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Saturday morning one-liners

Former Patriots S Rodney Harrison thinks the team made the right move in letting CB Darrelle Revis walk away. Jets owner Woody Johnson sold a Manhattan apartment for $77.5 million. Bills G.M. Doug Whaley would like to re-sign LB Brandon Spikes. A timely text message from former Dolphins G.M. Jeff Ireland to New Orleans coach…

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Cowboys won’t spend a lot to bring back Rolando McClain

Free agent linebacker Rolando McClain remains unsigned, and from all indications, if he’s going to return to Dallas it will be for a low-cost, low-risk contract. The Dallas Morning News reports that the Cowboys and McClain have “a drastically different” number in mind when it comes to how much McClain should be paid. In other…

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Jones thinks a team or two is headed to L.A.

Collectively, the NFL’s owners have yet to decide whether a franchise will relocate to Los Angeles.  Individually, more and more of them have expressed a belief that it’s going to happen. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones recently has joined the growing chorus of owners that see the NFL back in L.A. “It does,” Jones said on PFT…

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This might be the year the Cowboys actually draft a quarterback

Every year around this time, people wonder if the Cowboys are going to draft a quarterback to groom for the future. And every year, it keeps not happening. But at least this time, owner Jerry Jones is acknowledging that the time to pick one to learn from Tony Romo might have finally come. “We do…

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Bears sign CB Alan Ball

The Bears have added some depth in the secondary. Alan Ball, a veteran cornerback who has been making the free agent rounds, signed with the Bears today. Ball, who played his college football at Illinois, was a seventh-round pick of the Cowboys in 2007. He spent five years in Dallas, one in Houston and two…

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Jason Garrett: Catch rule robbed the NFL of a classic finish

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett believes that a better-written NFL rule would have given Dez Bryant a catch at the end of the playoff game in Green Bay — and would have given the NFL an all-time playoff classic. Garrett pointed out that the Cowboys would have had first-and-goal at the 1-yard line, setting up, potentially,…

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Michael Sam: “I am not the only gay person in the NFL”

Michael Sam was going to be the first openly gay player in the NFL, when he was drafted by the Rams last year. But he said he quickly found out he’d have been far from the only gay player in the league. During an appearance at an event in Dallas last night, Sam declined to…

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Reports: Vikings reach deal with Terence Newman, who’s likely to sign Friday

The Vikings will reportedly soon finalize a contract with a cornerback whom head coach Mike Zimmer knows well. According to Darren Wolfson of KSTP-TV in St. Paul, Minnesota is likely to sign Bengals corner Terence Newman on Friday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports Newman has agreed to a deal worth $2.5 million ($750,000 guaranteed).…

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Charles Haley endorses Greg Hardy move because of course he does

The Cowboys needed pass-rush help to get themselves to the next level, so they ignored the red flags, and took a chance to acquire one of the most productive players in the league. And Charles Haley helped them win three Super Bowls in four years. Oh wait, you thought we were talking about Greg Hardy again? Actually, the two…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Looking back at the year the Bills have had since the death of former owner Ralph Wilson. Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill is entering a critical season in many respects. Everything the Patriots have done this offseason has been scrutinized heavily. The Jets helped a high school student land a prom date. The Ravens are confident…

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Jason Garrett: Greg Hardy gets nothing guaranteed, we can move on

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett wants Greg Hardy to know he’d better be on his best behavior in Dallas, or he won’t be there long. Garrett said at today’s league meeting that Hardy, who played only one game for the Panthers last year after a domestic violence accusation, understands that the Cowboys will cut him if…

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Jerry Jones not worried about Dez Bryant’s contract situation

Dallas receiver Dez Bryant remains unsigned, but Cowboys owner and General Manager Jerry Jones is not worried. Jones said at the league meeting that he’s sure Bryant will be under contract before the season starts, whether that’s because Bryant signs the franchise tender or because he and the team agree to a long-term deal. “I’m…

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Saints hosting edge rusher Anthony Spencer on free-agent visit

Free agent pass rusher Anthony Spencer had two of his best seasons under defensive coordinator Rob Ryan in Dallas from 2011-2012, registering 17 sacks and making his lone Pro Bowl appearance. Spencer hasn’t been the same since, but that’s not because Ryan left town. Spencer wrecked his knee in 2013 and required microfracture surgery. He’s…

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Agent: Brandon Carr will not take a pay cut with Dallas

The Dallas Cowboys have hoped they could convince cornerback Brandon Carr to take a pay cut this offseason. Carr doesn’t appear to be open to that idea. According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Carr’s agent, Ben Dogra, said that Carr will not be taking a pay cut with the Cowboys. With Morris…

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Jerry Jones’s daughter defends Greg Hardy signing

Charlotte Jones Anderson, the daughter of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and the team’s Executive Vice President/Chief Brand Officer, is defending the signing of Greg Hardy, who missed all but one game of last season after a domestic violence accusation. Anderson, who serves on the Conduct Committee that the NFL started in response to the domestic…

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