Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Donovan McNabb thinks the Cowboys should trade Dez Bryant and Tony Romo

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys are doing a lot of winning in a very unconventional way, having posted a 5-1 record through the first six weeks of the season despite not having Tony Romo and missing Dez Bryant for several weeks too. So naturally someone has a hot take on this topic, and Donovan McNabb,..." October 21

  • Cowboys rack up $55,000 tab at annual rookie dinner

    CBS Sports "When your team gets off to one of the best starts in recent franchise history, there's only one way to celebrate: run up a giant bill at a fancy restaurant and then make the rookies pay for it. The Dallas Cowboys held their annual rookie dinner this week, and apparently, everyone made sure to..." October 21

  • Dez Bryant Injures Himself Making Soup

    Obsev "Football is a dangerous sport, which is how Dez Bryant missed the Dallas Cowboys' last three contests with a tibial plateau fracture in his right leg suffered during a Week 3 victory over the Chicago Bears. But as the All-Pro wideout learned the hard way this week, cooking can be unsafe as..." October 20

  • How Serious Is Dez Bryant's Cut Finger, And Does It Even Matter for Dallas?

    The Big Lead "Dez Bryant was limited in practice on Wednesday. After running routes but not catching any passes, he told reporters that he cut his finger while chopping carrots, but that the injury was “extremely minor.” The 5-1 Cowboys are on a bye this week, so, whether he’s under-exaggerating his wound or..." October 20

  • Bledsoe: ‘Obvious choice’ for Cowboys to stick with Prescott

    The Sports Daily "Drew Bledsoe has been in Tony Romo’s shoes, but he still believes the Dallas Cowboys have an “obvious choice” in sticking with rookie quarterback Dak Prescott. “I don’t know what decision they’ll make, but it seems like they’ll stick with Dak,” Bledsoe said, via ESPN. “It seems like the obvious..." October 20

  • The NFL is cracking down hard on illegal celebrations. Players and fans ask, why?

    Washington Post "Twerking? Don’t do it, Antonio Brown. Shooting a fake bow and arrow? No way, Josh Norman and Brandin Cooks. Taking off your helmet? Nope, Odell Beckham Jr. Shooting a jump shot over the crossbar? Forget about it, Vernon Davis. NFL officials are throwing penalty flags for illegal..." October 20

  • Romo & Philip Rivers Could Be Made Available For Trade?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report spoken with several team officials who believe Cowboys QB Tony Romo and Chargers QB Philip Rivers could be traded at some point. Freeman lists the Jets, Browns, Bears and 49ers as teams in desperate need of a quarterback among others. A team official mentioned..." October 20

  • Dez Bryant injures his finger in a way that's almost impossible to believe

    CBS Sports "If Dez Bryant doesn't already have a personal chef, he might want to think about hiring one because cooking can be dangerous. The Cowboys receiver found that out this week when he injured himself while trying to prepare a bowl of soup. Yes, you read that right, a bowl of soup. Bryant showed..." October 19

  • Michael Irvin Got Sexual While Expressing His Love For Ezekiel Elliott

    Uproxx "Michael Irvin has a very, um, particular way of speaking. A few weeks ago, he made everyone feel kind of weird when he made a god awful joke about “pulling my stick out” around a female co-worker. He swears he meant selfie stick, but come on, none of us are that dumb. That way of speaking bit..." October 19

  • Darren McFadden: I’m healthy. I’m ready to go.

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden declared himself ready to return on Tuesday. McFadden, 29, has been sidelined since the start of the season as he underwent offseason surgery on his right elbow. McFadden felt he could be ready when the season started, but the team put him on the..." October 19

  • Dak Prescott to start for Cowboys in Week 8 "The Dallas Cowboys won't rock the boat after their bye. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday Dak Prescott would start Week 8 versus the Philadelphia Eagles, per a source informed of the situation. The news doesn't come as a surprise to anyone who watched Prescott through six..." October 19

  • Sagging NFL TV ratings leave owners scrambling for answers

    USA Today "It’s an election year, silly. That wasn’t the entire company line, but the impact of the dramatic presidential election cycle was certainly a prevailing sentiment as NFL owners gathered Tuesday for their quarterly meeting and assessed the league's unusual and precipitous dip in TV..." October 19

  • Jerry Jones says there’s no timetable to make quarterback decision

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Owner Jerry Jones reiterated that the quarterback decision facing the Dallas Cowboys isn’t a problem. It’s a great situation to be in with a rising star in rookie Dak Prescott and a veteran on the mend in Tony Romo. Prescott has exceeded everyone’s expectations in leading the Cowboys to a..." October 18

  • Sean McDonough rips NFL officiating, blames it for ratings decline

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets did not exactly put on a great show Monday night, and the officiating didn’t help. Head official Jerome Boger and his crew threw a whopping 19 penalty flags, making the game — which was never close — extremely hard to watch. Ratings have been down across..." October 18

  • Ezekiel Elliott on record-setting pace through six games

    Pro Football Talk "There’s been plenty of focus on the quarterback position through the first six games of the Cowboys season thanks to the way Dak Prescott has stepped up into the job with Tony Romo injured and that focus will continue as Romo nears clearance from his back injury in the coming weeks. Whether..." October 17

  • Donovan McNabb: Cowboys would be better off without Tony Romo, Dez Bryant

    Sportsnaut "After watching the Dallas Cowboys surge while Dez Bryant has been out with a knee injury and Dak Prescott has filled in brilliantly for Tony Romo, Donovan McNabb believes the franchise should trade the two superstars. He floated the question on Sunday night after the ‘Boys took down the Green..." October 17

  • Dak Prescott has nothing but praise when it comes to Tony Romo

    Fox Sports "For the first time in over a decade, the Dallas Cowboys have a serious quandary at quarterback, and strangely enough, Tony Romo was the centerpiece of both of them. This time, however, Romo is the one in danger of losing his job. Thanks to the emergence of Dak Prescott, Romo is coming..." October 17

  • Dez Bryant predicts that Ezekiel Elliott will eclipse 2,000 rushing yards

    CBS Sports "There is no NFL player on a bigger roll right now than Ezekiel Elliott. Zeke leads the NFL with 703 rushing yards through six weeks, and he's 116 yards ahead of No. 2 (LeSean McCoy). With his massive 157-yard day against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Elliott did the following: Became..." October 17

  • Should Cowboys' Dak Prescott Be Benched for Tony Romo?

    Complex "Tony Romo has been on the sidelines with a back injury since the Cowboys faced the Seahawks in the preseason, and was ruled out for six to 10 weeks for a possible return. But the team's rookie second-string quarterback Dak Prescott hasn't been too shabby in Romo's absence. Prescott has led them to..." October 17

  • Emmitt Smith wants Cowboys to stick with Dak Prescott

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys are going to have a major decision to make when Tony Romo returns, and Emmitt Smith is among those who believe the veteran quarterback should be holding a clip board. After Dak Prescott led the Cowboys to a convincing road win over the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Smith tweeted..." October 17

  • Ezekiel Elliott does postgame interview without any pants

    Bleacher Report "When you rush for 157 yards against the Green Bay Packers on the road, you can get away with a lot of things. But for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, not wearing pants during your postgame interview with ESPN doesn't qualify." October 17

  • Dez Bryant declares himself ready to play in Cowboys' next game against Eagles

    CBS Sports "The next time the Cowboys take their field, they'll be joined by star receiver Dez Bryant -- at least according to Bryant himself. Moments after the Cowboys closed out a 30-16 win over the Packers at Lambeau Field on Sunday, Bryant declared himself ready to play in his team's next game against the..." October 17

  • Prescott outduels Rodgers as Cowboys top Packers

    The Sports Xchange "GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Dallas Cowboys' record-setting rookies ran roughshod over the Green Bay Packers in a key NFC showdown on Sunday. With Dak Prescott breaking Tom Brady's NFL record for most consecutive passes to start a career without an interception and Ezekiel Elliott becoming the..." October 16

  • Prescott breaks Brady's record for passes without INT to begin career

    USA Today "Six games in, Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has already one upped Tom Brady – in one area, at least. Prescott broke Brady’s NFL record for most pass attempts to start a career without an interception, which previously stood at 162. Prescott established the new mark in the first quarter of..." October 16

  • Cowboys could push back Tony Romo's return "Could the Dallas Cowboys push back Tony Romo's timetable to return? Shortly after Romo hurt his back during preseason play, the Cowboys planned for the quarterback to return after the Week 7 bye. With Dak Prescott's superb play, questions about Romo's return have magnified each week. The..." October 16

  • Cowboys rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott 'do everything together'

    Sports Day "Keep your eyes peeled late Sunday night and have your cellphone cameras ready. There's a good chance that quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott will be out on the town together once Dallas' team flight returns from Green Bay. The Cowboys' dynamic rookie duo has become..." October 16

  • Dez Bryant reportedly feels good enough to play Sunday

    Larry Brown Sports "While it does not guarantee that he will play, Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant apparently feels good enough to suit up for the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. That’s according to NFL Network’s Jane Slater, who spoke to Bryant early Sunday." October 16

  • Cowboys teammates support Dak Prescott keeping starting job

    Sportsnaut "Once Tony Romo is at 100 percent, the Dallas Cowboys are going to have a decision to make. It’s a decision that could impact not only the remainder of the 2016 season, but the long term as well. When Romo went down to a broken bone in his back during the preseason, the assumption was that he’d..." October 16

  • Bryant considered long shot to play vs. Packers "The Cowboys may have to wait until after their bye week to see Dez Bryant (knee) on the field again. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday morning Dallas' star receiver is a "long shot to play" against the Green Bay Packers, with a return more than likely coming after the Cowboys'..." October 16

  • DeMarco Murray was ‘95 percent sure’ he was returning to Cowboys

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "DeMarco Murray’s return to the Dallas Cowboys during the off-season was close. How close? “It was like 95 percent sure I was going to come back there,” Murray said in a phone interview. “I have a lot of respect for those guys — the Jones family, Will [McClay], coach [Jason] Garrett obviously..." October 15

  • Who could Cowboys trade Tony Romo to, and what would they get?

    Fox Sports "Dak Prescott says the Dallas Cowboys are Tony Romo's team, and Jerry Jones reaffirmed this week that Romo will be the starting QB when he's healthy. End of story, right? Not necessarily. Prescott is making his case stronger each week, and Skip Bayless says if the rookie keeps winning and..." October 15

  • Dana White open to signing ex-NFL player Greg Hardy to UFC, but only after he gets experience

    MMA Fighting "UFC president Dana White isn't willing to close the door on controversial ex-NFL star Greg Hardy one day fighting in the UFC, however he also isn't looking to sign the former Pro Bowl defensive end until Hardy proves he that can actually compete among the world's best. "I'm one of those guys..." October 15

  • Jason Garrett still not sure Dez Bryant will play against Packers

    The Sports Daily "Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett isn’t convinced receiver Dez Bryant will be able to play on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. According to ESPN’s Todd Archer, Bryant won’t be a full participant at Friday’s practice, and Garrett still isn’t sure his Pro Bowl receiver will be healthy..." October 14

  • Jerry Jones on Cowboys QBs: 'Nothing simple' about deciding between Dak Prescott, Tony Romo

    Sports Day "If Dak Prescott leads the Cowboys to their fifth consecutive victory Sunday in Green Bay, does that mean he's the starting quarterback going forward regardless of Tony Romo's health? "I really don't know that I would look at it that way," Jerry Jones said Friday morning on 105.3 The Fan's G-Bag..." October 14

  • Cowboys still view Romo as starter once medically cleared

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo continues to recover from a compression fracture in his spine. He’s sufficiently recovered that, per a source with knowledge of the situation, he has been throwing the ball with zip and working out aggressively in preparation for his return. The current target for..." October 14

  • Former Cowboys great: Dez Bryant doesn't need to attend team meetings

    CBS Sports "A few weeks ago, reported that Dez Bryant had skipped out or been late to "at least 20 and possibly as many as 40" team events during his Cowboys career. That seems excessive, and Bryant denied the allegation, saying "I missed 40 meetings? I owned up to the only one I missed," which..." October 14

  • Cowboys have already surpassed 2015 jersey sales

    Sports Day "The Dallas Cowboys have already sold more jerseys five weeks into the 2016 season than it did all of last year thanks to the rising popularity of rookie QB Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott, ESPN's Darren Rovell reported Thursday. Though the Cowboys don't release the sales figures..." October 14

  • Jason Witten on Martellus Bennett throwing shade his way: 'He enjoys entertaining'

    Sports Day "Cowboys tight end Jason Witten mostly took the high road Thursday in responding to the recent comments by former teammate Martellus Bennett, who is now playing for the New England Patriots. Bennett, appearing in an ESPN E:60 feature on he and his brother, made it clear that he wasn't a fan of..." October 14

  • Dak Prescott: Cowboys are Tony Romo’s team

    Larry Brown Sports "If the Dallas Cowboys offered Dak Prescott the chance to keep his starting job even after Tony Romo returned, the rookie wouldn’t turn it down. But for now, he is focused on doing and saying all the right things. While speaking to reporters after practice Wednesday, Prescott reiterated that he..." October 13

  • Dez Bryant offers help in determining what is a catch

    ESPN "About 21 months after his famous catch/no-catch, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant still doesn't know what a catch is. "They need to still work on it," Bryant said. "Because I've seen a lot of stuff where how is that a catch and that's not a catch. So, you know, I hope they do a better..." October 13

  • Skip Bayless Says Jessica Simpson Damaged Tony Romo

    TMZ "Jessica Simpson almost ruined Tony Romo's NFL career -- but he saved himself when he dumped her and ended their "tumultuous relationship" back in 2009 ... so says Skip Bayless. The "Undisputed" host was discussing his own love, hate relationship with the Cowboys on FS1 Thursday morning -- when..." October 13

  • 2,000 yards? Ezekiel Elliott focused on winning, not records

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Forget about Eric Dickerson’s rookie rushing record of 1,808 yards. Dez Bryant believes Ezekiel Elliott can become the eighth player in NFL history to rush for 2,000 yards. Elliott is leading the league with 546 rushing yards through five games. If he averages 115 yards per game the rest of..." October 13

  • Donald Trump makes fun of NFL concussion protocol

    247 Sports "Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of the NFL's concussion protocol. The Republican nominee for president made fun of the amount of time players miss now due to head injuries. The NFL has made significant changes in its concussion protocol over the past few years. While players often miss a..." October 13

  • Dak Prescott says it again: 'This is Tony's team'

    ESPN "As Tony Romo ramps up his conditioning work in his return from a compression fracture in his back, so too does the talk regarding a quarterback controversy. On Wednesday, Dak Prescott, who is 4-1 for the Dallas Cowboys as Romo’s substitute, repeated his comment from earlier in the..." October 12

  • Favre: Romo should sit behind Prescott until he's needed

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre weighed in on the pending quarterback controversy facing the Dallas Cowboys. Rookie Dak Prescott has exceeded expectations in leading the Cowboys to a 4-1 record, and has yet to be intercepted in 155 pass attempts this season. Romo, meanwhile, is making..." October 12

  • Coach Jerry Jones Now Isn’t Sure Who Will be Cowboys Starting QB

    Black Sports Online "Dallas Cowboys, owner, general manager and coach, Jerry Jones is changing his stance on the team’s starting quarterback situation. Rookie Dak Prescott has led the Cowboys to a 4-1 record and is playing well. The team’s long time starter and veteran quarterback Tony Romo is recovering from injury..." October 11

  • Jay Glazer urges MMA community to shun Greg Hardy

    Pro Football Talk "As former (for now) NFL defensive end Greg Hardy embarks on an MMA career, a national NFL reporter with a prominent MMA presence has taken a strong stance against Hardy’s pursuits. “I would be incredibly disappointed in any of my fellow MMA coaches and any promoters if they took Greg Hardy in..." October 11

  • Cowboys QB Prescott passed up Kanye tickets to watch Texans-Patriots

    Today's Pigskin "The Dallas Cowboys are used to controversy. Actually, their organization historically thrives on it, but they better get used to one of the most boring, even-keeled young signal callers in the game. In Sports Illustrated’s profile of Cowboys rookie quarterback Dak Prescott, the 23-year-old..." October 11

  • Dez Bryant likely to be held out through Week 7 bye

    Larry Brown Sports "Dez Bryant has missed the last two games after he suffered a knee injury in a Week 3 win over the Chicago Bears, and it sounds like the star wide receiver may remained sidelined for at least two more weeks. While Bryant has not been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers,..." October 11

  • Garrett: Tony Romo’s return to team drills ‘a little bit further down the road’

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Quarterback Tony Romo underwent an MRI exam on his back Monday, but coach Jason Garrett did not have an update on the results when he met with reporters. Owner Jerry Jones said after Sunday’s game that he expected good news on Romo’s back and that the compression fracture in the lower back has..." October 11