Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Jason Garrett refuses to commit to Dak Prescott as starter

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys are eliminated from the playoffs. But with Dak Prescott, they at least have a certain future at the quarterback position, right? Maybe. Maybe not. Head coach Jason Garrett is not willing to go there right now. Garrett may not want to talk about it now. In all honesty,..." January 17

  • Cowboys should release Tony Romo

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys already have been attempting to lay the foundation to trade quarterback Tony Romo. Given the unique circumstances of his situation, however, the team should consider releasing him instead. Don’t be surprised if Romo at some point asks to be released. A release would give him..." January 17

  • Report: Cowboys’ No 1 Priority Will Be To Trade Romo This Offseason

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the Cowboys’ No. 1 priority this offseason will be to try to trade veteran QB Tony Romo. Rapoport mentions that the Chiefs, Texans, Bears and Bills as teams who may have at least some interest in trading for Romo. Meanwhile, Mike Garafolo suggests the..." January 17

  • Romo likely to pick team he wants to be traded to

    Larry Brown Sports "Assuming Tony Romo wants to continue playing football, the veteran quarterback will likely be doing it for a different team in 2017. The question is which team that will be, and all indications are that Romo has essentially been given a no-trade clause. On Monday’s edition of “NFL Insiders” on..." January 17

  • Packers-Cowboys draws highest divisional round rating in 20 years

    Pro Football Talk "Sunday afternoon’s Packers-Cowboys game has done blockbuster TV ratings for the NFL on FOX. Packers-Cowboys drew a 28.2 overnight rating, which is the highest rating for a divisional playoff game in 20 years. The combination of two popular teams and a great game that was decided as time..." January 16

  • Cowboys player on the loss to Packers: We couldn't beat the officials

    CBS Sports "One of the most perplexing calls during the Cowboys' 34-31 loss to the Packers on Sunday came in the first half when Cowboys wide receiver Brice Butler was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct. If you didn't watch the game and heard that Butler got flagged for that, you'd probably assume he..." January 16

  • Elliott: NFL dragging feet on domestic violence investigation

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Ezekiel Elliott isn’t happy the NFL hasn’t concluded its investigation whether he violated the personal conduct policy after an ex-girlfriend accused him of domestic violence last summer. Elliott, 21, has been cleared of any legal wrongdoing after the Columbus, Ohio city prosecutor’s office..." January 16

  • Dak Prescott feeling ‘as low as he can get’ after loss

    The Sports Daily "Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott hasn’t hit the rookie wall yet after one full season as the team’s signal-caller, but he is feeling dejected after the team’s crushing 34-31 loss to the Packers. Prescott got off to a slow start, but caught fire late in the first half to lead the Cowboys back..." January 16

  • Jason Garrett on spiking ball: We wanted to preserve timeout

    Pro Football Talk "Among the plays that helped set the stage for the Packers to beat the Cowboys with a last-second field goal was a spike by Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott on the team’s final drive. A pass to Jason Witten gave the Cowboys a first down in Green Bay territory with 1:07 left to play and Prescott..." January 16

  • Cowboys TE Jason Witten knows 'there's a shelf life for everybody,' but plans to return next season

    Sports Day "As if the night couldn't get any worse for Jason Witten, the veteran tight end was told just after his postgame interview Sunday that he couldn't leave AT&T Stadium. A tornado warning in the area had the stadium under lockdown. Witten had nowhere to run after a gut punch of a defeat to Green..." January 16

  • Cole Beasley Has Baby Boy 'Only Thing That Could Heal Me Has Arrived'

    TMZ "Talk about a crazy reversal of emotions ... hours after the Cowboys' devastating lost to the Packers, Dallas' stud wideout Cole Beasley had a baby!! We're told Beasley's wife, Krystin, gave birth to a bouncing baby boy in the wee hours of Monday morning and the entire family is stoked! The..." January 16

  • Brice Butler after no-participation penalty: 'Couldn't beat the stripes...you can quote me on that'

    Sports Day "Cowboys receiver Brice Butler struggled against the Packers on Sunday night. Butler didn't catch a single of the three passes Dak Prescott targeted him on and was called for a bizarre non-participation penalty. He missed catches on two targets both of the next plays after the..." January 16

  • Jerry Jones refuses to address Romo's future after Cowboys' exit

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Cowboys owner Jerry Jones glanced up from his postgame press conference just inside the Cowboys’ locker room to watch Tony Romo depart. He knew what Romo knows: It likely was the last time Romo leaves the Cowboys’ locker room. The Cowboys and Romo are expected to part ways in the offseason,..." January 16

  • Tornado warnings issued at AT&T Stadium following Cowboys’ loss to Packers

    Fox Sports "After watching their team fall short Sunday, Dallas Cowboys fans couldn’t do the one thing many of them likely wanted to do – leave AT&T Stadium. Tornado warnings were issued after the Cowboys’ 34-31 loss to the Green Bay Packers, forcing many to take shelter at the one place many of them..." January 16

  • Cowboys staff to coach Pro Bowl

    ALL 22 "Theoretically, it’s a great honor to be selected to the NFL Pro Bowl. For non-playoff teams, it’s a nice consolation prize and it surely just feels great to be recognized in such a way by fans and your peers. The Dallas Cowboys coaching staff was tapped to coach the Pro Bowl this year. It had..." January 16

  • This Cowboys late mistake 'left too much time on the clock' for Aaron Rodgers

    CBS Sports "Sunday evening's Packers-Cowboys playoff game will go down as one of the great divisional-round matchups, a heavyweight battle between two blue-chip teams that provided some late-game drama. The final act included one of the best passes and catches you will ever see from Aaron Rodgers to Jared..." January 16

  • Packers win thriller vs. Cowboys to advance to NFC Championship

    The Sports Xchange "ARLINGTON, Texas -- The clock had 35 ticks remaining, the score was tied and one thought went through the head of Aaron Rodgers. "A little too much time on the clock." The NFL's hottest quarterback put the Green Bay Packers in position to advance to the NFC Championship and kicker..." January 15

  • Cowboys passed on a chance for a fair catch free kick

    Pro Football Talk "One of the NFL’s most obscure rules could have given the Cowboys a shot at three points at the end of the first half today in Dallas, but the Cowboys may not have known about it. The NFL has a little-known rule called the fair catch free kick which allows a team to fair catch a punt and then..." January 15

  • Broncos not inclined to trade for Romo

    NESN "It’s no secret that with the emergence of rookie quarterback Dak Prescott in Dallas, quarterback Tony Romo will be looking for a new home for the 2017 season. While there are certainly a number of teams that could use the services of the veteran signal-caller, it appears his favored..." January 15

  • Tony Romo reportedly wants to be traded to Broncos

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have yet to say anything publicly about their future plans for Tony Romo, but the veteran quarterback is reportedly eyeing one potential landing spot if the team decides to trade him. According NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Romo would prefer to be traded to the Denver Broncos..." January 15

  • Jerry Jones: Cowboys aren't afraid to use Tony Romo

    NFL.com "The Dallas Cowboys have the best backup quarterback in the league. Heading into their most important game of the season against the Packers in the Divisional Round of the playoffs, they are not afraid to use him. "Dak (Prescott), you see a quarterback that plays to the strengths and to the best..." January 15

  • NFL seeking more info from Elliott over assault accusations

    ESPN "The NFL has submitted follow-up questions to Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott related to the assault accusations made in July by his ex-girlfriend, league sources told ESPN. Elliott is still in the process of responding to the league's questions, which he received within the past..." January 15

  • Stephen Jones talks up Jaylon Smith, other Cowboys rookies

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys are the NFC’s No. 1 seed and open the playoffs Sunday, and rookie quarterback Dak Prescott and rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott are among the team’s headliners. The team’s second-round pick, linebacker Jaylon Smith, won’t make his NFL debut until next fall due to a knee injury he..." January 14

  • Dak Prescott bought every Cowboys teammate Ugg slippers

    Sportsnaut "Dak Prescott is beloved by the Dallas Cowboys and their fans, and it’s not hard to see why. The rookie quarterback has been a model citizen while leading his team to a record of 13-3 and the No. 1 seed in the NFC this year. He turned down some lucrative marketing deals earlier this year to..." January 14

  • Ezekiel Elliott wearing ‘SILVER STRONG’ bracelet to support teenager fighting cancer

    Sportsnaut "It’s a simple gesture for Ezekiel Elliott. The Dallas Cowboys running been wearing an orange bracelet this year around his wrist tape, and now we know why. Over the summer, Elliott and other Ohio State players had been contacted by 14-year-old Halle Silver, whose brother is fighting cancer...." January 14

  • Cowboys' Orlando Scandrick "Sex Makes Him Play Better" ... Says Draya Michele

    TMZ "Dallas Cowboys DB Orlando Scandrick has a pre-game ritual that powers him up before a game ... he bangs it out ... so says his fiancee, Draya Michele. We got Draya & Julissa Bermudez leaving Catch in L.A. when we asked her what the rules are on pre-game lovin' in the Scandrick-Michele..." January 14

  • Darren McFadden has waited 9 years for first playoff game; 'It's like living out another dream'

    Sports Day "While everyone is focused on Sunday being the first playoff game for rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott, it will also be the first postseason appearance for veteran running back Darren McFadden. After being drafted fourth overall by the Raiders in 2008, McFadden never thought it would..." January 14

  • Jason Witten doesn't want to be another great without a ring

    ESPN "The last thing every Dallas Cowboys player sees before stepping onto the practice field is a giant portrait of Jason Witten. It's a vividly enhanced, 40-foot snapshot of the 10-time Pro Bowl tight end as he rumbles 53 yards through the heart of the Philadelphia Eagles' defense, his eyes on the end..." January 14

  • Witness claims Ezekiel Elliott ran red light leading to car accident

    TMZ "Hope Ezekiel Elliott has good insurance ... 'cause a witness to the crash claims the RB's Yukon blew through a red light during Wednesday morning's crash ... and nearly took out another car in the process. TMZ Sports obtained the 911 call made by a witness who told the operator, "I can tell..." January 13

  • Dez Bryant: “We’re not going to talk about the catch”

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant opened Thursday’s media briefing saying he had no interest in talking about the controversial catch that wasn’t from the 2014 NFC Divisional playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers. It has been the Cowboys’ weeklong talking point in advance of Sunday’s playoff..." January 13

  • Mark Sanchez has some veteran advice for Dak Prescott

    Sportsnaut "Believe it or not, Dallas Cowboys’ Mark Sanchez was the last starting rookie quarterback to play in a conference title game. In Sanchez’s rookie season back in 2009, he helped lead his former New York Jets to the AFC Championship game, only to repeat that feat the following year. He now has a..." January 11

  • The NFL's Drug of Choice

    Bleacher Report "They didn't ask questions. If something hurt, NFL players simply stepped in line behind dozens of others waiting for the same drug. One by one, for years, players have taken a shot of Toradol to the rear or swallowed the drug in pill form to play football on Sunday. The game-day ritual was..." January 11

  • Pacific Pro Football League for non-NFL-eligible players to debut

    ESPN "A new pro football league announced Wednesday it plans to begin hiring players in winter 2017 and staging games in summer 2018. The Pacific Pro Football League is for players who have graduated from high school but aren't in college and haven't been out for three years in order to make..." January 11

  • Ezekiel Elliott fine after minor car crash

    WFAA "We need to put Zeke in a bubble! Police confirm the Dallas Cowboys' star running back Ezekiel Elliott has been involved in a minor car crash near the team's practice facility in Frisco. No injuries were reported. "We can confirm that Ezekiel Elliott was involved in a minor vehicle crash..." January 11

  • Super Bowl ad spending for first 51 years totals almost $5 billion

    Awful Announcing "The Super Bowl is an event where the ads are almost as important as the game. Over the years, attention to the commercials has grown to the point where you can preview them on YouTube and other sites before the Big Game. Because the Super Bowl draws the year’s biggest television audience, it’s no..." January 11

  • Giants’ Justin Pugh: Cowboys lucky Big Blue lost to Packers

    New York Daily News "The Dallas Cowboys' first challenge of this postseason will be to take on the NFL's hottest offense, facing the Green Bay Packers, who have won seven straight games and topped 30 points in five straight contests. And according to Giants offensive lineman Justin Pugh, the Cowboys should be..." January 10

  • Giants’ Justin Pugh: Cowboys lucky Big Blue lost to Packers

    New York Daily News "The Dallas Cowboys' first challenge of this postseason will be to take on the NFL's hottest offense, facing the Green Bay Packers, who have won seven straight games and topped 30 points in five straight contests. And according to Giants offensive lineman Justin Pugh, the Cowboys should be..." January 10

  • Ed Werder on why Broncos GM John Elway has 'little or no interest' in Tony Romo

    Sports Day "On Denver's possible interest in Tony Romo Ed Werder: I can tell you that John Elway was asked yesterday when Gary Kubiak held his resignation press conference about the quarterback position and he said that, in his opinion, that's not their biggest concern at this point in the offseason...." January 08

  • Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith says he’ll be ready next week

    Pro Football Talk "With the weekend off, the Cowboys have the opportunity to get guys healthy. And one of their most important ones said he’s going to be fine by the time the team plays in the divisional round. Via Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News, Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith worked on the side..." January 06

  • Cowboys set franchise attendance record

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys are America’s Team. They also are Dallas’s team. Via SportsBusiness Daily, the Cowboys set a franchise attendance record with 92,540 fans per game in 2016. In 2015, a season that ended with a 4-12 record, the Cowboys drew an average of 91,459 per game. The Rams saw a huge gain..." January 06

  • Dak Prescott has a nice staycation planned this weekend

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "To let owner Jerry Jones tell it, the Dallas Cowboys did not lose to the New York Giants in the 2007 NFC Divisional playoffs because quarterback Tony Romo and tight end Jason Witten spent the wild-card bye week in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. It stands to reason that a weekend getting away from it..." January 06

  • Cowboys rookie LB Jaylon Smith: Nerve in leg is regenerating; I could have helped in playoffs at 'elite level'

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Cowboys rookie linebacker Jaylon Smith said Thursday the nerve in his injured leg has started to regenerate and all signs point to him being on the field and participating in offseason practices beginning in May. Smith, the Cowboys' second-round pick out of Notre Dame, suffered a serious..." January 05

  • NFL Suspends Cowboys DE Randy Gregory For At Least One Year

    NFL Trade Rumors "The NFL has officially suspended Cowboys DE Randy Gregory for at least one year, according to Nick Eatman. This, of course, means that Gregory will not be able to participate in the postseason. The Cowboys activated Gregory from the exempt list a few weeks ago and had him available for their..." January 05

  • The Dallas Cowboys saved the NFL from even worse ratings this season

    Awful Announcing "The NFL is breathing something resembling a sigh of relief. After looking like the sky was falling as ratings bottomed out for much of the first part of the season, the NFL rebounded on television… at least to a limited extent. According to Bloomberg, total NFL ratings for the 2016 regular..." January 05

  • Chris Berman stepping down from ESPN NFL studio role

    Larry Brown Sports "Sundays are going to look and feel a lot different at ESPN next fall, as longtime broadcaster Chris Berman is stepping down from his current in the network’s NFL studio. ESPN announced on Thursday that Berman will no longer be hosting ESPN’s NFL studio programming following the playoffs. He..." January 05

  • NFL TV viewership dropped an average of 8 percent this season

    ESPN "Broadcasters of NFL games saw television viewership drop by an average of 8 percent for the 2016 regular season, as a typical game was watched by 1.4 million fewer people than last season (16.5 million versus 17.9 million), according to league data obtained by ESPN. Prime-time broadcasts were..." January 05

  • It's no joke: A barista and a farmer walk into a Vegas sportsbook, and come out with $1.2 million

    Covers.com "So, a barista and a farmer walk into the Las Vegas Superbook… It sounds like the setup for a great joke, right? Well, it’s no joke, although the barista and the farmer are now laughing all the way to the bank. That’s because the two finished No. 1-2 in the prestigious SuperContest, the..." January 05

  • Dallas Cowboys Sign OG Jonathan Cooper

    CBS Dallas Forth Worth "A Dallas Cowboys source has confirmed our Wednesday morning report on the planned signing of former first-round guard Jonathan Cooper, who will be added to the active roster for the playoffs. Cooper was the seventh overall pick in 2013 by Arizona and was eventually traded to the Patriots, who..." January 04

  • Agent's Take: 10 NFL stars who could be in different uniforms in 2017

    CBS Sports "A player getting released because his performance doesn't justify his salary is a way of life in the NFL, where contracts aren't fully guaranteed. When a player is released or traded, the remaining proration of the salary components that are treated like signing bonus immediately accelerate into..." January 04

  • Finalists for 2017 Hall of Fame class include LaDainian Tomlinson, Jason Taylor, Brian Dawkins

    ESPN "First-year eligibles LaDainian Tomlinson, Jason Taylor and Brian Dawkins are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also making the finals are Morten Andersen, Tony Boselli, Isaac Bruce, Don Coryell, Terrell Davis, Alan Faneca, Joe Jacoby, Ty Law, John Lynch, Kevin..." January 04