Cowboys Rumors & News

  • 16h
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Rolando McClain’s visit with the #Patriots ended without a contract, though it was a positive one. #Cowboys still very much in the mix

  • 21h
    Field Yates @FieldYates

    From @toddarcher & me: free agent LB Rolando McClain is visiting the Patriots today.

  • Cowboys won’t spend a lot to bring back Rolando McClain

    Pro Football Talk "Free agent linebacker Rolando McClain remains unsigned, and from all indications, if he’s going to return to Dallas it will be for a low-cost, low-risk contract. The Dallas Morning News reports that the Cowboys and McClain have “a drastically different” number in mind when it comes to how much..." March 28

  • Jerry Jones: We need to start looking for future Cowboys QB

    Fox Sports Southwest "Talk to members of the Cowboys' front office, and it leaves the impression that nothing is off limits in next month's NFL draft -- not even quarterback. Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones shared his thoughts about the draft on Tuesday at the NFL's annual meetings. Among several musings..." March 28

  • Investigation Into Arson Of Rolando McClain's Home Inactive

    Blogging The Boys "In December of 2014, Rolando McClain's home in Tuscaloosa, Alabama burned to the ground. Last month, Fire Marshall Ed Paulk declared that the fire was an arson. The home to that point had been listed for sale at a value of $1.5 million but was mysteriously set ablaze. After exhausting all..." March 28

  • Hearing over Hardy exhibits is postponed

    Pro Football Talk "Next Tuesday, the dispute between the NFL and North Carolina prosecutors over documents introduced into last July’s trial in Greg Hardy’s criminal case had been scheduled to go to court. That now won’t happen. Via David Newton of, the two sides agreed to delay the effort. “The..." March 27

  • NFL exploring Mexico, Germany and other markets to host games

    SB Nation "The NFL views Mexico, Canada and China as the next markets to focus on as it looks to add more international games to the schedule, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. The league could be considering NFL games in those markets, similar to the International Series that already takes place..." March 27

  • Chip Kelly: Eagles didn’t add DeMarco Murray to weaken Cowboys

    Dallas Morning News "Philadelphia is the first team to poach the NFL’s leading rusher away from another franchise in 68 years. Even better: the Eagles took DeMarco Murray away from a Cowboys team that beat them for the NFC East title. “We never look at it that way,’’ Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly said. “We’re..." March 26

  • With so much tampering, NFL will struggle to police it all

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the obvious on Wednesday when he said at the league meeting that multiple teams had dealings before the start of free agency that may have violated the letter of the law. “We want to make sure no teams are gaining an advantage as it relates to free..." March 26

  • Jerry Jones says Greg Hardy has paid 'terrific price' for off-the-field actions

    Sporting News "The Cowboys' signing of Greg Hardy is a hot topic, but obviously not too hot for Jerry Jones. Jones told Pro Football Talk Live his newly signed defensive end has paid a “terrific price” for his domestic violence case in Charlotte, N.C. “Had he not had this incident, his contract would be..." March 26

  • NFL momentum builds to alter extra point for 2015 season

    USA Today "A rules alteration that would inject more excitement into the near-automatic extra point could be adopted for the 2015 NFL season as early as the league's next meeting this May. There was lively discussion among the 32 teams Wednesday about adding significant drama to the mundane point after..." March 25

  • Report: Michael Sam Was ‘Flat-Out Horrible’ At NFL Veteran’s Combine

    NESN "Michael Sam’s dream of playing in professional football still is alive. But it appears the road back to an NFL roster will be a difficult one. The 25-year-old defensive end out of Missouri participated in this weekend’s veteran combine — along with older free agents such as Michael Bush and..." March 25

  • Jerry Jones not worried about Dez Bryant’s contract situation

    Pro Football Talk "Dallas receiver Dez Bryant remains unsigned, but Cowboys owner and General Manager Jerry Jones is not worried. Jones said at the league meeting that he’s sure Bryant will be under contract before the season starts, whether that’s because Bryant signs the franchise tender or because he and the..." March 25

  • 6d
    David Helman @HelmanDC

    Add Stephen Jones' voice to Jason Garrett's. Cowboys are still trying to bring Rolando McClain back to the team.

  • 6d
    David Helman @HelmanDC

    Stephen also said he thinks it's realistic that the Cowboys could reach a deal with Dez by the July 15 deadline. However ...

  • 6d
    David Helman @HelmanDC

    Stephen Jones confirms what's long been suspected. Cowboys want to give Sean Lee a look on the weak side.

  • Report: Cowboys Interested in Adrian Peterson

    Sportsnaut "The saga of one Adrian Peterson continues. Fresh off Peterson’s agent indicating publicly that it’s not in the best interest of his client to return to the Minnesota Vikings in 2015, comes this piece of information from ESPN’s Jane McManus indicating that the Dallas Cowboys are looking at Peterson..." March 24

  • 7d
    Ryan O'Halloran @ryanohalloran

    Caldwell said #Jaguars final offer to Murray "exceeded" their original limit. "If we were his first choice, we would have made it happen."

  • Agent: Brandon Carr will not take a pay cut with Dallas

    Pro Football Talk "The Dallas Cowboys have hoped they could convince cornerback Brandon Carr to take a pay cut this offseason. Carr doesn’t appear to be open to that idea. According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Carr’s agent, Ben Dogra, said that Carr will not be taking a pay cut with the..." March 23

  • Seahawks were nervous about Greg Hardy, and his price tag

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks were scared off by Greg Hardy’s legal history and his potential punishment from the league. It was either that or the size of the contract Dallas was offering him. Seahawks General Manager John Schneider said Hardy’s background was the biggest factor in their pursuit of the free..." March 23

  • NFL may let injury spotters stop play during games

    SB Nation "Besides instant replay reform and finding a better definition of a "catch," the NFL's competition committee is busy this week deciding whether to increase the duties of injury spotters in NFL games. The proposal would allow independent medical trainers to watch for possible concussions and stop..." March 23

  • The NFL Charged Its Players $400 to Participate in Veteran Combine

    Complex "The NFL's first Veteran Combine took place this weekend. A new addition to the offseason calendar, the Combine seemed like a great idea for older players to get in front of scouts and front office types—a way to balance the scales between the incoming rookie class and the veteran class that'll..." March 23

  • NFL considering Brazil to host 2017 Pro Bowl

    Fox Sports "One of the world's biggest soccer hotbeds could soon host a different type of football event. A source told that Brazil is a viable candidate to host the 2017 Pro Bowl. The all-star exhibition game's future destination is one of the subjects that will be broached during the..." March 23

  • New Cowboy Greg Hardy: 'I don't care if [you] like me'

    Fox Sports Southwest "The signing of Greg Hardy has been controversial for the Dallas Cowboys. While the organization clearly believes in second chances, many have asked do the Cowboys have any 'moral obligations' when it comes to signing players? Hardy remains on the commissioner's exempt list after being found..." March 23

  • Cowboys Won’t Enter Adrian Peterson Sweepstakes

    CBS Dallas Forth Worth "The Cowboys won’t be pursuing a trade for Vikings superstar Adrian Peterson, two sources tell 105.3 The Fan, citing among the reasons the team’s more disciplined approach to spending at the running back position and the running back depth in the upcoming NFL Draft. Peterson, who turned 30..." March 23

  • The threshold for ‘completing a catch to the ground’ in NFL is changing, and Packers prez tells how

    Toronto Sun "The threshold for what constitutes a catch when a receiver falls to the ground is changing, a member of the league’s competition committee told Sun Media on Sunday. In a conference call last week, the committee announced that the controversial “complete-the-catch-to-the-ground” rule will stay,..." March 23

  • Roger Goodell, Unplugged "The MMQB: What’s the lesson you take from easily your most trying year as commissioner? Goodell: I don’t know if you could put one or two … One of the things we always focus on is, What do we learn and how do we get better? I think in this case there were several factors. One is, Do we have the..." March 23

  • Jerry Jones’s daughter defends Greg Hardy signing

    Dallas Morning News "Charlotte Jones Anderson understands the public outrage over the signing of Greg Hardy. The Cowboys executive vice president knows the issues that come with adding a player who was convicted of domestic violence before the judge’s decision was vacated when the accuser failed to show for a jury..." March 22

  • Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings on Cowboys signing Greg Hardy: “This was a shot in the gut”

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings on Thursday sharply criticized the Dallas Cowboys’ decision to sign Greg Hardy in spite of serious domestic violence allegations, saying that “as a Cowboys fan, this was a shot in the gut.” “I’m a big Cowboys fan. I love them to death and I want them to beat the..." March 21

  • Pro Day Tour: Boise State Standout RB Jay Ajayi “Would Love” To Play For Cowboys "The Boise State Broncos -- otherwise known as the Dallas Cowboys’ farm team -- held their pro day Wednesday. The Cowboys currently have a plethora of former Broncos on their roster. Defensive ends DeMarcus Lawrence and Tyrone Crawford and cornerback Orlando Scandrick have all had success for..." March 20

  • Greg Hardy has a team, the Cowboys, but still no starting date for his 2015 NFL season

    Washington Post "Greg Hardy has a team for the 2015 NFL season. When he’ll actually be eligible to play for that team, the Dallas Cowboys, remains to be seen. The Cowboys agreed Wednesday to a one-year contract with Hardy, the former Pro Bowl defensive end for the Carolina Panthers who spent almost all of..." March 19

  • DeMarco Murray buys billboard in downtown Dallas to thank Cowboys fans

    Sporting News "Will this help patch things up in Dallas? DeMarco Murray, who left the Cowboys to sign with their division rival Eagles this offseason, bought a billboard in downtown Dallas to thank the fans for their support during his four years there. The billboard has a picture of Murray in his Cowboys..." March 19

  • 12d
    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    It's a one-year deal for Greg Hardy in Dallas, that can be worth up to $13.1 million but that has a minimum base salary.

  • Greg Hardy, Cowboys agree to terms on one-year deal "The Buccaneers bowed out of the chase for Greg Hardy on Wednesday, leaving Dallas as the free-agent pass rusher's lone option. Hardy agreed to terms with the Cowboys shortly thereafter, the team announced. It's a one-year, highly incentive-laden deal that could be worth up to $13.1 million, NFL..." March 18

  • Biggest position holes to fill for all 32 teams in the NFL Draft "The big wave of free agency has come and gone, and the focus has turned to the draft, but that doesn't mean there still aren't holes to fill, some huge ones, for each of the NFL's 32 teams. You can't solve all the problems in free agency. In fact, it's usually only a few if a team is lucky. For..." March 18

  • Dez Bryant signs multi-year deal with sports memorabilia company

    Dallas Morning News "Dez Bryant doesn't have his long-term contract with the Cowboys yet, but Dez does have a deal with Panini America, the world's largest sports and entertainment collectibles company. The exclusive game-worn memorabilia partner of the Dallas Cowboys and an official licensee of the NFL and NFL..." March 18

  • Cowboys could finalize deal for pass rusher Greg Hardy by Wednesday, sources say

    Dallas Morning News "Efforts to build the most competitive roster possible don’t always hinge on finding the right kind of guy. Sometimes, it’s driven by finding the right kind of pass rusher. Greg Hardy is unquestionably the latter. The best defensive player remaining on the free-agent market spent part of..." March 18

  • 13d
    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Greg Hardy is expected to decide today between the Bucs and Cowboys, per his agent, Drew Rosenhaus.

  • 13d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    For now, forget about Seattle and Tampa being involved. Dallas is undisputed favorite to land free-agent DE Greg Hardy.

  • The time Roger Goodell backed out of doing 'Between Two Ferns'

    SB Nation "Alex Richanbach, executive producer of Funny or Die Sports was on a SXSW panel last Saturday called "Now Athletes are Funny: Power of Comedy and Sports." I hadn't noticed it on the schedule until it was about halfway over, but I stopped in just as Richanbach was getting into the meat of a pretty..." March 17

  • Jones-Drew, Locker, Willis, Worilds may signal start of a trend of young NFL players retiring

    Arizona Republic "NFL free agency started this week, so the news cycle was dominated by the redistribution of wealth. It was a job fair at the highest level of sports as players were traded, re-signed, signed and released. That was to be expected. What was surprising is that in a time devoted to procuring..." March 17

  • Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon one of several running backs expected to meet with Cowboys

    Dallas Morning News "Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon is expected to visit the Cowboys. That should come as no surprise. Every quality running back with a pulse is expected to visit the club before next month’s draft. Exaggeration? Sure. But it’s no secret that the Cowboys are looking to the draft to fill the void left..." March 17

  • Sources: Cowboys Negotiating With DE Greg Hardy

    CBS Dallas Forth Worth "Late last week, the Cowboys’ position on free-agent pass-rusher Greg Hardy seemed clear: A lot of sacks but a lot of baggage. Their position has changed. Sources tell 105.3 The Fan’s Mike Fisher that the Cowboys have “hit accelerator” and are negotiating with free agent DE Greg Hardy. Terms..." March 16

  • Andrew Gachkar signs with Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys have lost two linebackers in free agency and could lose a third if Rolando McClain doesn’t return to the team, leaving them in need of some reinforcements at the position. They landed one on Sunday. Former Chargers linebacker Andrew Gachkar announced on Twitter that he has landed a..." March 15

  • Cowboys claim Corey White off waivers

    Pro Football Talk "Corey White lost his roster spot with the Saints on Friday, but he wasn’t out of work long. The Cowboys claimed White off of waivers and added him to their 90-man roster on Saturday. White opened last season as a starter in New Orleans, but was replaced in the middle of the season as New..." March 15

  • Base value of Darren McFadden's deal is $3 million "If Darren McFadden does something that has never been done in Dallas Cowboys' history he will make $5.85 million over the next two seasons. If he fails to rush for 1,000 yards in either season, the base value of the contract is $3 million. McFadden received a $200,000 signing bonus and will..." March 14

  • Why Adrian Peterson is still an optin for the Cowboys

    New York Post "Darren McFadden is not likely to make Cowboys fans forget about DeMarco Murray, but he might make them yearn for Adrian Peterson. McFadden, the former first-round draft pick of the Raiders, represents a running-back consolation prize for Cowboys fans after they watched Murray, their now former..." March 14

  • Report: Cowboys sign Darren McFadden to two-year deal "The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a two-year deal with running back Darren McFadden, Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. The Cowboys lost running back DeMarco Murray to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. Murray led the NFL with 1,845 rushing yards last season and signed..." March 13

  • Letting DeMarco Murray walk signals that someone other than Jerry Jones is calling shots for Cowboys

    Yahoo! Sports "Five months ago, after the Dallas Cowboys had toppled the Seattle Seahawks 30-23 on the road and staked their claim as Super Bowl hopefuls, team owner Jerry Jones was floating through the locker room. Tapping players on the elbow and winking as he walked by, he joked that this was the kind of win..." March 13

  • Source: Cowboys reach deal with LB Brinkley

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys have reached an agreement with linebacker Jasper Brinkley on a two-year deal, according to a source. Brinkley has to pass a physical before it becomes official. The Cowboys have lost Justin Durant (Atlanta Falcons) and Bruce Carter (Tampa Bay Buccaneers) in free agency,..." March 13