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Cowboys rework five contracts to save cap space

Cowboys rework five contracts to save cap space

CNNSI.com profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 28, 2013
The Dallas Cowboys have reworked the contracts of five starters, including DeMarcus Ware, Jason Witten and Miles Austin, to save salary cap space.
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  • Cowboys' Witten, Carr, Austin rework deals

    Cowboys' Witten, Carr, Austin rework deals

    Add Jason Witten, Brandon Carr and Miles Austin to the list of contract restructures for the Dallas Cowboys.
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  • Ramses Barden: Probably best that I leave Giants

    Ramses Barden: Probably best that I leave Giants

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013
    It looks like the Giants might be in for a protracted contract squabble with wide receiver Victor Cruz thanks to the way the one-time undrafted free agent has performed over the last two years. The same can’t be said of wide receiver Ramses Barden. He c
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  • Redskins' offensive line thoughts

    Redskins' offensive line thoughts

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    The Washington Redskins started the same five offensive lineman in 16 of their 17 games this past season. This is a big part of the reason why they were able to win 10 of them. But change could be coming to the Redskins' line, at right tackle where they…
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  • Giants wisely work to get younger

    Giants wisely work to get younger

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    In recent years, the New York Giants' strategy on the offensive line has been to kind of get by. They have managed to succeed without making the line one of their high-priority elements, trusting quarterback Eli Manning to help out his line with his qui…
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  • Cowboys sign long snapper Ladouceur to five-year deal

    Cowboys sign long snapper Ladouceur to five-year deal

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013
    In a move that Jerry Jones deserves all the credit in the world for, the Cowboys have secured an important piece for the next five years. According to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com, the Cowboys signed long snapper L.P. Ladouceur to a new five-year contr…
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  • PFT Live: Shaun King, Bengals/Redskins to-do lists

    PFT Live: Shaun King, Bengals/Redskins to-do lists

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013
    There’s plenty of shuffling, restructuring and other organizing going on around the NFL right now and we’ll be spending Thursday’s PFT Live talking about it. Former NFL quarterback and current NBC Sports contributor Shaun King will join Mike Florio
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  • Cowboys think they're built for a 4-3

    Cowboys think they're built for a 4-3

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    This scouting combine story from Todd Archer tells us that the Dallas Cowboys were planning a switch from a 3-4 defense to a 4-3 defense even before the 2012 season ended. According to coach Jason Garrett, they believe they have the right kind of person…
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  • You can go on vacation with the Dallas Cowboys cheerleading tea…

    You can go on vacation with the Dallas Cowboys cheerleading team - for a considerable fee

    yahoo.com Feb 28, 2013
    Have the winter blues got you down? Are you feeling lonely, cold and isolated? If your answer to those questions is 'yes', then the Dallas Cowboys and Living Social have a deal for you. For the not-so-low price of $6,999, you and a friend can jet off to…
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  • On the Eagles and trading down

    On the Eagles and trading down

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    This here post from Bill Williamson at the AFC West blog caught my eye. Bill's division has two teams picking in the top three in April's draft (which may help explain that long winning streak the Broncos took into the playoffs -- just sayin', right?), …
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  • Josh Morgan’s had three surgeries this offseason

    Josh Morgan’s had three surgeries this offseason

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013
    Last month, Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan tweeted a photo of himself in bed with a cast on his right leg after having surgery. It’s not the only time that Morgan’s found himself in an operating room since the end of the season. There are no post-
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  • Breakfast links: Ware restructures in Dallas

    Breakfast links: Ware restructures in Dallas

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    Way I have it figured, we could be about two weeks away from renaming the breakfast links after Otto Porter. But you guys don't care about that. Except when you ask which team I actually root for and get disappointed when I tell you it's a college baske…
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    Who Is More Hated - Patriots Or Cowboys?

    Feb 28
    Jemele Hill and Skip Bayless debate who is the most hated NFL team.

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