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Jerry Jones applauds Houston, McNair for Super Bowl LI

Jerry Jones applauds Houston, McNair for Super Bowl LI

profootballtalk.com Updated May 21, 2013
The man who would have loved to host Super Bowl L or LI in Cowboys Stadium has shown grace and class in response to the news that one of the two games will be played down the road in Houston. “The presentation was one of the best I’ve ever seen,” Jo
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  • Still no clarity on Cowboys play-calling front

    Still no clarity on Cowboys play-calling front

    profootballtalk.com May 21, 2013
    On the off chance the Cowboys have any idea who’s calling plays this year, or how they’ll be called, they’re not in the mood to talk about. For some reason, Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett still won’t say who is taking over the responsibility tha
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  • Tony Romo: We were 8-8, but I’m not an 8-8 quarterback

    Tony Romo: We were 8-8, but I’m not an 8-8 quarterback

    profootballtalk.com May 21, 2013
    Tony Romo’s first coach with the Cowboys, Bill Parcells, liked to say that you are what your record says you are. But Romo doesn’t exactly see it that way. Romo told reporters today that despite the Cowboys’ .500 record, he doesn’t view himself as
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  • Browns add ex-Eagles RB Miguel Maysonet

    Browns add ex-Eagles RB Miguel Maysonet

    profootballtalk.com May 21, 2013
    Yet another former Eagle has landed in Cleveland. On Tuesday, the Browns announced they were awarded rookie running back Miguel Maysonet on waivers from Philadelphia. In something of a surprise move, the Eagles let go of Maysonet after giving him a heal…
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  • Cowboys' Bryant: 'Comfortable with my life'

    Cowboys' Bryant: 'Comfortable with my life'

    ESPN.com May 21, 2013
    The quiet offseason that has surrounded Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is no accident.
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  • Literally lighting a fire under Justin Tuck

    Literally lighting a fire under Justin Tuck

    ESPN.com May 21, 2013
    So, Ohm has an interesting story about New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck, who's trying to get out of this mental funk in which he's spent the last couple of years by going to Tony Robbins seminars that include walking on hot coals: "The gam…
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  • Patriots, Cowboys and Rams spent the most guaranteed money on u…

    Patriots, Cowboys and Rams spent the most guaranteed money on undrafted rookie free agents

    yahoo.com May 21, 2013
    The New England Patriots, Dallas Cowboys and St. Louis Rams each spent over $100,000 in guaranteed money on their class of undrafted free agents this offseason, according to a source with knowledge of rookie salary data. NFL teams could spend a maximum …
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  • 2012 Unsung Heroes From Giants Rivalry

    2012 Unsung Heroes From Giants Rivalry

    redskins.com May 21, 2013
    In continuing to expand on the Redskins deeply rooted rivalry with the New York Giants, let’s take a look at some of the unsung heroes from the two tightly contested NFC East matchups in 2012. While the Burgundy and Gold would go 5-1 against their divis
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  • Add Tisch to the chorus thinking Cruz deal gets done

    Add Tisch to the chorus thinking Cruz deal gets done

    profootballtalk.com May 21, 2013
    While there seems to be a general feeling of optimism regarding Victor Cruz and a long-term deal with the Giants - which has been the case for some time - there’s still nothing to put on paper between the Giants and their wide receiver. But I suppos
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  • Forecasting the Eagles' offense

    Forecasting the Eagles' offense

    ESPN.com May 21, 2013
    There have been a lot of theories and assumptions, since the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly as their head coach, about how much their offense will look like the ones he ran at the University of Oregon. I have generally believed people are assuming…
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  • Reliving Season Series With The Giants

    Reliving Season Series With The Giants

    redskins.com May 21, 2013
    Just minutes after the New York Giants won their second Super Bowl in five years last February, “experts” across the nations quickly latched onto the Giants wagon in belief that they were going to win the NFC East and so forth in 2012. Shoot some were
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  • There's no good reason to move back draft; mail

    There's no good reason to move back draft; mail

    CNNSI.com May 21, 2013
    There's only one reason the NFL is looking to move the draft to mid-May: hype. But how much is enough? Peter King is not a fan of the shift, and no one else he could find is either.
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  • NFC East chat set for noon ET

    NFC East chat set for noon ET

    ESPN.com May 21, 2013
    Got a question about the NFC East? Robert Griffin III's wedding registry? Tony Romo's back? The Eagles' quarterback situation? The Giants' incredibly wild, newsy, action-packed offseason? (I kid, I kid.) If you do have a question about the NFC East, or …
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  • Practice snap counts back up even QB comp for Eagles

    Practice snap counts back up even QB comp for Eagles

    profootballtalk.com May 21, 2013
    When Eagles coach Chip Kelly was trying to downplay the significance of offseason snap counts, he joked: “Someone charted them, I would imagine.” That they have, and it’s obvious that Kelly’s trying to keep his quarterback job competitive for as l
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  • Romo out at least 3 weeks after surgery

    Romo out at least 3 weeks after surgery

    Tony Romo underwent a minor surgical procedure on his back last month to remove a cyst that will keep him out of organized team activities that begin Tuesday and run for the next three weeks.
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  • Breakfast links: It's a world gone RG III

    Breakfast links: It's a world gone RG III

    ESPN.com May 21, 2013
    Hope you guys didn't miss me too much yesterday. I was out buying a wedding gift for a professional football player who's making $7 million a year in salary, plus endorsement money from Adidas and Subway, and didn't invite me to the wedding. Oh no, wait…
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  • Video - Is Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo's surgery a concern? 02:05

    Is Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo's surgery a concern?

    May 21
    Will Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo experience any last issues from a recent surgery to remove a cyst from his back? Ian Rapoport has the latest.
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Tony Romo, Jason Garrett 04:33

    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Tony Romo, Jason Garrett

    May 21
    Albert Breer talks with Dallas Cowboys owner and GM Jerry Jones about Tony Romo's recent surgery, the organized team activities and coach Jason Garrett's job security.
  • Video - NFL Live OT: Concern For Romo? 02:36

    NFL Live OT: Concern For Romo?

    May 21
    Adam Schefter, Tedy Bruschi and Tim Hasselbeck discuss the level of concern over Tony Romo's recent back surgery.
  • Video - Could Romo's Absence Affect Cowboys? 01:03

    Could Romo's Absence Affect Cowboys?

    May 21
    Tedy Bruschi discusses the potential fallout of Tony Romo missing Cowboys' OTAs after surgery to remove a cyst.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Teams not buying 'Easter Bunny' excuse for moving NFL Draft to …

    May 21
    BOSTON -- Even if you happen to believe in the Easter Bunny theory, or that the NFL had to move next year's draft to May solely because of a scheduling conflict with a Radio City Music Hall "Spring Spectacular'' show, there's more than a reasonable…
  • Clayton: NFL should be careful with calendar

    May 21
    The NFL's offseason calendar works just fine, so there's no reason to tear it up, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: There's no good reason to move back draft; mail

    May 21
    BOSTON -- I've been trying to find reasons to justify the NFL pushing back the draft by a whopping three weeks next season, to Mother's Day weekend, May 15-17. I can't find one. I'm not alone.