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Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

The Dallas Cowboys are set on retaining pending free agent quarterback Dak Prescott, but the sides haven't negotiated since September and still won't for at least a few more days. Executive vice president Stephen Jones told reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Monday that there is "absolutely not" a scenario in which the Cowboys would move on from Prescott in 2020. Reigning Heisman Trophy winner and expected No. 1 overall draft pick Joe Burrow offered a humorous retort for anyone concerned about his hand size following measurements at the NFL Scouting Combine on Monday.

Cowboys set on keeping Prescott, but talks waiting on CBA

Monday, February 24th, 2020

The Dallas Cowboys are set on retaining pending free agent quarterback Dak Prescott, but the sides haven't negotiated since September and still won't for at least a few more days. Executive vice president Stephen Jones told reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Monday that there is "absolutely not" a scenario in which the Cowboys would move on from Prescott in 2020. "I mean, Dak's our quarterback," Jones said.

Cowboys set on keeping Prescott, but talks waiting on CBA

Monday, February 24th, 2020

The Dallas Cowboys are set on retaining pending free agent quarterback Dak Prescott, but the sides haven't negotiated since September and still won't for at least a few more days. Executive vice president Stephen Jones told reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Monday that there is "absolutely not" a scenario in which the Cowboys would move on from Prescott in 2020. "I mean, Dak's our quarterback," Jones said.

Cowboys put free-agent plans on hold because of CBA deal

Monday, February 24th, 2020

While the Dallas executive vice president made it clear Monday he wants a long-term commitment with quarterback Dak Prescott, intends to re-sign receiver Amari Cooper and hopes to bring back cornerback Byron Jones all before they become free agents, the uncertainty over next season's league rules has essentially put everything on hold. We're going to have some challenges. And certainly with Dak and Amari and that's going to shrink (cap space) in a hurry," Jones said.

Cowboys stars Prescott & Cooper should ‘make as much money as they can’ – Frederick

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Travis Frederick wants Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper back in Dallas, but appreciates the Cowboys stars deserve a chance to sign lucrative contracts this offseason. The Cowboys have some interesting decisions to make as starting quarterback Prescott and his number-one target Cooper are both scheduled to hit free agency. Re-signing Prescott is surely the top priority for Dallas after he threw for 4,902 yards in his fourth season - a total only Jameis Winston could better across the NFL - and they will almost certainly use the franchise tag on the quarterback if they cannot iron out a long-term deal with the 26-year-old.

It’s baffling that Emmitt Smith is in Dak Prescott’s pockets in defense of billionaire Jerry Jones

Friday, February 21st, 2020

No former player should ever encourage another NFL brother to take less — not when they play a multi-billion sport that benefits from lucrative TV deals and is run by team owners who easily rake in millions. When everyone around Prescott is getting paid handsomely — Jones himself, running back Ezekiel Elliott, defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence, etc. — why should Prescott sacrifice for the greater good? Why, when the salary cap is expected to rise, yet again, should Prescott be pressured into accepting less than what he may be able to procure?

The Ruth Cheatham Foundation Announces Its 2020 Gala Celebrity Guest Lineup, Featuring Mike Doocy and Babe Laufenberg

Friday, February 21st, 2020

North Texas cancer foundation, launched in 2017, announces plans for third annual gala DALLAS, TX / ACCESSWIRE / February 21, 2020 / The Ruth Cheatham Foundation (TRCF), a nonprofit focused on supporting adolescent youth through all phases of cancer treatment, is pleased to announce its 2020 gala will be hosted by Sports Silver Circle inductee, Fox4 Sports Anchor, Mike Doocy along with celebrity sports personality and former Dallas Cowboy, Babe Laufenberg. Babe Laufenberg - Keynote Speaker Mike Doocy - Emcee & Honorary Chair Doocy, a sports anchor at KDFW/FOX 4 since March of 1994, has covered some of the region's most important sports stories, including Mavericks NBA title, a Stars Stanley ...

Tua Tagovailoa would choose to play for Cowboys if given the chance

Friday, February 21st, 2020

If Tua Tagovailoa had his choice, he'd go from playing for one of the most iconic brands in college football to playing for one of the most iconic brands in the NFL. In an interview with the NFL Network, Tagovailoa said he grew up a fan of the Dallas Cowboys and his ideal circumstance would include being drafted by the team in the April. “We've looked at teams,” Tagovailoa said.

New CBA will complicate free agency for Cowboys, Titans, Buccaneers

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Good news for all teams, a new CBA quite possibly will be in place before the start of the 2020 league year. Bad news for a small handful of teams, a new CBA quite possibly will be in place before the start of the 2020 league year. If the new league year begins without a new labor deal, all teams will be able to use a franchise tag and a transition tag this offseason.

Emmitt Smith says Dak Prescott should give Cowboys a discount in contract demands

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Smith toed the Cowboys' company line on the “The Lefkoe Show” on Wednesday that playing for “America's Team” comes with its own financial rewards and that Prescott would be wise to give Jones a discount in his contract demands. Dak has to understand' “Dak has to understand and maybe take another perspective,” Smith told Lefkoe. The perspective may not be all the money that you get.