Posts Tagged ‘Dallas Cowboys’

Cowboys aren’t picking up option on WR Terrance Williams

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

The Cowboys aren't picking up a team option on the final year of Terrance Williams' contract, making the receiver an unrestricted free agent after he spent his first six NFL seasons in Dallas. Williams had just two catches for 18 yards in a season spent mostly on injured reserve because of complications following offseason surgery for a broken right foot. The 29-year-old Williams had career highs of eight touchdown catches in 2014 and 840 yards receiving in 2015.

Jerry Jones said Cowboys have discussed free agent safeties

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Everyone assumes the Cowboys will have interest in signing Earl Thomas in free agency since they had interest in trading with the Seahawks for him. Yes, the Cowboys like Thomas, and they have a need for a playmaking safety. Cornerback Brandon Carr was the last free agent from another team the Cowboys gave huge money, signing him to a five-year, $50.1 million deal in 2012.

Jerry Jones said he and Jason Garrett “have real trust”

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Jerry Jones is comfortable letting Jason Garrett enter the final year of his contract, and he said Garrett is comfortable not having long-term security. Of course, the Cowboys owner also has said five teams would have hired Garrett as head coach this offseason were Garrett a free agent. “I am and Jason is, we're both happy with where we are,” Jones said Tuesday, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News.

DeMarcus Lawrence isn’t committing to anything absent new deal

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence repeatedly has said he won't sign a second franchise tender. The $20.56 million franchise tag would buy the Cowboys time to negotiate a long-term deal, giving them another four months absent an agreement in the next two weeks. The Cowboys take care of the players they value, and they value Lawrence.

Former Cowboys star Romo to play in Byron Nelson PGA event

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Former NFL Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will play in this year's Byron Nelson tournament on a sponsors' exemption, organizers of the Dallas event said Tuesday. Romo is a member at Trinity Forest, the host course for the tournament which runs from May 9-12. Defending champion Aaron Wise, last year's US PGA Tour Rookie of the Year, and three-time major champion Jordan Spieth were other early commitments to the tournament.

Tony Romo to play at the AT&T Byron Nelson on sponsor’s exemption

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Tony Romo will again test his mettle against golf's best. Romo, the former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and current CBS broadcaster, has accepted an invitation to play in the PGA Tour's AT&T Byron Nelson in early May. The Nelson is held at Trinity Forest, Romo's home course, in Dallas. "Golf is one of my greatest passions outside my family and football, and I am honored to have the opportunity to compete amongst the pros again in this year's AT&T Byron Nelson," Romo said in a statement.

Teams can begin using the franchise tag starting Tuesday – who could be getting it this year?

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Here's some players who could be playing a game of tag sometime in the next two weeks: DE DeMarcus Lawrence, Dallas Cowboys Lawrence is likely to be tagged for the second straight year, a prospect he's not happy with. The 34th overall pick in 2014, Lawrence is reportedly a priority for Dallas, but at this time it doesn't look like he's enough of a priority for the team to hammer out a multi-year deal for one of the league's best young pass-rushers. In 2017, Lawrence made the Pro Bowl for the first time, with 14.5 sacks, 26 quarterback hits and 14 tackles for loss; he followed that up this past season with 10.5 sacks, 23 quarterback hits and 15 tackles for loss, which earned him another Pro B...

Tony Romo to play in AT&T Byron Nelson in May after receiving sponsor’s exemption

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is hopping back on the PGA Tour. Romo has accepted a sponsor's exemption to play in the AT&T Byron Nelson at Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas in May, according to the Dallas Morning News. Romo, who is a member at Trinity Forest, has attempted to play in the tournament multiple times, but he's either failed to qualify or football was in the way.

Report: Cowboys plan to move on from David Irving

Monday, February 18th, 2019

The Cowboys have no plans to re-sign defensive lineman David Irving, David Moore of the Dallas Morning News reports. Irving played only two games last season, seeing the field for 56 snaps. Irving was not a regular participant in his rehab, Moore reports.

Cowboys decline Terrance Williams’ option, will become free agent

Monday, February 18th, 2019

The Dallas Cowboys are moving on from Terrance Williams. The Cowboys have declined Williams' contract option, which will make him an unrestricted free agent when the NFL's new year kicks off on March 16, the team announced on Monday. Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams will become an unrestricted free agent next month after the team declined his option on Monday.