Sean Lee RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Sean Lee had a “minor” knee scope

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys made one of the most notable picks on the second day of the draft when they picked linebacker Jaylon Smith with the 34th overall selection despite a knee injury that most believe will keep him out for the 2016 season. One of the people in that group is Dr. Dan Cooper, who performed..." April 30

  • Sean Lee can't do it alone at LB; team will be bargain shoppers looking for depth

    Sports Day "The Cowboys' linebackers received a major upgrade last season despite the club's not hitting on any in free agency or the draft. That's because Sean Lee was back in the fold in 2015 after he missed all of 2014 with a torn left anterior cruciate ligament. Lee led the Cowboys last season with a..." February 29

  • Sean Lee on Cowboys 2015 struggles: “We weren’t able to overcome adversity”

    Pro Football Talk "The Occam’s razor answer to why the Cowboys were terrible last year is mostly about missing Tony Romo and Dez Bryant for large parts of the year with injuries. But as with any team with a 4-12 record, there’s usually a lot more to that. Many have pointed to locker room dysfunction, specifically..." February 19

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    Clarence Hill @clarencehilljr

    Cowboys LB Sean Lee was added to the 2016 Pro Bowl roster on Wednesday, replacing Kansas City’s Justin Houston. CONGRATS

  • Sean Lee is good to go vs. Dolphins

    ESPN "Sean Lee was cleared to play last week despite his second concussion in five weeks, but the Dallas Cowboys chose to hold out their weakside linebacker. “That’s kind of what their deal is with the second one, they want to make sure you have a little bit longer to heal from that,” Lee said. “I..." November 20

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    Brandon George @DMN_George

    Cowboys LB Sean Lee has been ruled out for Sunday's game with his concussion.

  • Cowboys’ Sean Lee Cleared To Play Vs. Patriots After Concussion Battle

    NESN "The Dallas Cowboys received good news regarding their defense Friday. Linebacker Sean Lee, who suffered a concussion in last week’s loss to the New Orleans Saints, will return Sunday when the Cowboys host the New England Patriots. Lee cleared the concussion protocol and had no limitations..." October 09

  • Sean Lee returns to practice

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys have defensive end Greg Hardy and linebacker Rolando McClain back from suspensions, which gives them a bit more to work with against the Patriots on Sunday. They may also have linebacker Sean Lee on the field after he was forced out of last weekend’s loss to the Saints after..." October 08

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    mike fisher ✭ @fishsports

    No confusion. #Cowboys very optimistic about Sean Lee clearing protocol this week. https://t.co/bgQvMc2qS9

  • Cowboys letting Sean Lee ease back into things in camp

    Pro Football Talk "At the rate the Cowboys were losing linebackers, it’s no wonder they want to be careful with Sean Lee. According to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com, they’re holding him out of 7-on-7 drills during camp to give him plenty of time to recover from last year’s torn ACL which knocked him out the..." August 04

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    David Helman @HelmanDC

    Stephen Jones confirms what's long been suspected. Cowboys want to give Sean Lee a look on the weak side.

  • Sean Lee ahead of schedule, Mo Claiborne's recovery will be slow

    ESPN "When the Dallas Cowboys begin their official offseason program in April, linebacker Sean Lee will be a full participant. "I think Sean is ahead of target," executive vice president Stephen Jones said. Lee suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee on the first day of..." February 18

  • Cowboys Sean Lee should return stronger than ever after knee surgery

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Sean Lee should be stronger than ever when he returns from knee surgery. Dr. Dan Cooper, the Cowboys’ team doctor, repaired Lee’s torn left anterior cruciate ligament Thursday morning. Lee was injured May 27, the first day of organized team activities. “He’ll be back and doing his rehab..." June 14

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    Clarence Hill @clarencehilljr

    Sean lee is having knee surgery on Thursday. Jason Garrett finally makes it official

  • Sean Lee tears ACL at Cowboys OTAs; expected to miss season

    NFL.com "The Dallas Cowboys have lost their best defensive player to a serious injury again. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday night that linebacker Sean Lee tore his ACL at the team's OTA session and is expected to miss the 2014 season, according to a source who has seen the MRI results...." May 28

  • Cowboys LB Sean Lee injured at first organized team activity

    Dallas Morning News "Sean Lee screamed in frustration as he was escorted off the field Tuesday. In the team’s first organized team activity, the veteran middle linebacker hurt his left knee when he collided with rookie right guard Zack Martin and fell to the turf after trying to defend a screen pass. Trainers..." May 27

  • Source: Cowboys fear Lee has torn left ACL

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys fear star linebacker Sean Lee tore his left ACL during the team's first organized team activity workout Tuesday, a source familiar with the injury told ESPN. Lee will undergo an MRI on Tuesday to see if the Cowboys' fears are a reality, the source said. Lee tore his right..." May 27

  • Sean Lee cleared for workouts

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Sean Lee, who missed the final three games of the 2013 season with a torn ligament in his neck, has been cleared for offseason workouts, a source told ESPNDallas.com. Lee, who finished the 2013 season with 99 tackles and four interceptions, suffered a neck..." March 19

  • Sean Lee cleared for workouts

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Sean Lee, who missed the final three games of the 2013 season with a torn ligament in his neck, has been cleared for offseason workouts, a source told ESPNDallas.com. Lee, who finished the 2013 season with 99 tackles and four interceptions, suffered a neck..." March 19

  • Cowboys create cap room by re-working the deals of Sean Lee and Orlando Scandrick; not done yet

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Cowboys began the process of clearing room to get under the 2014 salary cap of $133 million by restructuring the contracts of cornerback Orlando Scandrick and linebacker Sean Lee. Lee converted $4.75 million of his $5.5 million base salary into signing bonus for next season, while Scandrick..." March 04

  • Sean Lee says neck is improving

    ESPN "Two months after suffering a torn ligament in his neck, Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee has not been fully cleared by the team's medical staff. Lee, who has been rehabbing and working out at Valley Ranch since the season ended, said the neck has improved and he is feeling healthy. The..." February 10

  • Cowboys LB Sean Lee says goal for him is ‘to be on the field for the entire year’

    Dallas Morning News "On the eve of two conference championship games, Sean Lee was nowhere near a football field. Instead, he was at Starpower, a high-end electronics store. It’s here where the Dallas Cowboys veteran spent more than an hour Saturday signing autographs and posing for pictures with fans at a..." January 19

  • No surgery for Cowboys' Sean Lee

    ESPN Dallas "Sean Lee missed the final three games of the Dallas Cowboys' regular season because of a neck injury but the team does not believe the injury will affect the middle linebacker's offseason preparation. "We think this is a time thing," coach Jason Garrett said. "We don't think it's a surgery..." December 30

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Cowboys LB Sean Lee is out this week.

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Sean Lee is doubtful for the Eagles game. Not cleared by doctors.

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    Nick Eatman @nickeatman

    Jerry Jones says he's "very concerned" Sean Lee might not make it back this year. Called Lee the "QB of the defense."

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Cowboys LB Sean Lee has a sprained ligament in his neck and is considered week to week. He has not been cleared to play yet.

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    Todd Archer @toddarcher

    Sean Lee out for Sunday against Green Bay.

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    MLB Sean Lee suffering soreness and stiffness in neck but no structural damage based on scans. He should play GB. Bruce Carter unlikely

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Jerry Jones said Sean Lee will return this week but Morris Claiborne is questionable.

  • Sean Lee has a pulled hamstring

    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

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    Matt Mosley @mattmosley

    Source just told me Sean Lee will miss 3-4 weeks with that hamstring injury.

  • Somebody is stealing Sean Lee's socks, underwear

    Fox Sports Southwest "Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee made an interesting revelation when he joined The Ben & Skin show. Apparently, somebody keeps stealing his socks and underwear after the games. "I haven't gotten to the bottom of it yet," he said. "I don't know if it's a prank or the equipment guys cleaning up. It's..." November 09

  • Sean Lee has no farewell wishes for Jay Ratliff

    Pro Football Talk "If there was any doubt that something odd went on between the Cowboys and defensive lineman Jay Ratliff there should be none now. Linebacker Sean Lee had nothing good to say about Ratliff during an appearance on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas. “If you don’t want to be here and play for this team..." October 25

  • Cowboys' LB Sean Lee gets 6-year, $42M extension

    ESPN "Linebacker Sean Lee will be with the Dallas Cowboys through 2019. Lee signed a six-year extension Wednesday worth as much as $51 million including a $10 million signing bonus according to a source. The base value of the deal is $42 million. He will make a $630000 base salary in 2013 and will..." August 22

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    Mike McCartney @MikeMcCartney7

    Congrats to SEAN LEE for agreeing to a 6 year extension with the @dallascowboys

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Cowboys & #Dolphins kick off training camps tomorrow. Dallas' LB Sean Lee will be good to go, I'm told. Missed 10 games with dislocated toe

  • Stephen Jones: Giving Sean Lee a contract extension is ‘probably something we’ll look at’

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Sean Lee has one year left on his current contract. Lee’s one of the best players on the Cowboys roster so signing him to a long-term deal would seem likely. Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones was asked Thursday about the franchise looking into..." June 14

  • Sean Lee is looking for a little luck to help him stay healthy for 16 games

    Dallas Morning News "Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee has an idea how to avoid the injuries that have dogged his career since college. “It’s been a little bit of a luck deal,” Lee said Thursday. “I’m going to hopefully carry around a rabbit foot this year and rub on it, and hopefully it’ll help me a little bit.” Lee,..." June 07

  • Sean Lee: ‘I’d rather cut a few years off my career and play the right way than go soft’

    Dallas Morning News "Torn ligaments in Sean Lee’s right big toe caused the Dallas Cowboys linebacker to miss the final 10 games of the 2012 season. Lee said last week that he’s “pretty much 100 percent” and that’s obviously good news for a defense that’s transitioning into a 4-3 scheme under Monte Kiffin. But will..." May 14