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Linebacker DeMarcus Ware has scheduled surgery on his shoulder for Thursday. Ware said before the season was over that he would likely need two separate surgeries, one on his shoulder and another for his hyperextended elbow. Thursday is for the only sho…Upvote Share Tweet
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made his first public comments about the release of defensive coordinator Rob Ryan during a taped interview that aired Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys defensive staff in state of fluxRob Ryan isn’t the only person in flux. So is the Cowboys defensive staff. The Cowboys are without a defensive coordinator since they called Ryan Tuesday evening to inform him they would no longer require his services. The rest of the defensive staff, mUpvote Share Tweet
Katherine Webb says her boyfriend, Alabama QB A.J. McCarron, ‘really wants to play for the Dallas Cowboys’This Jan 7, 2013 file photo shows Katherine Webb, left, the girlfriend of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, and McCarron's mother, Dee Dee Bonner, second from left, watching McCarron celebrate after the BCS National Championship college football game. (A…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013The Cowboys may be looking for more than just a defensive coordinator. According to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, the Cowboys defensive coaches will have to interview with the new coordinator to keep their jobs. The Cowboys are also open to letting …Upvote Share Tweet
National writer: Rob Ryan coached circles around Jason Garrett the last two seasonsNFL.com’s Gregg Rosenthal writes: Ryan’s firing points out the uncomfortable reality that Ryan has coached circles around Jason Garrett the last two seasons. The Cowboys defense hasn’t been great, but it quickly improved from the 32-ranked unit RyanUpvote Share Tweet
Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Morris Claiborne 2012 Review, Final GradeJonathan 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 ofUpvote Share Tweet
Brandon Carr: You’ve got to roll with the punchesprofootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013The Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on Tuesday and some members of the team’s defense took to Twitter to express their reaction to the news. Defensive end Jason Hatcher called it “a sad day” and linebacker Bruce Carter didn’t need allUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Jan 9, 2013First thing I want to say is this: If the Dallas Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan because they wanted to switch from a 3-4 defense to a 4-3 defense and they don't already have Ryan's successor lined up, I think they're nuts. I don't think yo…Upvote Share Tweet
Did Rob Ryan Deserve To Be Fired?Jan 9Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss the Cowboys' firing of defensive coordinator Rob Ryan.
Cowboys Fire Defensive Coordinator Rob RyanJan 9Adam Schefter discusses why the Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan.
Kerry J. Byrne: Numbers show that Harbaugh will come to regret Kaepernick …Jan 9San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh will regret the decision to bench highly efficient quarterback Alex Smith in favor of Colin Kaepernick in the middle of the season. And there's a good chance that moment of regret will come Saturday night at Candle…
Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eightJan 9The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF RevisitedJan 9Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...