Cowboys Rumors & News

  • Brandon Weeden not sure if he’s getting called out of the pen

    Pro Football Talk "Here’s a sentence that should strike more fear in the hearts of Cowboys fans than a carload of teenagers bearing eggs tonight. Brandon Weeden is preparing to start for the Cowboys Sunday against the Cardinals. Sure, they hope Tony Romo’s “pain tolerance” allows him to play, and he thinks it..." October 31

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    Clarence Hill @clarencehilljr

    Garrett said Romo is a game time decision. A final decision won't literally be made until right before the game

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    Clarence Hill @clarencehilljr

    Dez and Randle were in a snit at the start of practice and Witten lit Randle telling him to shut up

  • Report: Tape shows Randle joking after arrest

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle cracked jokes and acted flippantly while being booked in the Frisco, Texas, city jail following his Oct. 13 arrest for shoplifting, footage obtained by CBS affiliate KTVT shows. "If I give you $100, can you give me a massage?" Randle asked a female jail..." October 30

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    Todd Archer @toddarcher

    Bruce Carter sufferer a broken left ring finger in practice. Said it won't keep him from playing. Will wear a splint for protection

  • Josh Brent getting close to practicing "Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said suspended defensive tackle Josh Brent is getting closer to returning to the practice field. Brent will continue to work on the side but is eligible to start practicing next week. There's an expectation Brent will travel with the team when it plays..." October 29

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    Ian Fitzsimmons @Ianfitzespn

    I am told the injury to Cowboys QB Tony Romo will have him at best questionable for Arizona on Sunday but his season is not in jeopardy.

  • DeMarco Murray: Fumble won’t change the way I run; I’ll continue fighting for every inch

    Dallas Morning News "For a league-leading fifth time this season DeMarco Murray lost a fumble. Despite rushing for over 100 yards for an eighth consecutive game, the Pro Bowl running back lost the ball after a second quarter reception. While Murray was fighting for extra yards on the 36-yard gain, Washington..." October 29

  • Romo could end up missing time with back injury

    Pro Football Talk "Despite a Willis Reed moment (without, you know, the victory) on Monday night against Washington, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo doesn’t have a green light to play on Sunday against the Cardinals. And Romo may not get one. One league source with knowledge of the situation currently believes..." October 29

  • Garrett: Jones didn't demand Romo's return

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones delivered the message that Tony Romo could return to the game, but he did not demand the quarterback play after suffering what has been called a bruised back in Monday's loss to the Washington Redskins. That Jones delivered the update to..." October 29

  • Jerry Jones went on field to tell Jason Garrett that Tony Romo was OK

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Amid the concern regarding quarterback Tony Romo being taken to the locker room after taking a hit to the back was the sideline shot of owner Jerry Jones inexplicably talking to coach Jason Garrett in the fourth quarter of the Cowboys’ 20-17 overtime loss. The sight of an owner on the sideline..." October 28

  • Romo bruises back, is set for MRI

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will undergo an MRI on Tuesday morning for a more complete look at the bruised back he suffered in the third quarter of Monday's 20-17 overtime loss to the Washington Redskins. X-rays at the game were negative, and Romo was able to return in the fourth..." October 28

  • Could Cowboys RT Doug Free return against Arizona?

    Dallas Morning News "Doug Free will miss his second consecutive game with a small fracture in his right foot. The question is will the right tackle be back for the Nov. 2 game against Arizona? A three-to-four week timetable was initially placed on Free’s return. That remains in place. But head coach Jason..." October 26

  • Murray says durability comes from offseason workouts with Witten

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray is on pace to break the NFL record for carries in a season, and so far he’s shown no signs of slowing down. Murray says tight end Jason Witten deserves a lot of the credit for that. Murray told the Star-Telegram that Witten pushed him through offseason..." October 25

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Jason Garrett said DeMarcus Lawrence should be activated for the Arizona game next week.

  • Getting through first practice brings “mixed emotions” to Amobi Okoye

    Pro Football Talk "It was one practice. But for a guy who spent three months in a coma, it was a pretty big deal. Cowboys defensive tackle Amobi Okoye went through yesterday’s practice, signaling the start of a three-week window to work before the Cowboys have to decide to activate him or leave him on the..." October 24

  • Tony Romo at practice, Cowboys' health improving "The Dallas Cowboys’ health keeps improving. With quarterback Tony Romo returning to practice after sitting Thursday’s workout, only right tackle Doug Free and defensive end Jack Crawford were missing from practice. Free is expected to miss two more games with a small fracture in his right..." October 24

  • Jason Hatcher downplays his return to Dallas

    Washington Post "For the first eight seasons of his NFL career, Washington Redskins defensive end Jason Hatcher called Dallas home. The Cowboys selected him in the third round out of Grambling State in 2006, and after five seasons as a backup, he started from 2011 to ’13. Last season was a career year for Hatcher,..." October 24

  • British government backs possibility of an NFL franchise in London

    SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23

  • Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray surprises offensive linemen with iMacs

    Fox Sports Southwest "The Cowboys' locker room isn't typically an exciting place this early in a game week --€“ though, it's not every day the equipment staff delivers a shipment of computers. Halfway through a sleepy afternoon locker room session, team employees delivered iMac computers to the lockers of Tyron..." October 23

  • Cowboys waive Sam from practice squad

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys waived defensive end Michael Sam from their practice squad and signed linebacker Troy Davis. Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted, signed with the Cowboys on Sept. 3 after he was among the final cuts of the St. Louis Rams. Coach Jason Garrett and defensive..." October 21

  • Jerry Jones, Jason Garrett avoid talk of new contract

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Jerry Jones doesn’t want to talk about it. Jason Garrett isn’t interested in the subject either. At some point, though, the two will talk to each other about a new contract for the Cowboys coach. Garrett began this season in the final year of his deal, likely needing to make the playoffs to..." October 21

  • Lack of interest in Michael Sam a good thing

    USA Today "Michael Sam doesn't want to talk. It's nothing personal. It's just that the obsession with his sexual orientation, the suggestion that the FIRST OPENLY GAY PLAYER IN THE NFL would be a "distraction" in the locker room, that was dealt with when he was in training camp with the St. Louis Rams...." October 20

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Networks have made their choices as to what games to protect so they can't be flexed to Sunday nights:

  • Joseph Randle to endorse MeUndies

    ESPN Dallas "In the span of less than a week, Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has gone from stealing underwear to becoming a spokesman for it. MeUndies -- a Los Angeles based lifestyle brand that is transforming how people perceive and purchase their underwear -- is now partnering with Randle,..." October 19

  • Cowboys sign rookie LB Keith Smith to roster

    Pro Football Talk "For the third time this season, the Cowboys have promoted rookie linebacker Keith Smith from the practice squad to the roster. According to the club’s website, Dallas signed Smith on Saturday. To make room for Smith, the club waived rookie defensive tackle Ken Bishop, one of the Cowboys’ five..." October 18

  • Former stripper’s sexual assault lawsuit against Jerry Jones has been dismissed

    Dallas Morning News "The lawsuit pitting Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones against a former stripper from Oklahoma is no more. Two hearings scheduled for today in a lawsuit pitting former stripper Jana Weckerly against Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones have been canceled after the case was settled “per mediator,”..." October 17

  • Rolando McClain's flat-lined career resurrected with Cowboys

    Sporting News "Russell Wilson's comeback march was underway in Seattle. On first-and-10 from the 24, the Seahawks quarterback locked in on tight end Luke Willson across the middle. At the same time, Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain, dropping back in zone coverage, kept his eyes on the quarterback and his body..." October 16

  • Tyron Smith getting MRI on his injured ankle after sitting out

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Tyron Smith left after practice to have an MRI on his ankle. Smith’s ankle, which he apparently rolled in Sunday’s game, bothered him during individual drills Wednesday. The starting left tackle sat out the team portion of practice before heading for tests to determine the severity. The..." October 15

  • The Cowboys are no longer America's favorite team

    Sporting News "Is it time to remove the "America's Team" moniker from the Cowboys? According to the latest Harris Poll results, the Cowboys have been vanquished by the Broncos after six years as the No. 1 team in America's hearts. In the annual poll, the Broncos jumped ahead two spots from third in 2013...." October 15

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    Brandon George @DMN_George

    Dallas Cowboys RB Joseph Randle won't be suspended but will be fined between $10,000 & $30,000, sources said. That'd buy a lot of underwear.

  • Cowboys Joseph Randle arrested for shoplifting underwear and cologne

    Dallas Morning News "Frisco police say Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle was arrested Monday evening for shoplifting a cologne bottle and a pack of underwear at the Dillard’s at Stonebriar Mall. Police were called to the Dillard’s at 8:17 p.m. Monday, said Frisco police spokesman Chad LaPrelle. The store’s..." October 14

  • Foot sprain could sideline Free multiple weeks

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Doug Free hopes to play Sunday, but it’s more likely that the Cowboys’ starting right tackle will miss three to four weeks with a sprained foot, according to a source. As usual with injuries, coach Jason Garrett didn’t divulge too many details into Free’s status during his Monday news..." October 14

  • Doug Free could miss 3-4 weeks with a foot injury

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Although Doug Free hopes to play Sunday, the starting right tackle could miss three to four weeks with a sprained foot, according to a source. “I think he’s OK,” Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Monday. “He’s dealing with that injury, and we’ll see what it is here over the next few..." October 13

  • Williams’ two big catches critical for Cowboys

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Terrance Williams’ day might not look like much on paper, finishing with two catches. But, as play-caller Scott Linehan said, they were two of the biggest plays in the Cowboys’ 30-23 victory over the Seahawks. ADVERTISEMENT His second catch is arguably the best one he’s made in his young..." October 13

  • Cowboys' win over Seahawks creates new opponent

    Fox Sports Southwest "On the 25th anniversary of the Herschel Walker trade the Cowboys produced another game-changer: A win at Seattle. Beating the Super Bowl champs in their noise furnace is the kind of win that legitimizes a team. It's also a win that will create a new opponent: Expectations. Until now, the..." October 13

  • Romo bounces back from early hit, says back is fine

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "All is well, Tony Romo says. Romo took a major hit early in the game when Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner squared him up. Romo stayed down for a while and was tended to by trainers before walking off under his own power. ADVERTISEMENT Romo returned the next series and took a few more..." October 13

  • Jerry Jones on Richard Sherman: We're going to give him some business "The 4-1 Cowboys face the defending Super Bowl champions Seahawks in Seattle Sunday in what will be their toughest game of the season. On Friday, Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said that the offense won't shy away from cornerback Richard Sherman, which was exactly the game plan the..." October 13

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Cowboys coaches told their players not to be scared of Richard Sherman. They think he plays better than he is because of their safeties.

  • Dan Bailey set to make NFL history

    ESPN Dallas "When Dan Bailey makes his next field goal he will qualify as the most accurate kicker in NFL history. Bailey has been so good that he could miss his next five attempts and still surpass Mike Vanderjagt’s mark. In his three-plus seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, Bailey has made 99 of 109..." October 11

  • Will Cowboys give new contracts to Dez Bryant, DeMarco Murray?

    Dallas Morning News "The Dallas Cowboys wouldn’t mind getting DeMarco Murray or Dez Bryant signed to a contract extension during the season. But Stephen Jones says it won’t be easy. “I think it’s very difficult,” the Cowboys chief operating officer said Friday afternoon on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM]. “Everybody’s..." October 11

  • DeMarco Murray is willing to share the load

    Pro Football Talk "DeMarco Murray is leading the league in rushing by a pile, but the Cowboys want to be smart with his workload. But Murray said Friday he’s fine with that, and will happily accept whatever role the team wants him to play, even if that means Joseph Randle and Lance Dunbar carrying the ball more..." October 10

  • Jimmy Johnson sticks it to Jerry Jones again in ESPN film

    New York Post "This won’t help cool the simmering feud between Jimmy Johnson and Jerry Jones. The two architects of the Cowboys’ 1990s dynasty have feuded since the pair won their second Super Bowl in 1993. The major point of contention: Johnson taking too much credit for the personnel moves that shaped the..." October 10

  • Cowboys' C.J. Spillman faces new woes as police say he was accused of rape in 2013

    New York Daily News "Gloria Allred will have yet another NFL sexual assault claim to talk about when she meets with Roger Goodell’s sex-crimes adviser in New York on Wednesday. C.J. Spillman, the player Allred accused of a recent sexual assault in a Sept. 26 letter to the NFL, also allegedly attempted to rape a Bay..." October 10

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

  • Cowboys Plan to Target Richard Sherman

    ESPN Dallas "While the Green Bay Packers didn't challenge Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman at all in the season opener and the Washington Redskins went at him three times Monday night, the Dallas Cowboys expect to go after him more than that on Sunday. "With all of the respect we have for him,..." October 10

  • Jerry Jones: Now not the time to look at new contracts for Dez, Murray

    Dallas Morning News "Cowboys management has said repeatedly that they want receiver Dez Bryant and running back DeMarco Murray to be part of this team moving forward. Yet both players are in the final year of their contracts. Bryant mentioned going into the season that if the two sides couldn’t reach an agreement..." October 09

  • Tony Romo thinks Jason Witten 'may be best Cowboy of all time'

    Sporting News "Not Roger Staubach; not Emmitt Smith; not Tony Dorsett; not Michael Irvin or Randy White. Nope. The brightest star in Cowboys history very well might be tight end Jason Witten, according to his quarterback. "He may be the best Dallas Cowboy of all time," Tony Romo said on a conference call..." October 09

  • Cowboys want McClain long term, but at what cost? "The Cowboys' experiment with Rolando McClain, the No. 8 overall pick in the 2010 draft who has retired twice in four seasons, has been a pleasant surprise this season. An ailing Dallas defense snagged the talented Alabama linebacker for $700,000 of non-guaranteed money and a sixth-round draft..." October 08

  • Cowboys don’t expect Bruce Carter to play against Seattle

    Dallas Morning News "While updating the health status of two injured linebackers, owner Jerry Jones said it is a possibility Rolando McClain will play Sunday against Seattle but is less optimistic about Bruce Carter’s availability. McClain aggravated a groin injury in the fourth quarter of Dallas’ 20-17 overtime..." October 08

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