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Jerry Jones, Jay Ratliff meet

Jerry Jones, Jay Ratliff meet

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 24, 2013
During the 2012 regular season, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and nose tackle Jay Ratliff had a heated exchange in the locker room.  On Wednesday, they had another meeting. This one happened as a result of Ratliff’s recent DUI arrest.  According to Calvin
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  • Rob Ryan Was Out Of Work For 22,987 Minutes

    Rob Ryan Was Out Of Work For 22,987 Minutes

    deadspin.com Jan 24, 2013
    Firing confirmed by Tim MacMahon at 4:54 PM, January 8th (EST): More »
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  • Cowboys Close To Hiring Rich Bisaccia As Special Teams Coach

    Cowboys Close To Hiring Rich Bisaccia As Special Teams Coach

    The Cowboys are looking at and getting close to inking Rich Bisaccia as their new Special Teams Coordinator. Both the Dallas Morning News and DallasCowboys.com confirm that Bisaccia and the team are getting close to wrapping up the deal. Bisaccia comes …
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  • Mel Kiper: Beyond Morris Claiborne, Cowboys didn’t get much fro…

    Mel Kiper: Beyond Morris Claiborne, Cowboys didn’t get much from 2012 draft

    dallasnews.com Jan 24, 2013
    Looking back at the Cowboys’ 2012 draft and the obvious name that jumps out is Morris Claiborne. The LSU cornerback was clearly the best defensive back in the draft and arguably the draft’s best defensive prospect overall. The Cowboys had him as the t
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  • Report: Rob Ryan hired by the St. Louis Rams

    Report: Rob Ryan hired by the St. Louis Rams

    dallasnews.com Jan 24, 2013
    It’s been rumored for a while, and now it appears to be a done deal. Rob Ryan has been hired as the St. Louis Rams’ defensive coordinator according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.  Ryan was fired this off-season after the Cowboys finished 19th in total de
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  • Cowboys fans … would you rather have Tony Romo or Colin Kaepern…

    Cowboys fans … would you rather have Tony Romo or Colin Kaepernick as your team’s QB?

    dallasnews.com Jan 24, 2013
    Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones has made it clear that he thinks the team has the quarterback it needs. “Tony is so much on the page with us,” Jones said on the NFL Network recently. “I really would hate to be sitting here talking about ge
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  • Troy Aikman not sure if coaching changes have improved Cowboys

    Troy Aikman not sure if coaching changes have improved Cowboys

    dallasnews.com Jan 24, 2013
    Former Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman says he doesn’t think Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett is having much say in the changes that are occurring to his coaching staff. The Hall of Famer also isn’t sure if those changes are going to make much of a di
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  • Former Cowboys quarterback Stephen McGee signed by Houston Texa…

    Former Cowboys quarterback Stephen McGee signed by Houston Texans

    dallasnews.com Jan 24, 2013
    Stephen McGee is back in the NFL. The former Cowboys quarterback was one of eight players to sign reserve/future contracts with the Houston Texans, the club announced Thursday. McGee has been out of the league since Sept. 1, when the Cowboys released th…
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  • Let’s clear this up: Cowboys coach Jason Garrett didn’t say the…

    Let’s clear this up: Cowboys coach Jason Garrett didn’t say the main reason DC Rob Ryan was fired was because of lack of tak

    MOBILE, Ala. — Reports have surfaced over the last two days that Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said the main reason that defensive coordinator Rob Ryan was fired a week after the season ended was because of the defense’s lack of takeaways in 2012. Thatâ
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  • Cowboys scouting director Tom Ciskowski explains some aspects o…

    Cowboys scouting director Tom Ciskowski explains some aspects of team’s draft strategy

    dallasnews.com Jan 24, 2013
    The Cowboys have multiple areas on the roster to upgrade but none seem more significant than improving the offensive and defensive lines. Switching to a 4-3 defensive front means more linemen will be needed to play Monte Kiffin’s new system. Their offen
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  • John Mara thinks Giants championship window is pretty wide

    John Mara thinks Giants championship window is pretty wide

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Windows came up a lot with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones last offseason and now another NFC East owner is talking about them. Giants owner John Mara said that he hasn’t “quite gotten over” the team’s failure to make the playoffs a year after winning t
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  • Former Detroit Lions RBs coach Sam Gash a leading candidate for…

    Former Detroit Lions RBs coach Sam Gash a leading candidate for Cowboys RBs coaching job

    dallasnews.com Jan 24, 2013
    MOBILE, Ala. - One of the leading candidates to become the Cowboys next running backs coach is Sam Gash, who was Detroit’s running backs coach from 2008 to 2012. Gash wasn’t brought back to the Lions’ coaching staff at the end of last season. Gash
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Center Ryan Cook’s Surprising 2012 Gra…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Center Ryan Cook’s Surprising 2012 Grade

    dallasnews.com Jan 24, 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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  • Browns add another veteran assistant in Brian Baker

    Browns add another veteran assistant in Brian Baker

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    One of the biggest challenges for a rookie head coach is building a solid coaching staff, but Browns coach Rob Chudzinski continues to acccumulate good help. According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Browns have hired former Cowboy…
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Cowboys’ penalty rates show interestin…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Cowboys’ penalty rates show interesting characteristics of team

    dallasnews.com Jan 24, 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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  • NFC East links: Chip Kelly filling out staff

    NFC East links: Chip Kelly filling out staff

    ESPN.com Jan 24, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys The Cowboys have targeted Auburn assistant Rich Bisaccia for their special-teams coaching vacancy, Todd Archer reports. Jay Ratliff didn’t get the message after the death of teammate Jerry Brown, so maybe cutting him will make it clear, w
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  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

    Jan 24
    A mock draft in January is the ultimate example of the can't-wait-for-it mindset that prevails in today's world. Never mind that this year's draft class just became finalized days ago, or that NFL teams are still very early in the process of immersing t…