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Dez Bryant To Undergo MRI On Right Knee

Sep 26, 2016 8:45 AM

Dez Bryant had X-Rays on his right knee on Sunday night and will undergo an MRI on Monday.

On the second play from scrimmage, Bryant's knee got caught under a defender. He returned to the game and played 52 of 68 snaps as the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Chicago Bears 31-17.

"We feel OK," Jerry Jones said "We're going to do some other things, too. But right here, yes. Right now, we're fine. We'll give it another look-see with the MRI."

The Cowboys will travel to San Francisco to play the 49ers in Week 4.

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Randy Gregory Withdraws Appeal Of 14-Game Suspension

Sep 19, 2016 5:40 PM

Randy Gregory withdrew the appeal of his 10-game suspension for multiple violations of the NFL's substance abuse policy and now will be suspended 14 games in full, through Week 14.

Gregory won't be eligible to play this season until Week 15.

He spent time in rehab and was released earlier this month. He has not been around the team since the offseason.

At the 2015 NFL scouting combine, Gregory tested positive for marijuana, which put him in the league's drug program.

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Alfred Morris Found Free Agency 'Very Insulting'

Sep 15, 2016 8:24 AM

Alfred Morris, who ended up signing with the Dallas Cowboys, found free agency to be "very insulting."

"The free-agency process was very insulting, to just say the least," Morris said. "I didn't like it one bit. I don't want to do it again."

Morris left the Washington Redskins to sign with a division rival.

"By the end of the year, I figured my time there was gone," said Morris, a sixth-round pick by then-coach Mike Shanahan in 2012. "You're not the coach's guy, you're not the GM's guy, they draft a young guy. It's a business, so I expected that. They just had a different plan and I wasn't a part of it and that was OK.

"I can't cry over spilled milk. I just had to go buy me another gallon."

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Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, Free Agent Rumor

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Ezekiel Elliott: 'I Was Average' In NFL Debut

Sep 13, 2016 7:17 AM

Ezekiel Elliott doesn't think he was much of a factor for the Dallas Cowboys in Week 1 against the New York Giants.

"I think I was average [Sunday]. That's not why I was brought here to be average, so we've got a lot of work to get done," Elliott said.

He finished with 51 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries. His longest carry went for eight yards, which means he gained just 43 yards on his other 19 carries.

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Ezekiel Elliott Won't Face Charges In Alleged Domestic Incident

Sep 7, 2016 7:50 AM

The Columbus (OH) City Attorney's Office announced it has declined to pursue charges against Ezekiel Elliott in an alleged domestic violence incident from July involving a former girlfriend.

The office said it declined to pursue charges because of "conflicting and inconsistent information." It also said Elliott was cooperative in the investigation and offered up affidavits and photographs to support his case.

The NFL could still discipline the Dallas Cowboys rookie running back.

Jean-Jacques Taylor/ESPN

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Kenny Gregory Faces Longer Suspension

Sep 4, 2016 9:02 PM

Randy Gregory has not had his appeal heard regarding an additional suspension by the NFL for violating the substance abuse policy.

The NFL has not announced more than a four-game suspension for Gregory, and the league still considers his potential "4-plus-10" ‎suspension to be pending, according to the source.

When final roster cuts were made Saturday by NFL teams, there was a mention next to Gregory's name on the Cowboys' roster of a four-game suspension, but that was in reference to his violation announced in February, not the additional violation reported in July, which the NFL has not made any announcement about.

At the 2015 NFL scouting combine, Gregory tested positive for marijuana, which put him in the league's drug program. Considered a first-round prospect out of Nebraska, he fell to the second round, where the Cowboys selected him with the 60th overall pick.

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Mark Sanchez To Sign With Cowboys

Sep 3, 2016 7:39 PM

Mark Sanchez will sign with the Dallas Cowboys on a one-year deal after being released by the Denver Broncos.

Sanchez's future in Denver looked bleak after Broncos coach Gary Kubiak named Trevor Siemian his starting quarterback and had rookie Paxton Lynch take all the snaps in the team's preseason finale against the Arizona Cardinals.

John Elway said he had "a long talk'' with Sanchez Saturday morning.

"I will tell you this ... he handled it with great class,'' Elway said. "I know he's disappointed, he wanted to stay here and, you know, we just thought with where we are, we thought it was best for us to different ways at this time. But Mark was great, and you know what? He handled everything great ... I thought he handled it great and it's just unfortunate he didn't win that job.''


Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing, Waiver

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Tony Romo Set For Second MRI As Cowboys Mull IR Stint

Sep 1, 2016 8:24 AM

Tony Romo will have a second MRI on his injured back over the weekend, which will help the Dallas Cowboys decide whether to keep the quarterback on the active roster or place him on injured reserve.

If Romo is placed on the IR, he would have to miss the first eight weeks of the season. Dallas is on bye Week Seven, meaning he'd only have to miss seven games.

A rule change this year allows teams to bring back one player back from injured reserve without the advanced designation required in previous years, but the move can't come until they are down to 53 players.

"We're certainly getting our hands around it," Stephen Jones said of Romo's situation. "We'll be needing to make that decision obviously sometime later in the weekend. Whatever we do with him, he'll need to be on our 53 when we cut it on Friday. So you've got to have him through the 53 cut before you can put him on designated to return, if we wanted to consider that. But it may be that we just keep him on the roster. We'll just see."

Josh Alper/Pro Football Talk

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Cowboys To Work Out Austin Davis

Aug 31, 2016 8:18 AM

The Dallas Cowboys will work out Austin Davis on Wednesday as they look for a quarterback in the wake of Tony Romo's back injury.

Davis was waived by the Cleveland Browns on Monday. He started two games last season.

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Cowboys Getting Calls About Darren McFadden

Aug 30, 2016 4:11 PM

The Dallas Cowboys have been receiving calls from teams interested in Darren McFadden, according to a source.

Dallas wants to keep McFadden despite having Alfred Morris and first-round pick Ezekiel Elliott on the roster.

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Broncos Shopping Mark Sanchez To Cowboys
The Broncos are shopping Mark Sanchez to the Cowboys, who may be looking for a quarterback with Tony Romo sidelined.

Jane Slater/NFL.com

Cowboys Haven't Ruled Out Dak Prescott Remaining Starting QB
The Cowboys haven't shut the door on Dak Prescott remaining the starting quarterback even when Tony Romo's back is healthy enough for him to play.

Peter King/Sports Illustrated

Tony Romo Out 6-10 Weeks With Broken Bone In Back
Tony Romo underwent an MRI on Friday.

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Ezekiel Elliott Videotaped Visiting Pot Dispensary
Jerry Jones was not pleased to see a video on TMZ that appeared to show Ezekiel Elliott at a marijuana dispensary hours before the rookie running back was set to make his preseason debut.

Todd Archer/ESPN

Rob Gronkowski Takes Issue With Cowboys Using 'Do Your Job' Slogan
The Patriots registered for three trademarks around the time of the 2014 Super Bowl, when Bill Belichick often used the phrase "Do Your Job."

Josh Alper/Pro Football Talk

Dez Bryant Suffers Concussion In Practice
In two preseason games, Dez Bryant has four catches for 74 yards and two touchdowns.

Todd Archer/ESPN

Travis Frederick Agrees To Six-Year, $56.4M Extension With Cowboys
Travis Frederick was a first round pick in 2013 and has not missed a start at center, being named to the Pro Bowl in each of the past two seasons.

Todd Archer/ESPN

'No Chance' Cowboys Add Johnny Manziel
There is no chance Johnny Manziel will resurface with the Cowboys, according to vice president Stephen Jones said.

Jean-Jacques Taylor/ESPN

Jason Garrett Takes QB Snaps At Cowboys Camp
With the Cowboys short on quarterback arms, Jason Garrett took some snaps under center at training camp on Thursday.

Jeremy Bergman/NFL

Saints Pursuing Trade With Cowboys For Ronald Leary
The Saints haven't had any luck advancing in talks with the Cowboys over recent months.

Marc Sessler/NFL

Cowboys Like Josh McCown, But Browns Reluctant To Trade
The Cowboys would like to add Josh McCown as Tony Romo's backup, but the Browns are reluctant to trade the quarterback.

Ed Werder/ESPN

Cowboys Could Pursue Nick Foles After Kellen Moore Breaks Ankle
Kellen Moore was carted off the practice field on Tuesday with a broken right ankle, leaving the Cowboys without a backup quarterback.

Zac Jackson/Pro Football Talk

Cowboys Insist Tony Romo Showed Up To Camp In Shape
A photo emerged of Tony Romo appearing overweight.

Todd Archer/ESPN

Cowboys Face Fine For Three Suspended Players
The Cowboys will be forced to pay a fine up to $250,000 with Rolando McClain, DeMarcus Lawrence and Randy Gregory all issued league-imposed suspensions.


Ezekiel Elliott Accused Of Domestic Violence
Ezekiel Elliott has denied a domestic abuse allegation made against him.

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Greg Hardy Works Out For Jaguars
Greg Hardy was suspended 10 games during the 2015 season though it was later reduced to four games on appeal.

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Ezekiel Elliott Tops NFL Jersey Sales
Ezekiel Elliott has sold more jerseys than any other NFL player over the past three full months.

Darren Rovell/ESPN

Justin Durant Signs One-Year Deal With Cowboys
Justin Durant played for Dallas in 2013 and 2014.

Nick Shook/NFL.com

Rolando McClain To Be Suspended 10 Games
Rolando McClain will be suspended for the season's first 10 games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, according to multiple sources.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Alfred Morris Trying To Seize Opportunity With Cowboys
Alfred Morris signed a two-year, $3.5 million deal with Cowboys to compete for the starting running back job with Darren McFadden but that was before they draft Ezekiel Elliott.

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