Archive for the ‘Dallas Cowboys’ Category

Update: Cowboys release WR Lucky Whitehead, who was arrested in June, failed to appear in court

Monday, July 24th, 2017

UPDATE (6:35 p.m. EST): The Cowboys have released Whitehead. One twist to this story: NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport tweeted the he spoke to Whitehead’s agent, Dave Rich, and Rich claims Whitehead wasn’t in Virginia at the time police say the alleged theft occurred. On Sunday, against a fair amount of evidence to the contrary, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett declared that “character is critical with us, with the Dallas Cowboys.

Jerry Jones backs Elliott, puts on pre-camp show for Cowboys

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Jerry Jones interjected some bad-boy anecdotes from his youth, smiled at the thought of life before social media and even asked a couple of questions himself Sunday at his annual training camp opener with reporters . When the topic is the multitude of off-field issues confronting the Dallas Cowboys - headlined by star running back Ezekiel Elliott - their owner, president and general manager can dance with the best of them. ''I can give you the same old excuses - young, aggressive, got a lot of energy,'' Jones said.

Jerry Jones: ‘Not one thing’ points to Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott committing domestic violence

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Including one of their biggest names: among several other offseason headlines for running back Ezekiel Elliott, the second-year player has been waiting for months for the NFL to make its decision on whether he will be punished in conjunction with a 2015 allegation of domestic violence levied by an ex-girlfriend. Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott has the full backing of his general manager. There was an ESPN report on July 14 that there was “a growing sense” Elliott would face a short suspension for the incident, even though prosecutors in Columbus, Ohio (Elliott attended Ohio State University in the city) did not bring charges.

Dez Bryant not worried about Ezekiel Elliott, says RB will mature

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant?says he isn't worried about teammate? Ezekiel Elliott and believes the running back will learn to avoid off-field drama as he matures. Elliott, who turns 22 on Saturday, has spoken with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones this week after an incident at a Dallas bar left a man with a nose injury. A source said?Elliott was involved, but Dallas Police suspended the investigation,?citing a lack of witnesses and an inability to contact the victim. In the past 12 months, Elliott has also dealt with a domestic violence accusation and a citation for driving 100 mph in a 70 mph zone. "It's just a steppingstone that he's gonna get over. Zeke's a young guy. I'm not blaming

Jerry Jones backs Elliott, puts on pre-camp show for Cowboys

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Jerry Jones interjected some bad-boy anecdotes from his youth, smiled at the thought of life before social media and even asked a couple of questions himself Sunday at his annual training camp opener with reporters . When the topic is the multitude of off-field issues confronting the Dallas Cowboys — headlined by star running back Ezekiel Elliott — their owner, president and general manager can dance with the best of them. "I can give you the same old excuses — young, aggressive, got a lot of energy," Jones said.

PFT preseason power rankings No. 6: Dallas Cowboys

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Dak Prescott has proclaimed the Cowboys are going to win the NFC East again. If so, they will accomplish some things they haven’t in a long time. The Cowboys haven’t repeated as division champions since 1996, the year after the franchise’s last Super

Texas-born Dempsey at home 1 goal from record, 1 win from Final

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Clint Dempsey is back in his home state of Texas, one goal away from a national scoring record for the United States team that is one win from playing in another CONCACAF Gold Cup final. The Americans play a semifinal game Saturday night against Costa Rica in a stadium synonymous with American football – the home of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, the Cotton Bowl and where the first College Football Playoff championship game was played three seasons ago. “I have a lot of great memories of playing in Dallas as a kid, and I’m proud to represent Nacogdoches.

Dempsey at home 1 goal from record; US team in Gold Cup semi

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Clint Dempsey is back in his home state of Texas, one goal away from a national scoring record for the United States team that is one win from playing in another CONCACAF Gold Cup final. The Americans play a semifinal game Saturday night against Costa Rica in a stadium synonymous with American football - the home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys, the Cotton Bowl and where the first College Football Playoff championship game was played three seasons ago. ''It's always great to be home and play in front of family and friends, especially for a big game,'' Dempsey said Friday.

Dempsey at home 1 goal from record; US team in Gold Cup semi

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Clint Dempsey is back in his home state of Texas, one goal away from a national scoring record for the United States team that is one win from playing in another CONCACAF Gold Cup final. The Americans play a semifinal game Saturday night against Costa Rica in a stadium synonymous with American football — the home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys, the Cotton Bowl and where the first College Football Playoff championship game was played three seasons ago. "It's always great to be home and play in front of family and friends, especially for a big game," Dempsey said Friday.

NFL Notes: Dez Bryant throws huge BBQ, then reportedly late for camp

Friday, July 21st, 2017

LUFKIN, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant returned to his East Texas hometown to thank supporters with free barbecue that drew several thousand fans to a park. Bryant was in Lufkin on Thursday afternoon for the outdoor event that included games and a chance to meet the NFL star as temperatures reached the 90s. Lufkin police spokeswoman Jessica Pebsworth on Friday estimated the crowd at about 3,000 and said two people were treated for heat exhaustion. Pebsworth says everyone was excited to see Bryant and he was a great host. Bryant says he decided a couple of days earlier to throw the catered event in Lufkin, a city of about 36,000 located 110 miles (177 kilometers) northeast of