Archive for the ‘Dallas Cowboys’ Category

Report: Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield won’t attend NFL Draft

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Baker Mayfield won’t attend the NFL Draft, NBC 5 in Dallas reports. Baker Mayfield told me he will NOT be coming to Arlington’s AT&T Stadium for the @NFL draft in April. The former Oklahoma quarterback and projected first-round pick told NBC reporter Newy Scruggs that he won’t be at April’s draft, which will be hosted by the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas this year.

Report: Cowboys will use franchise tag on DeMarcus Lawrence

Monday, February 19th, 2018

The Cowboys will use the franchise tag on defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence, according to David Moore of the Dallas Morning News. The franchise tag would fully guarantee Lawrence $17.5 million in 2018 on a one-year deal, overthecap.com projects. “To me, the only reason you use a franchise tag is to hopefully protect yourself if you can’t get a long-term deal signed that you like,” Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said at the Senior Bowl last month, via the Morning News.

Report: Kaepernick’s Legal Team Requests Depositions From Ex-Papa John’s CEO, Roger Goodell’s Wife

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Colin Kaepernick's legal team has requested a deposition from former Papa John's CEO John Schnatter to see if Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had any role in Schnatter's remarks blaming NFL leadership over national anthem protests by football players, according to Jason La Canfora. Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL in October that alleged he remains a free agent due to collusion by the NFL owners.

Cowboys could move Byron Jones from safety to corner

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Three years after drafting Byron Jones in the first round, the Cowboys still have no idea what he is. Is he a cornerback? Jones started four games at cornerback as a rookie in 2015 and seven others at safety.

Charles Haley refers to Cowboys as “losers”

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Charles Haley has never been afraid to express himself. During an appearance on 103.3 ESPN in Dallas, Haley was asked about the Cowboys’ regression to 9-7 and out of the playoffs last year. “I don’t think they understand what it takes to win a game,” Haley said, via the Dallas Morning News.

Former Cowboys fullback reported missing

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Former Cowboys running back Lincoln Coleman is missing for the second time in 10 months. Coleman, a Dallas native who played at Notre Dame and Baylor, made his NFL debut during the snowy Thanksgiving Day game at Texas Stadium in 1993 against Miami.

Former Cowboys scout Jim Garrett, father of Jason, passes away

Friday, February 9th, 2018

Long-time NFL scout Jim Garrett, the father of Cowboys coach Jason Garrett, died Friday night. Garrett’s wife, Jane, and all eight of their children were by Jim Garrett’s side when he passed away, according to a release from the Cowboys. Jim Garrett originally joined the Cowboys in 1968 as a scout and spent 36 of the next 38 years coaching or scouting in the NFL, including the last 17 as the Cowboys’ northeast area scout.

Philly celebrates 1st Super Bowl title with parade

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Philadelphia's first Super Bowl parade worked its way up Broad Street on Thursday as hundreds of thousands of deliriously happy Eagles fans jammed the city's main thoroughfares to celebrate an NFL title many of them never thought they'd see. Fans clad in Eagles green lined up 20 deep in spots to catch a glimpse of the champs, who rode in open-top, double decker buses. Bundled up against freezing winds, some fans from New Jersey walked across the nearly 2-mile long Benjamin Franklin Bridge just to get into the city.

Tony Romo will compete in a PGA Tour event

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Tony Romo will get a shot to show off his golf skills during a PGA Tour event. Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo seems to be pretty good at the things he does. Romo is going to play in an actual PGA Tour event.

Eagles, Philly fans get catharsis through Super Bowl parade

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Philadelphia's first Super Bowl parade provided catharsis Thursday for hundreds of thousands of Eagles fans, deliriously joyful after decades without a title and relishing the national spotlight on a team that few outside the city thought could win it all. Fans clad in Eagles green jammed the streets from dawn near the stadium to an afternoon rally at the city's famed "Rocky" steps, lining up 20 deep in spots to catch a glimpse of the champs. The Eagles rode in open-top double decker buses to the art museum that Sylvester Stallone made famous for a rally nearly 60 years in the making.