This is the January 7, 2013 news archive. View today's Cowboys rumors and news.
Dez Bryant will have surgery Tuesday on his fractured left index finger, the Cowboys receiver announced on his Twitter account Monday. Bryant had postponed the operation after suffering the injury Dec. 9 during the fourth quarter of the Cowboys’ 20-19 vShare Tweet
Source: Cowboys release running backs coachESPN.com Jan 7, 2013The Dallas Cowboys have released running back coach Skip Peete, according to a source.Share TweetAssistant coach Skip Peete is the first casualty of the Cowboys disappointing season. Peete was informed of the decision Monday at Valley Ranch. The running backs coach is the only assistant at this time who has been told he will not have a place on the…Share Tweet
Redskins punter fined $7,875 for grabbing facemask of Cowboys’ Dwayne HarrisWashington Redskins punter Sav Rocca was fined $7,875 last week for grabbing the facemask of Cowboys returner Dwayne Harris in Week 17, according to The Washington Post. The play occurred midway through the final quarter of the Cowboys’ 28-18 season-endShare Tweet
Cowboys sign WR Anthony Armstrong, eight other players to reserve/future contractsAnthony Armstrong’s stint with the Cowboys this past season lasted 26 days. But the receiver from Carrollton rejoined the team Monday. Armstrong was signed to Dallas’ reserve/future list along with eight other players, including tight end Colin CocharShare Tweet
Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Miles Austin 2012 Breakdown, Final GradeDue $6.7 million in 2013, there’s a lot of talk about whether or not wide receiver Miles Austin deserves to be the Cowboys’ No. 2 receiver next season. It’s not that Austin lacks the physical tools, but it’s difficult to justify paying top dollarsShare Tweet
Cowboys, Giants have a similar problemESPN.com Jan 7, 2013So I was sitting here on Redskins playoff detox, catching up on the division's other teams, and I got to reading this Calvin Watkins item on the Dallas Cowboys' running game. And it got me thinking about the New York Giants' running game, which has a si…Share Tweet
Mock draft roundup: Several predict Cowboys to select Alabama OL Chance WarmackMany will suggest that the Cowboys’ biggest need in this year’s draft is to improve their offensive line. The group was one of the worst in the NFL this season and almost every position can be upgraded. Others will point to adding some youth to an agiShare Tweet
NFL mailbag -- Carryover rules impact cap strategyJan 7The new carryover rule changes the way teams handle the salary cap. Plus: reader questions.
2013 NFL draft -- Zach Ertz of Stanford Cardinal enters NFL draftJan 7Stanford's offense will be without one if its premier playmakers after tight end Zach Ertz announced Monday he'll enter the 2013 NFL draft.
Peter King: RGIII injury closes the curtain on ugly Wild-Card WeekendJan 7Before we examine the final Ray Day in Baltimore and the Shanahan-RGIII race to blame in Washington (and elsewhere) and what in the world got into Chip Kelly, this observation about Wild-Card Weekend: That was some lousy football. It got me to thinking …