04/17/2015 06:04 PM
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04/17/2015 05:45 PM
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04/17/2015 05:54 PM
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04/16/2015 04:34 PM
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04/16/2015 04:45 PM
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04/17/2015 10:49 AM
Mailbag: What Does Peterson's Return Mean For Hardy?; Lawrence's Grade? - DallasCowboys.com
04/17/2015 04:42 PM
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04/15/2015 12:30 PM
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Star-Telegram.com: NFL

04/18/2015 12:18 PM
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, tight end Jason Witten in ACM spotlight
04/14/2015 10:37 AM
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04/10/2015 10:42 PM
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04/08/2015 04:19 PM
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04/08/2015 05:23 PM
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04/07/2015 03:38 PM
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04/06/2015 08:58 PM
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04/03/2015 07:08 PM
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04/18/2015 12:00 PM
Dez Bryant Making Changes: More Turmoil, Or Just Getting His Life In Order?
04/18/2015 09:00 AM
Seven-Round Cowboys Mock Drafts: DallasCowboys.com Releases Five Full-Round Mocks
04/18/2015 04:00 AM
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04/17/2015 04:00 PM
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04/17/2015 01:30 PM
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04/17/2015 11:30 AM
2015 Mock Draft Tracker: "Best Corner Available" For Cowboys?
04/17/2015 09:30 AM
Dallas Cowboys Draft 2015: Five Thoughts For The Cowboys Draft
04/17/2015 04:00 AM
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Cowboys Nation

04/18/2015 10:49 AM
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Linebackers Can’t Lead Cowboys In Coverage
04/13/2015 08:37 AM
Second Year Success Big For Cowboys
04/11/2015 03:36 PM
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04/10/2015 09:24 AM
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04/09/2015 05:53 PM
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04/18/2015 01:08 PM
Have The Dallas Cowboys Made An Offer To Safety Stevie Brown?

One of the main areas of concern for many Dallas Cowboys fans has been the team’s defensive secondary. Although the cornerback position is in dire need, the safety positions have also been a hot topic of discussion. But all signs coming out of Valley Ranch seemed to indicate the Cowboys were satisfied with their starters […]

Have The Dallas Cowboys Made An Offer To Safety Stevie Brown? - The Landry Hat - The Landry Hat - A Dallas Cowboys Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

04/18/2015 11:00 AM
Potential Dallas Cowboys Draft Picks With Too Much Downside

It doesn’t take 20/20 vision to see that things are changing within the Dallas Cowboys front office. Cowboys owner and general manager, Jerry Jones, is known for choosing flash over substance. But recently he seems to have changed his stripes. Three of the last four Dallas first round draft picks have been spent on offensive […]

Potential Dallas Cowboys Draft Picks With Too Much Downside - The Landry Hat - The Landry Hat - A Dallas Cowboys Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

04/18/2015 07:00 AM
The Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Quest Continues

After his second back surgery in 2014, the future of Tony Romo as the Cowboys starting quarterback was questioned. Romo is doubted and written off continually while the pressure mounts on those in his shadow. Whether the future franchise quarterback is already on Dallas’ roster remains to be seen. Last year, the Cowboys signed Dustin Vaughan, […]

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Scout.com Forum: Cowboys

Schefter - Cowboys in the running for Safety S Brown (Last post on 04/18/2015 at 12:10 PM PDT)
Adam Schefter  ‏ @ AdamSchefter     1m 1 minute ago
My top 5 rb prospects and why (Last post on 04/18/2015 at 12:08 PM PDT)
Im not putting gurley down because he will be out of our reach. Both his injury history and off
Rumors : Cowboys trade up for Gurley ? (Last post on 04/18/2015 at 12:07 PM PDT)
@OllieUKEZ: Getting a sense the Cowboys are looking at moving up for Todd Gurley after speaking
Rumor: Peterson headed to Dallas for draft picks, maybe + player (Last post on 04/18/2015 at 11:04 AM PDT)
Not sure if I believe it, but a guy who has been pretty solid info wise on another site I visit
Roc Nation vs David Wells (Last post on 04/18/2015 at 10:51 AM PDT)
- I really hope this isnt an issue going forward ... seems like Roc Nation is all about Dez

nfl.com: Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys release Amobi Okoye
Amobi Okoye was once the youngest player ever selected in the first round of the NFL draft. After battling a near-fatal illness, the defensive tackle is attempting a comeback, but it won't be with the Cowboys.
Darren McFadden: World hasn't seen the best of me
Darren McFadden struggled the past three seasons in Oakland. Now that he's a Dallas Cowboy, the running back is ready to show the world the best version of himself.
Cowboys sign London Warriors prospect Efe Obada
The Dallas Cowboys have reached across the Atlantic for their next big find, signing Britain's Efe Obada of the London Warriors to a contract. Does he have a shot at making the team?
Romo would've taken pay cut to keep DeMarco Murray
Tony Romo said he would have done anything he could to help keep DeMarco Murray in Dallas. The Cowboys quarterback said he would have even taken a pay cut if it would have helped free up money.
Five most instinctive linebackers in 2015 NFL Draft
Coaching can only go so far, particularly at linebacker, where reading and reacting has to be innate. Here are the draft's most instinctive instant-impact linebackers and their best NFL fits.

Blue Star Times

04/09/2015 12:56 PM
Scout Report: Hutson Mason, QB, Georgia
Name: Hutson Mason Age: 23 Position: QB College: Georgia Height: 6’2 1/8 Weight: 207 Grade: 6th – Priority Free Agent Comparison: Chad Pennington Athletic Ability Hutson Mason is someone who can escape pressure, but isn’t someone who will make you change your game plan due to his legs. He is not the most fluid athlete The post...

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04/07/2015 08:00 AM
Jason Witten: Perennial Cowboy Crucial to 2015 SB Bid
Since being selected in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft, Jason Witten has forged an illustrious career with the Dallas Cowboys as one of the league’s all-time elite tight ends. Now at the age of 32, Witten’s role may change, but his value will remain crucial. In 12 professional seasons, Witten has caught The post Jason Witten:...

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04/06/2015 11:53 AM
Scout Report: Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska
Name: Ameer Abdullah Age: 21 Position: RB College: Nebraska Height: 5’8 ¾ Weight: 205 Grade: 2nd Round Comparison: Tiki Barber, Warrick Dunn Athletic Ability Ameer Abdullah is an athletic, explosive running back. He has good top-end speed which allows him to outrun defenders to the corner. Once he gets to the second level, he hits The post Scout...

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04/02/2015 11:05 AM
Scout Report: Eric Kendricks, LB, UCLA
Name: Eric Kendricks Age: 23 Position: LB College: UCLA Height: 6’0 Weight: 232 Grade: 1st – Early 2nd Comparison: Sean Lee, Bobby Wagner Athletic Ability Eric Kendricks displays great feet and coordination, which allows him to read and react to plays better. He also demonstrates all-around great athleticism, being one of the most...

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04/18/2015 01:05 AM
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04/17/2015 08:54 PM
Andre Johnson: I didn't sign with Colts for revenge against Texans
Former Houston WR Andre Johnson said he didn't sign with the Colts seeking revenge against the Texans. 
04/17/2015 06:20 PM
Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne can't wait to practice
For the third offseason of cornerback Morris Claiborne's four years in Dallas, he will start offseason workouts injured and unable to participate. Even when talking about practice reps, the sixth overall in 2012 is restless with anticipation.
04/17/2015 06:17 PM
Cowboys raise pediatric cancer awareness
Past and present Dallas Cowboys players escorted pediatric cancer patients down the runway at the Children's Cancer Fund's 27th Annual Luncheon on Friday.
04/17/2015 06:05 PM
Four keys in Rockets-Mavericks playoff series
On Saturday night at Toyota Center in Houston, the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks begin their first-round series in the NBA Playoffs, a best-of-seven affair which promises to be simultaneously entertaining to fans of both teams but also an all-out war. 
04/17/2015 03:07 PM
Mavericks' Parsons: 'I should play' in Game 1 vs. Rockets
The Dallas Mavericks believe they will be at top strength for Saturday's Game 1, Round 1 at Houston as both Chandler Parsons (knee) and Devin Harris (toe) were full participants in Friday's practice. 

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Cowboys 2014 Draft Picks
1rst Zack Martin OT Notre Dame
2nd Demarcus Lawrence DE Boise St.
4th Anthony Hitchens LB Iowa
5th Devin Street WR Pittsburgh
7th Ben Gardner DE Stanford
7th Will Smith WR Texas Tech
7th Ahmad Dixon DB Baylor
7th Ken Bishop DT Northern Illinois
7th Terrance Mitchell DB Oregon

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1rst Travis Frederick C Wisconsin
2nd Gavin Escobar TE San Diego St.
3rd Terrance Williams WR Baylor
3rd JJ Wilcox SS Georgia Southern
4th B.W. Webb CB William and Mary
5th Joseph Randle RB Oklahoma St.
6th DeVonte Holloman OLB South Carolina


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Aug. 16 (Sat) Baltimore 6:00 PM
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DATE Regular Season TIME
Sept. 7 San Francisco (FOX) L 28-17
Sept. 14 @ Tennessee (FOX) W 26-10
Sept. 21 St. Louis (FOX) W 34-31
Sept. 28 New Orleans (NBC) W 38-17
Oct. 5 Houston (CBS) W 20-17
Oct. 12 @ Seattle (FOX) W 30-23
Oct. 19 New York Giants (FOX) W 31-21
Oct. 27 (Mon) Washington (ESPN) L 20-17
Nov. 2 Arizona (FOX) L 28-17
Nov. 9 @ Jacksonville  (FOX) W 31-17
Nov. 16 BYE  
Nov. 23 @ New York Giants (NBC) W 31-28
Nov. 27 (Thur) Philadelphia (FOX) L 33-10
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News From Other Sources

04/17/2015 09:02 PM
2015 NFL mock draft: Grady Jarrett to Dallas Cowboys at No. 60 - SB Nation
04/17/2015 06:04 PM
Spagnola: Dez About To Discover Just How Much He's Grown - DallasCowboys.com
04/17/2015 11:24 AM
Dallas Cowboys' official website debates merits of Adrian Peterson trade - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
04/17/2015 05:54 PM
Possible Pick: Like Murray, Tide's Yeldon Is A Complete RB - DallasCowboys.com
04/17/2015 10:49 AM
Mailbag: What Does Peterson's Return Mean For Hardy?; Lawrence's Grade? - DallasCowboys.com


03/23/2015 03:59 PM
Cowboys Fans Look to Draft and Schedule Release After Offseason Flurry
The Dallas Cowboys surprised everyone in 2014 by finally committing to the running game on offense. Despite an 0-1 start, Dallas rounded into one of the more balanced team’s in the league and rode an extremely productive DeMarco Murray to a 12-4 finish and the NFC East title. The Cowboys didn’t stop there, as Jason […]
08/31/2014 11:16 PM
Cowboys Sign Spillman
The Dallas Cowboys and former San Francisco 49ers safety C.J. Spillman have agreed to a deal.  Spillman, who is 28 years old, who played as mainly a special teams player, racked up a career-high 25 tackles last season and was released by the 49ers on Saturday.  Over the last four seasons of his career, he […]
07/25/2014 08:26 PM
Training Camp Day Two
Training camp day two was another day of mental reps and pitch count for franchise quarterback Tony Romo. Jason Garrett has toned down the practices for these first two days saying, “We want the players to have their feet under them after having four weeks off.” Tony Romo was not participating for the afternoon sessions, […]

Yardbarker - Cowboys

04/18/2015 12:33 PM
Gurley Medical Re-check Good, Could Cowboys Trade up?
04/18/2015 11:14 AM
Raiders, Cowboys Emerge as Front-Runners for RB Adrian Peterson
04/18/2015 08:12 AM
Freeman: 'Definite chance' Adrian Peterson ends up a Cowboy
04/17/2015 04:06 PM
Report: Cowboys Still Making Run At Adrian Peterson
04/17/2015 03:31 PM
Childhood Photo Could Forecast Adrian Peterson Playing for Dallas Cowboys
04/17/2015 11:56 AM
Report: Long-Term Deal Between Cowboys & Dez Bryant Now Unlikely Following Advisor Change
04/17/2015 11:00 AM
As the NFL turns, all eyes are on the Dallas Cowboys
04/17/2015 09:51 AM
Cowboys serious at QB? Team works out UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley
04/17/2015 05:19 AM
Cowboys already tampering with Adrian Peterson?
04/17/2015 12:42 AM
Dez Bryant agent power struggle could be blocking contract extension


04/18/2015 12:33 PM
Gurley Medical Re-check Good, Could Cowboys Trade up?
The medicals re-checks were to be done today in Indianapolis, and we now have official news on Todd Gurley – he’s good to go. Doctors re-examined his knee and everything is on track for him to be potentially ready for training camp. With the green light now on Gurley, teams can lock in his draft […]
04/15/2015 10:59 AM
Cowboys 7-Round Mock Draft Headlined by Byron Jones, CB, UConn
We are two weeks out from the NFL Draft in Chicago and the Cowboys draft targets have been visiting Valley Ranch at a furious pace. The Cowboys have brought in a lot of running backs, cornerbacks, and quarterbacks to run a fine tooth comb through. It sure feels like those three are atop the Cowboys […]
04/14/2015 05:35 PM
Potential Running Back Draft Strategy
Since 2003, the Cowboys have added a running back from the draft consistently, every 2-3 years. The Cowboys will continue that trend in 2015 when they draft a running back. Here’s a brief refresher of running backs the Cowboys have drafted since 2003: 2004: Julius Jones, Round 2 (#43) 2005: Marion Barber III, Round 4 […]
04/13/2015 11:54 AM
Brugler Releases 2-Round Mock, Cowboys Take Peters and Yeldon
CBS Sports, Dane Brugler has released his first 2-round mock draft, and he gives the Cowboys two intriguing prospects. At #27: Marcus Peters, CB, Washington Brandon Carr has disappointed and Morris Claiborne has been the one blemish on an otherwise flawless first-round résumé for the Cowboys the past five years, making cornerback a need in […]
04/09/2015 02:50 PM
Cowboys Will Not Exercise 5th-year Option on Claiborne
There is a deadline approaching for Morris Claiborne on May 3rd and it is the option for the Cowboys to give him a 5th-year on his rookie contract. The 5th-year option is only applicable to players selected in the 1st round. The Cowboys would in essence be guaranteeing Claiborne a roster spot and a whopping $11.1 […]

New York Giants

Big Blue View Blog
04/18/2015 10:00 AM
Giants 2015 NFL Draft visits tracker: Who the Giants are talking to, working out
04/18/2015 09:54 AM
2015 NFL Draft: Portland State OL Cornelius Edison visiting Giants, per report
04/18/2015 09:00 AM
2015 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Jake Fisher, OT, Oregon
04/18/2015 06:06 AM
Draft questions dominate this week's BBV Mailbag
04/17/2015 01:25 PM
Mike Mayock position rankings: Damarious Randall now top safety in 2015 NFL Draft class
04/17/2015 11:00 AM
2015 NFL Draft: Nine for Giants at No. 9 -- Shane Ray, DE, Missouri

Philadelphia Eagles

Bleeding Green Nation Blog
04/18/2015 12:43 PM
2015 NFL Draft: Eagles to host San Jose State defensive lineman on pre-draft visit
04/18/2015 09:00 AM
BGN Mock Draft: Best and Worst of Picks 11-20
04/18/2015 07:00 AM
NFL Mock Draft Roundup: Eagles linked to Randy Gregory at No. 20
04/18/2015 05:00 AM
Eagles News: Brent Celek's replacement could be in the 2015 NFL Draft
04/17/2015 02:00 PM
2015 NFL Mock Draft: Philadelphia Eagles draft Jaelen Strong at No. 20
04/17/2015 01:30 PM
2015 NFL Mock Draft: Cleveland Browns choose Malcom Brown
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Washington Redskins

Hogs Haven Blog
04/18/2015 10:55 AM
Saturday Slop: Draft less than 2 weeks away
04/17/2015 10:17 AM
Daily Slop: Redskins GM Scot McCloughan's "Meat and Potatoes" Drafts
04/16/2015 09:28 PM
The District Presents...It's Best Episode to Date!
04/16/2015 08:05 PM
2015 NFL Draft: Texas A&M OT Cedric Ogbuehi Visited the Redskins
04/16/2015 05:57 PM
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04/16/2015 02:11 PM
2015 NFL Draft: USC DE Leonard Williams to Visit Redskins Next Wednesday

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Today in Texas History

04/18/2015 02:15 PM
Big Bopper find his "Chantilly Lace"

On this day in 1952, J. P. Richardson, Jr., better known as "The Big Bopper," married Adrianne "Teetsie" Fryou. Richardson, a Beaumont deejay, recorded for Pappy Daily's D Records and scored a rock-and-roll hit with his song "Chantilly Lace" in 1958. He also penned chart-toppers for George Jones with "White Lightning" and Johnny Preston with "Running Bear." The Bopper wowed audiences with his colorful zoot suits and flamboyant performances but kept his marriage secret to preserve his showy image to fans.

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04/18/2015 02:15 PM
West Texas Landscape painter born in Milford

On this day in 1904, influential artist and critic Harry Peyton Carnohan was born in Milford, Ellis County. Carnohan, who studied under Vivian Aunspaugh and Frank Reaugh, was a member of the Dallas Nine, a group of regionalist artists active in the 1930s and 1940s. He was more open to contemporary European styles than his peers Jerry Bywaters and Alexandre Hogue; his best-known work, West Texas Landscape (1934), was influenced by Surrealism. Carnohan joined the Columbia University faculty and moved to New York in 1940.

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04/18/2015 02:15 PM
Juan Seguín resigns as mayor of San Antonio

On this day in 1842, Juan N. Seguín resigned as mayor of San Antonio. Seguín, a native San Antonian, was born in 1806; his father Erasmo was a prominent public figure who later served as alcalde. Juan fought in the Texas Revolution, escaping death at the Alamo when he was sent out as a courier shortly before the fall of the citadel. Seguín was elected to the Republic of Texas Senate in 1837--the only Mexican Texan to serve in that body--but resigned in 1840 and was then elected mayor of San Antonio.

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04/18/2015 02:15 PM
Author attempts to jump-start town with fictional UFO story

On this day in 1897, S. E. Hayden, a cotton buyer in the small Wise County community of Aurora, released a fictional "news" story describing the crash of a mysterious airship just outside of town. Aurora was founded in the late 1850s and had grown considerably by the mid-1880s. But an outbreak of spotted fever began in 1888, and by 1889 fear of the epidemic had caused a mass exodus.

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