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Dallas Cowboys continue to remodel patchwork defensive line
dallasnews.com Updated Nov 12, 2013
Dallas Cowboys defensive line coach Rod Marinelli talks to the line after a play during the afternoon practice at Dallas Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, California on July 22, 2013. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News)Share Tweet
nba.com Nov 12, 2013Dirk Nowitzki has passed Jerry West for 16th place on the NBA's all-time scoring list.Share TweetIRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys made a roster change late Tuesday afternoon, but it's not what most fans are looking for: The team released defensive end Caesar Rayford, who played in seven games and totaled five tackles. To replace Rayford on the 5…Share Tweet
Clayton's mailbag -- NFL's worst offseason decisionsESPN.com Nov 12, 2013Clayton's mailbag: The Ed Reed signing and the Cowboys' defensive change have turned out to be among the biggest mistakes of the offseason.Share TweetIRVING — It’s possible that former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Sam Hurd will spend the rest of his life in prison. A federal judge will make that call tomorrow, sentencing him from between 10 years to life without parole for drug trafficking charges. H…Share Tweet
Will Dallas Cowboys S Jeff Heath have a chance to redeem himself after bad game against Saints?IRVING — The guys at ProFootballFocus.com analyzed the tape. And in the end Jeff Heath’s performance in the Cowboys’ blowout loss to New Orleans was as ugly as everybody thought it was after witnessing it. This week Heath turned in the second-worst game…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2013Apparently, the Saints are worried about scoring enough points. While that sounds like a joke after they just dropped 49 on the Cowboys, they are worried about kicker Garrett Hartley at the moment, since he kept them from getting 52. According to Adam S…Share TweetCowboys coach Jason Garrett’s no dummy. He knows Dez Bryant remains his best chance of scoring a lot of points. He also knows who’s signing the checks. After owner Jerry Jones made a not-subtle suggestion to his coaching staff to get Bryant the ball mor…Share Tweet
Dallas Cowboys coach ‘absolutely’ could take back play-calling role but doesn’t want to ‘overreact’ to offensive failureIRVING — In June, word finally got out that Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett would no longer call the offensive plays, a duty he carried out since 2007 when he rejoined the organization as a powerful assistant. The decision to hand over that role to off…Share TweetESPN.com Nov 12, 2013IRVING, Texas -- One of the fallacies of an NFL bye week is that a team "gets back to fundamentals," and works on things they need to correct. Not really. The Dallas Cowboys will have one practice this week (Wednesday), which will last roughly…Share TweetFormer catcher Bengie Molina is the new first base coach and major league catching instructor of the Texas Rangers, completing the club's coaching staff for the 2014 season.Share TweetJerry Jones sees no reason to shake up the Dallas Cowboys' coaching staff during the bye week, although he does have some direct advice for his coaches.Share Tweet
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones not ready to get ‘panicky’ after blowout loss against Saintsyahoo.com Nov 12, 2013Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones does not believe now is the time to get “panicky." If not now, then when? Dallas was recently dismantled during a 49-17 loss against the New Orleans Saints this past Sunday. New Orleans compiled 625 yards against Da…Share Tweet
Cowboys will be without Justin Durant for 3-4 weeks as wellprofootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2013When it rains at linebacker for the Cowboys, it pours. Nick Eatman of the team’s website reports that owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday that linebacker Justin Durant will miss up to a month after suffering a hamstring injury in last Sunday’s loss to the Sa…Share Tweet
Gronk, On Asian Fan: "They Told Me He Could Only Cook Fried Rice"deadspin.com Nov 12, 2013Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. The Endless Summer of Gronk rolls on. On Sunday night, Gronkowski hosted a watch party in Foxboro for the Cowboys-Saints game. For $87 a person, attendees received food, two drinks, a photo with Rob, …Share TweetMLB.com Nov 12, 2013The Cubs joined the list of teams interested in Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, the most sought-after Japanese pitcher since Yu Darvish signed with the Rangers prior to the 2012 season.Share Tweet
Jerry Jones: No Staff ChangesNov 12Jerome Bettis with the latest on the Dallas Cowboys and why Jerry Jones will not make changes on the coaching staff.
Dallas Hot Button: Who's To Blame?Nov 12NFL Analysis Eric Allen answers this week's Dallas Hot Button: Who's more to blame for the Cowboys 5-5 record: the offense or defense?
SweetSpot TV: Cy Young Award PreviewNov 12Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield take a look at the finalists for the Cy Young Award in the AL and NL.
How Bad Are The Cowboys?Nov 12Will the Dallas Cowboys be the worst team ever to win their division? Cary Chow and Eric Allen break it down.
College basketball needed a night like the Champions ClassicNov 12The Champions Classic did what college basketball needed: showcased its bright stars and put the spotlight on the sport in November instead of waiting until February and March.
Clayton's mailbag -- NFL's worst offseason decisionsNov 12Clayton's mailbag: The Ed Reed signing and the Cowboys' defensive change have turned out to be among the biggest mistakes of the offseason.
Don Banks: Colin Kaepernick struggling to keep pace with adjusting defense…Nov 12It was a year ago right now that Colin Kaepernick exploded on to the scene as a starting quarterback in the NFL, making the game look almost easy with his blend of dynamic playmaking and dual-threat athleticism. The San Francisco 49ers started him ahead…