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Stephen Jones: “It’s not all on Tony’s shoulders”

Stephen Jones: “It’s not all on Tony’s shoulders”

In case the $108 million contract wasn’t enough to convince you - and him - the Cowboys have full faith in Tony Romo. After signing the quarterback to a massive extension Friday, which includes $55 million guaranteed, ownership said they thought it
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  • Bears sign a quarterback too, but for a lot less

    Bears sign a quarterback too, but for a lot less

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29, 2013
    The Cowboys aren’t the only team doing quarterback business today. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears have brought back backup Josh McCown, on a one-year deal. While we’re guessing McCown will make roughly $107 million or so les
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  • On the Giants and defensive back spending

    On the Giants and defensive back spending

    ESPN.com Mar 29, 2013
    We have talked a lot, as this draft continues to approach, about the ways in which the New York Giants do not tend to use their most significant resources. They do not spend first-round draft picks on linebackers (none since 1984) or offensive linemen (…
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  • Saints bring in Kenyon Coleman from Cowboys

    Saints bring in Kenyon Coleman from Cowboys

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29, 2013
    The brand new Dallas-to-New-Orleans pipeline continues to push guys from Texas to New Orleans. Earlier this week, linebacker Victor Butler jumped from the Cowboys to the Saints. Now, defensive end Kenyon Coleman has joined a defense that will be run bef…
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  • Meet the Tampa 7, the successful spawn of a league laughingstoc…

    Meet the Tampa 7, the successful spawn of a league laughingstock

    CNNSI.com Mar 29, 2013
    They were the laughingstock of the league. And yet, born out of that ineptitude came one of the most successful GM trees of all-time. Don Banks introduces you to The Tampa 7.
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  • Eight in the Box: WR status check

    Eight in the Box: WR status check

    ESPN.com Mar 29, 2013
    How does each team look at wide receiver and what still needs to be done? Dallas Cowboys: Dez Bryant broke out in a huge way in the second half of his third NFL season and finished the year with 92 catches for 1,382 yards and 12 touchdowns. If he can ke…
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  • Connor Barwin thanks ex-teammates, cleaning lady, and … Blaine …

    Connor Barwin thanks ex-teammates, cleaning lady, and … Blaine Gabbert?

    yahoo.com Mar 29, 2013
    Linebacker Connor Barwin is leaving Houston for the Philadelphia Eagles, and, as is the custom, took a moment to thank the team which gave him his first shot at an NFL career. But Barwin went a step further than the traditional blanket thank-you newspap…
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  • Changes to Eagles culture extends to seating chart

    Changes to Eagles culture extends to seating chart

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29, 2013
    There is no limit to Chip Kelly’s willingness to bring change to the Eagles. From defensive schemes to hiring a sports science coordinator, the entire deck is being shuffled. And so is the locker room. According to Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily Ne
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  • Redskins re-sign tight end Davis to 1-year deal

    Redskins re-sign tight end Davis to 1-year deal

    The Washington Redskins re-signed tight end Fred Davis, the team announced Friday.
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  • Pat White to work out for Giants, too

    Pat White to work out for Giants, too

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29, 2013
    The 49ers may not be the only team looking for a read-option scout-team quarterback. The Giants, who face Robert Griffin III twice per year and now will be dealing with whatever Eagles coach Chip Kelly concocts in his speed-talking laboratory, also will…
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  • Breakfast links: Cowboys '09 class all gone

    Breakfast links: Cowboys '09 class all gone

    ESPN.com Mar 29, 2013
    Friday links, in order of most recent division title: Washington Redskins Where does Robert Griffin III rank among the young stars on the Washington sports scene in terms of likelihood to spend his entire career in Washington? This offseason is going to…
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  • Jets take a look at Jake Scott

    Jets take a look at Jake Scott

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29, 2013
    The Jets continue to look around for bargains, and have brought in journeyman offensive lineman Jake Scott for a visit. According to Aaron Wilson of Scout.com, Scott visited Thursday but didn’t sign. The former Colts fifth-rounder has also played for th
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  • Osi Umenyiora calls Falcons the most talented team he’s ever se…

    Osi Umenyiora calls Falcons the most talented team he’s ever seen

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29, 2013
    In Osi Umenyiora’s 10 seasons with the Giants, they had a winning record seven times, made the playoffs five times and won the Super Bowl twice. But Umenyiora says none of those Giants teams has the talent of the Falcons team he just joined. Umenyiora s
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Romo Gets His Money 02:36

    NFL32OT: Romo Gets His Money

    Mar 29
    Episode 296: Ed Werder breaks down Tony Romo's contract extension with the Cowboys. The NFL32 crew discuss Ryan Mathews' comments on is team being complacent last season.
  • Video - Donovan McNabb defends his Tony Romo tweet 02:29

    Donovan McNabb defends his Tony Romo tweet

    Mar 29
    Six-time Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb defends his tweet questioning if Tony Romo is worth the money the Dallas Cowboys just gave him.
  • Video - Breaking Down Romo's Extension 02:14

    Breaking Down Romo's Extension

    Mar 29
    Darren Woodson and Herm Edwards discuss Tony Romo's six-year, $108 million extension with the Cowboys.
  • Video - Romo Agrees To 6-Year Extension 06:06

    Romo Agrees To 6-Year Extension

    Mar 29
    Ed Werder, Darren Woodson and Herm Edwards discuss Tony Romo's six-year, $108 million contract extension with the Dallas Cowboys.

Sports Columnists

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    Mar 29
    As the 2013 NFL Draft looms less than four weeks away, first-year New York Jets general manager John Idzik likely feels the heat of the spotlight on him as much or more so than any club executive in the league. As a rookie GM in the NFL's biggest media …
  • NFL draft - A better way to correctly evaluate quarterback prospects might…

    Mar 29
    The next generation of combine drills could be a tool to evaluate draft prospects far more accurately.
  • The Sports Guy breaks down the Miami Heat's win streak

    Mar 29
    With Miami's streak in our rearview mirror, who were the winners and losers in this whole spectacle?