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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 vUpvote Share Tweet
Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said the plan is for Ian Kinsler to start the 2013 season at second base, meaning it's likely that top prospect Jurickson Profar will start the season in the minors.Upvote Share TweetIn the immediate aftermath of their 2011 championship, the Dallas Mavericks took a gamble. With many key players - especially Tyson Chandler - set to become free agents, Mark Cuban and his front office decided to let most of them go. It was a calculatUpvote Share Tweet
Source: Cowboys release running backs coachThe Dallas Cowboys have released running back coach Skip Peete, according to a source.Upvote 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…Upvote Share TweetThe Mavericks plan to sign Mike James to a 10-day contract, sources said.Upvote 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-endUpvote Share 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 CocharUpvote Share 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 dollarsUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys, Giants have a similar problemSo 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…Upvote 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 agiUpvote Share Tweet
NFL mailbag -- Carryover rules impact cap strategyJan 7The new carryover rule changes the way teams handle the salary cap. Plus: reader questions.
Sources -- Dallas Mavericks to ink veteran guard Mike JamesJan 7The Mavericks plan to sign Mike James to a 10-day contract, sources said.
Dallas Mavericks ink veteran guard Mike JamesJan 7The Mavericks have signed Mike James to a 10-day contract.
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 …