News "The National Fantasy Football Convention has postponed its inaugural event for the second straight year. In a letter sent to its sponsors, the NFFC said pushing back the event, which had been scheduled for July 15-17 in Pasadena, Calif., was because of "blatant and continued interference" by..." June 15

  • Cowboys say a dropped phone led to McFadden’s broken elbow

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys confirmed today that running back Darren McFadden is out for two months after suffering a broken elbow in a household accident, but at first they didn’t describe the exact nature of that accident. Now they have described it, and it’s odd, to say the least. Cowboys running backs..." June 14

  • Darren McFadden Breaks Elbow In Home Accident

    CBS Dallas Forth Worth "Cowboys running back Darren McFadden broke his elbow in an accident at home over the Memorial Day weekend, said head coach Jason Garrett. McFadden practiced in OTA’s all last week before getting an X-Ray on his elbow. Garrett says he underwent surgery this morning and will be out..." June 14

  • Cowboys VP Stephen Jones on thought of eventually running the team: It's 'sad for me to even think about'

    Sports Day "Last month, Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones was taking questions from reporters following a press conference at The Star in Frisco, when he was asked about the franchise's 20-year Super Bowl drought. Reporter: Do you worry that there's a generation of kids who don't know the..." June 14

  • LB Rolando McClain and G Ronald Leary report to Cowboys minicamp

    Sports Day "Rolando McClain and Ronald Leary, two players who have skipped the Cowboys offseason program for different reasons, have reported to Valley Ranch to take part in the team's minicamp, sources said. McClain, the team's starting middle linebacker, has remained in Alabama in recent weeks to spend..." June 14

  • Garrett, Jones' differing views of how to handle McClain aren't good for Cowboys' culture

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has skipped the offseason program, which he has the right to do because it’s voluntary. But just because McClain has the right to skip it doesn’t mean the team has to be OK with it. So are the Cowboys OK with it? Jerry Jones is. Jones said last week that the..." June 13

  • Tyrone Crawford wants his Cowboys home to remain inside

    ESPN "Tyrone Crawford has been keeping an eye on the happenings at defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys this spring. With Randy Gregory facing a four-game suspension and DeMarcus Lawrence looking at a similar penalty, the Cowboys floated the possibility of Crawford moving to defensive end after..." June 13

  • Why CB And WR Height Could Give Cowboys An Edge Vs NFC East Opponents

    Blogging The Boys "A colleague of mine recently asked me whether I could recommend a few movies about "American Football". One of the movies I brought him was Any Given Sunday, which gave me a convenient excuse to rewatch it myself. If you've ever watched Any Given Sunday - and seriously, which self-respecting..." June 12

  • Cowboys waive two cornerbacks

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys have closed out the week by making a pair of deletions from their 90-man roster. The team announced that they have waived cornerback Terrance Mitchell and waived/injured cornerback Brandon McGee." June 10

  • Jerry Jones admits Cowboys have given Rolando McClain some 'slack'

    ESPN "The Dallas Cowboys' nine organized team activities came and went without Rolando McClain. The linebacker remained in Alabama for what Jason Garrett called family reasons, however, the coach expressed disappointment McClain was not at Valley Ranch. Owner and general manager Jerry Jones added..." June 09

  • Sean Lee “right on pace” for camp after knee scope

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee hasn’t been a participant in Cowboys OTAs after having arthroscopic surgery on his knee in April and he’s slated to remain on the sideline when the team holds their minicamp next week. That minicamp will bring an end to the team’s offseason program and Lee said..." June 09

  • Darren McFadden claims ex-financial planner mishandled $15M

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden has sued his longtime business manager, saying he misappropriated and mishandled money throughout his NFL career, including $3 million lost in a bitcoin business venture. The $15 million lawsuit was filed Tuesday against Michael Vick of Mabelvale,..." June 09

  • Dez Bryant, Tony Romo skip hellos, get set for receptions at Cowboys practice

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "As he walked through the locker room after practice Wednesday, Tony Romo glanced at Dez Bryant holding court with the media. The quarterback offered a smile. The Cowboys might want to hang a “Welcome Back” sign for their two stars. Romo and Bryant played in only one full game together last..." June 09

  • Cowboys sign Lawrence Okoye, two others

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys took a look at former British discus Olympian Lawrence Okoye on Tuesday and liked what they saw enough to give Okoye another chance to extend his professional football career. The team announced on Wednesday that they have signed Okoye, who had previous stints with the 49ers,..." June 08

  • Cowboys To Meet With Brandon Boykin

    Pro Football Rumors "The Cowboys will meet with free agent cornerback Brandon Boykin, according to sources who spoke with Todd Archer of ESPN.com. Boykin was signed by the Panthers in March but he has been a free agent since being released last month. Despite not seeing significant playing time in Pittsburgh,..." June 07

  • Cowboys coaches reportedly ‘not happy’ with Rolando McClain

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys coaches are said to be unhappy with linebacker Rolando McClain. McClain has spent the past two seasons with the Cowboys, recording an average of 80.5 tackles, 1.5 sacks and 1.5 interceptions per season. But he has missed the last two weeks of Cowboys OTAs --and he reportedly was..." June 07

  • NFL owners, coaches say a developmental league is needed and here's what's brewing

    CBS Sports "The limos were lined up bumper-to-bumper around the sprawling driveway and the private planes waited on tarmacs nearby as NFL owners scrambled to get back home after wrapping up another league meeting. In a nearby ballroom, commissioner Roger Goodell began addressing the media, his statements..." June 07

  • The Case For And Against Trading Darren McFadden

    Blogging The Boys "Last year proved that any runner with some talent and health could have success behind the Dallas Cowboys offensive line. Darren McFadden rushed for just under 1,100 yards despite taken over the starting position seven weeks into the season. Coming from an injury-riddled tenure with the Oakland..." June 07

  • NFL Twitter Hacked, Announces Roger Goodell's Death

    Deadspin "Some gremlin got access to the NFL’s Twitter account today and announced the death of commissioner Roger Goodell. NFL PR flack Brian McCarthy quickly corrected the record: The other two tweets were also deleted. The NFL appears to have regained control of its account. The fake cause of..." June 07

  • 20 Different Players to Take Part in Celebrity Family Feud NFL Edition This Summer

    Total Pro Sports "If you enjoyed the Gronkowski Family‘s appearance on Celebrity Family Feud last summer, you’ll love what the NFL has in store for you this year. ABC is mixing up the format of Celebrity Family Feud for Season 2. While many of the episodes will feature celebrities and their actual families, a..." June 07

  • NFL curious about marijuana as potential medical alternative

    Sporting News "While it’s not saying so publicly, the NFL is exploring the viability of marijuana as a medical option for its players. In a profile on Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe’s marijuana advocacy, the Washington Post reports NFL senior vice president for player health and safety Jeff Miller and..." June 07

  • Cowboys WR Terrance Williams Could Be In Line For Big Payday, But It May Come From Another Team

    NFL Trade Rumors "Todd Archer of ESPN writes that while Cowboys WR Terrance Williams appears to be in line for a big pay day at some point, it could end up coming from another team. According to Archer, it doesn’t sound like there have been any contract talks between Williams’ camp and the Cowboys up to this..." June 06

  • Romo: “Last year was an anomaly”

    DallasCowboys.com "The questions about Tony Romo’s health aren’t going to go away, but the Cowboys’ veteran quarterback surely must be tired of answering them by now. Romo didn’t take center stage on Thursday night, as he attended Fashion’s First Down – a charity fashion show presented by the Dallas Cowboys..." June 04

  • NFL commissioner Roger Goodell blown away on visit to Cowboys new headquarters

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Per multiple sources, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell toured the Dallas Cowboys new headquarters in Frisco Thursday and “was blown away” by the Ford Center at the Star. Goodell visited to the Star on the way back from an NFL Sponsor Summit in Houston. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones extended an..." June 03

  • Panthers Fan Suing Jerry Jones After Getting Choked Out at Game

    Black Sports Online "Remember the Carolina Panthers fan that was put into a sleeper hold at Cowboys Stadium last season? Well, John Small from Asheville, NC is seeking $25,000 in damages for the incident which sparked conversation about fan behavior at NFL games. ." June 02

  • See which numbers the Cowboys' rookies chose, and who has worn those numbers before

    Sports Day "Gone are the days of wondering who could and should become a member of the Dallas Cowboys via the 2016 NFL draft. The picks have been made, and rookie minicamp looms. (Kate Hairopoulos has more on the team's draft decisions here.) Now, to make visions of these newest Cowboys easier to conjure up,..." June 01

  • Cowboys await X-ray results to determine next step for Dez Bryant

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant had X-rays on his surgically repaired right foot on Wednesday, and if all goes well he could do more in the remaining organized team activities and minicamp later in the month. "Hopefully he'll be cleared to take the next step and then we have to decide..." June 01

  • Cowboys rookie DT Maliek Collins out 10-12 weeks after foot surgery

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys' thinning defensive line took another hit Wednesday amid reports that rookie defensive tackle Maliek Collins broke his right foot during organized team activities last week. Collins, a third-round pick out of Nebraska, is expected to be sidelined for up to 12 weeks. He..." June 01

  • Veteran DE Stephen Bowen Retiring From NFL

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Washington Redskins announced Wednesday that veteran DE Stephen Bowen is retiring from the NFL. Bowen, 32, originally signed on with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of Hofstra back in 2006. He spent the first six years of his career in Dallas before joining the Redskins in July..." June 01

  • Cowboys will run the ball to keep Tony Romo healthy

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones knows the only way the team will win is if Tony Romo stays healthy for the entire 2016 season. “At the end of the day, it’s all about Tony’s health,” Jones told the XEPRS-AM in San Diego, via SportsDay. “We’ve got to keep him healthy.” So how can the..." May 31

  • The Cowboys are using special footballs to teach their RBs not to fumble

    Fox Sports "Remember the Nerf Turbo Screamer football? You probably have to be of a certain age to have such fond memories. But for those of us born in the 80s and 90s, the Screamer was the pinnacle of football technology. If you put threw a tight enough spiral, the ball would whistle as it flew through..." May 31

  • Terrell Owens Is Trying to Play in "The Tournament," $2 Million Winner-Take-All Basketball Event

    The Big Lead "Terrell Owens has a player page on The Tournament‘s website (h/t: Jeff Goodman). The Tournament is a winner-take-all basketball tournament where the winner gets $2 million this year (up from $1 million last year). Our Jason McIntyre profiled the event last year. It’s increased in popularity,..." May 30

  • Jason Garrett on Randy Gregory: ‘He has a long way to go’

    Sportsnaut "At some point this upcoming season, the Dallas Cowboys are going to have to rely on second-year defensive end Randy Gregory to provide some sort of a pass rush. It won’t come in the first four games after the former second-round pick was suspended for violating the NFL’s substance abuse..." May 28

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