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Newman to Cover New Ground after Release

After 9 years in Big D Terence Newman is looking for a new home. The Dallas Cowboys Released the 5th pick from the 2003 draft on Tuesday. Newman was released at the start of the free agency period. ┬áNewman had another strong year in 2011 with 4 interceptions, 54 tackles, and one touchdown. But some […]

Cowboys Franchise Spencer

The Cowboys may have waited until the last possible moment, but they have slapped the franchise tag on OLB Anthony Spencer. Monday marked the deadline for teams to franchise players, a process that was opened up on February 20th. With Spencer being franchised the Cowboys will take an immediate cap hit of $8.8 million. The […]

Newman’s Future Still Uncertain

There has been a lot of speculation about, Cowboys defensive back, Terrance Newman’s future. After a sub par season where Newman was picked on often by opposing quarterbacks, it seems that Cowboys nation was calling for owner Jerry Jones to release the 34 year old veteran and look for a younger more reliable option opposite […]

Houck Expects Smith To Move To Left Side

While he is retiring from the Cowboys, offensive line coach Hudson Houck knows a great lineman when he sees one. He sees one in the Cowboys first round pick in 2011, Tryon Smith. Smith was thrown to the wolves this year. As a rookie, he didn’t have the benefit of mini-camps or OTA’s in the […]

Practice Squad Makes Trip To New York

With the Cowboys facing so many injury concerns for Sunday’s game against New York, head coach Jason Garrett elected to bring out the whole practice squad with the team, a move that is unusual for regular season games. The practice squad consists of 8 players not on the 53-man roster. The Cowboys have already made […]

Cowboys Bring Up RB With Jones Questionable

With Felix Jones’ chances for playing on Sunday being at 50/50, the Cowboys promoted Chauncy Washington from the practice squad to give them some depth at the position for their game against the Eagles on Christmas Eve. Jones has been nursing a tight hamstring this week, and it hasn’t gotten better. Head coach Jason Garrett […]

Cowboys Workout 17 Free Agents

In an effort to continue to “churn the roster”, to use a Parcellsism, the Cowboys brought in 17 free agents for a workout on Thursday. They could unearth some depth for the remainder of the year, but it is more likely the Cowboys are looking ahead to February when the rosters get expanded for the […]

QB Jon Kitna Placed On Injured Reserve

The Cowboys have placed veteran quarterback Jon Kitna on injured reserve, Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports. Kitna completed six of 10 pass attempts for 87 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions as an injury replacement for starter Tony Romo in the Cowboys’ Week 2 overtime win over the San Francisco 49ers. The 39-year-old […]