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Projecting and ranking the Dallas Cowboys' 53-man roster: Nos. 53-41

The top 53 players currently on the Cowboys' roster won't be the same 53 picked to open the season. Injuries, potential additions of players released by other teams and performance during training camp will all play a factor. But with camp still a little over a month away, here's my ranking of the 53 most valuable players on the roster.Defensive ends DeMarcus Lawrence and Randy Gregory...
Via SportsDay
4 hours ago

National writer ranks all 32 NFL cornerback units, and the results aren't good for the Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys fans might want to avert their eyes.Pro Football Focus' Ben Stockwell recently ranked every NFL team's starting cornerbacks unit from 1-32, and the results don't look good for Dallas.Good news? The Cowboys beat the Eagles by two spots. The bad news is that Dallas came in at No. 27, which is another way of saying that Stockwell thinks that the Cowboys have the sixth...
Via SportsDay
5 hours ago

LaDainian Tomlinson Thinks Ezekiel Elliott Can Be “The Next Great One”

One of the best running backs of the 21st century thinks the Cowboys’ rookie tailback has the potential to be the “next great one” in Dallas.  LaDainian Tomlinson, who starred for the San Diego Chargers and retired from the NFL in 2011, joined Dallas’ NBC DFW to discuss the Cowboys’ rookie running back, Ezekiel Elliott.  Dallas drafted Elliott out of Ohio State with the...
Via College Spun
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Should the Dallas Cowboys have found a way to draft Paxton Lynch?

The Dallas Cowboys addressed the backup quarterback position at the NFL draft when they selected  Dak Prescott in the fourth round. Prescott has not yet been named the backup quarterback, and it seems the Cowboys will let Kellen Moore and Prescott battle for second string quarterback through training camp and the preseason. If the Cowboys would have found a way to draft Paxton...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Recap: Jason Garrett, Brice Butler & more

We are getting closer and closer to actual football in Dallas, still, there is much to talk about in the meantime. This week, we examine Jason Garrett and his overall tenure as Cowboys head coach. Brice Butler appears to be making strides to steal Terence Williams’ spot as starting wide receiver. Our Positional Breakdown series continues as we look at the team’s defensive backs...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Dallas Cowboys defensive is ranked as one of the NFL’s worst

The Dallas Cowboys offensive triplets were recently ranked on ESPN’s NFL Live by expert analysts as the best set of triplets in any offense, in the entire NFL. That is very impressive for the experts to rank and believe that the Cowboys offensive triplets are the best in the NFL.  However, the same cannot be said about their defensive or their defensive triplets who were just...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL assistant GM has Super Bowl expectations for Tony Romo

The Dallas Cowboys have very high expectations heading into the 2016 regular season with a healthy roster for the moment which includes their quarterback Tony Romo, who has participated in every offseason workout program so far. Romo looks healthy and determined to lead the Cowboys on a Super Bowl run this season, and one NFL assistant general manager has taken notice and believes...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys: Team must hope pieces come together

The Cowboys finished up their official offseason activity on Thursday here at The Ranch, holding the last of their three allowed mandatory minicamp practices. They are hoping that indeed was the final practice at The Ranch after nearly 31 years of practices, with the Dallas Cowboys football operation projected to move into their brand new facility at The Star in Frisco, when the...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Training Camp is almost upon us

Only a couple more weeks until the smell of Training Camp is yet again in the air for the Dallas Cowboys back in Oxnard, California. There shouldn’t be too many positions up for grabs going into Camp this year, but no one on the team should be complacent about what is needed for a successful campaign. Everyone on this 2016 Cowboys team should be eager and ready to get Training...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant being sued for rental damages

What is it with professional athletes and trashing rental houses these days? Earlier this year, it was troubled ex-NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel being sued after trashing a short-term rental house in the Los Angeles area. Now it’s current Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant facing a similar fate after allegedly refusing to pay for upwards of $60,000 in damages to a house...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant says no rookie hazing for Ezekiel Elliott

As Laquon Treadwell showed us earlier this month, rookies are often the subject of hazing by veteran members of the team. It's a rite of passage of sorts. However, in Dallas, it sounds like the fourth overall pick in this year's NFL Draft won't be subjected to such treatment. TMZ's cameras recently caught up with Dez Bryant, who said there will be no hazing or pranks directed at...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Assistant GM Predicts Super Bowl Run For Tony Romo, Cowboys In 2016

An NFL assistant general manager is a big believer in Tony Romo and the Cowboys this season.  Dallas, coming off a 4-12 season in 2015 that featured injuries to Romo, Dez Bryant and others, is hoping to rebound this fall and get back to what it was doing in 2014 (going 12-4 and winning a playoff game).  This GM believes they’ll do it.  An NFL assistant GM told Bleacher Report’s...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dez Bryant sued by Texas senator for rental damage

Dez Bryant is being sued by Texas State Senator Royce West for allegedly trashing his home, which Bryant had been renting. “West discovered the 6,400-square-foot home ‘littered with trash and feces, missing blinds and shutters, with cracked windows and blackened carpeting’ after Bryant moved out in January, and his lawyers say Bryant refuses to accept responsibility for...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant says Ezekiel Elliott won't have to go through any rookie hazing

The Dallas Cowboys' offense is sure to look fairly different in 2016 than it did a year ago. The main reason for that is because both Tony Romo and Dez Bryant are expected to be back on the field after missing a combined 12 games last season.Additionally, there will be a new running back flanking Romo in the shotgun. Rookie Ezekiel Elliott figures to get a heavy dose of carries in...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott posts nice tribute to LeBron James

There aren’t many who can claim that they helped bring the state of Ohio a championship. But former Ohio State Buckeye running back Ezekiel Elliott and current Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James are two of them. Back in 2014-2015, Elliott helped Ohio State prevail in the inaugural College Football Playoff. And of course, on Sunday night, James helped Cleveland win...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: What to avoid in training camp

Each season teams around the league will come together and knock off the rust from the off-season. Training camps around the league are designed to get back in shape so that they can endure the long, physical season of the NFL. For some, training camp is used as a way to figure out who will win the quarterback battle, for others it is simply finding who will replace the big name...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jones takes Darren McFadden at his word about injury

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he believes Darren McFadden’s version about what went down when he broke his elbow recently. McFadden broke his elbow at home. He needed surgery to repair the injury and will miss at least two months and claims he incurred it trying to save his falling iPhone — his 21st career fumble. When asked about McFadden’s version of events, Jones...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ezekiel Elliott embarrasses Byron Jones, Cowboys defense

The Dallas Cowboys selected running back Ezekiel Elliott with the fourth overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft and he is already getting acclimated to the speed of the NFL. He showed off why people are calling him a future Hall of Famer during practice on Friday. Elliott took a handoff from Tony Romo, who seems to be taking first-team snaps after shoulder surgery, and zipped past the...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones wants his new training facility to host Combine

The National Football League has held its scouting combine in Indianapolis every year since 1987. Jerry Jones is hoping the NFL will consider a move to his new jewel training facility in the near future. If you’re unfamiliar of the Cowboy’s  future training facility, some info below: The Cowboys announced a partnership with Baylor Scott & White Health, which is opening...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant meets Spelling Bee co-champ who mimicked TD celebration

Nihar Janga, the 11-year-old co-champion of this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee, paid a visit on Wednesday to the Dallas Cowboys practice facilities. And Dez Bryant was left quite impressed by the youngster who mimicked him by throwing up the “X” following the spelling bee competition. Spelling Bee co-champ throws up the Dez Bryant X. https://t.co/3ixPbTTd2A ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren McFadden broke elbow trying to catch his phone: Cowboys coach

Tuesday’s news that Dallas Cowboys’ running back Darren McFadden has a broken elbow, reportedly sustained in an accident in his home over Memorial Day Weekend, sparked plenty of speculation about just how he hurt himself. Well, Cowboys’ running backs coach Gary Brown told USA Today‘s Eric Prisbee Tuesday that McFadden’s injury came from trying to catch his falling phone...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Darren McFadden broke elbow trying to catch falling iphone

As reported by one of the Dallas Cowboys beat writers…… So Cowboys RB Darren McFadden fell and broke his elbow while trying to catch his falling iphone from breaking. You can’t make this stuff up — Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) June 14, 2016 Cowboys running back Darren McFadden had surgery Tuesday morning to repair a fractured right elbow. He will miss “a couple months...
Via This Given Sunday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo cancels fantasy football convention, blames NFL

The National Football League continues to play a game of chicken with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and his annual fantasy football convention that was set to kick off last year in Vegas. Romo cancelled the event a year ago, claiming that the NFL was using “scare tactics” as a way to force the event from the nation’s gambling mecca. Now set to take place in Pasadena...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren McFadden breaks elbow in ‘accident’ at home

Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden is expected to miss at least two months with an injury the team says he suffered at home. On Tuesday, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett told reporters that McFadden underwent surgery to repair a broken elbow this week and will be out “a couple months.” As Todd Archer of ESPN.com notes, McFadden is said to have sustained the break in an “accident”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Jones worries older fans will give up on Cowboys

For a long stretch of time in the mid-1990s, the Dallas Cowboys were the team to beat in the NFL. Some fans probably feel like it was just yesterday that Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith and Michael Irvin were lighting up the rest of the league, but it has now been two decades since the Cowboys last won a Super Bowl. Cowboys Executive Vice President Stephen Jones, son of Jerry Jones, said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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