• Sources: Ratliff seeks OK to resume playing

    Summary of 14 articles · Updated Oct 25, 2013
    Defensive tackle Jay Ratliff’s season may not be over after all. Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff has been cleared to resume football activities and plans to begin working out for teams in a few weeks in hopes of finding a job this season. If there was any doubt that something odd went on between the Cowboys and defensive lineman Jay Ratliff, there should be none now. Ratliff had been dealing with the lingering effects of a sports hernia surgery last December and the Cowboys released him last week as it appeared he may not be able to play this season. "If you don't want to be here and you don't want to play with this team, then move on because we have guys who are ready to play, who work extremely hard, who care about this franchise, who care about each other as teammates," Lee told KRLD-FM on Thursday, "and I'd rather go down with guys who want to be here and want to win than win with guys who don't want to be here.
    • Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says club would get some salary cap relief if DT Jay Ratliff signs with another team

      IRVING — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Friday on KRLD-FM that the club would get some salary cap relief if defensive tacke Jay Ratliff signs with another team. Ratliff’s agent, Mark Slough, sent a letter to NFL teams this week saying that Ratlif…
    • Report: Dolphins Have Interest in Free Agent DT Jay Ratliff

      The Dolphins’ interest in Jay Ratliff suggests they are preparing to move on from either Paul Soliai or Randy Starks or both. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Dolphins have expressed interest in free agent defensive tackle Jay Ratliff…
    • Sean Lee on Ratliff: We've moved on

      IRVING, Texas -- That Jay Ratliff was cleared by his doctor this week to return to football activities caught a few of his ex-Dallas Cowboys teammates by surprise, but mostly the subject was avoided publicly. Ratliff was cut last week after the Cowboys …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Cowboys LB Sean Lee on Jay Ratliff: “If you don’t want to be here and you don’t want to play with this team, then move on”

      Cowboys players have been restrained in the last week while discussing the release of defensive tackle Jay Ratliff. Linebacker Sean Lee is more forthcoming than most on the topic of his former teammate. “When it comes to that situation, we’ve moved on,”…
    • Owner Jerry Jones disappointed that money dedicated to Jay Ratliff can’t be used for “guys out here making plays”

      Owner Jerry Jones deflects the majority of questions about Jay Ratliff by saying legal matters prevent him from commenting, but he does concede he’s disappointed that the money dedicated to the defensive tackle can’t be used elsewhere. The club released…
    • Cowboys coach Jason Garrett on Jay Ratliff: “from a health standpoint, we didn’t feel like he was ready to go”

      The Cowboys released Jay Ratliff last week. But the questions haven’t stopped. The declaration of Ratliff’s agent that his client has been cleared to play and will be in football shape in two weeks was made eight days after his release from the Cowboys.…

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