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Cowboys Gab Aug 2, 2016

ESPN: Cowboys LB Rolando McClain Tested Positive for “Purple Drank”

Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has yet to report to training camp, and there are real questions as to whether he will play in the NFL again, Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports. Sources confirmed that McClain’s recent 10-game suspension is not for a failed marijuana test but for an opiate commonly referred to as “purple […]
Blogging The Boys Aug 2, 2016

More Info On Rolando McClain Suspension, Cowboys Add Linebacker, Could Add DT Help With Tyrone Crawford Ailing

Talent acquisition is a 365-day-a-year proposition, so said Stephen Jones, and the Cowboys are making good on that adage. Today the team made a move to sign James Morris, a linebacker who last played with NFC East rival New York. After playing at Iowa, Morris came into the league as an undrafted free agent with the New England Patriots. Last year he managed to play in six games for the Giants. With Rolando McClain and Damien Wilson unavailable for practice, the Cowboys needed depth. We got a little more clarification on McClain's issues today. McClain is dealing with an addiction to...
Blogging The Boys Aug 1, 2016

Looking At The Positive News From Cowboys Training Camp

Despite all of the problems lingering with the Dallas Cowboys, there are some positives to be said about the past two days at camp. Whether it was the paintball injury to Damien Wilson, the suspensions to DeMarcus Lawrence and Randy Gregory, the no-show of Rolando McClain, or even the fat picture of Tony Romo surfacing on the Internet, the Dallas Cowboys are the true of epitome of the saying "never a dull moment." After just two days of training camp, a lot has been made about this roster. Dallas' backup quarterback position is pretty questionable, but their biggest problem is the defensive...
Blogging The Boys Jul 31, 2016

Sean Lee Addresses A Potential Return To The 'Mike' Linebacker

Following his history of injuries suffered while playing the 'Mike' linebacker and thanks to the presence of Rolando McClain, the Dallas Cowboys were able to move Lee to the Will position last season to (hopefully) limit his future exposure to injury. The loss of McClain may have put that in jeopardy. Sean Lee was a damned good middle linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys. Not only does he possess the physical skills necessary to succeed at the position, Lee is also a devout student of the game. During time lost to injury, both in college and the NFL, #50 managed to find himself in a role as an...
Blogging The Boys Jul 30, 2016

Cowboys Signing Two Linebackers Before The First Training Camp Practice

Thin in the best of situations, the Dallas Cowboys depth at linebacker keeps diminishing as we roll toward the start of the season, but the team is looking at options to strengthen the middle of the defense. For much of the offseason, it was thought that Sean Lee and Rolando McClain would provide the Dallas Cowboys with a solid nucleus around which to focus their efforts. Sure there were a couple concerns; Lee's health throughout his career and Ro Mac's history of not being the most reliable of employees, but by and large things looked well in hand. Fast forward a bit and Ro Mac delivered a...
Blogging The Boys Jul 27, 2016

Another Cowboys Suspension - What Happen To That Jason Garrett Culture?

With more trouble on the way for Randy Gregory, fans have had enough. Has Jason Garrett lost control of his team or do these selfish acts of a few only tell part of the story? If availability is ability, it’s been a tough offseason for the Dallas Cowboys. Randy Gregory – suspended. DeMarcus Lawrence – suspended. Rolando McClain – suspended. Randy Gregory – suspended some more. It is terrible news when you lose three key defensive players before training camp even begins. This is a big blow to the team. Someone has to be held responsible. Is this Jason Garrett’s fault? Is he too...