COWBOYS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Reports: Cowboys lose another defensive standout to lengthy suspension

The NFL has suspended Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain for the first 10 games of the 2016 season for violating the substance abuse policy, according to multiple reports.McClain, 26, had 80 tackles, two sacks and an interception in 11 games (all starts) for Dallas last season. He was suspended for the first four games last season for the same violations.It's the latest blow...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

With Rolando McClain out, here's who the Cowboys have left at linebacker

What will the Cowboys do at linebacker without Rolando McClain, who was suspended on Thursday for 10 games? The pressure shifts to Sean Lee, who must stay healthy for 2016.Lee didn't fully participate at organized team activities in May after he underwent arthroscopic left knee surgery in April.He bounced back from injury in 2014 to lead the Cowboys last season with a career-high...
Via SportsDay
4 hours ago

Gosselin: Cowboys suspensions further show Jerry Jones can drive a bargain, but he can't judge character

The Cowboys employ scouts.Maybe they should start hiring porters. In addition to paying scouts to find the players, the Cowboys need porters to carry all their baggage into that sparkling new practice facility in Frisco.That’s been one of the shortcomings of Jerry Jones in his capacity as general manager and personnel guru of the Cowboys. He’s always been a sucker for a bargain...
Via SportsDay
5 hours ago

Rolando McClain just exposed the Dallas Cowboys' biggest draft mistake

On the second night of the NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys were forced to make a crucial decision that had injuries not been a factor, they could have mulled with the No. 4 overall pick: Myles Jack or Jaylon Smith?Two elite, future Pro Bowl linebackers with unmatched athleticism and smarts at a position that's a centerpiece of every defense in the NFL -- both of which would have been...
Via Fox Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

AP sources: Cowboys' McClain suspended again, for 10 games

IRVING, Texas (AP) Two people with knowledge of the situation says Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first 10 games next season for his second violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy in as many years. McClain was suspended the first four games last season. He signed a second straight one-year deal with the Cowboys in March, this one worth...
Via Associated Press
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys LB Rolando McClain suspended 10 games for substance abuse violation

It has been a day of suspensions for the NFL as two players have already been banned for games in the 2016 NFL season. Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has joined that list of suspended players, but his is probably the most impactful. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that McClain had been suspended for the first ten games of the 2016 season after he violated the league...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys LB Rolando McClain suspended again

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the situation says Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first 10 games next season for his second violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy in as many years.McClain was suspended the first four games last season. He signed a second straight one-year deal with the Cowboys in March, this one worth...
Via Associated Press
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rolando McClain suspended 10 games

Rolando McClain will be suspended the first 10 games of the upcoming season due to a second violation of the league's substance abuse policy. ESPN's Adam Schefter and Todd Archer first reported the news about McClain, who was also suspended the first four games of last season due to a substance abuse violation. The Dallas Cowboys re-signed McClain over the offseason to a one-year...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Judge dismisses Tony Romo's fantasy football convention lawsuit against NFL

The season hasn't even started and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has already been dealt a loss.On Tuesday, a judge in Dallas dismissed a lawsuit filed by Romo's National Fantasy Football Convention against the NFL in its entirety. Attorneys for The Fan Expo, LLC, claimed the NFL improperly contacted players through the NFL Players Association and their agents — a tactic...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Could Have Interest In Trading For Rams’ Quarterback Nick Foles

The Rams are probably looking to trade Nick Foles. With Los Angeles drafting California quarterback Jared Goff No. 1 overall, Jeff Fisher’s team doesn’t have much of a need for the 27-year-old QB.  Foles, a third-round pick by Philadelphia in the 2012 NFL Draft, has been decent through his four professional seasons, and he’s still young, so he should have some valuable. Trading...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jake Plummer calls Jerry Jones ‘billionaire a–hole’

Jake Plummer took direct aim at Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for saying it is “absurd” to think there is a link between brain trauma, football and CTE. Speaking with Ryan Koenisberg of BSNDenver.com, Plummer unloaded on Jones and others like him who refuse to acknowledge the connection. He’s watched many of his friends fall into deep depression and deep addictions taking...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys: Best Training Camp Battles

Many people have wondered will there be enough competition this year on the Cowboys’ roster? In all the years I can remember – from Tom Landry to Jimmy Johnson, and now Jason Garrett – there definitely will be. Garrett thrives on competition as he is a disciple of Jimmy Johnson. Quarterback Well, first off there will be no competition at starting quarterback, with Tony Romo...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: ‘No significant improvement’ in Smith’s nerve

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith was already a long shot to play in 2016, but based on the latest information it’s looking like a sure bet he will not. Ed Werder of ESPN is reporting Smith’s injured nerve has shown “no significant improvement” and notes “playing in 2016 seems unlikely.” Dallas took a risk drafting Smith at the top of the second round (No. 34 overall...
Via Sportsnaut
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Ezekiel Elliott could approach 300 carries this season

It’s no secret that the Dallas Cowboys plan to run the ball a lot this season, so it’s no surprise that some are projecting perhaps 300 carries for rookie Ezekiel Elliott. Writing in a mailbag Tuesday, DallasCowboys.com’s David Helman said that it’s not a question whether Elliott will be the Cowboys' first string running back in the fall. Then he projected around 300 carries...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys RB Darren McFadden reveals how he actually broke his elbow

Believe it or not, but Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden didn't actually break his elbow attempting to catch his dropped iPhone. That's the story that was put out by running backs coach Gary Brown, but it turns out to be false. Go figure.McFadden cleared the air a bit recently, telling the real story to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette."I just slipped down and landed on my...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren McFadden reveals how he actually broke his elbow

Darren McFadden did not break his elbow trying to save his iPhone from crashing to the ground.  Jason Garrett announced two weeks ago that the Cowboys’ running back would be sidelined for a month-plus after breaking his elbow. Dallas’ head coach did not go into further detail about the injury. Later that day, the Cowboys’ running backs coach, Gary Brown, said the injury occurred...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Dallas Cowboys have found a way to draft Paxton Lynch?

The Dallas Cowboys addressed the backup quarterback position at the NFL draft when they selected  Dak Prescott in the fourth round. Prescott has not yet been named the backup quarterback, and it seems the Cowboys will let Kellen Moore and Prescott battle for second string quarterback through training camp and the preseason. If the Cowboys would have found a way to draft Paxton...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Dallas Cowboys defensive is ranked as one of the NFL’s worst

The Dallas Cowboys offensive triplets were recently ranked on ESPN’s NFL Live by expert analysts as the best set of triplets in any offense, in the entire NFL. That is very impressive for the experts to rank and believe that the Cowboys offensive triplets are the best in the NFL.  However, the same cannot be said about their defensive or their defensive triplets who were just...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL assistant GM has Super Bowl expectations for Tony Romo

The Dallas Cowboys have very high expectations heading into the 2016 regular season with a healthy roster for the moment which includes their quarterback Tony Romo, who has participated in every offseason workout program so far. Romo looks healthy and determined to lead the Cowboys on a Super Bowl run this season, and one NFL assistant general manager has taken notice and believes...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant being sued for rental damages

What is it with professional athletes and trashing rental houses these days? Earlier this year, it was troubled ex-NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel being sued after trashing a short-term rental house in the Los Angeles area. Now it’s current Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant facing a similar fate after allegedly refusing to pay for upwards of $60,000 in damages to a house...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant says no rookie hazing for Ezekiel Elliott

As Laquon Treadwell showed us earlier this month, rookies are often the subject of hazing by veteran members of the team. It's a rite of passage of sorts. However, in Dallas, it sounds like the fourth overall pick in this year's NFL Draft won't be subjected to such treatment. TMZ's cameras recently caught up with Dez Bryant, who said there will be no hazing or pranks directed at...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dez Bryant sued by Texas senator for rental damage

Dez Bryant is being sued by Texas State Senator Royce West for allegedly trashing his home, which Bryant had been renting. “West discovered the 6,400-square-foot home ‘littered with trash and feces, missing blinds and shutters, with cracked windows and blackened carpeting’ after Bryant moved out in January, and his lawyers say Bryant refuses to accept responsibility for...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL assistant GM: ‘Tony Romo will be the MVP’

One NFL assistant general manager believes a MVP year is coming for Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, who missed all but four games to injury last season. “I see a vastly improved team,” the executive said, via Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. “I think this is Romo’s year, finally, where we see him make a Super Bowl run. I know his health is a big concern, but this feels...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones wants his new training facility to host Combine

The National Football League has held its scouting combine in Indianapolis every year since 1987. Jerry Jones is hoping the NFL will consider a move to his new jewel training facility in the near future. If you’re unfamiliar of the Cowboy’s  future training facility, some info below: The Cowboys announced a partnership with Baylor Scott & White Health, which is opening...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant meets Spelling Bee co-champ who mimicked TD celebration

Nihar Janga, the 11-year-old co-champion of this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee, paid a visit on Wednesday to the Dallas Cowboys practice facilities. And Dez Bryant was left quite impressed by the youngster who mimicked him by throwing up the “X” following the spelling bee competition. Spelling Bee co-champ throws up the Dez Bryant X. https://t.co/3ixPbTTd2A ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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