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SportsDay Jul 19, 2018
A Super Bowl win for Dallas in three years? Plus, see which teammates wrote letters for Randy Gregory -- Your Cowboys Catch-Up

A Super Bowl win for Dallas in three years? Plus, see which teammates wrote letters for Randy Gregory -- Your Cowboys Catch-Up

July 20Here's everything you need to know to stay up to date with all things Dallas Cowboys.The top 5 stories1. Why new Cowboys WR Allen Hurns should help Ezekiel Elliott in addition to Dak PrescottThe latest in a series of player profiles leading up to training camp.2. Read the letters Cowboys teammates wrote to Roger Goodell advocating Randy Gregory's reinstatementYou'll want to read what Sean Lee, Tyrone Crawford and Jeff Heath wrote.3. Cowboys position series: QuarterbacksIt's time to stop throwing around the phrase "sophomore slump" with regards to Dak.4. Can Jaylon Smith return to...
SportsDay Jul 19, 2018

Cowboys camp preview: Can Jaylon Smith return to college form?

Training camp is just a week away for the Cowboys after an offseason of change.This year's 25-day stay in Oxnard, Calif., will have a much different feel for Dallas with tight end Jason Witten and receiver Dez Bryant no longer around.The youth movement is in full effect with only three players left on the roster who are 30 or older.Over the next month, the Cowboys will whittle down their roster to the final 53 players and along the way show a few hints of what's to come in the regular season.Here is one of the major storylines to follow as the Cowboys kick off training camp.Can Jaylon Smith...
Blogging The Boys Jul 14, 2018
Everything you need to know about the Randy Gregory situation

Everything you need to know about the Randy Gregory situation

The big mystery that is Randy Gregory shall soon be revealed. The Dallas Cowboys love stealing talent in the second round of the NFL Draft. For the last several years, they’ve put on their fancy pants and attempted to land a star talent at a discount draft price. In 2014, they got on the phone to secure one of the top picks in the second round when they saw DeMarcus Lawrence slide into Day 2. Smart move. In 2016, they rolled the dice on Jaylon Smith after he suffered a gruesome injury that threatened his football career. While the jury is still out, that decision is also looking more...
SportsDay Jul 11, 2018
Cowboys position series: Why 2018 may be Sean Lee's most important season yet

Cowboys position series: Why 2018 may be Sean Lee's most important season yet

SportsDayDFW.com is breaking down the Cowboys roster position-by-position in advance of training camp, which begins with the first practice on July 26. Today's installment looks at the linebackers.On the rosterChris Covington, Tre'Von Johnson, Joel Lanning, Sean Lee, Justin March-Lillard, Eric Pinkins, Kyle Queiro, Jaylon Smith, Joe Thomas, Leighton Vander Esch, Damien Wilson2017 recapSean Lee led the defense with 118 tackles and a career-best 13 tackles for loss despite missing five games to injury. When he was out, the Cowboys suffered an obvious drop-off in play, missing the heart of the...
SportsDay Jul 10, 2018
Ezekiel Elliott headlines second annual National Fantasy Football Convention

Ezekiel Elliott headlines second annual National Fantasy Football Convention

Several Dallas Cowboys will be joined by some of football's biggest names in Fort Worth, July 13-15, for the second annual National Fantasy Football Convention.Headlining the event at the Will Rogers Memorial Center are star running backs Ezekiel Elliott, Todd Gurley, Kareem Hunt and Melvin Gordon. All three members of the Cowboys' 88 Club -- Drew Pearson, Michael Irvin and Dez Bryant -- are also scheduled to be among the current and former players in attendance.Other current Cowboys expected to be on hand include Jaylon Smith, Tyrone Crawford, Rico Gathers, Michael Gallup, La'el Collins,...
SportsDay Jul 8, 2018
Best of Jon Machota: The problem the Cowboys would love to have with Jaylon Smith; here's what Allen Hurns brings

Best of Jon Machota: The problem the Cowboys would love to have with Jaylon Smith; here's what Allen Hurns brings

SportsDay Cowboys insider Jon Machota writes columns, blog posts and responses to live chats with readers. Here are some of his best pieces of the last month.On Jaylon SmithWhat can we expect from Jaylon Smith this season?I don't think anyone can accurately predict that at this point. He appears to be healthier than he has been at any point since he was drafted. Having the drop-foot brace off is obviously a great sign. What intrigues me at the moment is what if Smith, Sean Lee and Leighton Vander Esch are all healthy and playing well? How will they split up the playing time? It's unlikely the...
SportsDay Jul 6, 2018
A healthy, productive Jaylon Smith could leave Cowboys with a problem they'd love to have

A healthy, productive Jaylon Smith could leave Cowboys with a problem they'd love to have

Jon Machota, Cowboys beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered questions about the team during a live chat Friday. Here are some highlights. What can we expect from Jaylon Smith this season? Jon Machota: I don't think anyone can accurately predict that at this point. He appears to be healthier than he has been at any point since he was drafted. Having the drop-foot brace off is obviously a great sign. What intrigues me at the moment is what if Smith, Sean Lee and Leighton Vander Esch are all healthy and playing well? How will they split up the playing time? It's...
Blogging The Boys Jun 30, 2018
Cowboys news: Why Dallas expects big things from third-year linebacker Jaylon Smith

Cowboys news: Why Dallas expects big things from third-year linebacker Jaylon Smith

Check out the latest and greatest Cowboys news! Now that Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith says he's feeling 'more free,' what can he accomplish in 2018? - Jori Epstein, SportsDayThroughout OTAS, Smith hasn't worn the ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) he wore all last season. And it looks like he's ditched it permanently as he continues to recover from his knee injury. 2018 outlook: More than two years have now passed since Smith suffered a gruesome knee injury in his bowl game with Notre Dame, precipitating his drop from a top pick to the second round. And Smith is optimistic about both his physical and...
NFL Spin Zone Jun 29, 2018

Dallas Cowboys: Is 2018 Jaylon Smith’s breakout season?

The Dallas Cowboys had a complete season from Jaylon Smith in 2017. Can this upcoming season be the breakout year for Smith at linebacker? Jaylon Smith’s tenure with the Dallas Cowboys over the past two seasons has been one of great intrigue, with his first season with the franchise hampered by an injury suffered at […] Dallas Cowboys: Is 2018 Jaylon Smith’s breakout season? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
SportsDay Jun 28, 2018
Sherrington: Deal likely gets done, but here's 3 reasons Earl Thomas is not yet a Cowboy

Sherrington: Deal likely gets done, but here's 3 reasons Earl Thomas is not yet a Cowboy

Kevin Sherrington, sports columnist for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered questions about the Cowboys, Rangers, Mavericks and local college sports during a live chat Thursday. Here are some highlights. Cowboys wins in 2018: You taking the over or the under? (8.5) Kevin Sherrington: Over, for sure. I think this will be a better team, as long as the key pieces remain healthy. I'm saying 11 wins. Do you think 2018 is a breakout year for Jaylon Smith? Kevin Sherrington: I think what we've seen so far is pretty much break-out, considering where he started out. But does that...
Blogging The Boys Jun 28, 2018
Debating how much Jaylon Smith will mean to the Cowboys this season

Debating how much Jaylon Smith will mean to the Cowboys this season

Jaylon Smith is very optimistic - but should we be? Will 2018 be the year that Jaylon Smith finally realizes his potential for the Dallas Cowboys? A lot of fans and some media think so, and he certainly does. It’s in my blood I feel it runnin’ in every vein. I’m from the mud. I am a missile like a scud. What’s really good, I’m bout to ruckus like Fud. And I stayed on my flow and #ClearEyeView like a rug @LilTunechi pic.twitter.com/sSpSLgB5xM— Jaylon Smith (@thejaylonsmith) June 7, 2018 While the bars may be a bit questionable (or maybe not, we aren’t exactly...
SportsDay Jun 28, 2018
2018 season predictions, Jaylon Smith's player profile, and Tony Hill talks Dez -- Your Cowboys Catch-Up

2018 season predictions, Jaylon Smith's player profile, and Tony Hill talks Dez -- Your Cowboys Catch-Up

June 28Here's everything you need to know to stay up to date with all things Dallas Cowboys.The top five stories1. SportsDay writers give their latest predictions for the Cowboys in 2018Who has Dallas in the playoffs with 10+ wins?2. Now that LB Jaylon Smith says he's feeling 'more free,' what can he accomplish in 2018?The latest in our series of 35 player profiles.3. Ex-Cowboy Tony Hill: Here's the simple reason NFL teams are shying away from Dez Bryant🤔🤔🤔4. Ranking the Cowboys' roster, Nos. 30-21A potential Dez Bryant replacement, several key pass rushers.5. 10...
SportsDay Jun 27, 2018

Now that Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith says he's feeling 'more free,' what can he accomplish in 2018?

Editor's note: This is the eighth in a series of 35 Cowboys player profiles leading up to training camp. To see more profiles, click here.Jaylon SmithPosition: LBSize: 6-2, 245Age when season starts: 23College: Notre DameDrafted: Second round in 2016, 34th overallExperience: Second season (after missing 2016 rehabbing)Contract status: In third year of rookie deal worth 4 years, $6.49 million2017 stats: Player Position Games, starts Tackles Solo Sacks FF Jaylon Smith LB 16, 6 81 50 31 1 2 2017 recap: Jaylon Smith's 81 tackles ranked third behind Sean Lee and...
Blogging The Boys Jun 25, 2018
Jaylon Smith had a dream that Dez Bryant returned to the Cowboys... seriously

Jaylon Smith had a dream that Dez Bryant returned to the Cowboys... seriously

What is Jaylon’s subconscious trying to tell us? The Cowboys have big dreams for Jaylon Smith. This much is obvious. Dallas didn’t spend the 34th pick on the linebacker two years ago because they didn’t believe in him. What Jaylon could be, what he might be becoming, is a dream once conceived in the minds of Jason Garrett and the Cowboys braintrust. What about Jaylon’s dreams, though? He’s likely got some, right? It’s fair to assume that Jaylon dreams of once again being the godbacker that he was dubbed in college along with other things, right? Jaylon definitely has dreams....
SportsDay Jun 25, 2018
3 things that must happen for Dallas to be Super Bowl contenders, what could lead to Jason Garrett's firing, and more — Your Cowboys Catch-Up

3 things that must happen for Dallas to be Super Bowl contenders, what could lead to Jason Garrett's firing, and more — Your Cowboys Catch-Up

June 25Here's everything you need to know to stay up to date with all things Dallas Cowboys.The top 10 stories1. These 3 things must happen for Cowboys to become Super Bowl contenders in 2018Not 1️⃣, not 2️⃣, but these 3️⃣ things.2. Playoffs or bust? Here's what could lead to Jason Garrett's firing in 2018🔥 🔥 🔥3. Will the Cowboys win another Super Bowl while Jerry Jones is general manager?An interesting question to think about. 🤔4. Seeing the future? Jaylon Smith has dream that Cowboys re-sign Dez before season startsWill that...

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