Analyst: Why Cowboys fans need to temper down expectations for Ezekiel Elliott

ESPN writer Todd Archer recently spoke with ESPN Football Today about the Cowboys. Here are some highlights.On Tony Romo's progress this offseason:"He looks good. And it's not just, 'Oh, he's throwing the ball well. He's going down the field and he's accurate.' He looks good, he's moving well. What people are telling me is he's moving as well as he's ever moved and much better than...
Via SportsDay
7 hours ago

Cowboys cool on trading running backs, especially Ezekiel Elliott

They may have used a top five draft pick on Ezekiel Elliott, but the Dallas Cowboys aren’t open to moving either of their veteran running backs. Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones made it clear that Darren McFadden and Alfred Morris aren’t available, at least not yet, to the rest of the league. “We got calls during the draft asking to trade for a couple of our running backs...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys reportedly turned down trade offers for veteran RBs

After selecting former Ohio State Buckeyes star Ezekiel Elliott with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, teams around the league were looking at the Dallas Cowboys running back depth chart with some interest. According to reports, teams have been calling the Cowboys to ask about the availability of veteran running backs Darren McFadden  and Alfred Morris. However, Cowboys...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Rewind: OTA’s, Trade Requests & more

The Dallas Cowboys have begun OTA’s and already there is a good amount of drama surrounding America’s most interesting team. Former starting guard Ronald Leary is disgruntled now that 2nd-year guard La’el Collins has replaced him on the best offensive line in football. We break down the NFC East division, examining who has improved the most over the off-season. Since the draft...
Via cover32
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys are not happy with Ronald Leary

The Dallas Cowboys have had some tension between their team this week, and Ronald Leary has recently added to that tension between the Cowboys coaches and players. Leary recently requested a trade from the Cowboys because he does not want to be a backup this season. In protest to the Cowboys not trading Leary, he has decided to not show up for OTA’s this week, and that has...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott bought parents a new house with his first check

New Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott found a cool way to give back to his parents with his first paycheck… .@EzekielElliott found a special way to spend his 1st NFL check. : — Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) May 26, 2016 How is Cowboys rookie running back spending his newfound riches after signing his first NFL contract...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys need pass rushers to be effective

There is no denying the fact that the Cowboys have added new faces in the off-season to their defensive line, following an underachievement in 2015. But the question remains how good are they? Their most talented lineman Randy Gregory, was suspended for four games for violating the leagues substance abuse policy. And to make matters worse, DeMarcus Lawrence followed suit with a two...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Disgruntled Ronald Leary scrubs Cowboys from Twitter bio

Ronald Leary hasn’t shown up for Dallas Cowboys OTAs and has demanded a trade. As perhaps a final word of protest and a clear message to the team that still owns his rights, Leary has removed references to the team from his Twitter bio. Here’s a before and after look at his account. Leary has removed references to the Cowboys. I really hope he gets an opportunity to shine...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott bought parents a house with first NFL paycheck

Ezekiel Elliott paid back his family for all their support by using funds from his first NFL paycheck to buy his parents and two younger sisters a new home in the St. Louis area. .@EzekielElliott found a special way to spend his 1st NFL check. : — Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) May 26, 2016 The Dallas Cowboys rookie running...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jason Garrett on Randy Gregory: ‘He has a long way to go’

At some point this upcoming season, the Dallas Cowboys are going to have to rely on second-year defensive end Randy Gregory to provide some sort of a pass rush. It won’t come in the first four games after the former second-round pick was suspended for violating the NFL’s substance abuse program. But it is going to have to come at some point on the heels of Dallas deciding not...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Dallas Cowboys trade Ronald Leary?

The Dallas Cowboys were informed earlier in the week that their former starting left guard Ronald Leary has demanded a trade from the Cowboys prior to the start of the regular season. There is a good chance that the Cowboys will trade Leary, and he definitely still has value. He was the starting left guard for the Cowboys back in 2014 when the Cowboys finished 12-4 and their offensive...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Have No Plans To Trade RBs Darren McFadden Or Alfred Morris

Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones said Thursday that they have no plans to trade either Darren McFadden or Alfred Morris, despite using the No. 4 overall pick on Ezekiel Elliott a few weeks ago, via Charean Williams of the Star-Telegram. As of now, McFadden has been working as the team’s No. 1 running back with Elliott seeing time with the second unit. Dallas has said that they...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott will have to ‘earn’ Cowboys starting RB job

The Cowboys are spewing the company line that No. 4 overall draft pick Ezekiel Elliott has to “earn” the starting job at running back. Elliott is practicing on the second team behind Darren McFadden at organized team activities, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He’ll also have to “compete” with Alfred Morris on the depth chart. “Earn” and “compete” were...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott's First NFL Practice Left the Cowboys Rookie RB 'Shell-Shocked'

Dallas Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott learned firsthand how much athleticism NFL players have during his first OTA practice on Wednesday. "It's a lot faster pace," Elliott told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "The game moves much faster. Yesterday, I'm not going to lie, I was a bit shell-shocked." Elliott said though he was surprised by the speed of the NFL...
Via Stack
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys: Ezekiel Elliott must ‘earn’ starting position

In the 2016 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys selected running back Ezekiel Elliott with the No. 4 overall pick. With this, many have anticipated that Elliott will be the workhorse in Dallas. But, it’s been made clear that the rookie won’t just get the job handed to him. “He’s going to compete,” running back coach Gary Brown claimed. “Zeke has to earn it. I think that...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo wants to play four or five more seasons

Tony Romo has always been one of the most underappreciated quarterbacks in the NFL when healthy, but it’s the staying healthy part that has been a challenge for him. How much longer can the 36-year-old keep playing if he continues along that path? At least four more seasons, according to him. Earlier this offseason, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he expects Romo to be the team’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys OTA’s: Who’s jobs are in jeopardy?

OTA’s are finally under way and the Dallas Cowboys are back on a football field. Seeing the beautiful star on the helmet of players trying to prove their worth is one of the best parts of the off-season. Underneath the star is blood, sweat and tears. Some will shed more tears than other as the off-season moves forward because jobs will be on the line. Camp will be here before you...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant: I’ll be ‘better than I was’ in 2014

Dez Bryant isn’t practicing with the Dallas Cowboys just yet as he recovers from foot surgery, but he’s confident about being better than ever before when he returns to action. According to Jon Machota of SportsDay, Bryant will have X-rays on his surgically repaired foot next week. If cleared, Bryant would be able to engage in competitive training for the first time this offseason...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo on ‘supportive’ Jerry Jones: He’s ‘like a dad’

Tony Romo and Jerry Jones have been essentially connected at the hip throughout the quarterback’s entire career with the Dallas Cowboys organization. So it’s hardly surprising that Romo considers the Cowboys owner as a father figure of sorts. During an interview with’s Meredith Land, Romo and wife Candice discussed the familial atmosphere fostered by the Joneses...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL owners: Concussion issues need to be explained better

Facing a wave of criticism over concussions and long-term brain injuries, NFL owners are admitting they need to deliver a better, clearer message. Darin Grant of Pro Football Talk reports that owners believe the league isn’t doing a sufficient job in showing they’re serious about CTE. The NFL drew widespread criticism from congress when it was revealed that their concussion...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys wide receivers were just ranked among the NFL

The Dallas Cowboys just had their quarterback depth ranked among the rest of the NFL, and according to Jeffry Kahn, Bleacher report just ranked the Cowboys receiving core among the rest of the NFL. Rotoworld did the analysis on the Cowboys quarterback depth and ranked them 23rd in the NFL. The Cowboys wide receiving core was ranked much higher according to bleacher report as they...
Via EndZoneScore
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ezekiel Elliott has new TD dance at Cowboys camp

It looks like Ezekiel Elliott might be working on a new touchdown dance.  The former Ohio State running back, taken No. 4 overall by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2016 NFL Draft, showed off his new celebration at the NFLPA Rookies Premiere on Saturday.  Check it out: Via @BleacherReport, is this going to be Zeke's touchdown celebration? #CowboysNation
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Ezekiel Elliott Rocks The Crop Top While In Full Dallas Cowboys Uniform For The 1st Time

Most NFL rookies don’t have an established personal brand before they ever take their first snap. New Dallas Cowboy running back Ezekiel Elliott is a major exception. During Ohio State’s national championship run during the 2014 season, Elliott was absolutely dominant, and wore his jersey as a crop top most of the time. The NCAA banned the crop top ahead of last season, but Zeke...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

How Much Jaylon Smith’s Dallas Cowboys’ Contract Is Worth

The Dallas Cowboys have signed their second round pick, former Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith.  Smith, who was once believed to be a top-five selection, fell after suffering a significant knee injury in the Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State. The Cowboys’ taking him early in the second round was one of the highlights of the NFL Draft.  According to ESPN’s Todd Archer, Smith’s...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott getting official Cowboys crop tops

The Dallas Cowboys are all-in on Ezekiel Elliott’s crop tops fashion statement. According to Newy Scruggs of, who spoke with Cowboys Merchandising Limited president Bill Priakos, the Cowboys will make sure to capitalize on the rookie running back’s sense of style by offering their own crop top: He also told me Elliott’s jersey sales have been doing very well and...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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