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Dallas Cowboys not worried about previous DUI arrest of sixth-round draft pick South Carolina LB DeVonte Holloman
IRVING - Cowboys officials said Saturday they were aware that South Carolina outside linebacker DeVonte Holloman had been arrested in June 2011 and charged with DUI before they drafted him in the sixth round. Two Cowboys players in recent months have beUpvote Share Tweet
Dallas Cowboys agree to terms with 12 undrafted free agents, including two from Coppell High School and one from Rockwall-HeathIRVING — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said the club plans to sign 15 to 20 undrafted free agents this year. Cowboys officials went to work doing just that immediately after the NFL draft ended Saturday evening. The Cowboys have agreed to terms withUpvote Share TweetIRVING — Jerry Jones isn’t closing the Valley Ranch doors on Josh Brent. The Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager said Saturday night that Brent has been at the practice facility and wants the nose tackle to be involved to the extent that the legaUpvote Share Tweet
Jerry Jones: Dallas Cowboys FB Lawrence Vickers had back surgery FridayIRVING - Dallas Cowboys fullback Lawrence Vickers underwent back surgery Friday, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said, but it won’t keep him out of training camp come July. Jones said the surgery will limit Vickers this off-season, however. “He is going tUpvote Share TweetIRVING — More than two weeks ago, the Dallas Cowboys asked right tackle Doug Free to take a pay cut to stay on the team or decline and risk being cut. The NFL draft has come and gone, and the Cowboys still don’t have an answer from Free. However, owneUpvote Share TweetJonathan 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 TweetIRVING — Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones says Tony Romo is going to be spending more time around the team’s Valley Ranch practice facility than he has in past years. How much time? “Peyton Manning-type time on the job,” JonesUpvote Share TweetPedro Hernandez tossed five scoreless innings and Josh Willingham crushed a two-run homer to propel the Twins to a 7-2 win over the Rangers on Saturday afternoon at Target Field.Upvote Share TweetIRVING — The Dallas Cowboys hosted their first three draft picks at the team’s Valley Ranch practice facility on Saturday. Offensive lineman Travis Frederick’s beard was probably the most interesting topic. The Cowboys’ first-round draft pick is cUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys select cornerback B.W. Webb with 17th pick of the fourth roundIRVING - The Dallas Cowboys added another member to their secondary on the final day of the 2013 NFL Draft, selecting William & Mary cornerback B.W. Webb. Webb, who was the only cornerback that the Cowboys used one of their 28 pre-draft visits on, is 5-Upvote Share TweetJonathan 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
Jerry Jones on Cowboys using multiple TEs: We tried to do more with Martellus Bennett ‘but he didn’t show’IRVING — With the Dallas Cowboys spending a second-round pick on tight end Gavin Escobar it seems apparent that the club is ready to showcase more two tight end sets during the upcoming season. The thought of that made reporters at Valley Ranch recall tUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 27, 2013Adrian Beltre homered and rookie Justin Grimm won his second consecutive start and the Texas Rangers beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Friday.Upvote Share TweetDallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones watches as other teams make their NFL draft picks in the draft room, Friday, April 26, 2013. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News)Upvote Share Tweet
Cowlishaw: Cowboys’ draft strategy defies logic; analyzing the picksDallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and head coach Jason Garrett study the draft picks leading up to their third pick of the NFL Draft in the Cowboys draft room, Friday, April 26, 2013. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News)Upvote Share TweetIRVING - The Cowboys entered this draft with questions at safety. They made an effort to reinforce that position by selecting Georgia Southern’s J.J. Wilcox with the 80th pick on Friday. Wilcox is expected to compete for a starting assignment with MatUpvote Share Tweet
Twins Top RangersApr 27Josh Willingham hits a two-run homer in the Twins' 7-2 win over the Rangers.
Dallas Cowboys pick B.W. Webb No. 114Apr 27A pair of Dallas Cowboys fans announce the team's selection of cornerback B.W. Webb in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Travis Frederick Joins CowboysApr 27Cowboys first-round draft pick Travis Frederick discusses his experience on draft day.
Don Banks: Barkley pick proof that Kelly's no one-trick pony; more SnapsApr 27NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the eventful final day of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall finally brought a flurry of quarterback news...
2013 NFL draft -- Draft's winners, losersApr 27The San Diego Chargers are the big winners of the 2013 draft, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: Sullen Smith has to get over snub now that he's a Jet; more Sna…Apr 27NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the night of Geno, Te'o and even a Gio unfolded in Friday's second and third rounds of the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall ...