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Michael Gallup “feeling springy” again more than a year after his ACL injury

Michael Gallup returned to the lineup last season nine months after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. He wasn’t himself.He caught only 34 passes for 424 yards and four touchdowns in 2022.Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott said earlier this week that Gallup is back to himself.Gallup had 1,107 yards and averaged 16.8 yards [more]

World Cup insistence on grass becomes key player point in turf debate

Players want grass in all venues. Various NFL stadiums use artificial turf. The debate has not gotten much traction, yet.As the U.S.-hosted 2026 World Cup approaches and as more people realize that stadiums like AT&T in Dallas and SoFi in L.A. will convert to grass fields for the soccer competition, more will ask why, if [more]

Dak Prescott: Michael Gallup’s back to himself, will be better this season

Cowboys wide receiver Michael Gallup said recently that he “just feels different” this year than he did while returning from a torn ACL in 2022 and that he’s feeling “springy” as he goes through the team’s offseason program.The change in circumstances has been noted by Gallup’s quarterback as well. Dak Prescott said this week that [more]

Cowboys’ KaVontae Turpin vows not to fair catch any kickoff returns

The NFL’s controversial new rule putting the ball on the 25-yard line following fair catches on kickoffs will surely lead to an increase in fair catches. But Cowboys return man KaVontae Turpin says he won’t play along.Turpin said the new rule will have no impact on him because he plans to return every kickoff that [more]

Cowboys aren’t having 11-on-11 drills in OTAs to avoid another violation of the rules

The Cowboys’ practices don’t look like real practices, because, well, they aren’t.After sanctions the past two years for practices that were deemed too physical, Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy is making sure they won’t incur another one this year during organized team activities.“Our team periods are basically walk-throughs and jog-throughs,” McCarthy said, via Todd Archer of [more]

Tony Pollard participating in Cowboys’ OTAs

Cowboys running back Tony Pollard had surgery four months ago after injuring his lower leg in the Cowboys’ playoff loss to the 49ers, but he is making progress in his recovery.Pollard is on the practice field during the Cowboys’ Organized Team Activities, Dallas head coach Mike McCarthy confirmed today.However, McCarthy also noted that the Cowboys [more]

Brett Maher will work out for Broncos

The Broncos released kicker Brandon McManus with a post-June 1 designation to save $3.75 million on their salary cap. They now have to find a replacement.To that end, the team will work out Brett Maher on Wednesday, according to multiple reports. Maher was with Broncos coach Sean Payton in New Orleans in 2021.The Cowboys decided [more]

20 teams start OTAs today

The offseason program is a three-phase process. And Phase Three is the most important of all of them.That’s when Organized Team Activities happen, a fancy, verbose phrase for “practice.” They’re now commonly known as OTAs, still one syllable more than just saying “practice.”Twenty teams start OTAs on Monday, based on the calendar the NFL released [more]

A.J. Brown was almost hit by a car during charity bike ride

We mentioned last night the good news arising from the Eagles Autism Foundation’s annual Autism Challenge. The group has raised more than $6.2 million this year for autism research and care, a record.There was almost a little bad news. Via, receiver A.J. Brown was nearly struck by a car.Brown was on Instagram live during [more]

Lions public relations staff wins 2023 Pete Rozelle Award

The Pro Football Writers of America announced Friday that the Lions public relations staff has won the 2023 Pete Rozelle Award. It is the first time in franchise history the Lions have won the Rozelle, earning the 34th edition of the award.The Rozelle Award goes to the NFL club public relations staff that consistently strives [more]

Cowboys would be wise to pay Micah Parsons as soon as they can

With quarterback Dak Prescott, the Cowboys played the waiting game — and lost. With Micah Parsons, they should not delay.Parsons, regardless of whether he’s a linebacker or a defensive end, is arguably the best defensive player in football. He becomes eligible for a new contract immediately after the 2023 regular season ends. That’s when the [more]

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