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Reports: Dez Bryant set to receive franchise tag

Reports: Dez Bryant set to receive franchise tag

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated 6 hours ago
The Cowboys are reportedly ready to give their top wide receiver the franchise tag. Dez Bryant is likely to be designated the Cowboys’ franchise player on Monday, club COO Stephen Jones said Saturday, according to Mark Lane of Fox Sports Southwest. “I s…
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  • Cowboys hope RB DeMarco Murray gives club chance to match free …

    Cowboys hope RB DeMarco Murray gives club chance to match free agent offers, but no agreement in place

    dallasnews.com 10 hours ago
    The decision to apply the franchise tag to Dez Bryant comes as no surprise. The Cowboys have been leaning in this direction for some time. But it has repercussions for DeMarco Murray. The NFL’s leading rusher is now free to hit the open market in 11 day…
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  • NFLPA: The Dallas Cowboys are not spending enough money

    NFLPA: The Dallas Cowboys are not spending enough money

    dallasnews.com Feb 27 (yesterday)
    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones (right) and Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett share a laugh with members of the media after announcing a five-year contract for head coach Jason Garrett (left). The two discussed it at a press conference at Valley …
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  • First of two franchise tag deadlines looming on Monday

    First of two franchise tag deadlines looming on Monday

    ESPN.com Feb 27 (yesterday)
    IRVING, Texas -- By 4 p.m. ET Monday, the Dallas Cowboys will likely place the franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant. It will mark just the fifth time the Cowboys have used the tag since its inception. Bryant will join Flozell Adams (2002), Ken Haml…
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  • Greg Cosell's Film Review: DeMarco Murray and his value to Dall…

    Greg Cosell's Film Review: DeMarco Murray and his value to Dallas

    yahoo.com dallasnews.com Feb 27 (yesterday)
    The conventional wisdom is that the NFL is now a passing league. Any conversation about the NFL usually comes back to that notion. I don't disagree with that but no matter how much it’s said that it's a passing league, the Dallas Cowboys ran through DeM…
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  • Running back moves show part of Cowboys' dilemma

    Running back moves show part of Cowboys' dilemma

    ESPN.com Feb 27 (yesterday)
    IRVING, Texas -- The dilemma the Dallas Cowboys are facing in trying to re-sign DeMarco Murray is playing out at different spots across the league. Over the past few days running backs like DeAngelo Williams, Reggie Bush, Chris Johnson and Peyton Hillis…
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  • Dallas Cowboys free agents most likely to return in 2015: No. 1…

    Dallas Cowboys free agents most likely to return in 2015: No. 1 WR Dez Bryant

    Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) eludes Detroit Lions outside linebacker DeAndre Levy (54) on a long pass and run in the third quarter during the Detroit Lions vs. the Dallas Cowboys NFL playoff game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on Sunda…
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  • 5 Cowboys who could break out in 2015

    5 Cowboys who could break out in 2015

    dallasnews.com Feb 26 (2 days ago)
    Tyler Patmon (Getty Images) Players like Tony Romo, Dez Bryant, Tyron Smith … [visit site to read more]
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  • Mel Kiper breaks down top defensive linemen that could be there…

    Mel Kiper breaks down top defensive linemen that could be there for Cowboys at No. 27

    dallasnews.com Feb 26 (3 days ago)
    Mississippi State defensive lineman Preston Smith speaks during media day, Monday, Dec. 29, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Fla. Mississippi State will face Georgia Tech in the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game on New Year's Eve. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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  • Adrian Peterson's impact on the Cowboys

    Adrian Peterson's impact on the Cowboys

    ESPN.com Feb 26 (3 days ago)
    IRVING, Texas -- Now that U.S. District Court Judge David Doty has cleared the way for Adrian Peterson to possibly be reinstated to the NFL, the future of the Minnesota Vikings running back should start to come into focus. The Dallas Cowboys have been v…
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  • Cowboys have no comment on Wal-Mart incident report

    Cowboys have no comment on Wal-Mart incident report

    profootballtalk.com Feb 26 (3 days ago)
    On Thursday morning, the media company partially owned by the Cowboys published a police report from a July 2011 incident at a Wal-Mart in Lancaster, Texas. The Cowboys tell PFT that they have no comment on the police report. Previously, the Cowboys hav…
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  • NFL Draft Profile: Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska

    NFL Draft Profile: Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska

    dallasnews.com Feb 26 (3 days ago)
    I have never been a scout or a NFL General Manager, but I am willing to watch a ton of football. By watching about 200 snaps of each prospect, we can really get a feel for a player and then know what we are talking about a bit better. It is no exact sci…
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  • Bob Sturm: Will TE Gavin Escobar ever be more than ‘wonderful i…

    Bob Sturm: Will TE Gavin Escobar ever be more than ‘wonderful insurance policy’?

    dallasnews.com Feb 25 (3 days ago)
    G.J. McCarthy/The Dallas Morning NewsDallas Cowboys tight end Gavin Escobar
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  • Bob Sturm: Here’s Cowboys’ best course of action relating to De…

    Bob Sturm: Here’s Cowboys’ best course of action relating to Dez’s situation

    dallasnews.com Feb 25 (3 days ago)
    Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning NewsDallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant
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  • Post-combine mock draft roundup: Majority have Cowboys addressi…

    Post-combine mock draft roundup: Majority have Cowboys addressing D-line in first round

    dallasnews.com Feb 25 (3 days ago)
    Now that prospects got a chance to show their skills during the recent scouting combine in Indianapolis, I thought it would be a good time to see how the draft experts have adjusted their mock drafts. No surprise, adding a defensive player continues to …
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  • On Tom Landry anniversary, Jerry Jones finally has his guy

    On Tom Landry anniversary, Jerry Jones finally has his guy

    ESPN.com Feb 25 (4 days ago)
    IRVING, Texas -- Twenty-six years ago today, Jerry Jones bought the Dallas Cowboys and fired Tom Landry. Among Jones’ biggest regrets is how poorly he handled the dismissal of the iconic coach. Last year Jones said he should have taken former owner Bum …
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  • Justin Durant says he’s cleared for offseason work

    Justin Durant says he’s cleared for offseason work

    profootballtalk.com Feb 25 (4 days ago)
    The Cowboys have several linebackers heading for free agency next month, one of whom announced Wednesday that he’s been cleared to return for offseason work after ending the 2014 season on injured reserve. Justin Durant tore his right bicep in October t…
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  • Bob Sturm’s 2015 NFL Draft profile: What I see in T.J. Yeldon, …

    Bob Sturm’s 2015 NFL Draft profile: What I see in T.J. Yeldon, RB, Alabama

    dallasnews.com Feb 25 (4 days ago)
    I have never been a scout or a NFL General Manager, but I am willing to watch a ton of football. By watching about 200 snaps of each prospect, we can really get a feel for a player and then know what we are talking about a bit better. It is no exact sci…
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  • Dallas Cowboys free agents most likely to return in 2015: No. 3…

    Dallas Cowboys free agents most likely to return in 2015: No. 3 RT Doug Free

    dallasnews.com Feb 25 (4 days ago)
    The free agency period for NFL players begins March 10, but the Dallas Cowboys will likely be busier trying to re-sign free agents of their own during that time rather than adding new faces. That’s because the Cowboys have 20 players who are set to be u…
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  • Video - Cowboys Intend To Franchise Bryant 00:50

    Cowboys Intend To Franchise Bryant

    Feb 28
    ESPN Cowboys reporter Todd Archer breaks down the team's decision to use the franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant.
  • Video - Cowboys Content Franchising Dez Bryant 01:32

    Cowboys Content Franchising Dez Bryant

    Feb 24
    Ed Werder says the Cowboys are content using the franchise tag on WR Dez Bryant unless they can agree to a long-term deal; he also talks about Dallas' plan for RB DeMarco Murray.
  • Video - Will The Cowboys Tag Bryant? 02:03

    Will The Cowboys Tag Bryant?

    Feb 19
    ESPN Cowboys reporter Todd Archer discusses whether Dallas will use the franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant, and potential suitors for running back DeMarco Murray.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Running Back Draft Class 00:35

    Inside The Huddle: Running Back Draft Class

    Feb 19
    The deep draft class of rookie RBs could hinder the market value of veteran RBs.

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