July 2019 - Dallas Cowboys Wiretap

Cowboys Sign Alfred Morris

Jul 30, 2019 11:01 AM

The Dallas Cowboys have signed Alfred Morris.

Ezekiel Elliott is currently holding out in hopes of signing a contract extension. Elliott flew to Cabo San Lucas while the Cowboys began training camp.

Morris played for the Cowboys in 2016-17 and was with the San Francisco 49ers last season. 

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Ezekiel Elliott Skips Start Of Cowboys' Camp

Jul 26, 2019 4:19 PM

Ezekiel Elliott is "late" to training camp and can be subject to fines under the CBA as a non-report.

Jerry Jones tried to avoid the word "holdout" in describing Elliott's situation with the Dallas Cowboys.

"He is ah ... he's late. We have officially reported and so he's a non-report officially," Jones said.

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Ezekiel Elliott Wants To Surpass Todd Gurley's Deal

Jul 26, 2019 8:33 AM

Ezekiel Elliott is hoping to receive a contract from the Dallas Cowboys that will surpass the one Todd Gurley got from the Los Angeles Rams last year, according to a report.

The Rams gave Gurley a four-year, $57.5 million extension. Gurley had $34.5 million of that guaranteed by March of this year.

Elliott was absent on the team's plane to training camp Thursday.

Charles Robinson/Yahoo! Sports

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Cowboys Remain World's Most Valuable Sports Franchise

Jul 23, 2019 8:20 AM

The Dallas Cowboys, valued at $5 billion, remain the world's most valuable sports franchise, according to Forbes.

The Cowboys haven't reached an NFC Championship Game since 1995, but nine of the 50 highest-rated sports television broadcasts in 2018 were games featuring the team.

It marks the 13th consecutive year the Cowboys have led the NFL in value and the fourth in a row they've led overall.

Forbes

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Ezekiel Elliott Still Mulling Training Camp Options

Jul 22, 2019 9:16 AM

The Dallas Cowboys will open training camp later this week and it remains to be seen if Ezekiel Elliott will be present.

Elliott and his camp have still not decided whether or not the running back will hold out or show up when veterans report on Friday.

"From what I'm told, as recently as yesterday, all options are still on the table," Rapoport said on the NFL Network. "(Elliott) still has not yet firmly decided whether or not he is going to hold out. If he does not hold out, that means contract talks are going in the right direction or at least he trusts the Cowboys to get a deal done."

Elliott has two years left on his rookie contract, slated to earn $3.853 million this season and $9.099 million on the fifth-year option in 2020, guaranteed for injury only.

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Cowboys, Ezekiel Elliott Could Be Headed For Standoff

Jul 16, 2019 8:27 AM

Ezekiel Elliott has reportedly said privately that he intends to be a no show at training camp without a new contract.

Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports reports that the running back hasn't made a firm decision to hold out, but that he is "absolutely thinking it through and definitely wants an extension in the works."

Robinson also reports that the Cowboys aren't in a rush for a new deal and that "this could go sideways fast."

Elliott is under contract for two more years.

Charles Robinson/Yahoo! Sports

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Randy Gregory Will File For Reinstatement

Jul 8, 2019 8:22 AM

Randy Gregory is currently on an indefinite suspension by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy, but he will file for reinstatement within the next 10 days.

As part of his pitch, the Dallas Cowboys defensive end will display a strengthened support system which will help him better manage "expectations of the program."

Gregory was suspended on Feb. 26. It's his fourth suspension since the Cowboys drafted him in 2015.

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NFL Won't Discipline Ezekiel Elliott For Las Vegas Incident

Jul 5, 2019 7:37 AM

Ezekiel Elliott did not violate the personal conduct policy and will face no discipline for a May incident in Las Vegas, the NFL has announced.

The Dallas Cowboys running back was briefly detained but not arrested in the incident, when a security guard fell to the ground after being bumped by the running back.

The NFL said it conducted a comprehensive investigation that included interviews with multiple witnesses, including security personnel and others with direct involvement, as well as a review of documentary and other information.

Elliott was suspended for six games by the commissioner in 2017 for violating the personal conduct policy.

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Ezekiel Elliott: Need To Work Harder After 'Poor Decision'

Jul 3, 2019 10:05 AM

Ezekiel Elliott has issued a statement about his meeting with Roger Goodell on Tuesday, saying he had made a poor decision in Las Vegas and needs to work harder to not put himself in such situations.

Elliott was briefly detained but not arrested in Las Vegas in May when a security guard fell to the ground after being bumped by the running back.

In his statement, which he posted on social media, Elliott said, "Earlier today, I met with the Commissioner to share with him what occurred in Las Vegas and what I have learned from that incident. I've worked hard to make better decisions and to live up to the high standards that are expected of me. I failed to do that here and I made a poor decision.

"I apologized to [security guard] Kyle Johnson at the time and I meant it.

"I need to work harder to ensure I do not put myself in compromised situations in the future. I am rededicating myself to use all of the resources that the league has made available. But in the end, it is up to me and I am determined not to be in this position again."

The Dallas Cowboys star is subject to a fine or suspension under the league's personal conduct policy, which does not require an arrest or conviction for a player to be penalized.

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Randall Cobb: Packers Are An 'Ex-Girlfriend That Broke Up With You'

Jul 1, 2019 8:39 AM

Randall Cobb is a member of the Dallas Cowboys after spending his entire career with the Green Bay Packers.

The Cowboys and Packers play one another on Oct. 6.

"It's like the ex-girlfriend that broke up with you," Cobb said. "When you see her five years later, you hope you're in a better situation than you were before -- married, with kids, and you're able to say, 'Yeah, I did better without you.'"

The Packers never extended Cobb a contract offer in free agency.

"I didn't really have any conversation personally. I don't know how much conversation there was between my agent and the Packers organization," Cobb said. "But I know there was never an offer put on the table -- before or after the offer from Dallas and a couple other teams. I think it kind of made my decision easier. If the Packers would have made an offer, I would obviously have had to weigh that decision. But I'm very excited and very happy to be down in Dallas. I think it's a great situation and I look forward to this season."

Wisconsin State Journal

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