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SportsDay

Money vs. Super Bowls, a 'Hot Boyz' member undergoes surgery, and more -- Your Cowboys Catch-Up

Jan. 18Here's everything you need to know to stay up to date with all things Dallas Cowboys.Today's top stories-- Cowboys evaluations: Amari Cooper's impact was obvious, but which other players are trending up?With 2018 in the rear-view mirror, time to take a look back at how the roster performed.-- Cowboys VP Stephen Jones: 'Laughable' to think Jerry Jones cares more about money than winning another Super BowlJones hopped on 105.3 The Fan's Ben and Skin show [KRLD-FM] for a wrap-up conversation on the Cowboys' season-- Stephen Jones talks Cowboys' free agency plans, draft needs, and Sean...

SportsDay

Film room: 3 offensive players the Cowboys should target in free agency, including a TE who can stretch defenses

Earlier this week, we took a look at some prospects the Cowboys may consider in the NFL draft. It only makes sense that we now turn our attention to the other major personnel component of the offseason -- free agency, which begins March 13.The Cowboys are estimated to have a little over $54 million in cap space this offseason, according to Over The Cap, but much of that will likely be taken up by re-signing (DeMarcus Lawrence) and extending those who are entering the final year on their contract (Amari Cooper, Dak Prescott, Byron Jones).Because of this and the front office's overall offseason...

SportsDay

Stephen Jones talks Cowboys' free agency plans, draft needs, and Sean Lee's future

Dallas Cowboys COO/Executive VP/Director of player personnel Stephen Jones joined Ben & Skin on 105.3 KRLD-FM The Fan recently to talk all things football. Here are some highlights:On Dallas' offseason plans...Jones: "We're really starting to put together a plan for the offseason, even though we don't have our No. 1 pick. We all know we've got a lot of our young players to sign, and more to come after the obvious four or five that we have to sign. "So, once again, we won't be big players in free agency, but I think we've done a good job historically of finding some depth and some value in...

SportsDay

Top free agent prospects for Dallas, 6-round Cowboys mock draft, plus more -- Your Cowboys Catch-Up

Jan. 17Here's everything you need to know to stay up to date with all things Dallas Cowboys.Today's top storiesTop NFL free agents for the Cowboys: Should the team pursue safety Earl Thomas?Free agency is one of the most anticipated times of the year in the NFL. The Dallas Cowboys are usually conservative during free agency, although every year brings new scenarios and choices.Don't expect too much from the Dallas Cowboys. Jerry Jones no longer does.For years, I argued with fans and wrote columns stating that Jerry Jones really, really wants to win as much or more than any owner in the...

Blogging The Boys

Cowboys news: Lots of free agency stuff, more kudos for the Wolf Hunter, and a mock draft!

And congrats to a proud papa! ESPN rankes Demarcus Lawrence top free agent of 2019 - Jared Wingate, Cowboys WireHow much of a priority should re-signing UFA DE Demarcus Lawrence be for the Cowboys? (High. Very, very high.) Kevin Seifert of ESPN appreciates Lawrence’s ability as he ranks the edge rusher as the top available free agent in 2019 (ESPN+ subscription required). The fact Lawrence is in his prime, has a history of elite performance, and is a model citizen in the community help boost his ranking all the way to the top. “A year on the franchise tag appears to have paid off for...

Blogging The Boys

Cowboys final rookie report: An evaluation of each first-year player from the draft

How did the 2018 rookie class do? Now that the Cowboys’ 2018 season is over, proper evaluations can be conducted on the team. One of the more prominent sentiments around this team is that, while the loss to the Rams in the divisional round was a disappointing end, this young roster has a bright future. A lot of that has to do with the great crop of players Dallas drafted in 2018. Now that they’ve all had a full rookie year with America’s Team, let’s evaluate the Cowboys rookies. Leighton Vander Esch Stat line: 140 tackles, two tackles for loss, two interceptions, seven passes...

SportsDay

One Big Ten school has a pair of tight ends that could interest the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL draft

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered your questions during a recent live chat. Here are some highlights:Should the Cowboys promote Kris Richard?Scruggs: I love Kris Richard. After eight and half years haven't we seen what the ceiling is for Jason Garrett as a head coach? If Garrett can't get Dallas to the Super Bowl after all this time when will he?Bill Parcells used to say all I can do is go by what I see. Richard will be a head coach in the NFL or...

SportsDay

Film room: 6-round Cowboys mock draft, including a Cole Beasley replacement and pair of Texas A&M Aggies

The Cowboys' season has come to an end, so it's time to turn our attention toward the NFL draft.The Cowboys may not have a first-round pick, but that won't preclude them from taking players who can make a large, positive impact on the team. The 2009 draft was the last time the Cowboys didn't have a first-rounder. Dallas hopes it can do a much better job this time around, as the best player drafted in 2009 ended up being fourth-rounder Victor Butler, who posted just 11 sacks in four seasons with the Cowboys.While the Cowboys have done an excellent job drafting in the first round since 2009,...

SportsDay

Film room: 2019 Cowboys mock draft, why Dallas should target Clemson DT Dexter Lawrence in Round 2

The Dallas Cowboys season has finally come to an end, which means it's time to turn our attention toward the NFL draft.The Cowboys may not have a first-round pick this year, but that won't preclude them from taking players who can make a large, positive impact on the team. The 2009 NFL Draft was the last time the Cowboys didn't have a first-round pick. Dallas hopes that it can do a much better job this time around, as the best player drafted in 2009 ended up being fourth-rounder Victor Butler, who had just 11 sacks in four seasons with the Cowboys.While the Cowboys have done an excellent job...

Blogging The Boys

Cowboys 2019 offseason position priorities - where to focus free agency and the draft

Taking a look at the bigger weaknesses on the Cowboys roster. While the coaching situation is still somewhat up in the air for the Dallas Cowboys, sometime soon they will start addressing player personnel issues. Free agency, then the draft, will bring us closer to the roster we’ll see in 2019. As OCC has already noted, the Cowboys roster is remarkably young. The general consensus is that it is a talented bunch with a lot of room to grow. That doesn’t mean it doesn’t have weaknesses. The Cowboys will need to identity those and try to patch the holes before the new season begins. In no...

Blogging The Boys

2019 NFL Draft: History of the 58th overall pick shows Cowboys can land someone useful

With no first-round pick, can the Cowboys land a winner in the second round? The Dallas Cowboys hold the 58th overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft, it will be their first selection as they traded their first-round draft pick to the Oakland Raiders to acquire Amari Cooper. When you say it like that - the 58th overall pick - it sounds heavy and bad. It sounds like 57 players are going to be off the board so the odds of selecting someone good aren’t exactly high. For what it’s worth, there have been a handful of very good players taken with the 58th overall pick in the last decade. A...

ClutchPoints

Cowboys’ Leighton Vander Esch will take over Luke Kuechly’s spot in Pro Bowl

According to Grant Gordon of NFL.com, Dallas Cowboys rookie linebacker Leighton Vander Esch is replacing Carolina Panthers Luke Kuechly due to injury. Vander Esch out of Boise State was drafted by the Cowboys with the 19th overall pick in last year’s draft. He was incredibly effective as a 4-3 outside linebacker for the team, totaling […] The post Cowboys’ Leighton Vander Esch will take over Luke Kuechly’s spot in Pro Bowl appeared first on ClutchPoints.

SportsDay

Cowboys musings: On the offense, their draft needs, Kris Richard's job title and more

Tim Cowlishaw, sports columnist for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, author of Drunk on Sports and panelist on ESPN's "Around the Horn," answered questions about the Cowboys, Rangers, Mavericks, Stars and college sports in his reader mailbag. Here are some highlights:CowboysQ: Is there any way the Cowboys' offense can improve under Scott Linehan next season?Cowlishaw: Organically, yes. They have young talent that can grow and get better. Can Linehan have better luck with play-calling inside the 20? Of course. You can't say every time the team had a breakdown or a holding call to...

Blogging The Boys

2019 NFL mock draft: Cowboys strengthen the Hot Boyz with their first pick

Would you be interested in a defensive tackle for the Cowboys in the 2019 draft? With the Cowboys season now officially over it’s time to focus on offseason moves and objectives for the team. We’ll see if there are any changes to the coaching staff (signals are unclear) and how the Cowboys handle free agency (here are all of their free agents), but the signature event of the offseason is of course the NFL Draft. Dallas doesn’t have a selection in the first round because they traded it to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for Amari Cooper. That pick wound up being 27th overall which was...

SportsDay

Cowboys' free agents: DeMarcus Lawrence, Cole Beasley highlight team's list of expiring contracts

With the season now over, the Dallas Cowboys must switch gears and start making roster decisions. The Cowboys have several free agents that they need to make a decision on. Several Dallas free agents are key players, none more notable than defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence.Lawrence headlines the list of expiring contracts for the Cowboys. Here is a full list of the Cowboys' free agents: DeMarcus LawrenceHow he came to Cowboys: The Cowboys drafted Lawrence in the second round of the 2014 NFL draft. He signed the team's franchise tag last year worth one-year and $17.143 million.2018 stats: 64...

Blogging The Boys

Re-evaluating the Amari Cooper trade now that the final value of the pick is known

The pick is in! Well, the value of that pick, that is. With the divisional round of the playoffs completed and the Dallas Cowboys eliminated, the actual value of the 2019 first-round draft pick the Oakland Raiders will receive is officially known. Oakland will get the 27th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. All year we have been scrutinizing the Amari Cooper trade and it’s still going to be a while before we know the true verdict, but we have a better sense of the value now. The trade started off heavily criticized because first-round picks are precious things, but then it started...

Windy City Gridiron

Bears place 3 rookies on ESPN All-Rookie team

The end of the season NFL awards are going to start flying in now that the regular season is over, and we’ve got the latest from ESPN to share with you guys today. Three Chicago Bears made the cut in ESPN’s 2018 NFL All-Rookie team, and that makes it another solid draft from general manager Ryan Pace. Bears’ first round daft pick, Roquan Smith, made it at linebacker along side their defensive rookie of the year, Darius Leonard of the Indianapolis Colts, and the Dallas Cowboys’ Leighton Vander Esch. Here’s what they said about Roquan. It says plenty about Smith that he played...

SportsDay

2019 NFL draft order: Here's what pick the Cowboys ended up giving the Raiders for Amari Cooper

The key roster move of the Dallas Cowboys season came in early October when Jerry Jones went out and acquired a bona fide No. 1 wide receiver.To get it, the Cowboys agreed to trade a 2019 first-round draft pick to the Oakland Raiders for Amari Cooper.In 9 games with the Cowboys this season, Cooper caught 53 passes for 725 yards and 6 touchdowns. Cooper helped revitalize the Dallas offense and helped the Cowboys win seven of their last eight games to win the NFC East and make the playoffs.After the Cowboys' elimination in the divisional round, their NFL draft order has been set, and Oakland...

SportsDay

Draft order revealed, Dallas coaches on the hot seat, and more -- Your Cowboys Catch-Up

Jan. 14Here's everything you need to know to stay up to date with all things Dallas Cowboys.Today's top stories-- Why everything 'right' about Jason Garrett's Cowboys might be exactly what's holding the organization backNow that the postseason continues without the Cowboys, ownership, coaches and players must step back and acknowledge a painful reality.-- If the Cowboys are keeping Jason Garrett, the least he can do is quit coaching like it's 2016Jerry Jones won't take Terrell Owens' advice to fire Jason Garrett, but, just the same, the owner could do himself a favor and let emotions die down...

Silver And Black Pride

Raiders 2019 7-round draft order projection has team with another haul of picks

With the Cowboys’ playoffs ending this past weekend, their first round draft selection – which will go to the Raiders from the Amari Cooper trade – is now set. As are all the Raiders picks in the first three rounds. Also set is how many picks the Raiders currently possess in the draft and the position of each pick in each round. Based on that, as well as compensatory pick projections from Overthecap.com, we can make a 7-round draft order projection for the Raiders. Round 1, pick 4 Round 1, pick 24 (from CHI) Round 1, pick 27 (from DAL) Round 2, pick 35 Round 3, pick 66 Round 4, pick...

Blogging The Boys

Cowboys roster reset: Where they stand and how it affects the offseason

It’s finally time to look forward to free agency and the draft. First, though, we need to assess things like who is actually under contract now. Well, it is now over. The Dallas Cowboys had a thrilling season, but as it does for all but one team every year, it ended in disappointment. There are a ton of articles and posts out dissecting what went wrong in the loss to the Los Angeles Sean McVays (sorry, couldn’t resist). And they are filled with what can or should be done to fix things. Jason Garrett has stated there are not going to be any major changes on the coaching staff, so the...

Pride Of Detroit

2019 NFL Draft order: Detroit Lions 3rd round pick set after Eagles eliminated

A look at the Lions’ first three picks. The Divisional Round of the playoffs is over, and 28 of the 32 teams have now seen their seasons come to an unfortunate end. As each team gets eliminated, the order for the 2019 NFL Draft becomes clearer. With the Eagles, Colts, Cowboys and Chargers all eliminated over the weekend, we now know the order of the first 28 picks in the draft. Here’s a look: Cardinals 49ers Jets Raiders Buccaneers Giants Jaguars Lions Bills Broncos Bengals Packers Dolphins Falcons Washington Panthers Browns Vikings Titans Steelers Seahawks Ravens Texans Raiders (from...

Just Blog Baby

Full list of Oakland Raiders draft picks after the Divisional Round

With the conclusion of the Divisional Round, Oakland knows where they will pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, and here is the list of picks they currently hold. The Oakland Raiders have their first round picks locked in after the Divisional Round, as the Dallas Cowboys lost to the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday, and […] Full list of Oakland Raiders draft picks after the Divisional Round - Just Blog Baby - Just Blog Baby - An Oakland Raiders Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Niner Nation

Updated NFL draft order following divisional playoffs

28 spots are now known. The players in the Super Bowl chase have been trimmed now that wild card weekend is a wrapchase have been trimmed now that wild card weekend is a wrap chase have been trimmed to four now that the divisional games are The chase have been trimmed now that the divisional games are a wrap. The Indianapolis Colts, Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Chargers, and Philadelphia Eagles been eliminated from the playoffs after losing their games and now the next four spots in the 2019 NFL Draft are set. Previously, the furthest we knew was that the Oakland Raiders sat at 24th (via...

Blogging The Boys

Reflecting on the season: How the Dallas Cowboys will be even better in 2019

It’s a sad time now, but there are so many reasons to be excited about this team’s future. The Dallas Cowboys 2018 offseason started out a little bumpy. The franchise’s all-time leader in touchdown catches, Dez Bryant, was released. Then, future first-ballot Hall of Fame tight end and franchise leader in catches, Jason Witten, retired. On draft day when fans expected to get a new star wide receiver, boos rained out inside AT&T stadium when the team selected Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch. As if that wasn’t bad enough, news broke that their All-Pro center Travis...

Field Gulls

Century Links 1/14: What Will Seahawks Do in Offseason?

Read! Prediction: A modest off-season and lots of trading down « Seahawks Draft Blog Seahawks have to work on both sides of running gameThe Seahawks need a lot of work on their ground game on both sides of the ball. The Rams performance vs the Cowboys highlights that fact. Seahawks face several questions in offseason | Seahawks | yakimaherald.comSEATTLE — An NFL offseason can create almost as much intrigue as the games themselves. Seahawks Hoping Position Change Brings Best Out of Nazair Jones - SeahawkMaven.ioAfter a disappointing second season, Seattle still has high expectations for...

ClutchPoints

Bleacher Report thinks New York Giants could sign DeMarcus Lawrence in free agency

Could DeMarcus Lawrence become a New York Giant? According to Bleacher Report, Lawrence is currently being considered a “dark horse” candidate for the defensive end position on the New York team. Lawrence, who is currently with the Dallas Cowboys, went into the franchise option in 2017, after a 14.5-sack campaign. The 2014 second-round draft pick from Boise […] The post Bleacher Report thinks New York Giants could sign DeMarcus Lawrence in free agency appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blogging The Boys

Complete list of 2019 Dallas Cowboys free agents

The Cowboys will have decisions to make this offseason, and this list is a big part of that. With the 2018 season officially over for the Dallas Cowboys, thoughts and preparation are immediately shifting towards next season. Such is life in the NFL. It’s a bit depressing when you consider all of the life events that we’ll experience between now and next season: The Super Bowl, the NCAA Tournament, The Masters, the NBA Playoffs, countless birthdays, so on and so forth. In between all of that, we’ll have the NFL Draft as well as free agency where Dallas will look to improve their...

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