Archive for the ‘Dallas Cowboys’ Category

Dak Prescott’s expectations are high

Sunday, June 23rd, 2019

Dak Prescott may or may not get a contract extension before the season begins. In three seasons, Prescott has never had a losing record. The Cowboys were 13-3 his rookie season, 9-7 his second season and 10-6 last season.

Cowboys expect Robert Quinn “to bring some good stuff”

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

The Cowboys hope to get Randy Gregory, who is indefinitely suspended, back on the roster before the start of the season. Even if they don't, the Cowboys are covered by the acquisition of Robert Quinn from the Dolphins. Dallas has what defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli affectionately calls “racing lizards” at defensive end with DeMarcus Lawrence on the left and Quinn on the right.

Trysten Hill watching how Hall of Famers played his position

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Trysten Hill is the “perfect fit” for what Rod Marinelli wants in a three-technique for the Cowboys defense. It's why Dallas passed on a safety with the 58th overall choice and instead selected the Central Florida defensive tackle. Hill was asked what he thought Marinelli meant by “perfect fit,” and said, “I think just the way I play, my play style, and what he wants out of his three-techniques and how they play the game.

Tony Romo takes another WD at esteemed Northeast Am

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Tony Romo's venture into competitive golf is at a crossroads. The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and current NFL on CBS commentator has tried to make a name for himself on the course since his retirement from football in 2017. The 39-year-old is 38 over par in six tour rounds, missing the cut at the last two Corales Puntacana Championships and this year's AT&T Byron Nelson, which was played Trinity Forest, Romo's home course in Dallas.

Romo (back) WDs with three holes left at Northeast Amateur

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Tony Romo is on a bit of a streak. The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback turned NFL analyst turned amateur golfer withdrew from his second straight tournament on Friday at the Northeast Amateur. Romo, who earlier this month pulled out of the Dogwood Invitational after 27 holes of 1-under golf, actually opened strong at short-but-difficult Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford, R.I., shooting 2-over 71.

Kerry Hyder happy to be back at defensive end with Cowboys

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Kerry Hyder has been limited to seven games over the last two seasons because of injuries, but memories of his eight sacks in 2016 as a rotational player on the Lions defensive line led the Cowboys to bring him to town this offseason. If Hyder is able to return to that 2016 form, a return to the spot he played that season may have something to do with it. The Lions used Hyder as a defensive tackle last season, but the Cowboys have been playing him at defensive end and that was his primary spot during his big year in Detroit.

Dez Bryant: Cole Beasley is right about the Cowboys’ offense

Sunday, June 16th, 2019

Former Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley's comments about leaving Dallas for Buffalo have ruffled some feathers with Cowboys fans, but another former Cowboys receiver says he was right. Dez Bryant says that when Beasley said the Cowboys “didn't value the slot position,” which meant “it was easy for me to be taken away,” he was speaking the truth. “Well he's not wrong so don't criticize him for being honest,” Bryant wrote on Twitter.

Friday Sports in Brief

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

A California police agency will pursue a misdemeanor battery charge against Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri after the executive was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff's deputy in the face and shouting obscenities as he tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship. After the game Thursday in Oakland against the Golden State Warriors, Ujiri tried to walk past the deputy who was checking court-access credentials, Alameda County sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Ray Kelly said. LAS VEGAS (AP) - The NBA Finals were a smashing success for Canada all the way around.

NFL notebook: Texans abandon bid for Pats’ Caserio

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Nick Caserio is staying with the New England Patriots as the Texans withdrew their request Friday to interview Bill Belichick's right-hand man for the vacant general manager post in Houston. New England, in turn, dropped tampering charges, according to multiple media reports. The Texans formally requested permission to interview Caserio, just as they did in January 2018, when the Patriots denied the request and the Texans moved on to hire Brian Gaine, who was fired on June 7.

Cowboys TE Gathers suspended for one game

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended for one game without pay due to a violation of the NFL's policy on substance abuse, the league announced Friday. The discipline is related to Gathers' arrest on Aug. 31 in Frisco, Texas, on suspicion of marijuana possession. Gathers, 25, is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games.