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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…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.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, mShare 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…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 …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 RyanShare 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 ofShare 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 allShare 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…Share Tweet