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Chargers sign Gronkowski the younger

Chargers sign Gronkowski the younger

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 23, 2013
The Chargers signed a Gronkowski Tuesday, but not the fun one. According to Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego, the team signed former Colts and Broncos fullback Chris Gronkowski. He’s also spent some time with the Cowboys, but the other two links are imp
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  • 2013 #bloggermock: Cowboys get OL help

    2013 #bloggermock: Cowboys get OL help

    ESPN.com Apr 23, 2013
    There was concern, I won't lie, as I sat there with the No. 18 pick for the Dallas Cowboys in the ESPN.com blogger mock draft. The Cowboys absolutely need to come out of the first round with a new starting offensive lineman, and they were going off the …
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Top 80 Prospects for the 2013 NFL Draf…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Top 80 Prospects for the 2013 NFL Draft

    dallasnews.com Apr 23, 2013
    Jonathan Bales is a special contributor to SportsDayDFW.com. He’s the founder of The DC Times and writes for DallasCowboys.com and the New York Times. He’s also the author of
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  • Draft Could Impact The Future Of OT Doug Free

    Draft Could Impact The Future Of OT Doug Free

    cowboysgab.com Apr 23, 2013
    Doug Free underperformed significantly last season and what the Cowboys do in this week’s draft could impact Free’s future with the franchise, Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News reports. To close Monday’s mandatory pre-draft press conference, Co
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  • Dallas Cowboys LT Tyron Smith visits West to help bring a few s…

    Dallas Cowboys LT Tyron Smith visits West to help bring a few smiles to the faces of those affected by fertilizer plant explosio

    dallasnews.com Apr 23, 2013
    Late last week, Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith took a break from his off-season workouts and headed south to lend a helping hand to those affected in the West fertilizer plant explosion. Smith shook hands and posed for photos with several of the…
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  • Jones admits draft will factor into Free’s future

    Jones admits draft will factor into Free’s future

    profootballtalk.com Apr 23, 2013
    There’s no question Doug Free’s play grade doesn’t match his pay grade. How much smaller that pay grade gets, however, will depend in large part on the draft. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones admitted as much during yesterday’s press conference, saying p
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  • A look at what the Eagles’ strategy might be in the upcoming NF…

    A look at what the Eagles’ strategy might be in the upcoming NFL Draft

    dallasnews.com Apr 23, 2013
    With the NFL draft April 25-27, we’re taking a look at what the Dallas Cowboys’ NFC East rivals might do with their picks this year: PHILADELPHIA EAGLES 2012 Overall record: 4-12 Number of draft picks: Nine (First round, 4th overall; second round, 35t
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  • How close did John Elway come to being traded to the Dallas Cow…

    How close did John Elway come to being traded to the Dallas Cowboys?

    dallasnews.com Apr 23, 2013
    Would John Elway have still won two Super Bowls if he had played his entire career with the Dallas Cowboys? Forget two; maybe the Cowboys would’ve won four or five. Two weeks after speculating what Brett Favre could’ve brought to the Cowboys, ESPN’s
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  • Here’s what the top of the Dallas Cowboys draft board should lo…

    Here’s what the top of the Dallas Cowboys draft board should look like

    dallasnews.com Apr 23, 2013
    There’s been a lot of talk about draft boards this week so I figured I’d compile my own for the Dallas Cowboys. I don’t have a room full of scouts to help me so my board is limited to a top 20. The Cowboys have the 18th overall selection, … [visit
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  • Video - Dallas Cowboys 2013 NFL Draft needs 04:00

    Dallas Cowboys 2013 NFL Draft needs

    Apr 23
    NFL Network analysts Scott Pioli and Heath Evans discuss the magnitude of the 2013 NFL Draft on the present and future of the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Video - Dallas Hot Button: Cowboys Draft Pick 03:07

    Dallas Hot Button: Cowboys Draft Pick

    Apr 23
    ESPNDallas' Todd Archer and Calvin Watkins debate whom the Cowboys should take with the 18th pick of the first round.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Trying to get inside the mind of draft's quietest top-10 team;…

    Apr 23
    Is it just me? Are the Arizona Cardinals in the witness protection program for this draft? The Cards, with the seventh pick, seem positively under the radar like no other team in the top 10. I had the chance the other day to look into their feelings abo…
  • Don Banks: 2013 Wes Welker Watch List: Potential impact undrafted free age…

    Apr 23
    It has been called the year of the no-name draft in the NFL, and is said to be devoid of true star power after 2012's high-profile, quarterback-rich proceedings. Maybe. But it's all relative.
  • You Realize How Badly the T-Wolves Screwed Up the 2009 Draft, Right?

    Apr 23
    We interrupt Part 2 of the NBA Trade Value column to explain the travesty known as the 2009 NBA draft. That night, Minnesota drafted two of our top-30...
  • The 13th-annual ranking of the NBA's top-50 players, Part 2

    Apr 23
    Welcome back to Bill Simmons's annual ranking of the NBA's top 50 most valuable assets.