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Chase Blackburn tweets that he’s joining the Panthers

Chase Blackburn tweets that he’s joining the Panthers

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 27, 2013
Having been replaced by a former Panthers backup, Chase Blackburn is now a Panthers backup. The former Giants linebacker just tweeted an apparent deal with the Panthers, after eight years in New York. Blackburn became expendable when the Giants signed f…
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  • Dez Bryant: Dallas Cowboys will be NFC East front-runners in 20…

    Dez Bryant: Dallas Cowboys will be NFC East front-runners in 2013

    dallasnews.com Mar 27, 2013
    Throughout his third season with the Dallas Cowboys it seemed as if Dez Bryant became more comfortable speaking to the media in the locker room at Valley Ranch and after games at Cowboys Stadium. Bryant continued to demonstrate that comfort Wednesday as…
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  • Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant uses Twitter to defend himself aga…

    Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant uses Twitter to defend himself against Skip Bayless

    dallasnews.com Mar 27, 2013
    Dez Bryant really wants to be clear that he never said he was going to record 2,000 receiving yards in a season. He simply said it was possible. The Dallas Cowboys wide receiver has used Twitter the last two days to defend comments he made in a Tuesday …
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  • Dez Bryant: Pro Days, NFL Combine are overrated; I’d take Danny…

    Dez Bryant: Pro Days, NFL Combine are overrated; I’d take Danny Amendola over Wes Welker

    dallasnews.com Mar 27, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is making the media rounds this week on ESPN and joined the SportsNation show Tuesday to have some fun. Bryant caught footballs and shot baskets on a mini basketball hoop with former NBA swingman Jalen Rose and fo…
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  • With .500 just 1 win away, the bearded Mavericks will bring a b…

    With .500 just 1 win away, the bearded Mavericks will bring a barber to Thursday’s game

    Casual fans who haven't caught many Dallas Mavericks games of late but tuned in for the team's nationally televised Tuesday night tilt against the Los Angeles Clippers might've immediately found themselves asking, "Dude, what the hell is going on w…
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  • Cowboys do more shuffling, make Will Allen deal official

    Cowboys do more shuffling, make Will Allen deal official

    profootballtalk.com Mar 27, 2013
    We thought the Cowboys would be making moves on Wednesday and they haven’t disappointed. Quarterback Kyle Orton restructured his contract to make cap space for linebacker Justin Durant and now the team’s made another move to create room for the additi
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  • Cowboys get cap room, then sign 2 players

    Cowboys get cap room, then sign 2 players

    With precious little salary-cap space at the start of the day, the Dallas Cowboys restructured the contract of quarterback Kyle Orton and released wide receiver Anthony Armstrong in order to sign linebacker Justin Durant and safety Will Allen.
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  • Cowboys cut WR Anthony Armstrong to free up more salary cap spa…

    Cowboys cut WR Anthony Armstrong to free up more salary cap space to officially sign free agent SS Will Allen

    dallasnews.com Mar 27, 2013
    The Cowboys have cut wide receiver Anthony Armstrong to free up more salary cap space so that they could officially sign free agent safety Will Allen to a one-year deal, according to a source. By cutting Armstrong and restructuring the contract of backu…
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  • Free agent safety Michael Huff agrees to three-year contract wi…

    Free agent safety Michael Huff agrees to three-year contract with Baltimore Ravens

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Mar 27, 2013
    Free agent safety Michael Huff agreed to a contract with Baltimore this morning, the Ravens announced. The deal is reportedly worth $6 million over three years. On Monday, Huff visited the Cowboys at Valley Ranch. On Tuesday, Huff was in Austin and atte…
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Stanford RB Stepfan Taylor an Interest…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Stanford RB Stepfan Taylor an Interesting Prospect

    dallasnews.com Mar 27, 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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  • Mavs invite barber to game, 1 win from .500

    Mavs invite barber to game, 1 win from .500

    ESPN.com Mar 27, 2013
    The Mavs are a win away from shaving their .500 beards, bushy facial hair that several players have been growing since they made a pact to put down the razors until their record reached the break-even point.
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  • Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant eyeing 2,000-yard season

    Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant eyeing 2,000-yard season

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Mar 27, 2013
    With 92 receptions for 1,382 yards and 12 touchdowns, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is coming off his most productive of his three seasons in the NFL. Bryant came on very strong in the second half of last season, playing through a broken finge…
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  • Lamar Odom, do you feel guilty about your work with the Maveric…

    Lamar Odom, do you feel guilty about your work with the Mavericks? Lamar: ‘Guilty? No, no, no’

    yahoo.com Mar 27, 2013
    Lamar Odom was a Dallas Maverick during the 2011-12 season. In a move that should have worked out perfectly for a team that could have used Odom’s all-around gifts and ability to play several positions, the Mavericks traded absolutely nothing in order t
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  • Matt Barnes Ruined A Perfectly Exciting Game With This Air Ball

    Matt Barnes Ruined A Perfectly Exciting Game With This Air Ball

    deadspin.com Mar 27, 2013
    Goddamnit, Matt Barnes. Last night's game between your Los Angeles Clippers and the Dallas Mavericks was really fun to watch! It featured multiple lead changes, Chris Paul and Dirk Nowitzki having big games, and O.J. Mayo forcing overtime with this craz…
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  • About Last Night: Here Come the Mavs

    About Last Night: Here Come the Mavs

    grantland.com Mar 27, 2013
    In case you were out all night looking for the afikomen, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Dallas got a crucial win in the Western Confe...
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  • Video - Dallas Hot Button: Texas Rangers Outlook for 2013 01:01

    Dallas Hot Button: Texas Rangers Outlook for 2013

    Mar 27
    This week's Dallas Hot Button forecasts the 2013 outlook for the Texas Rangers. Jon Sciambi and Curt Schilling predict how many games the Rangers will win and what is one of their obstacles to success.
  • Video - Dez Bryant Eyes 2,000 Yards Receiving 06:25

    Dez Bryant Eyes 2,000 Yards Receiving

    Mar 27
    Herm Edwards, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless react to Dez Bryant's comments that he is capable of becoming the NFL's first 2,000-yard receiver.

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    Mar 27
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