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Tale Of The Tape: Breaking Down Rolando McClain Vs. Giants

An All-22 tape breakdown of Rolando McClain's game against the New York Giants. Last week when I asked the BtB community who they would like to see a tape breakdown of, the result was overwhelmingly in favor of Rolando McClain. And it's easy to see why. McClain has been a monster at middle linebacker for Dallas, regularly making huge plays. I had broken down the linebackers after Week Two against Tennessee, and was excited to take another look at McClain. I was even more intrigued after watching the game. McClain didn't stand out to me this week as much as he had been. It wasn't that he as...

Justin Durant a big part of Cowboys' rising defense

IRVING, Texas -- Rolando McClain has received a lot of deserved praise for what he has meant to the vast improvement of the Dallas Cowboys' defense, but it is the work of a holdover from last year's defense that has made similar significant contributions to the success. According to the coaches' breakdowns, Justin Durant leads the Cowboys with 51 tackles, one more than McClain. He has one tackle for loss, two quarterback pressures, one interception, four pass breakups, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.

Dallas Cowboys LB Rolando McClain says nagging groin injury ‘feels better’

IRVING – Rolando McClain returned to the field Friday after missing the previous two practices to attend a custody hearing for his children in Alabama. The middle linebacker was a full participant, and the nagging groin injury that he suffered …

Rolando McClain not worried about future

IRVING, Texas – On Thursday Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said he hopes he has his work cut out for him in the offseason when trying to keep some of the team’s integral free agents to be. The most talked about have been wide receiver Dez Bryant and running back DeMarco Murray, who leads the NFL with 785 yards rushing. But the Cowboys’ leading tackler, Rolando McClain, is also in the final year of his deal and looking at unrestricted free agency after the season.

Rolando McClain practices fully, probable Sunday

IRVING, Texas – Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain took part in a full practice on Friday after missing two days of practice to take care of personal business. He is listed as probable for Sunday’s game against the New York Giants with a groin injury. McClain has been slowed by the injury a bit since getting hurt in the Week 2 victory over the Tennessee Titans. He missed one game and has been limited in practices since, but leads the Cowboys with 43 tackles.

Rolando McClain: Cowboys haven’t talked to me about a long-term contract, and I’m not worried about it

IRVING – Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Rolando McClain returned to practice Friday. He missed the last two days of practice to attend a custody hearing in Alabama. Although he’s dealing with a groin injury that he says continues to improve, …

Rolando McClain returns to practice

IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has returned to practice for the first time this week after tending to personal matters in Alabama.  Linebackers coach Matt Eberflus kept McClain up to speed in his absence, and the two met early Friday morning before practice. McClain is working through a groin strain that would have limited in practice at best before Friday anyway. “It seem like he’s much healthier,” coach Jason Garrett said.

Cowboys LB Rolando McClain returns to practice

Rolando McClain has returned and took part in today’s practice. The Cowboys starting middle linebacker was excused from the first two days of practice this week to attend a custody hearing in Alabama. He was at Valley Ranch early this …

Nick Saban praises Rolando McClain; Rod Marinelli says Cowboys rally around standout LB

IRVING — Middle linebacker Rolando McClain missed practice Thursday for the second consecutive day. McClain, who has been in Alabama because of custody hearings involving his two sons, is expected to be back at the Dallas Cowboys’ practice facility on …
Blogging The Boys Oct 16, 2014

Dallas Cowboys' Rolando McClain: Comeback Player Of The Year?

Rolando McClain is playing a season that is putting many early doubters to shame. On Saturday last week, we asked you whether Rolando McClain is worthy of a long-term contract. In a landslide, a staggering 2,944 out of 3,133 total respondents (94%) voted "Yes." That vote of confidence is a direct result of McClain's contributions on the field, which seem to improve from week to week, and demonstrate why McClain was once picked eighth overall in the draft. In fact, with each game that goes by, McClain is making a stronger and stronger case for for the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year...

Rolando McClain out until Friday due to personal issue

IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Rolando McClain will not be at the team’s facility until Friday due to a personal issue. McClain returned to his home state of Alabama on Tuesday to deal with custody issues involving his two children. The Cowboys have known for several weeks that McClain would need these days off. The Cowboys have made arrangements for McClain, who has been dealing with a sore groin since Week 2, to receive medical treatment during his time away from the team.

Dallas Cowboys LB Rolando McClain not with team Wednesday, Thursday to attend to custody situation

IRVING — Dallas Cowboys leading tackler Rolando McClain isn’t with the club Wednesday and Thursday to attend to a family situation, coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday morning. McClain, the Cowboys’ starting middle linebacker who has helped bring life to a …

Dallas Cowboys LB Rolando McClain, fighting groin injury, makes big play to seal victory

SEATTLE — Rolando McClain’s status was questionable heading into the game after aggravating a groin injury in an Oct. 5 victory over Houston. But there he was at the very end Sunday, making the interception that sealed Dallas’ 30-23 victory …

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