COWBOYS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jerry Jones pulling for Johnny Manziel to get life back on track

Jerry Jones has been carrying a torch for Johnny Manziel at least as far back as when he was talked out of drafting the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback out of Texas A&M during the 2014 NFL Draft. And despite all evidence suggesting the Dallas Cowboys owner has moved on from coveting the troubled quarterback in any practical sense, it doesn’t mean Jones still doesn’t...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott Caught In Bed By Random Girl After Hookup

Ezekiel Elliott had some fun after being drafted No. 4 by the Dallas Cowboys. A Snapchat user apparently took this photo of the former OSU RB napping after allegedly hooking up with him. Woman #SnapChat Herself Sleeping With New #CowboysNation RB Ezekiel Elliott #OhioState https://t.co/GCs2eD1xkX pic.twitter.com/53yG1RTLZc — SportSmasher (@SportSmasher) May 1, 2016 The post...
Via Diehardsport
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Gosselin: My favorite pick of Cowboys' draft, thoughts on them not selecting a receiver and more

Columnist Rick Gosselin recently answered questions in a mailbag regarding all D-FW sports teams. Here are some highlights:Question: Your favorite pick made by the Cowboys in the 2016 draft is ...Gosselin: Charles Tapper. He was the only stab the Cowboys made at addressing their most pressing need -- a pass rusher. With Gregory and Lawrence sitting the first month of the season,...
Via SportsDay
1 hour ago

Dak Prescott on what excites him most about joining the Cowboys, when he knew Dallas would draft him

Dak Prescott joined the SiriusXM NFL Radio Draft Show and talked about being drafted by the Cowboys and how he grew up a Dallas fan. Here are some of the highlights. Whether he had a feeling about getting drafted by the Cowboys or not:As it got later into the process, I did. Earlier in the process I didn't give any team much thought on if I wanted to go to them more than the other...
Via SportsDay
10 hours ago

Mel Kiper: Cowboys get C for 2016 draft; they could've traded back and still landed Jaylon Smith

Mel Kiper wasn't overly impressed with what the Cowboys did in this year's draft. The ESPN draft analyst gave Dallas a C for its efforts.While discussing several of the Cowboys' picks on Monday, Kiper explained why he thought Jerry Jones and Co. should've given up their second and third round choices if they really wanted Memphis QB Paxton Lynch, who went No. 26 overall to Denver...
Via SportsDay
12 hours ago

Jersey Numbers Announced For Dallas Cowboys Rookies

For those of you who have been anxiously awaiting the announcement about what jersey numbers the Dallas Cowboys rookie class will be wearing, we now know the answer. Of course, the fans aren’t the only ones who are curious about what number their favorite player will be wearing in the NFL. Several of the Cowboys rookies have expressed their interest via twitter since finally learning...
Via CowboysFans.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

How the Dallas Cowboys blew their 2016 draft

Okay, every NFC East team that thinks it had a great draft, step forward.Not so fast, Dallas.Despite Jerry Jones believing that taking running back Ezekiel Elliott at No. 4 was a game-changer ("I've had my finest hours in business going against the grain, he told MMQB's Peter King), it's a move only DC, New York and Philadelphia could love - yet another example of what the mediocre...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Son kept Jerry Jones from overpaying for Paxton Lynch

Paxton Lynch would have been drafted by the Dallas Cowboys instead of the Denver Broncos if owner Jerry Jones hadn’t been overruled by his son, Stephen Jones. This is an interesting bit of behind-the-scenes information obtained by Peter King of MMQB, who spoke with the Cowboys’ CEO and Director of Player Personnel: “No way with Seattle,” Stephen told Jerry. “Too much...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2016 Dallas Cowboys Draft: Gut Reaction

I like to think that during the deliberations in the Dallas Cowboys War Room throughout the 2016 NFL Draft that when a tough decision was on the table someone said, “Go with your gut.” The human belly is capable of making some great decisions when under pressure. I mean, how often do you look back at a decision in retrospect and say to yourself, “I should have gone with my...
Via CowboysFans.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Draft Film Review: Defensive End Charles Tapper

In the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, the Cowboys decided to address arguably their biggest draft need by selecting former Oklahoma Sooner Defensive End Charles Tapper. When evaluating Tapper, the first thing you notice is that he is an athletic freak. At 6’3″ 270 pounds Tapper ran a 4.59 40-yard-dash at the combine, the fastest time of any defensive lineman who ran. Tapper’s...
Via CowboysFans.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones lost sleep over not getting Paxton Lynch

So how badly did Jerry Jones want Paxton Lynch? Very badly, apparently, because the Cowboys owner said he lost sleep over the fact that he wasn’t able to trade up and get him. Jones said that he was so mad about not trading up for Lynch that he barely slept Thursday night – and felt that he should have overpaid to move up for the Memphis quarterback. Jerry Jones said he got...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones says Greg Hardy will not return to the Dallas Cowboys

For months, many have wondered if defensive end Greg Hardy would return to the Dallas Cowboys for the 2016 season. After a season full of drama dealing with Hardy, the Cowboys didn’t know if they were going to bring him back. Well on Friday, the Cowboys have finally came to a decision regarding Hardy status with the team. Owner Jerry Jones told reporters that Hardy will not return...
Via No Guts, No Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jaylon Smith finding out he's headed to the Cowboys

Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith would have been a top-five pick if he hadn’t suffered a devastating knee injury in the team’s Fiesta Bowl loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes. As it stands, Smith is going to miss the entire 2016 season recovering, so there was much uncertainty regarding when he’d be drafted, if at all.  As it turns out, Smith was picked No. 34 overall by the...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Lee had ‘minor’ knee scope

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee had a “minor” knee scope that should only keep him out for a couple of weeks, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. #Cowboys LB Sean Lee had minor knee surgery yesterday, source said. A clean-up scope. 2 weeks of recovery. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 30, 2016 A former second-round pick out of Penn State, Lee has dealt with injuries...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Listen to how Jaylon Smith became a Dallas Cowboy

The Dallas Cowboys made headlines last night when they used a second-round pick to select Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith, who may miss all of 2016 recovering from a knee injury suffered in the Fiesta Bowl, and our friends at NFL.com were able to get the audio of Smith’s phone call. Check it out below, and have tissues ready! Secret Audio: Jaylon Smith Becomes A Cowboy It...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Hardy won't wear Cowboys white in 2016 affirms owner Jerry Jones

Even Jerry Jones has had enough of Greg Hardy. The Cowboys owner told reporters on Friday that Hardy’s time with the Cowboys is up, and they will not attempt to bring him back. To sum up tonight, Cowboys have yet to draft a DE and said they wouldn't be signing Jason Jones or re-signing Greg Hardy or Jeremy Mincey. — Brandon George (@DMN_George) April 30, 2016 When Jones...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott dressed for success in Cowboys blue at introduction

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Ezekiel Elliott didn't wear a crop-top dress shirt for his first visit to Cowboys headquarters, a day after showing off his midsection on the red carpet at the NFL draft before Dallas took him fourth overall.The former Ohio State running back's suit was just about the right shade of Cowboys blue, though."I had a couple of options," he said with a smile.Elliott...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys select linebacker Jaylon Smith in the second round

The Dallas Cowboys had the third pick heading into the second round of the draft. After selecting Ezekiel Elliott last night, there was no question that the Cowboys were going to draft a defensive player with the 34th overall pick. However, the Cowboys selection was a very surprising move, as the Cowboys elected to draft former Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith. This was a...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Emmitt Smith says Ezekiel Elliott is better than he is

Emmitt Smith is pretty high on Dallas Cowboys draft pick Ezekiel Elliott. Really high. Emmitt welcomed Zeke to the Cowboys on Friday via Twitter, not long after Dallas made the former Ohio State Buckeye the fourth overall pick in the draft. Welcome to Dallas Zeke — Emmitt Smith (@EmmittSmith22) April 29, 2016 Welcome to the family bro it's your turn. — Emmitt Smith...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Dallas Cowboys wanted to trade up for QB Paxton Lynch

The Dallas Cowboys had a good first night of the 2016 NFL Draft. They drafted their running back of the future, Ezekiel Elliott with the No. 4 overall pick, filling a gap that they needed moving forward. However, the Cowboys were hoping to further cement their future by drafting a quarterback. Specifically, Jerry Jones had Paxton Lynch in mind, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Why Ezekiel Elliott is the right pick

Some were shocked, others were stoked when the Dallas Cowboys made their pick tonight. Is it too early to take a running back? Is it a gamble to pass up on Jalen Ramsey? All of these questions will take time to answer but one thing is for sure, the Cowboys have many big plays ahead of them and this was truly the smartest pick. Elliott has proven himself to be a stellar runner, he...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Elliott: It would be an honor to play behind Cowboys O-line

With quarterbacks expected to go first and second overall on Thursday night, the San Diego Chargers at three and Dallas Cowboys at four hold the keys to the 2016 NFL Draft. Where these two teams go will play huge roles in the outcome of the remainder of the first round. While defensive end and the secondary remain major issues for the Dallas Cowboys, the idea of them selecting former...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo’s fantasy football convention wins restraining order vs. NFL

The legal battle between a fantasy sports convention owned in part by Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and the National Football League is officially underway in a Texas court, and things got started with the convention being granted a restraining order against the league. According to a report from Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, a temporary restraining order was issued...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Looking to Trade Back into 1st Round?

The pre-draft rumor ferver is picking up and we’re now hearing the Cowboys could be looking to jump back into the 1st round. Was told Cowboys aggressively looking into having TWO 1st round picks tomorrow night. — Ben Rogers (@BenRogers) April 27, 2016 To me this tells me the Cowboys could bail from 4, but perhaps just a few spots and draft Ezekiel Elliott and flip thee 2nd...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys could trade down for Ezekiel Elliott

The Dallas Cowboys want Ezekiel Elliott, but they don’t want to use the No. 4 pick on him. According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, the Cowboys are now considering trading down a few spots to take the former Ohio State running back. “Some think the ultimate choice will be between Elliott and his former Ohio State teammate, defensive end Joey Bosa. Others think that the...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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