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Last month, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made it clear that coach Jason Garrett would no longer call the offensive plays. Or so we thought. On Wednesday, Garrett made it clear that nothing is clear, and that Garrett may still call the plays. The bigger qu…
Resurgent Niners trail Giants in San Fran fervorUpdated Feb 13 Share TweetThe 49ers made it to their sixth Super Bowl this year, 18 years after their last trip to the title game. But the success of the San Francisco football team apparently hasn’t fired up the San Francisco fan base. Ann Killion of the San Francisco Chronic
Cowboys have “very educational” meeting with MADDUpdated Feb 13 Share TweetTwo high-profile drunk driving cases in the last two months have the Dallas Cowboys seeking assistance from Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Cowboys Executive V.P. Stephen Jones said team officials had “very educational” meetings with MADD recently. CowShare TweetDallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that the final decision about who calls plays for the offense would be his, but that he hasn't yet made that decision.
Buccaneers add a punterUpdated Feb 13 Share TweetBuccaneers punter Michael Koenen is entering the third year of a six-year contract he signed with the team before the 2011 season, but he will have some company at the position this offseason. The Buccaneers signed former Eagles punter Chas Henry on Wed…Share TweetEarlier today, we likely prompted a thumb’s up from Redskins fans by pointing out that, indeed, their favorite team was screwed by the league with $36 million in cap penalties. And now we’ll go back to provoking other hand gestures from Redskins faiShare TweetThe New York Giants signed David Buehler, the second kicker the team has added this offseason.Share TweetPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Tom Gamble to be vice president of player personnel.Share TweetFor a few weeks now, it has been expected that the Cowboys would be taking the offensive play-calling responsibilities away from head coach Jason Garrett and handing them to offensive coordinator Bill Callahan. After an epic opening statement that seeme…Share TweetTroy Aikman is a Tony Romo fan. And Aikman wishes more NFL fans were Tony Romo fans. Aikman, the Hall of Fame former Cowboys quarterback, said on 105.3 The Fan that it’s frustrating that the average fan doesn’t recognize how good a quarterback the CowShare TweetThe Giants cut Chris Canty because they didn’t want to pay him $6.25 million next season. While he might not make that much anywhere else, he at least has an option now. According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennesseean, Canty was offered a contract during hisShare TweetWhen Redskins tight end Fred Davis tore his left Achilles tendon in October, it seemed like his bid for a long-term contract starting in the 2013 season was torn to shreds with it. Players coming off serious injuries don’t tend to land multi-year commitShare TweetAfter a poor start to 2012, Cam Newton rebounded to lead the Panthers to five wins in their last six games. Andrew Lawrence writes that Carolina needs to find him some help.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetRunning back Ahmad Bradshaw is still open to returning to the Giants after the team dumped him last week to get out from under his salary. If he does return to the team, he’s got a pretty strong message to send them about why the 2012 season ended wellShare TweetA large part of the reason that the Cowboys want to get an extension done with Tony Romo this offseason is to help get themselves under the cap by the start of free agency. One of the things the Cowboys might want to do with the money they clear is re-s…Share TweetAfter being a predominantly one-back offense for most of Andy Reid’s tenure as head coach, the Philadelphia Eagles plan on shifting to a two-back offense next season. According to Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com, offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur plans to
Disaster in Dallas?Feb 13Why does it matter who calls plays for the Dallas Cowboys? Heath Evans and Willie McGinest give their answers and also discuss the impact of defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin.
Who will call plays for Cowboys in 2013?Feb 13Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett addresses the media on whether he will call plays in 2013 and Ian Rapoport explains just what those answers mean. For more go to dallascowboys.com.
NFL Live OT: Should Cowboys Extend Romo's Contract?Feb 13Tim Hasselbeck and Tedy Bruschi discuss whether the Cowboys should give Tony Romo a contract extension.
Will Jason Garrett be responsible for Dallas Cowboys' play-calling?Feb 13Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett addresses the media on his play-calling responsibilities and discusses the team's plans moving forward to the 2013 season. For Jason Garrett's entire press conference and more Cowboys video go to dallascowboys.com…
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