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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 itShare Tweet
Bears sign a quarterback too, but for a lot lessThe 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 lesShare Tweet
On the Giants and defensive back spendingWe 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 (…Share TweetThe 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…Share TweetCNNSI.com Mar 29, 2013They 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.Share TweetHow 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Mar 29, 2013Linebacker 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…Share Tweet
Changes to Eagles culture extends to seating chartThere 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 NeShare TweetThe Washington Redskins re-signed tight end Fred Davis, the team announced Friday.Share TweetThe 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…Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Cowboys '09 class all goneFriday 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…Share TweetThe 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 thShare TweetIn 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 sShare Tweet
NFL32OT: Romo Gets His MoneyMar 29Episode 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.
Donovan McNabb defends his Tony Romo tweetMar 29Six-time Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb defends his tweet questioning if Tony Romo is worth the money the Dallas Cowboys just gave him.
Breaking Down Romo's ExtensionMar 29Darren Woodson and Herm Edwards discuss Tony Romo's six-year, $108 million extension with the Cowboys.
Romo Agrees To 6-Year ExtensionMar 29Ed Werder, Darren Woodson and Herm Edwards discuss Tony Romo's six-year, $108 million contract extension with the Dallas Cowboys.