June 2008 - Dallas Cowboys Wiretap
Report: Cowboys Talking With Glenn
Wide receiver Terry Glenn, still unable to work out with the Cowboys, appears to be pushing anew for a prompt return with the team, The Dallas Morning News has reported. Team owner Jerry Jones told the newspaper he has held talks with Glenn and his agent James Gould.
Source: Cowboys Talk About Acquiring Horn
Dallas owner Jerry Jones has reportedly started some internal discussion about acquiring wide receiver Joe Horn from Atlanta, according to ESPN's Ed Werder. Horn has been rumored to want a trade from the Falcons while the Cowboys are looking to add a veteran wide receiver alongside Pro Bowler Terrell Owens. Those within the organization that oppose trading for Horn prefer to continue seeking Detroit's Roy Williams or Arizona's Anquan Boldin.
Imus: Pacman Remark Attempt At Sarcasm
Don Imus said on his radio show on Tuesday morning that he was trying to make a sarcastic point during his latest on-air remarks about race, according to The Associated Press. He called attention to the unfair treatment of blacks -- in this case the arrests of suspended Dallas Cowboys cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones. "What people should be outraged about is that they arrest blacks for no reason," Imus said Tuesday. "I mean, there's no reason to arrest this kid six times. Maybe he did something once, but everyone does something once." Jones said Tuesday that he's upset by Imus' comments and plans to pray for the radio host. "I'm truly upset about the comments," Jones said. "Obviously Mr. Imus has problems with African-Americans. I'm upset, and I hope the station he works for handles it accordingly. I will pray for him."
Jones No Longer Wants To Be Called Pacman
Cowboys' cornerback Adam Jones no longer wants to be called 'Pacman' and would prefer to be called his given name, according to The Associated Press. "There's really just a lot of negativity behind it," Jones said. "It's just time for a change, man. I'm doing everything to make sure that I'm all right as a person, mentally and emotionally." He missed the 2007 season with the Titans while serving his NFL suspension that has not yet been completed lifted. The Cowboys acquired Jones for draft picks in April.
Cowboys' Ware Looking For 15 Sacks
Dallas linebacker DeMarcus Ware has set a lofty goal of recording fifteen sacks next season for the Cowboys, according to The Star Tribune. "I feel like I am progressing a little bit faster than I did the last off-season. A lot of guys are," Ware said. "We?re more confident, and we know exactly what to do now." He has been adding five pounds per offseason but hasn't lost any of his quickness.
T.O. Misses Start Of Minicamp
Terrell Owens wasn?t on the field at the start of the Cowboys? mandatory minicamp Tuesday and might not be around the rest of the week, according to an Associated Press report. Team officials said Owens missed the first workout while tending to a personal matter. Owens did, however, attend meetings before leaving the Valley Ranch facility.
Electrician Dies At New Cowboys Stadium Construction Site
An electrician working at the new Dallas Cowboys stadium died on Saturday when he touched a high-voltage line, according to The Associated Press. The death marks the second serious accident at site in less than a week. The man was standing on a ladder and performing an electrical test when he touched the power line.
Sources: NFL Places T.O. In Testing Program
On the same day the Cowboys announced that Terrell Owens had agreed to a contract extension with $13M in guaranteed money, Owens was in New York meeting with NFL officials after being placed in the league's "reasonable cause" testing program for performance-enhancing drugs, sources told ESPN.
T.O. Gets New Deal With Cowboys
The Associated Press is reporting that the Cowboys and wide receiver Terrell Owens agreed Monday to a new contract extension worth around $27M, according to a person close to the negotiations who asked to remain anonymous because it hasn?t been announced.
NFL Grants 'Pacman' Limited Reinstatement
Adam ?Pacman? Jones has been granted a partial reinstatement from his suspension, the NFL announced Monday, according to a Yahoo.com Sports report. A member of the Cowboys, Jones will be allowed to participate in organized team activities, training camp, and preseason games. Commissioner Roger Goodell told Jones that a final determination regarding his reinstatement for regular-season play will be made by September 1.