Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Cowboys targeting a defensive-heavy draft with their seven picks

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been talking about getting a “war daddy” pass rusher since the end of the 2016 season. The Cowboys have long had a problem getting to the quarterback. The issue was exacerbated in the divisional playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers when they couldn’t get..." April 27

  • Cowboys add punter Sam Irwin-Hill

    Pro Football Talk "The Dallas Cowboys have added some competition to their special teams unit. The team signed former Arkansas punter Sam Irwin-Hill to battle Chris Jones during the offseason. Irwin-Hill played two seasons for Arkansas after transferring from the City College of San Francisco junior college...." April 27

  • Cowboys think they’re OK “staying put” at 28

    Pro Football Talk "The dearth of quarterbacks may make other teams desperate to trade up. But for one guy who loves a good deal, the depth at cornerback makes him more likely to sit tight. According to Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he was willing to to sit tight at..." April 26

  • Jason Witten on extension: I will always take things a year at a time

    Sports Day "Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten said he's isn't ready to slow down like his former teammate Tony Romo. In fact, Witten was in North Arlington on Wednesday helping to build a playground for a charter school after he had practiced. Witten, who will turn 35 in two weeks, was entering the..." April 26

  • 'Bloodbath' in Bristol: ESPN could cut 70 people

    Sporting News "The layoffs at ESPN might turn out worse than predicted, sources tell Sporting News. The Worldwide Leader in Sports could cut around 70 TV/radio anchors, reporters, analysts and online writers over coming days and weeks, sources said. That would be worse than the 40 to 50 on-air talents..." April 25

  • Tony Gonzalez 'Romo Didn't Cost Me CBS Job ... I Left On My Own'

    TMZ "Tony Gonzalez says he was NOT forced out at CBS to make room for the new guy, Tony Romo -- telling TMZ Sports the decision to leave was HIS and his alone. The future Hall of Fame tight end spent 3 seasons on "The NFL Today" (and was pretty good) only to announce he was leaving the show back in..." April 25

  • NFL scout: Deshaun Watson ‘better than Dak Prescott’

    Sportsnaut "Dak Prescott took the NFL world by storm as a rookie in 2016. So it’s safe to say that teams are looking for a guy who can do the same in 2017. One NFL scout believes that Deshaun Watson can be that guy. In fact, that scout told Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that Watson is..." April 25

  • Jerry Jones’ latest draft-day gamble looks like a loss

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Forget the draft. The most intriguing player for the Dallas Cowboys this spring is the same as last spring, and other than Jerry Jones, no one knows anything about Jaylon Smith. Per Doctor Jerry, the linebacker is improving and he should be cleared for full contact in training camp. Right..." April 25

  • Nerve in knee of Cowboys' Jaylon Smith is reportedly regenerating

    CBS Sports "When the Dallas Cowboys selected former Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith with the No. 34 pick in last year's draft, it came as a big surprise to nearly everyone in NFL circles. Smith was considered one of the five best players in the draft before suffering a severe knee injury in Notre Dame's..." April 24

  • Dallas announces DeMarcus Ware will retire as member of Cowboys

    Sportsnaut "DeMarcus Ware technically finished his NFL career with the Denver Broncos, but he’s retiring as a member of the Dallas Cowboys. Originally the No. 11 overall pick of the 2005 NFL draft by the Cowboys, Ware was a dynamo throughout his career. Before coming to Denver, Ware played nine years for..." April 24

  • Jerry Jones indicates Cowboys are staying put at No. 28 overall

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys are normally one of the most active teams come draft time, but this year will be different according to Jerry Jones. “This looks like a real good year for us to stay put,” said Jones, when asked about potentially trading in the first round. If Jones is being truthful,..." April 24

  • Bill Parcells, who made Tony Romo’s career, is happy ex-Dallas Cowboys QB has retired

    New York Daily News "Bill Parcells brought Tony Romo into the NFL and now he’s glad he is gone. Back in 2003, the attraction of playing for Parcells, who had just arrived in Dallas, was enough for Romo to accept less money from Dallas as an undrafted free agent than he was offered by the Broncos and Cardinals...." April 23

  • JuJu Smith-Schuster says Cowboys and Rams have shown the most interest

    Pro Football Talk "As USC receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster prepares for the 2017 draft, he says two teams have shown the strongest desire to secure his services. The Cowboys and the Rams have shown the most interest, Smith-Schuster said on Friday’s PFT Live. While Smith-Schuster said he doesn’t have a wish list of..." April 22

  • Stephen Jones: Unlikely Cowboys trade up in the first round of 2017 NFL Draft

    Sports Day "Pass rusher is clearly the Cowboys' biggest need heading into next week's NFL draft. Not picking until No. 28 makes it difficult to predict who might still be there when Dallas goes on the clock. Ideally, one of the top right defensive ends on the Cowboys' board will be available. But..." April 22

  • Cowboys CB Anthony Brown gets tattoo of ‘chip’ on shoulder

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys cornerback Anthony Brown is truly expressing himself with this interesting bit of art he had inked on his right shoulder. Brown actually had a chip designed on his shoulder with 189 written below. He was indeed the 189th pick in last year’s draft by Dallas. Brown played in all..." April 22

  • With Cowboys in market for tight end, could it be Adam Shaheen?

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "In 2006, the San Francisco 49ers selected Vernon Davis with the sixth overall pick and the Jacksonville Jaguars took Marcedes Lewis with the 28th choice. That is the last time two tight ends were selected in the first round. Alabama’s O.J. Howard and Miami’s David Njoku will break that streak..." April 21

  • Cowboys “more fired up than ever” about Jaylon Smith

    Pro Football Talk "In every draft there are players selected by teams that hope they can overcome injuries that cloud their future and become productive players for years to come. The Cowboys took one of those players in the 2016 draft when they selected linebacker Jaylon Smith in the second round. Smith suffered..." April 21

  • Cowboys wideout Shaquelle Evans suspended four games for drugs

    Pro Football Talk "It’s Friday afternoon, so it’s time for any and all suspensions to come out. Our first this week is Cowboys wide receiver Shaquelle Evans. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Evans is suspended the first four games of the season for violating the league’s drug policy." April 21

  • Ex-Cowboy Randle found guilty in aggravated battery case

    TMZ "Ex-Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has been found guilty of battery after allegedly running people over with his car last year ... but the court session was very bizarre. Randle was in court in Wichita, Kansas to face multiple charges for the incident -- in which prosecutors say he..." April 21

  • Cowboys WR Dez Bryant vows to 'embarrass' Giants CB Janoris Jenkins

    Newark Star-Ledger "Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant fired back early Friday morning at Janoris Jenkins for comments the Giants cornerback made in February. Ahh, the joys of social media. Responding to a tweet yours truly posted on Feb. 9 that said, "Janoris Jenkins explains how he shut down Dez Bryant last..." April 21

  • Tony Romo will call two Dallas Cowboys games this season with CBS

    Sports Day "Tony Romo will have to wait until Nov. 5 to work his first Cowboys game. As CBS' lead analyst, the rookie broadcaster will be alongside veteran play-by-play voice Jim Nantz when the Kansas City Chiefs visit AT&T Stadium in a nationally televised 3:25 p.m. game. Romo and Nantz will be back at..." April 21

  • Giants to open in Dallas for third straight season

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants and the Cowboys have opened the last two seasons by facing off in Dallas. They’re set to make it three in a row this September. Mike Francesa of WFAN, which broadcasts Giants games in addition to Francesa’s show, reported on Thursday that the Giants and Cowboys will once again square..." April 20

  • Robert Blanton signs with Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys are expected to add pieces to their defense in next week’s draft, but they’re using other avenues to bolster that side of the ball as well. Agent Jason Bernstein announced on Twitter that his client Robert Blanton has signed with the team. The veteran safety spent last season with..." April 20

  • Cowboys Place OT Ryan Seymour On Retired List, Cut OT Darryl Baldwin

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Dallas Cowboys officially waived OT Darryl Baldwin with a failed physical designation on Thursday and placed OT Ryan Seymour on the reserve/retired list. Seymour, 27, is a former seventh-round pick of the Seahawks back in 2013. Seattle eventually lost Seymour to the 49ers when San Francisco..." April 20

  • NFL owners chipped in millions to fund President Trump’s inauguration events

    Sporting News "Redskins owner Daniel Snyder was among many high-rolling sports figures to contribute to President Donald Trump's inaugural festivities, including six other NFL owners who donated $1 million, The Washington Post reported, citing a Federal Election Commission filing it obtained. The Republican..." April 20

  • Phil Simms joining CBS’ The NFL Today as studio analyst

    Sportsnaut "CBS announced Wednesday that Phil Simms will be joining the show The NFL Today as a studio analyst. Simms had previously made it clear he wasn’t done working in broadcasting after being bumped for Tony Romo in the live booth next to Jim Nantz. A consummate professional, we expect Simms to..." April 19

  • Poll: 87 percent of NFL fans oppose their team drafting player with history of violence against women

    Sportsnaut "According to one poll, the majority of NFL fans aren’t on board with their favorite team drafting a player who has physically abused a woman. “A Marist poll conducted for HBO’s Real Sports found that the vast majority of fans — 87 percent — say that they would oppose their favorite NFL team..." April 19

  • Michigan State’s Malik McDowell latest DL prospect to visit Cowboys

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Michigan State defensive lineman Malik McDowell is visiting The Star at Frisco this week, according to sources. McDowell, projected as a first-round choice, likely plays strongside defensive end after playing both inside and outside in college. He had 7.5 sacks and 24.5 tackles for loss in his..." April 18

  • Cowboys Pick-Up 5th Year Option For OL Zack Martin

    CBS Dallas Forth Worth "The Dallas Cowboys have picked-up OL Zack Martin‘s fifth-year option. According to Fan contributor Mike Florio (@ProFootballTalk), Martin’s option in worth $9.3 million in 2018. Dallas picked Martin out of Notre Dame in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Martin was a third selection..." April 18

  • DeMarco Murray: Tony Romo 'still has something left in the tank'

    Tennessean "Titans running back DeMarco Murray believes Tony Romo is still capable of playing at a high level, but he understands his former quarterback’s decision to leave the game for the broadcast booth. “I think he’ll do great. I think he’ll do fine,” Murray said Monday after the Titans reported for..." April 18

  • Possible Falcons-Cowboys Sunday night opener has nice ring to it

    ESPN "The much-anticipated release of the 2017 schedule is expected to occur on Thursday, as Detroit Lions president Rod Wood revealed. There are certain to be leaks regarding marquee games. The Boston Globe dropped one over the weekend when it reported the Atlanta Falcons are likely to host the..." April 17

  • Cowboys don’t hide interest in DE Charles Harris

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Missouri defensive end Charles Harris knows he’s “got next.” The Tigers have had defensive linemen drafted five of the past eight seasons, with six players going into the NFL. That includes three first-round choices — defensive end Shane Ray, defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson and defensive..." April 16

  • Prescott wasn't surprised to see Romo retire

    Sports Day "Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott may be just like the rest of us after all. Well, at least in some respects. Prescott revealed Saturday that he just bought his first house, isn't good at golf, loves dogs and still struggles to navigate Dallas roads. Prescott showed his sense of humor..." April 16

  • NFL scout: ‘Better than 60-70 percent chance’ Tony Romo plays for Texans in 2017

    Sportsnaut "Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo recently chose the CBS sports broadcast booth over wearing an NFL jersey this season. Or did he? This recent analysis from an NFL scout tells a different story, as he expects Romo to end up playing for the Houston Texans. “They need a quarterback...." April 13

  • Analyst trolls Tony Romo with Dak Prescott reference before Mavericks game

    Sportsnaut "As the Dallas Mavericks were honoring former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo on Tuesday, the Denver Nuggets weren’t exactly appear thrilled with the festivities. Apparently, as we learned from Vic Lombardi, newcasters in Denver weren’t in love with the idea either. As the Nuggets..." April 12

  • Jerry Jones was in cahoots with Stan Kroenke to get Rams to L.A., lawsuit says

    Sporting News "Did Jerry Jones conspire with Stan Kroenke to get the Rams to Los Angeles? According to a lawsuit filed in St. Louis, that's exactly what happened. The St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority as well as St. Louis city and county are suing the NFL and its 32 owners for damages..." April 12

  • NFL players on the trading block: Big names who could get dealt

    ESPN "Of all the potential NFL offseason storylines, "Seahawks trade Richard Sherman" would have ranked among the least believable two or three months ago. Yet, here we are. Sherman and the Seahawks, one of the most beautiful and successful pairings of player and NFL organization in the past..." April 12

  • Sheldon Richardson to the Cowboys? Broncos? Giants? Possible suitors for Jets' DE

    Newark Star-Ledger "Where could the Jets trade Sheldon Richardson? You can't fault the Jets for trying. These last three years, they've done everything they can to figure out a way to use defensive ends Sheldon Richardson, Muhammad Wilkerson and Leonard Williams at the same time. Richardson spent time at end,..." April 12

  • NFL Relocation Fees Are Revenues The Players Will Never Touch

    Deadspin "NFL owners are poised to rake in a fortune from the recent franchise relocations of the Rams, Chargers, and Raiders. Those owners naturally won’t be sharing a penny from that windfall with the players. As a condition of approving all three franchise moves in the last 15 months, the league..." April 11

  • Tony Romo: 'I feel like I left something out there that I always wanted to accomplish'

    Sports Day "Tony Romo was dressed like a professional basketball player Tuesday morning at the American Airlines Center. The former Dallas Cowboys franchise quarterback began his day as a Dallas Maverick by taking part in shootaround and posing for photos at half-court with his youngest son, Rivers. He..." April 11

  • Immediate impact from Dak, Zeke could make this class Dallas' best ever

    Sports Day "The Cowboys used the highest draft pick on a running back since selecting Tony Dorsett with the No. 2 pick in 1977, and they made it count. Dallas' identity centered on Elliott running the football behind the Pro Bowl-laden offensive line and wearing down opponents. He also excelled as a pass..." April 11

  • NFL releases 2017 preseason schedule

    NFL.com "The NFL released the entire 2017 preseason schedule Monday. The 65-game slate features eight nationally televised matchups, including a game between the Chargers and Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. ET. The 2017 preseason will kick off Thursday, Aug. 3 (NBC, 8 p.m...." April 11

  • Cowboys tip their hand; Conley looks like safest CB bet

    CBS Sports "Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley is going to end up in the first half of the first round. He’s a super clean two-year starter with no warts and great film. Does he have the Superman numbers of some combine warriors? Not quite, but trust me, he is being looked at more and more fondly. Teams..." April 10

  • NFL Fining Players Who Participated In Vegas Arm Wrestling Event

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is reportedly getting fined by the NFL, but not for what you might think. Over the weekend Harrison and dozens of other current and former NFL players reportedly participated in the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship at the MGM Grand Hotel &..." April 10

  • Travis Frederick is a little worried about Tony Romo calling Cowboys games

    Sports Day "When you go back and watch film, will you go back and listen to Tony Romo when he calls a Cowboys game? Frederick: I'm not sure I want to hear the truth of what Tony has to say about me. (Laughs) Tony and I have been very close at certain times so I'm curious what sort of inside tidbits he has..." April 09

  • The 'brilliant' decision to draft Zack Martin over Johnny Manziel

    Sports Day "Martin has looked like a brilliant pick. In three seasons, the Cowboys' starting right guard has been to three Pro Bowls. Martin has started every game and helped elevate the Cowboys' offensive line into a group many consider to be the best in the NFL. The most interesting aspect of this pick..." April 09

  • Tony Romo 60% Chance He Returns to NFL ... Says Ex-Teammate

    TMZ "There's a 60% chance Tony Romo will play in the NFL again ... so says one of his 2016 Dallas Cowboys teammates. We spoke with safety Barry Church -- who played with Romo for years before signing a new deal with the Jaguars this off-season." April 09

  • Jason Witten writes goodbye letter to Tony Romo

    Sportsnaut "As the accolades keep pouring in for Tony Romo following his retirement from the NFL, former teammates are now starting to speak up about what it meant to play with Romo over the course of his potentially Hall of Fame worthy career. One player who suited up with Romo throughout his 13 years..." April 08

  • Romo to Be 'Maverick for a Day,' Will Dress for Team's Final Game

    Bleacher Report "The Dallas Mavericks will honor former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo during their final home game Tuesday night against the Denver Nuggets, ESPN.com's Marc Stein reported Saturday. According to Stein, the Mavs plan to have Romo sit on the bench in the team's uniform. " April 08

  • Romo: Dak Prescott being ‘a good kid’ helped ease tensions

    Sportress of Blogitude "Dak Prescott burst on to the scene as a rookie quarterback and his success left the Dallas Cowboys no choice but to tab him as the team’s starting quarterback, even as Tony Romo returned to health last season. It obviously made for an incredibly awkward situation for both Romo and Prescott, not to..." April 07

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