Cowboys Rumors & News

  • At some point, Cowboys may have a decision to make on Tony Romo

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo played in only four games. This year, he could miss half the season, or more, with a back injury suffered on Thursday night in Seattle. At some point, the Cowboys need to ask themselves whether Romo continues to be worth the money he makes, in light of..." August 28

  • Dak Prescott declares himself to be the smartest quarterback in the class

    USA Today "The Dallas Cowboys — once again — must turn to their backup plan. But this time, they appear much better off. After news surfaced that starting quarterback Tony Romo suffered a broken bone in his back after taking an awkward hit in the team’s third preseason game Thursday night, multiple..." August 28

  • Report: NFL thinking about eliminating the preseason

    Sportsnaut "The NFL preseason isn’t for everyone. The casual fan really isn’t interested in watching training camp bodies play in a meaningless game. Though, it’s still a cash cow. Interest is there. Stadiums sell out. The cost of television rights remain relatively high. In reality, it makes very..." August 28

  • Cowboys Back In Veteran QB Market

    Pro Football Rumors "The Cowboys have seen enough from Dak Prescott this preseason to determine he will be their starter while Tony Romo rehabs from his latest injury. Instead of bringing in a veteran with an eye on inserting some experience into their starting lineup, the Cowboys are searching for one who will..." August 27

  • Jason Garrett doesn’t rule out Tony Romo for Week One

    Pro Football Talk "Notwithstanding a report from PFT (those bastards) that quarterback Tony Romo will miss 6-10 weeks with a broken bone in his back, coach Jason Garrett said Saturday that he won’t rule out Romo for Week One. Regardless of whether Romo could play that soon (and there’s a very, very, very strong..." August 27

  • Dak Prescott a fantasy must-add after Tony Romo injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys rookie quarterback Dak Prescott is going to be thrust into a starting role much sooner than anyone expected. With news breaking on Saturday that Tony Romo has a broken bone in his back, the Cowboys are Prescott’s team indefinitely. From a fantasy football standpoint, Prescott is..." August 27

  • Charles Barkley weighs in on Zeke Elliott: 'all marijuana made me want to do was eat potato chips'

    CSN Philly "Charles Barkley may have recently had his hip replaced but he hasn't let a little procedure slow him down. Well, slow his mouth down at least. Sir Charles joined the 94 WIP morning show on Friday to chat with his old pal Howard Eskin. The worst part about the hip replacement and need to use..." August 27

  • Tony Romo's MRI reveals broken bone in back, could miss 6-10 weeks for Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "If that hit on quarterback Tony Romo’s back looked bad, there’s a good reason for it. It was bad. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Romo is expected to miss 6-10 weeks with a broken bone in his back. The team will be announcing the injury; it’s unclear whether the team will put a..." August 27

  • Snoop Dogg Let Ezekiel Elliott Smoke Weed ... NFL Rules Are Stupid

    TMZ "If Ezekiel Elliott wants to smoke weed ... THE NFL SHOULD LET HIM SMOKE WEED ... so says Snoop Dogg. Snoop is sick and tired of players getting punished for weed -- and he decided to vent about it while watching a segment about the Ezekiel Elliott pot shop story on ESPN's "First Take." "The..." August 27

  • Russell carries Seahawks over Cowboys

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Russell Wilson turned in an impressive performance to lead the Seattle Seahawks to a 27-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in a preseason game Thursday night at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash. The game featured the debut of Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott, but the..." August 26

  • Report: NFL slightly concerned about recent behavior of Ezekiel Elliott

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott isn’t in any trouble with the NFL at the moment, but he’s being watched closely by the league office. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, the league is concerned with Elliott’s recent “pattern of behavior.” As stated by this report, team owner Jerry..." August 26

  • Cowboys: Romo's injury not serious, won't affect Week 1 availability

    Sports Day "That's not what the Dallas Cowboys were hoping to see. On the first series against the Seattle Seahawks, quarterback Tony Romo appeared to hurt his back. According to the TV broadcast, Romo said he just tweaked his back. It was tight. He twisted it. He pulled it. He pleaded to go back to..." August 26

  • Kam Chancellor “a little surprised” by Ezekiel Elliott’s physical play

    Seattle Times "Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor saw some action and made his preseason debut against Dallas. Chancellor, who was dealing with a groin injury, played two series against the Cowboys in the 27-17 victory Thursday night at CenturyLink Field. “I wanted to stay out there,” he said. “I don’t really..." August 26

  • Jerry Jones says Ezekiel Elliott’s visit to weed shop “is not good”

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Dallas Cowboys will open the season with three players suspended by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Running back Ezekiel Elliott is being investigated by the NFL and district attorney in Columbus, Ohio regarding a domestic violence accusation by a former..." August 26

  • Tony Romo exits early after hit from behind

    NFL.com "Tony Romo was only planning to play two series in Seattle on Thursday night. He only lasted three plays. Romo left the game after taking a hit from behind by defensive end Cliff Avril. On the play, Romo took a lot of time in the pocket before sliding to the ground too late, not sensing Avril...." August 26

  • Report: Ezekiel Elliott reported to camp overweight

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott will see his first preseason action this week. The No. 4 overall pick in this year’s draft was sidelined during the end of camp and in the first two exhibition games with a hamstring injury. We now know why Elliott’s hamstring started to bother..." August 25

  • 'Madden' creators troll Dez Bryant, show him why his rating is so low

    CBS Sports "On Tuesday, EA Sports released the newest version of "Madden" to the general public. It's an excellent game, very lifelike, tons of cool new features. But not everyone is happy with every aspect. For instance, Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant got angry about his rating. Coming off an injury-plagued..." August 24

  • Jarvis Landry says Miami's high-octane offense made Cowboys players puke

    Fox Sports "The Miami Dolphins were trounced by the Dallas Cowboys in Week 2 of the preseason on Friday, losing 41-14 at the hands of another stellar Dak Prescott performance. The Dolphins’ first-team offense looked solid, but it wasn’t overwhelmingly explosive. Miami scored 14 points in the first half to..." August 24

  • Rob Gronkowski calls out Cowboys for stealing ‘Do Your Job’ slogan

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have a new mantra plastered on their locker room wall this year, and Rob Gronkowski is not the first person to notice that it looks awfully familiar. During the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl run two years ago, the phrase “Do Your Job” became the official rallying cry of..." August 24

  • Cowboys primed to jump from the basement to the ceiling of NFC East

    Sports Day "The minute the 2015 season ended, optimism for 2016 began among Cowboys fans. After all, Tony Romo had eight months to recover from his injuries, as did Dez Bryant. On top of that, the team had the fourth overall pick in the draft, mostly because of bad health rather than lack of talent. Any..." August 24

  • Dez Bryant Is Mad at 'Madden 17' Developers Because of His Rating

    Complex "NFL players are never, ever, ever, ever happy with their rating in Madden. And even when the overall rating is accurate, they'll have an issue with something ridiculous, like their player's build. It's the type of job where you can never win, and the video game franchise is finding that out once..." August 23

  • Dez Bryant promises he's OK after suffering concussion at Cowboys practice

    Sporting News "Dez Bryant suffered a concussion during practice Monday and won't play in this week's preseason game against the Seahawks, per the Cowboys' official website. The injury isn't believed to be too serious, and the team likely made the early decision to sit him because, well, it's the..." August 23

  • Rolando McClain doesn't have a locker at the Cowboys' new facility

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys opened their new training facility just a few days ago, and it looks like a mini-NFL stadium. Everything is top-notch, from the practice field (which houses 12,000 fans) to the locker room. One thing that is missing, however, is Rolando McClain’s nameplate. According to..." August 23

  • Cowboys rookie Dak Prescott: I'll take on any defense thrown at me, 'Vanilla or Rocky Road or whatever'

    Sports Day "Wearing a "You're Killing Me Smalls!" shirt -- a popular line from the 1993 movie The Sandlot -- Dak Prescott addressed reporters in front of Darren McFadden's locker on Monday. The rookies don't yet have lockers in the main locker room at The Star, so Prescott was brought in per request by..." August 23

  • Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has high praise for rookie QB Dak Prescott

    Fox Sports "There’s no other way to put it: Dak Prescott has been the breakout star of the NFL preseason. Yes, these games are only exhibitions, and no, there’s no doubt that come Week 1 Tony Romo will still be the starter in Dallas. At the same time, the Dak Attack has traveled from Starkville to Big-D, and..." August 22

  • NFL drops “probable” from injury report, redefines “questionable” and “doubtful”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s definite that “probable” no longer will be part of the NFL injury lexicon. As first noted (as best we can tell) by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald and as the league office confirms, the widely-misconstrued P-word has been dumped from the injury reporting procedures. “The ‘Probable’..." August 21

  • Dez Bryant calls ‘Madden 17’ rating ‘an insult’

    Sports Day "Dez Bryant isn't too happy about his Madden NFL 17 video game rating. An injury-plagued 2015 season dropped the Cowboys wide receiver from an overall grade of 96 to a 90. Receivers ahead of Bryant: Antonio Brown 97, Julio Jones 96, A.J. Green 93, Odell Beckham Jr. 93, DeAndre Hopkins 93, Larry..." August 21

  • Ohio officials to meet with Ezekiel Elliott's accuser Monday and hope to complete investigation next week

    Sports Day "Officials in Ohio will meet on Monday with the woman who claims that Ezekiel Elliott assaulted her last month. The Columbus city attorney's office said Friday that it hopes to complete the investigation next week before determining whether to file criminal charges against the Cowboys rookie..." August 21

  • Prescott leads Cowboys over Dolphins

    The Sports Xchange "Dallas rookie quarterback Dak Prescott accounted for four touchdowns, continuing his impressive preseason and leading the Cowboys to a 41-14 victory over the visiting Miami Dolphins on Friday. Prescott threw touchdown passes to Dez Bryant and Brice Butler and scored on runs of 20 and 1-yard...." August 20

  • Romo 'very impressed' with Prescott through 2 preseason games

    DallasCowboys.com "Even for preseason, the numbers through two games are exceptional: 22-of-27 for 338 yards, six touchdowns (four passing, two rushing), 0 interceptions. Average quarterback rating: 156.4. What qualifies as perfect: 158.3, the rating Dak Prescott posted in Friday night’s 41-14 victory over the..." August 20

  • Cowboys' Jones hints Elliott to make preseason debut vs. Seahawks

    The Score "Ezekiel Elliott's long-awaited preseason debut may finally take place Thursday against the Seattle Seahawks, Dallas Cowboys CEO Stephen Jones hinted Friday night. Elliott, selected fourth overall by the Cowboys in the 2016 NFL Draft, missed the team's first two preseason contests due to a..." August 20

  • Dez Bryant's legal standoff with Texas state senator escalates with claim of profane text

    USA Today "A legal row that began after Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant allegedly left a house he rented in disarray took another turn this week, complete with a profanity-laced text message as an exhibit in a filing. Lawyers for Texas state Sen. Royce West responded to Bryant’s counterclaim filed..." August 18

  • Snoop Dogg Rips NFL for Allowing Players to Own Guns But Preventing Them From Smoking Weed

    Complex "Deep down, the NFL is probably not OK with its players owning guns. In the past, there have been quite a few players who have gotten themselves into trouble as a result of carrying guns, so if the league had its way, it would likely force all players to stop purchasing guns. They can’t legally..." August 18

  • Dez Bryant is more confident than ever

    Sports Day "As the Cowboys prepare to head back to Texas to finish training camp, star wide receiver Dez Bryant appears to be back in All-Pro form. After Wednesday's final walk-through in California, Bryant was asked if this is the best camp of his seven-year career. "Hell yeah," Bryant replied. "My..." August 18

  • Royce West files request for more than $500,000 in sanctions against Dez Bryant

    Pro Football Talk "Forgotten but hardly gone, the litigation between Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant and Texas state senator Royce West has returned to the front burner, at least for now. West has filed a motion for sanctions against Bryant, based on the counterclaim filed by Bryant in response to West’s lawsuit..." August 18

  • NFLPA exec says NFL has 'zero credible evidence' for interview demands

    Sporting News "The NFL has threatened to suspend players mentioned in an Al Jazeera America report that alleges steroid use if they don't submit to an interview. The union isn't about to give in so easily. NFL Players' Association executive George Atallah told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" on Wednesday the..." August 18

  • Jerry Jones could be headed for the Hall of Fame

    Blogging The Boys "The owner and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys has long been seen as one of the most influential people in the NFL, and a key factor in the tremendous growth of the league in popularity and profitability. Now Jerry Jones could soon have a bust in Canton. The Pro Football Hall of Fame..." August 17

  • Ezekiel Elliott on Dez Bryant's passion, why the running back has the easiest job in America

    Sports Day "Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is working his way back from a sore right hamstring. While he has yet to return to the competitive portion of practice, he couldn't help but be inspired by Tuesday afternoon's session. Receiver Dez Bryant and the defensive backs enjoyed a particularly spirited..." August 17

  • Jerry Jones, Paul Tagliabue Finalists for 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class

    Bleacher Report "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue have been nominated as contributor finalists in the Class of 2017 for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, according to the Hall's official Twitter account. They were picked from a group of 10 men that included Bobby..." August 16

  • Rams, Cowboys fans brawl during preseason opener

    The Score "There was plenty of excitement in the air Saturday at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the Rams' preseason opener against the Dallas Cowboys. However, things got pretty heated in one section, leading to a brawl between Rams and Cowboys fans. The YouTube user who uploaded the footage..." August 16

  • Cowboys TE James Hanna to undergo knee surgery

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys tight end James Hanna will have knee surgery that puts his availability for the Sept. 11 season opener against the New York Giants in jeopardy, according to multiple sources. Hanna was placed on the physically unable to perform list at the start of training camp with a bone..." August 16

  • Dez Bryant: ‘Something outstanding has gotten into’ Terrance Williams

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Terrance Williams isn’t focused on being in a contract year. Instead, he’s focused on taking another step in his fourth season with the Dallas Cowboys. If he does the latter, after all, the former will take care of itself. And Williams has impressed so far in training camp and played well in..." August 16

  • How Dak Prescott Could Affect Cowboys’ QB Depth Chart

    Blogging The Boys "For this and all posts between now and the second preseason game against the Miami Dolphins on Friday night, we have to keep a caveat in mind: It was just one preseason game. But having said that, we have now seen the Dallas Cowboys play against another NFL team, and that is far more data than we..." August 15

  • Dak Prescott, not Jared Goff, looks like No. 1 pick

    USA Today "Two rookie quarterbacks had their opening acts under the bright lights. Dak Prescott sizzled. Jared Goff fizzled. What a first impression. Goff was the one drafted No. 1 overall by the Los Angeles Rams, and he pretty much lived up to some of the uninspiring reviews of his training camp..." August 15

  • NFL considers early week ’18 opener in China

    Sports Business Daily "The NFL could open the 2018 season on a Tuesday or Wednesday in China, with its traditional Thursday night season-opening game following later that same week, according to the league’s top international executive planning the proposed game. Intent on staging a game in China despit... " August 15

  • Mannion leads Rams' comeback win over Cowboys

    The Sports Xchange "With quarterback Tony Romo on the sideline, rookie quarterback Dak Prescott upstaged heralded first overall pick Jared Goff, but Goff was also overshadowed by Sean Mannion, who led the Los Angeles Rams on a second-half comeback to defeat the Dallas Cowboys 28-24 in their first game after returning..." August 14

  • Bryant impressed with Prescott's debut: 'He's special'

    The Score "The Dallas Cowboys have found their quarterback of the future, according to Dez Bryant. Rookie Dak Prescott impressed on Saturday, completing 10-of-12 passes for 139 passing yards and two touchdowns in the first half against the Los Angeles Rams." August 14

  • Dak Prescott brushes off sterling debut: 'We could have won'

    The Score "Dak Prescott's professional debut was a resounding success. The Dallas Cowboys' late fourth-round draft pick started the team's preseason opener Saturday night and shined with a 10-of-12, 139-yard, two-touchdown performance. Asked after the game if the debut could have gone any better, he..." August 14

  • Travis Frederick agrees to six-year, $56.4M extension with Cowboys

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have made many draft blunders, but taking Travis Frederick in the first round wasn't one of them. Frederick, who's become a Pro Bowl center since being selected from Wisconsin with the 31st pick in 2013, likely will anchor the Cowboys' line for the rest of Tony Romo's career..." August 14

  • The Tony Romo backup debacle didn't teach Cowboys anything

    Yahoo! Sports "In what is probably as close to a managerial mea culpa as anyone will get from Jerry Jones, the Dallas Cowboys owner acknowledged less than a year ago that in retrospect of a capsizing season, he “tried to get cute” with his backup quarterbacks. At the time, Brandon Weeden had cratered and Matt..." August 13

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