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Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware among first to restructure contract as…

Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware among first to restructure contract as club works to carve out cap room

Fans have become accustomed to seeing DeMarcus Ware lead the Cowboys in sacks. He often takes the lead in restructuring his contract as well. The Pro Bowl linebacker has moved money around for the third consecutive year to help the club carve out salary…
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  • Cowboys give Dan Connor pay-cut ultimatum

    Cowboys give Dan Connor pay-cut ultimatum

    profootballtalk.com Feb 27, 2013
    Teams that need to create salary-cap space are using two devices:  a “restructuring” that moves cap dollars from this year to future years with no pay cut and a “restructuring” that shrinks the cap number in 2013 by paying the player less money.
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  • Report: Multiple Cowboys candidates to have contracts reworked

    Report: Multiple Cowboys candidates to have contracts reworked

    profootballtalk.com Feb 27, 2013
    A contract extension for quarterback Tony Romo would make a lot of sense for the Cowboys. He’s in the final year of his contract, and he has a $16.8 million salary-cap number for 2013. The two sides have talked about an extension that would provide bo
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 and a surprisi…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 and a surprising pick for Dallas

    dallasnews.com Feb 27, 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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  • For $6,999 you and a friend can go on vacation with the Dallas …

    For $6,999 you and a friend can go on vacation with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

    dallasnews.com Feb 27, 2013
    If you have $6,999 sitting around your house and you’ve been dreaming about spending a few days on vacation with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, then you’re in luck. Fan Matthew Miller of Lewisville is photographed with Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader "ro
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  • No splashy solutions for Cowboys

    No splashy solutions for Cowboys

    ESPN.com Feb 27, 2013
    We have a running Insider feature called "Offseason Playbook," and the latest one looks at the Dallas Cowboys. Gary Horton and Field Yates break down the team's offensive and defensive philosophies and biggest offseason needs, and it's a prett…
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Could Star Lotulelei fall to the Cowbo…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Could Star Lotulelei fall to the Cowboys?

    dallasnews.com Feb 27, 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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  • Video - Dallas Hot Button: The Jerry Jones Question 02:14

    Dallas Hot Button: The Jerry Jones Question

    Feb 27
    The burning question in this week's Dallas Hot button is: Will the Dallas Cowboys win another Super Bowl with Jerry Jones as the owner?

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: Denver Broncos 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 27
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

    Feb 27
    We told you this year's draft was one of those exception-to-rule affairs, and the just-completed NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis seemed to confirm it. To wit:
  • Detroit Lions now $5M under cap with reworked deals

    Feb 27
    Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola and wide receiver Nate Burleson accepted combined pay cuts of $5.55 million to help the Lions get under the salary cap.
  • Source: 49ers agree to trade Smith to Chiefs

    Feb 27
    The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to trade quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs, league sources confirmed to ESPN.