April 2008 - Dallas Cowboys Wiretap
Dallas Wants To Sign Barber Over Long-Term
The Dallas Cowboys are still interested in signing running back Marion Barber to a long-term deal, according to the NFL Network. When the Cowboys bypassed Rashard Mendenhall in favor of Felix Jones in this weekend's draft, many believe that signaled their desire to keep Barber over the long haul. Jones has been projected as a great complementary back to Barber.
T.O. Being Sued By Eagles Over Bonus Money
The Eagles have sued Terrell Owens for bonus money he has not repaid the team, according to an Associated Press report. The suit for nearly $770,000 was filed in U.S. District Court on Monday. Owens lost in arbitration earlier this year, a ruling calling him to repay $1.7M in bonuses the Eagles paid him in 2004 and ?05.
NFL Makes Pacman Trade Official
The league has finally approved the trade between the Cowboys and the Titans that will send suspended cornerback Pacman Jones to Dallas, according to ESPN.com. Barring a trade or cut, Jones will now be a Cowboy for the next four years after signing a new four-year contract with Dallas. The new deal doesn't include any signing bonuses or other guaranteed money.
Pacman To Dallas Deal Almost Official
The trade between the Cowboys and Titans that will land cornerback Pacman Jones in the Lone Star State is nearly official, according to the Dallas Morning News. On Saturday the two teams completed the deal, which sent a fourth-round pick to Tennessee for Jones. The Titans will also receive a sixth-rounder in 2009 if the cornerback stays out of trouble next season. Jones agreed to a new contract on Saturday, one of the things that was keeping the deal from becoming official. In addition, if the NFL doesn't re-instate Jones this season, the Titans will give the Cowboys a fourth-round pick next year. The league has yet to approve the deal, but the two teams anticipate that they will as the second day of the draft kicks off Sunday.
Cowboys Deal Ayodele, Fasano To Miami For 4th-Rounder
The Cowboys have dealt linebacker Akin Ayodele and tight end Sal Fasano to the Dolphins for a fourth-round pick in Saturday's NFL Draft, according to the Dallas Morning News. The move creates room for recently-signed linebacker Zach Thomas, and could create room for a potential rookie tight end in Dallas. In acquiring the fourth-rounder, the Cowboys will have a pick in the round after dealing their selection to the Titans for Pacman Jones.
Pacman's Agent OKs Four-Year Deal
The Cowboys and Manny Arora, the agent for suspended cornerback Pacman Jones, have come to terms on a four-year deal, according to the Dallas Morning News. The finanical terms of the deal have not yet been released while the specifics and language must be approved by the league in order to make the trade between the Cowboys and Titans official.
Source: Dallas Offers Barber $30M
The Cowboys have opened preliminary talks with the Marion Barber about a new contract, according to the Dallas Morning News. The team has offered the Pro Bowler a package worth $30 million, with Barber looking for a deal worth between $40 million and $60 million over. In February, the team offered Barber a $2.56 million tender because of his status as a restricted free agent.
Romo Supports Cowboys Interest In Pacman
Tony Romo supports the Cowboys' decision to pursue a trade for Tennessee cornerback Pacman Jones, according to the Dallas Morning News. He believes the Cowboys have enough strong personalities in the locker room to work with a guy like Jones. "You can always use people at every position," said Romo.
Dallas Ups Offer For Pacman
The Cowboys have increased their offer to the Titans for cornerback Pacman Jones, according to the Dallas Morning News. In previous weeks the Cowboys had been sticking to their initial offer of one mid-round pick, but that has changed according to the report. Tennessee has been looking two picks, one this year and one next, all along.
Cowboys Near Deal For Pacman
The Cowboys and Titans appear to be closing in on a trade involving cornerback Adam Jones, according to Adam Schefter of the NFL Network. The two teams went back-and-forth multiple times on Saturday, with Jones obviously being the centerpiece of the swap. A source close to Schefter claims that a trade could be finalized before the NFL Draft, and possibly even this week.
Talib Misses Scheduled Workout With Dallas
Aqib Talib had to miss a scheduled workout with the Dallas Cowboys on Friday.
Agent Still About Optimistic Pacman Trade
The agent of suspended cornerback Adam Jones, Manny Arora, is still optimistic that his client could be dealt to the Cowboys.
Tennessee LB Mayo To Visit Cowboys
Tennessee linebacker Jerod Mayo is set to visit with the Cowboys next week.
Gibbs: Romo Has Favre In Him
Former NFL coach Joe Gibbs believes that Dallas quarterback Tony Romo has a little bit of Brett Favre in him.
Pacman Trade Hits Snag
A deal between the Cowboys and Titans that would send cornerback Pacman Jones to Dallas has hit a major snag.
Jones: Trade Would Come Soon
Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones claims that if the team is going to trade for cornerback Pacman Jones, it's going to happen within the next few days.