PSD Staff If you survived the ups and downs with underperformers and gut wrenching injuries to wind up in your leagues playoffs, than congratulations. But you know you're not done yet as just making the post-season is not enough. League championships and a year of bragging rights are on the line. Let's see... December 05
CBS Washington "There is not enough evidence to establish a link between football and the increase risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), says a new study. Previous information had shown that National Football League players may be at a higher risk of death associated with Alzheimer’s and other..." December 04
CBSSports.com "The Cowboys have won two straight, are now 7-5 on the season, and lead the NFC East. Bad news: The Eagles, on a four-game winning streak, are also 7-5, and the two teams meet in the regular-season finale in a matchup that not only could decide the NFC East, but who advances to the playoffs. So..." December 03
Cowboys sign fullback Tyler Clutts http://t.co/NSAxwupDZG
Jerry Jones said Sean Lee will return this week but Morris Claiborne is questionable.
Source: Cowboys fear RB Lance Dunbar will require season-ending knee surgery based on preliminary evaluation of MRI. Recovery time: 3 months
San Jose Mercury News "The Raiders gave up control of the game late in the first half and saw the Dallas Cowboys dominate the second half of a 31-24 Thanksgiving Day loss before 87,572 fans at AT&T Stadium. The Raiders, 4-8, can do no better than .500 this season and will be hard-pressed to get anywhere near that..." November 29
Jerry says Dunbar has hyper-extended knee .. Good time for an 11-day break
NFL.com "The NFL has announced the dates of its three regular-season games in London next year, with the Dallas Cowboys playing the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 10 on Nov. 9. The first game will be played in Week 4 on Sept. 28, with the Oakland Raiders facing the Miami Dolphins. A month later, in..." November 28
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Linebackers Sean Lee, Justin Durant and Dwayne Holloman, cornerback Morris Claiborne and returner Dwayne Harris -- second in the NFL in punt and kickoff return average -- will not play Thursday against the Raiders. Lee, Durant, Claiborne and Harris are recovering from hamstring injuries. Holloman..." November 27
Dallas Morning News "A marriage counselor wasn’t needed last season to determine that cornerback Mike Jenkins and the Dallas Cowboys were headed for a divorce. Jenkins signed in the off-season with the Oakland Raiders and will be back at AT&T Stadium on Thursday to play the Cowboys. The 2008 first-round pick was..." November 27
Dallas Morning News "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday morning that Dez Bryant needs to do a better job of protecting the football. Later in the day, Bryant said his fourth-quarter fumble was more about the weather than his individual technique. “I think my ball security, in my honest opinion has..." November 27
DallasCowboys.com "The Cowboys have brought back a player that seemingly had a good training camp but has been on the street for the entire season. Sterling Moore rejoins the Cowboys this week and will likely play against the Raiders Thursday. Once again, cornerback Morris Claiborne has a hamstring injury and is..." November 25
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dan Bailey made a 35-yard field goal on the final play of the game to give the Dallas Cowboys a 24-21 win over the New York Giants on Sunday at a cold MetLife Stadium. The Cowboys drove 64 yards in 14 plays, converting three third downs, to set up the game-winning kick. Dez Bryant caught two..." November 25
Dallas Morning News "Welcome to a change in Cowboys culture. They have on campus a fledgling big-play wide receiver who is not prone to being up all night (Michael Irvin), petulant (Terrell Owens), or a magnet for attention for all the wrong reasons (Dez Bryant). Welcome to the sedate, by the book, workmanlike..." November 24
New York Post "If the Giants are counting on Tony Romo to make one of his patented late-game turnovers Sunday, they’re probably going to be out of luck. The Cowboys might be a familiar 5-5 heading into their NFC East showdown with Big Blue at MetLife Stadium this weekend, but that typical Dallas mediocrity..." November 23
ESPN.com "Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett has changed the sideline operation for Sunday's game against the New York Giants so that he will have direct contact with quarterback Tony Romo on the field as in previous seasons, according to a league source. Garrett, however, will continue to have offensive..." November 23
Fox Sports Southwest "It was supposed to be real, but maybe too good to be true. Brooke Hogan, the daughter of legendary WWE wrestler Hulk Hogan, was engaged to Dallas Cowboys center Phil Costa. But according to a report by TMZ, Brooke changed her mind a few weeks ago. Sources close to Brooke told TMZ that..." November 22
ESPN Dallas "What was thought to be the case became official on Friday: Miles Austin will return to the Dallas Cowboys' lineup Sunday against the New York Giants. Austin is listed as probable after going through his third straight full practice. Austin has missed five of the past seven games with a..." November 22
CBSSports.com "Not only does Cowboys owner Jerry Jones approve of the job done by coach Jason Garrett enough to give him at least another year in the organization, Jones feels he's doing just fine as the team's general manager. How do we know this? Because the owner gave the GM a vote of complete confidence..." November 22
Fox Sports Southwest "Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne has said the last couple weeks that he would return for the New York Giants game this Sunday. Claiborne has sat out the last two weeks with a strained hamstring he suffered on Oct. 27 in Detroit. "I feel better now than I did coming into the..." November 22
Cowboys signed LB Orie Lemon off Cardinals' practice squad and to their active roster.
PSD Staff He's only 5 foot 8 inches tall but weighs 212 pounds, making him fast and hard to stop as he can get really low to the ground. Bobby Rainey has stepped into fill the rather big shoes of Doug Martin who's out for the season. He's a starting running back that you need on your team heading into the... November 21
Pro Football Talk "There is apparently no hot seat in Dallas. According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones just told reporters that coach Jason Garrett would return next year, regardless how the team finishes this season. That’s quite a statement for a guy who presides..." November 21
Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants have a plan to slow Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant. It involves getting in his face and being as physical as possible at the line of scrimmage. They believe the best way to slow one of the league's top receivers is to stymie him before he gets going. Bryant doesn't like the..." November 21
Dallas Morning News "Morris Claiborne was back at practice Wednesday for the first time since he strained his hamstring in a loss to Detroit on Oct. 27. Claiborne was joined on the field by defensive end DeMarcus Ware, who didn’t participate in the team’s workout Monday after aggravating a strained right quadriceps..." November 20
ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys have been conservative in dealing with the delicate hamstrings of wide receiver Miles Austin. Not anymore. Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said Tuesday morning that Austin, the team's No. 2 receiver, should return for Sunday's NFC East clash against the New York..." November 20
CBSSports.com "CBS Sports' Dan Dierdorf, the longest-tenured NFL analyst in television, will retire after the 2013 season. Dierdorf, a Hall-of-Fame player and broadcaster, has been around the NFL for the last 43 years. After a 13-year career as an offensive lineman with the St. Louis Cardinals, Dierdorf..." November 20
DeMarcus Ware said there is no doubt he is playing Sunday against the giants
Jerry Jones said Miles Austin is ready to play and could have gone two weeks ago vs. the Saints.
CBSSports.com "The NFL has gone to great lengths to protect quarterbacks, but with a rash of injuries this season to the game's most visible players, more rules could be on the way to keep passers safe. "Should he always get protection from low hits or head hits, regardless of the posture he's presenting?" NFL..." November 15
Bruce Carter fined $15,750 for horse collar tackle vs. NO. Ernie Sims fined $7,875 for face mask penalty vs. NO.
ESPN.com "Christmas came early for several shoppers at a Dallas Wal-Mart, with Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant playing the role of Santa Claus. Bryant showed up to purchase a Sony PlayStation 4 on the night of the new video game system's launch, and decided on a whim to buy one for several other..." November 15
PSD Staff It's getting into crunch time for fantasy owners looking to make a late playoff push or solidify first round byes. By now, we know who the top performers are and there is little left on the waiver wire except injury replacements. It's time to look at the matchups to ensure you're making the right... November 14
Denver Post "Former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison for his role in starting a drug-distribution scheme while playing for the Chicago Bears, completing a steep downfall that ended his football career and left his future in tatters. Hurd, 28, received the punishment in..." November 14
ESPN Dallas "Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee wouldn't confirm he's out three-to-four weeks, and the injury to his left hamstring isn't a tear, but a pull. Lee said he's had them before but hopes rehab will fix the problem and he can return sooner than expected. "I've got to make sure I rehab properly and hope I..." November 13
Miles Austin in uniform for practice and running routes with first team
Philly.com "London Fletcher had a very entertaining teleconference with Eagles reporters today, and he was very honest about his assessment of the NFC East. "The great thing about this year is that the NFC East is so terrible." said Fletcher. "You look at it and we're in Week (11), and our leader is 5-5...." November 13
Salt Lake Tribune "ormer BYU football star, five-time NFL Pro Bowler, two-time Super Bowl champion and television sports analyst Todd Christensen died Wednesday morning during surgery at a local hospital. Christensen, who has battled liver disease and other serious illnesses in recent years, was..." November 13
No DB signing but DT Corvey Irvin was signed today. A 3rd pick by Carolina in 2009 from Georgia.
Jason Garrett said Demarcus Ware tweaked his thigh during the saints game.
San Antonio Express-News "Former Cowboys wide receiver Sam Hurd says he smoked marijuana and distributed it to teammates during his five seasons with the Cowboys. According to a story Sports Illustrated released on its website Tuesday, Hurd admitted to smoking high-grade California marijuana for the last three or four..." November 12
ESPN.com "Jerry Jones sees no reason to shake up the Dallas Cowboys' coaching staff during the bye week, although he does have some direct advice for his coaches. Jones, the Cowboys' owner/general manager, was adamant on his radio show Tuesday morning that defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin wouldn't be a..." November 12
Jerry Jones on KRLD-FM about Dez Bryant: "We need to get him the ball more." Added that will be focus for coaches during bye week.
NFL.com "Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin found out in Sunday night's 49-17 loss to the New Orleans Saints why counterpart Rob Ryan got railroaded out of Texas after last season. Ryan's troops held firm early last season until linebacker Sean Lee's season-ending injury was the first in..." November 11
Pro Football Talk "Cowboys defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin could do nothing to stop the Saints’ offense on Sunday night, while Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan’s defense held the Cowboys in check. After the game, Cowboys owner and General Manager Jerry Jones admitted that his decision to fire Ryan and hire..." November 11
Fansided "The Dallas Cowboys suffered an embarrassing loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. It was another game, like the Detroit Lions match up, where their best played Dez Bryant struggled to get into the game. “I just do as asked. That’s what I do. I can’t answer that,” Bryant said. Bryant..." November 11
Source just told me Sean Lee will miss 3-4 weeks with that hamstring injury.
New Orleans Times-Picayune "Maybe the New Orleans Saints started smelling the Carolina Panthers breathing down their neck in the tightened NFC South race. Maybe the Saints grew tired of the sloppy outings in their past three games, which led to two losses. Whatever it was, the Saints looked more like a dominant team..." November 11
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Tony Romo, at times, simply can’t win. Heck, even when he wins, the spunky Romo, who has been a lightning rod for praise and criticism since he became the Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback in 2006, can’t win. Just days before Sunday night’s crucial matchup between the Cowboys (5-4) and the New..." November 10